The historic city of Malolos is the capital of Bulacan. It is located on the western side of Bulacan
Province, around 42 kilometers northwest of Manila. Its neighboring towns are Calumpit in the
north, Guiguinto in the east, Bulacan town in the south, and Paombong
in the west. Malolos is a 4th class city belonging to the 1st legislative district of Bulacan.
The city was the seat of the First Philippine Republic. It was in this city that Asia's first constitution was ratified.
Malolos has a total land area of 74.1 sqaure kilometers and is composed of 51 barangays. Majority of the peole are Tagalogs
with some kapampangan, Ilocano, and Visayan migrants. Roman Catholics outnumber members of other religious groups.
Malolos is fast becoming a higly urbanized city with a network of highways traversing it. Many residential subdivisions are being put up. Its industries include
the production of bags, garments, processed foods especially baked goodies, home decors, and giftwares.
Rice, rootcrops, vegetables, ornamental plants, livestock and poultry are the main agricultural products. There are also
some fishponds in the city especially in the southwest area..
Malolos City offers great opportunities for real estate development. Investors may put up commercial complexes, mass housing,
hotels, and amusement centers. The city also is an ideal location for manufacturing facilities considering that it is adjacent
to Metro Manila and other urban centers in Central Luzon. For small anmd medium businesses, entrepreneurs can establish demontration farms, commercial crop
plantation, aquaculture, and home-based industries.
Places of Interest / Tourist Attractions in Malolos City
- Barasoain Church - site of the Malolos Congress which ratified the Declaration of Philippine Independence
- Malolos Cathedral - Where General Emilio Aguinaldo held office
- Casa Real
- Hiyas ng Bulacan Museum - located at the provincial capitol
Barasoain Church interior
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