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| Central Luzon (Region III)|
2nd district of Zambales
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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.
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.
Masinloc is politically subdivided into 13 barangays. Baloganon
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.
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.
An electric company producing electricity up to 600 MW. It uses coal and a steam engine attached to electric generator.