During the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, Zambales was one of the most militarized areas in the Philippines as majority of the people were against martial rule. This type of property allows homeowners to be in vicinity of the gorgeous sights that the provinces has to offer. The university also offers nursing courses at the Mondriaan Aura College in Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Business Administration at the Wesleyan College of Manila under a consortium program. Don Luis Orin Junior College of Criminology, Inc. Keystone Subic International Language Center, Micro Asia College of Science and Technology, San Antonio Institute of Commerce and Technology, Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority Law Enforcement Academy, The Thomasites Center for International Studies, Virgin de los Remedios College of Criminology, Zambales Lifesaving Inc. PCG Accredited Lifeguard training organization, Zambales Multi Sports Festival Senakulo — 3rd Week of March, The Dinamulag Festival "Zambales Mango Festival", This page was last edited on 27 November 2020, at 20:37. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 50,506 people. Municipalities in the province of Zambales. it encompasses every discipline of services including education, health, sanitation and social development. With a total land area of 3,830.83 square kilometres (1,479.09 sq mi) (including the independent city of Olongapo), Zambales is the second largest among the seven provinces of Central Luzon after Nueva Ecija. They have been granted corporate personality enabling them to enact local policies and laws, enforce them, and govern their jurisdictions. Tourism plays a large role in the economy of Zambales. [26] More than 119,126 spoke other languages as their parent tongue, such as Kapampangan and Pangasinan, including non-Philippine languages such as English and Hokkien Chinese. Tags. The remaining are divided with other Christian groups such as Born-again Christians, United Methodist Church, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh-day Adventist as well as Non Christians which is usually represented by Muslims. Low grade chromite can also be processed and upgraded for foreign markets like China. The Municipality offers the most dynamic, responsive, and engaging range of services to the community. Zambales (Tagalog: Lalawigan ng Zambales; Ilocano: Probinsia ti Zambales; Sambal: Probinsya nin Zambales; Kapampangan: Lalawigan ning Zambales; Pangasinan: Luyag na Zambales) is a province in the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region. View more information about this place. The Columban College, run by the Catholic Church can be found also in Olongapo. Located at Maritan Bldg, Rizal Ave cor Manila Rd, Subic Bay Freeport Zone, City of Olongapo, Zambales, Philippines Approximately 0.00 km away. The Ramon Magsaysay Technological University, the first state university in the province can be found in Iba. A sizeable portion of the population also belongs to the Aglipay (6.12%) and Iglesia ni Cristo (4.89%). Naval Base Subic Bay until its closure in 1992.[5]. The province's name came from the word zambal, which is a Hispanized term for Sambali. Zambales has two pronounced seasons: dry from October to June, and wet from July to September. banks; branches; Province of Zambales, Central Luzon, Philippines. the institution's main campus is situated at the heart of Olongapo City, other campuses situated at Bo. Many opposition Sambals were detained, tortured, killed, electrocuted at the genitalia, or were listed as 'missing'. The people of Zambales are predominantly Roman Catholic (78.22%). Zambales does not have a functional airport - the closest functional airport is the Clark International Airport in the neighbouring province of Pampanga. municipalities; Map Location (approximate only) Nearby Points of Interest. banks; branches; Landbank Easy Access Facility - San Antonio, Zambales… The shoal's current name was chosen by Captain Philip D'Auvergne, whose East India Company East Indiaman Scarborough briefly grounded on one of the rocks on 12 September 1784, before sailing on to China. Help us improve this webpage. The City of Olongapo is commonly grouped with the province, although it is administratively independent due to its distinction as a highly urbanized city. Cruz 2213; Subic 2209; HOME | ABOUT | COUNTRIES | COUNTRY RANKINGS | … Reasonator; PetScan; Scholia; Statistics; Search … great-circle distance Nearest towns. Churches, Mosques, Or Places of Worship in Candelaria, Zambales, Philippines This page was last edited on 17 December 2018, at 13:04. [22] Olongapo City is a highly urbanized city and administers itself autonomously from the province. All marine activities must also be cancelled. [21] This volcano, once considered dormant, erupted violently in June 1991. When Olongapo City is included for geographical purposes, the province's population is 823,888 people, with a density of 215/km2 (557/sq mi). Its main campus is situated in the capital town of Iba, while satellite campuses are located in Santa Cruz, Candelaria, Masinloc, Botolan, San Marcelino, and Castillejos. Electricity has been restored in a significant portion of communities affected by Typhoon Ulysses, a report from the National Electrification Administration said Saturday. A vast portion of the Zambales province acquired desert-like features in 1991,[5] after being buried by more than 20 feet (6.1 m) of lahar. LBC Express - Castillejos is located at National Hway, Brgy San Juan, Castillejos, Zambales, Philippines and classified as couriers/delivery. Its shoreline is rugged and features many coves and inlets. Its capital is Iba, which is located in the middle of the province. [12][13], The 2012 Scarborough Shoal standoff led to a situation where access to the shoal was restricted by the People's Republic of China. Most of the province is still agricultural but there are considerable industrial zones that provide jobs not just for residents of Zambales but also for neighboring provinces. Welcome to the webpage of the Municipality of Iba, Zambales, a diverse and vibrant community dedicated to making a better life and developing all of its citizens to their utmost potential. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. The Spanish first explored the area in 1572, led by Juan de Salcedo. The province is home to the Aetas, the aboriginal people of the Philippines who share Afro-ethnic similarities.