Municipality of Dumalag

The Municipality of Dumalag, which is officially recognized as Banwa sang Dumalag in Capiznon/Hiligaynon and Bayan ng Dumalag in Tagalog, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Capiz, Philippines. It has a population of 30,098 according to the 2020 census. Dumalag is located 44 kilometers away from Roxas City and is the birthplace of Jose Advincula, who was appointed as the Archbishop of Manila in 2021 and is a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.

Dumalag is also the birthplace of one of its illustrious sons, the current Governor of Capiz and multiple terms Congressman of the 2nd District of Capiz, Fredenil Castro.

Fredenil Castro is a celebrated lawyer before he entered politics.


Dumalag is politically subdivided into 19 barnagays.

  • Concepcion
  • Consolacion
  • Dolores
  • Duran
  • San Agustin
  • San Jose
  • San Martin
  • San Miguel
  • San Rafael
  • San Roque
  • Santa Carmen
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santa Monica
  • Santa Rita
  • Santa Teresa
  • Santo Angel
  • Santo Niño
  • Santo Rosario
  • Poblacion

Other important data of Dumalag.

Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°18′14″N 122°37′17″ECoordinates11°18′14″N 122°37′17″E
RegionWestern Visayas
District2nd district
Government [1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorMa. Concepcion “Khuku” T. Castro
 • Vice MayorAmado Eriberto V. Castro Jr.
 • RepresentativeJane T. Castro
 • Municipal Council
 • Electorate21,014 voters (2022)
 • Total109.18 km2 (42.15 sq mi)
Elevation68 m (223 ft)
Highest elevation453 m (1,486 ft)
Lowest elevation11 m (36 ft)
Population (2020 census) 
 • Total30,098
 • Density280/km2 (710/sq mi)
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence4.14% (2018)
 • Revenue₱ 119.6 million (2020)
 • Assets₱ 366.9 million (2020)
 • Expenditure₱ 106.7 million (2020)
 • Liabilities₱ 54.45 million (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityCapiz Electric Cooperative (CAPELCO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code5813
IDD : area code +63 (0)36
Native languagesKaray-a