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Country  Philippines
Barangays  13
Area  331.5 km²
Province  Zambales
Founded  1910
Time zone  PST (UTC+8)
Local time  Tuesday 10:58 PM
Neighborhoods  Lauis, Coto, Oyong
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Region  Central Luzon (Region III)
District  2nd district of Zambales
Weather  27°C, Wind E at 6 km/h, 67% Humidity

Masinloc is a first class municipality in the province of Zambales, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 47,719 people.


Map of Masinloc, Zambales, Philippines

The disputed Scarborough Shoal (under the names Pulo ng Panatag and Bajo de Masinlóc) is claimed by the Philippine government as within the town's territorial jurisdiction. Due to the continued dispute over the shoal, this has negatively impacted fishermen of the community, reducing catch sizes and affecting other businesses.

Tapuac footbridge in tapuac barangay masinloc municipality zambales province philippines


Masinloc is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.

  • Baloganon
  • Bamban
  • Bani
  • Collat
  • Inhobol
  • North Poblacion
  • San Lorenzo
  • San Salvador
  • Santa Rita
  • Santo Rosario
  • South Poblacion
  • Taltal
  • Tapuac
  • Demographics

    In the 2015 census, the population of Masinloc was 47,719 people, with a density of 140 inhabitants per square kilometre or 360 inhabitants per square mile.

    San Andres Parish Church

    Located at Brgy. South Poblacion, the 18th-century San Andres Parish Church has been declared a National Cultural Treasure by the National Museum of the Philippines in July 2001.

    Masinloc Coal Power Plant

    An electric company producing electricity up to 600 MW. It uses coal and a steam engine attached to electric generator.


    Masinloc Wikipedia

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