La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

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National - Capital Region I - Ilocos II - Cagayan III - C. Luzon IV-A - Calabarzon IV-B - Mimaropa V - Bicol VI - W. Visayas VII - C. Visayas VIII - E. Visayas IX - Zamboanga X - N. Mindanao XI - Davao XII - Soccsksargen XIII - Caraga XIV - CAR XV - BARMM

Within these 17 regions in the Philippines, there are 42,046 barangays, 1488 municipalities, 146 cities, 81 provinces. It has a democratic form of government and the freedom of speech is upheld by law. English is the "lingua franca" and is the mode of instruction in all high schools, colleges and universities. Laws and contracts are written in English.


Barangays of La Castellana in the Negros Occidental Province within Region 6 (Western Visayas) in the Republic of The Philippines
BiaknabatoCabacunganCabagnaanCamandagLalagsanManghanoyMansalanaoMasulogNatoPusoRoblesSag-AngTalaptap


The Philippines has been a "decentralized" form of government since 1991, contrary to what most Filipinos think. Ever since the creation of Republic Act 7160, each LGU is responsible for its own domain. Even the smallest LGU the barangay creates its own Budget. It is not dependent on handouts from the city, municipality or province. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!", it does not exist anymore. The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. "Budgetary planning has been DECENTRALIZED since 1991". It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem.


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List of Municipalities in the Negros Occidental Province within Western Visayas Region VI in the Republic of The Philippines
Binalbagan || Calatrava || Candoni || Cauayan || Enrique B. Magalona || Hinigaran || Hinoba-An || Ilog || Isabela || La Castellana || Manapla || Moises Padilla || Murcia || Pontevedra || Pulupandan || Salvador Benedicto || San Enrique || Toboso || Valladolid
Cities in the province of Negros Occidental: Bacolod City (Capital) || Bago City || Cadiz City || Escalante City || Himamaylan City || Kabankalan City || La Carlota City || Sagay City || San Carlos City || Silay City || Sipalay City || Talisay City || Victorias City


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Wars of ancient history were about possessions, territory, power, control, family, betrayal, lover's quarrel, politics and sometimes religion.

But we are in the Modern era and supposedly more educated and enlightened .

Think about this. Don't just brush off these questions.

  • Why is RELIGION still involved in WARS? Isn't religion supposed to be about PEACE?
  • Ask yourself; What religion always campaign to have its religious laws be accepted as government laws, always involved in wars and consistently causing WARS, yet insists that it's a religion of peace?

WHY??

There are only two kinds of people who teach tolerance:
  1. The Bullies. They want you to tolerate them so they can continue to maliciously deprive you. Do not believe these bullies teaching tolerance, saying that it’s the path to prevent hatred and prejudice.
  2. The victims who are waiting for the right moment to retaliate. They can’t win yet, so they tolerate.

La Castellana,
Negros Occidental Province, Philippines

  • La Castellana has a total of 13 barangays
  • Registered Voters of La Castellana as of (2010) = 36,065
  • La Castellana is in the 5th Voting District of Negros Occidental
  • Population of La Castellana (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 70,838
  • Land Area of La Castellana (as of 2007, in hectares) = 18,522
  • La Castellana is a 1st class Municipality and Partially Urban.
  • La Castellana is in the Negros Occidental province and within Region VI in the Island of negros Western Visayas.

Geography of La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

Geography of La Castellana

Location of La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

History of La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

The beginning of La Castellana

People of La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

  • Population of LA CASTELLANA, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL as of 2020 census: 79,492
  • Population of La Castellana (as of 2015 census) = 74,855
  • Population of La Castellana (as of May 1, 2010 census) = 71,013

Local Government Unit LGU of La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.

Budget of Municipalities and Cities: The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. It has been decentralized since 1991. It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!".


  • Elected Officials of La Castellana for the term of 2019-2022
  • Municipal Mayor: Rhumyla Nicor Mangilimutan
  • Municipal Vice-Mayor: Manuel Garcia Vera
  • Councilors of La Castellana:
  1. Donato Sambra Dumaguit
  2. Ryan Flores Canoy
  3. Añejo Gilua Nicor
  4. Alberto Gilua Nicor
  5. Felipe Felix Martin Posadas Elumba
  6. Kareem Mathew Uy Feria
  7. Rudy Alera Torres
  8. Leah Rose Vera Lim


  • Elected Officials of La Castellana for the term of 2016-2019
  • Mayor of La Castellana: Rhumyla N. Mangilimutan
  • Vice-Mayor of La Castellana: Manuel G. Vera
  • Councilors of La Castellana:
  1. Ryan F. Canoy
  2. Alberto G. Nicor, III
  3. Mary Eden O. Ligason
  4. Leonardo A. Bacquian
  5. Ian E. Villaluz
  6. Remuel S. Lajo
  7. Rudy A. Torres
  8. Fernando Romeli P. Elumba


  • Elected Officials of La Castellana for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of La Castellana: NICOR, ALBERTO JR. (UNEGA) UNITED NEGROS ALLIANCE
  • Vice-Mayor of La Castellana: FERIA, CHAD (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION
  • Councilors of La Castellana:
  1. ARROZ, PASTOR GUILLERMO (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 12821 8.80%
  2. LIGASON, MARY EDEN (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 11717 8.04%
  3. VERA, MANUEL (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 11546 7.93%
  4. TAN, FELIPE JR. (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 11484 7.88%
  5. LACHICA, ANTONIO (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 11267 7.73%
  6. ELUMBA, FELIPE (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 11220 7.70%
  7. VERA, CRISTINA (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 11070 7.60%
  8. ATADORA, APRIK (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 10804 7.42%

Businesses in La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

Take a picture of your Business (from a Sari-Sari Store to a Mega Mall). Upload that picture here in zamboanga.com and that picture can immediately be your business webpage. It is that easy. Here are two examples of how a picture becomes the webpage of the business: FHM Garden Grill and Catering and ABC Shopping Center

  • Give your business a good description. Add your address and contact number if available.
Possible Businesses
  • Auto, Trucks, Motorcycle and Bicycle dealers
  • Banks, Lending Firms, Pawnshops, and Financial Institutions
  • Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
  • Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
  • Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
  • Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
  • Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
  • Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations

Real Estate for Sale in La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

  • If you have real estate property, whether its commercial, residential, farm land, or just an empty lot in La Castellana, you can list that property for FREE HERE in Z-wiki.
  • You can list your House and lot or farm land for sale for free here in Z-Wiki

Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

The name of your church, mosque, or place of worship can be listed in this community page. Take a picture of the facade of your church or place of worship and it can be posted here. We can even provide you with a free webpage. You can enter the data (story about your place of worship) here yourself, email the information or pictures to (franklin_maletsky@yahoo.com) or via Facebook.


  • FILIPINOS WAKE UP! THE TAXES YOU PAID ARE USED BY THE GOVERNMENT TO EXCLUSIVELY FINANCE THE RELIGION OF ISLAM.
    Freedom of religion, yes. Equality, yes. But no favoritism.

Schools in La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

  • Take a picture of your school building(s) and send your pictures via email to (franklin_maletsky@yahoo.com) or message me via Facebook. I will then post the pictures in this page.

Due to Covid19: Pursuant to the instructions of President Roa Duterte, and as recommended by the DepEd, classes for the year 2021-2022 will be opened but will be monitored.

  • List of schools: >>> click

PUBLIC NOTICE: Why pretend that the National language of the Philippines is Tagalog? It should be English. To be a Teacher, doctor, lawyer, engineer, architect, nurse, computer technician; what books do you learn from? English books of course. All your tests are in English. The constitution of the Philippines is written in English. All the laws and new laws introduced by congress are in English. For that matter, you can't be a teacher in a school system unless you know English. The "Licensure Exam for Teachers" is in ENGLISH! Who are these people forcing Tagalog down our throats? Tagalog is simply one of the many dialects of the Philippines. Keep your dialects but learn and be fluent and proficient in ENGLISH.


The name of your school in La Castellana can be listed here. You can list it like this:

  • Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
    • Address of your school
    • Telephone Number
    • Principal of the school

You can also create a webpage for your school. We can help you.

Economy of La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

  • If you have an article that talks about the improvement of the economy of La Castellana you can post that article here. If you come across any news items that talk about the economy of La Castellana, you may post it here. Of course you have to reference the writer of the article. Any improvement to transportation, power and service usually improves the economy of the community, so go ahead and report that too.

Natural Resources of La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Roy Cimatu - since May 8, 2017
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

  • Help us add some of the tourist attractions of La Castellana in Z-wiki. This will help boost the local economy of La Castellana. Anything that is unique or anything that stands out in your community may be a tourist attraction.
  • Landmarks are usually photographed a lot by visitors. Post the La Castellana landmarks here.

Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

In the Philippines a fiesta is usually celebrated in barrios or barangays. It is the official holiday of the LGU, the barangay. Filipinos love fiestas. It is a time for joy and celebration. A fiesta is of Spanish origin and is usually commemorated in association with a christian patron saint. Most barangays whose population have been clustered by Muslims(Moros) and their population is more than that of the Christians, the celebration of the fiesta have been cancelled and replaced with the Hari Raya or Eid al-Fitr.

The cities or municipalities usually have yearly festivals where all the barangays participate. The cities or municipalities hold contests for the best floats in parades.

Your Story about La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

Create you own personal page about the barangay in the municipality or City you live in. Title it like so for specificity: "Mybarangay, MyCityMunicipality, Myprovince, Philippines by MyFirstname Mylastname". You can update and edit this page anytime and anyway you want. It does not have to follow the standard format of the main wiki. It is your page. A link to your page will be inserted in this main barangay page. Here is an example page.

If you want the tittle to be more generic then do this: "Philippines by Your name". You can insert your picture of anywhere in the Philippines in this page. This will be your personal WIKI social media page.

You can talk about your personal experiences, your advocacies, the environmental conditions of your barangay, municipality, city or province.


The oldest man or woman in La Castellana, Negros Occidental, Philippines

Do you know who the oldest man or woman is in your community of La Castellana? Zamboanga.com is starting this inquiry in order to honor the older generation of the Philippines. Please provide the full name and date of birth of the elder living in La Castellana. We will then post your entry in the Oldest Man or Woman in the Philippines page.

Featured News of The Philippine

Updated: May 22, 2022

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DAVAO CITY – Teachers here are appealing for a salary increase, saying they will be more effective at their jobs if they have one less problem to worry about. In an interview over the weekend, Merry, a grade school teacher in the Island Garden City of Samal, said it is a sad reality that they have to patronize loan sharks, both to make ends meet and for work itself.

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