Santa Maria, Bulacan

municipality of the Philippines in the province of Bulacan

Santa Maria is a municipality (town) in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. It lies 32 kilometers northeast of Manila and is located at the eastern portion of the province. It is surrounded by the towns of Angat and Pandi in the north; by San Jose del Monte City in the south; by Norzagaray in the east; and by Marilao and Bocaue in the west.

Santa Maria
Santa Maria de Pandi
Flag of Santa Maria

Chicharrón capital of the Philippines

Santa Maria sa pag-unlad, Kasama Ka!
(Santa Maria Progresses with You!)
Bayan Kong Mahal
(My Beloved Town)
Map of Bulacan showing the location of Santa Maria
Map of Bulacan showing the location of Santa Maria
Santa Maria is located in Philippines
Santa Maria
Santa Maria
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°49′N 120°57′E / 14.817°N 120.950°E / 14.817; 120.950
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
District4th District
CapitalBarangay Poblacion
Foundedaround 1647*
(as a barrio of Bocaue)
EstablishedJuly 4, 1699**
(as Santa Maria de Pandi Estate)
IncorporatedFebruary 1792
(as an independent town)
 • MayorBartolome R. Ramos (NUP)
 • Vice MayorRico Jude P. Sto. Domingo (NUP)
 • Total90.925 km2 (35.106 sq mi)
 • Land89.88 km2 (34.70 sq mi)
 • Water1.04 km2 (0.40 sq mi)  1.15%
Highest elevation
101 m (331 ft)
Lowest elevation
5 m (16 ft)
 • Total218,351
 • Estimate 
 • Rank6th of 1,491 municipalities
 • Density2,401.44/km2 (6,219.7/sq mi)
 • Voters
DemonymSanta Maríans
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
Dialing code044
1 Earliest date that the barrio was known to exist.
2 The date the Dominicans obtained the hacienda from the Crown of Spain.

According to the 2007 Philippine national census (a total count of the country's population), it has 205,258 people.

It is divided into 24 barangays (villages). These barangays are:

  1. Bagbaguin
  2. Balasing
  3. Buenavista
  4. Bulac
  5. Camangyanan
  6. Catmon
  7. Caypombo
  8. Caysio
  9. Guyong
  10. Lalakhan
  11. Mag-asawang Sapa
  12. Mahabang Parang
  13. Manggahan
  14. Parada
  15. Poblacion (Santa Maria town proper)
  16. Pulong Buhangin
  17. San Gabriel
  18. San Jose Patag
  19. San Vicente
  20. Santa Clara
  21. Santa Cruz
  22. Silangan
  23. Tabing Bakod (Santo Tomas)
  24. Tumana


  1. "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2013.
  2. "Province: BULACAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Archived from the original on 12 October 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2013.
  3. "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2012. Retrieved 10 October 2013.

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