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  2. 2. REGION III OVERVIEW  is an administrative division or region of the Republic of the Philippines, primarily serve to organize the 7 provinces of the vast central plain of the island of Luzon (the largest island), for administrative convenience. The region contains the largest plain in the country and produces most of the country's rice supply, earning itself the nickname "Rice Granary of the Philippines".
  3. 3. REGION III OVERVIEW  Its provinces are:  Aurora  Bataan  Bulacan  Nueva Ecija  Pampanga  Tarlac  Zambales.
  4. 4. REGION III OVERVIEW  Region III is located north of Manila, the nation's capital. Bordering it are the regions of Ilocos, Cordillera Administrative Region and Cagayan Valley regions to the north; National Capital Region, CALABARZON and the waters of Manila Bay to the south; South China Sea to the west; and the Philippine Sea to the east.
  5. 5. REGION III OVERVIEW  There are fourteen cities which include:  Balanga in Bataan  Malolos, Meycauayan and San Jose del Monte in Bulacan  Cabanatuan, Gapan, Muñoz, Palayan and San Jose in Nueva Ecija  Angeles, Mabalacat and San Fernando in Pampanga  Tarlac in Tarlac;  Olongapo in Zambales.
  6. 6. REGION III OVERVIEW  The City of San Fernando, in Pampanga, is the regional center.  Aurora was transferred from Region IV by Executive Order No. 103.  Central Luzon produces the most rice in the whole country. Excess rice is delivered and imported to other provinces of the Philippines.
  8. 8. REGION III Aurora
  9. 9. REGION III - AURORA  is a province of the Philippines locat ed in the eastern part of Central Luzon region, facing the Philippine Sea. Its capital is Baler and borders, clockwise from the south, the provinces of Quezon, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, an d Isabela.
  10. 10. REGION III - AURORA  Before 1979, Aurora was part of the province of Quezon. Aurora was, in fact, named after Aurora Aragon, the wife of Pres. Manuel L. Quezon, the president of thePhilippine Commonwealth, after whom the mother province was named
  11. 11. PEOPLE AND CULTURE  The majority of the people of Aurora province are lowland Christians, particularly Tagalog in municipalities south of Baler, the capital, Ilocano in municipalities north of Baler, some Pangasinan in Maria Aurora, west of Baler and some Kapampangan in the capital.  Corn crops, rice and other major agricultural crops are grown in Aurora.
  12. 12. TOURISTS SPOTS  Dingalan Bay  Dicasalarin Cove
  13. 13. REGION III Bataan
  14. 14. BATAAN  is a province of the Philippines occupying the whole portion of Bataan Peninsula on Luzon. The province is part of the Central Luzon region. The capital of Bataan is Balanga City and it is bordered by the provinces of Zambales and Pampang a to the north. The peninsula faces the South China Sea to the west and Subic Bay to the north-west, and encloses Manila Bay to the east.
  15. 15. BATAAN  The Battle of Bataan is famous in history as one of the last stands of American and Filipino soldiers before they were overwhelmed by the Japanese forces in World War II. The Bataan Death March was named for this province, where the infamous march started. This is also the location of the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant located in the Municipality of Morong.
  16. 16. PEOPLE AND CULTURE  The people in Bataan are much like those of Pampanga Which consists of Aetas and other ethnic groups. The language spoken here are Tagalog, Kapampangan, and Pangasinense.
  17. 17. TOURIST SPOTS  Mt. Samat  Bataan National Park
  18. 18. REGION III Bulacan
  19. 19. BULACAN  is a first class province of the Republic of the Philippines, located in the Central Luzon Region (Region 3) in the island of Luzon, 50 km north of Manila (the nation's capital), and part of the Metro Luzon Urban Beltway Super Region. Bulacan was established 15 August 1578.
  20. 20. BULACAN  It has 569 barangays from 21 municipalities and 3 component cities (Malolos, the capital city; Meycauayan; and San Jose del Monte). Bulacan is located immediately north of Metro Manila. Bordering Bulacan are the provinces of Pampanga to the west, Nueva Ecija to the north, Aurora and Quezon to the east, and Metro Manila and Rizal to the south. Bulacan also lies on the north-eastern shore of Manila Bay.
  21. 21. PEOPLE AND CULTURE  The people here are mostly Tagalogs, but there are some Kapampangan in the area. The dominant religion here is Catholicism. And like Nueva Ecija it is also one of the biggest producers of rice. They also have countless of festival one of which is Singkaban Frestival
  22. 22. TOURIST SPOTS  Barasoain Church  Butterfly Haven
  23. 23. REGION III Nueva Ecija
  24. 24. NUEVA ECIJA  is a landlocked province of the Philippines locate d in the Central Luzon region. Its capital is Palayan City. Nueva Ecija borders, from the south clockwise, Bulacan, Pa mpanga, Tarlac, Pang asinan, Nueva Vizcaya, and Aurora.
  25. 25. NUEVA ECIJA  The province is the largest in Central Luzon. Its terrain begins with the southwestern marshes near the Pampanga border. It levels off and then gradually increases in elevation to rolling hills as it approaches the mountains of Sierra Madre in the east, and the Caraballo and Cordillera ranges in the north.
  26. 26. PEOPLE AND CULTURE  Nueva Ecija’s population is a mixture of many people from neighboring regions and cities. Majority of which are Tagalogs and Kapampangan. Nueva Ecija is the largest producer of rice in the country. And Nueva Ecija also has many festivals, one of these is the famous Taong Putik Festival in Aliaga.
  27. 27. TOURIST SPOTS  Dalton Pass  Central Luzon State University
  28. 28. REGION III Pampanga
  29. 29. PAMPANGA  is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region. Its capital is the City of San Fernando. Pampanga is bordered by the provinces of Bataan and Zambales to the west, Tarlac and Nueva Ecija to the north, and Bulacan to the southeast.
  30. 30. PAMPANGA  The name "La Pampanga" was given by the Spaniards who found the early natives living near the river banks. It also served as the capital of the archipelago for two years from 1762–1764 during the British invasion of Manila. The word pampang, from which the province's name originates, means river bank. Its creation in 1571 makes it the first Spanish province in the Philippines. The Province of Pampanga is the culinary capital of the Philippines.
  31. 31. PEOPLE AND CULTURE  The people in Pampanga are a mixed of ethnical and non-ethnical groups. Aetas are also home here, and most of them are near the mountains. They speak kapampangan and a few speak other languages like tagalog. They have beautiful festivals here, one of which is the Sisig Festival.
  32. 32. TOURIST SPOTS  Mt. Pinatubo  Our Lady of Grace Parish
  33. 33. REGION III Tarlac
  34. 34. TARLAC  is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in Central Luzon. Its capital is Tarlac City. Tarlac borders Pampanga to the south, Nueva Ecija to the east, Pangasinan to the north, and Zambales t o the west.
  35. 35. TARLAC  It is a part of Central Luzon Region, which is also composed of Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga and Zambales.  The economy of Tarlac is dominantly agricultural. Principal crops are rice and sugarcane. It is among the biggest producers of Rice and Sugarcane.
  36. 36. PEOPLE AND CULTURE  People in Tarlac speaks in Tagalog, Pangasinense and Kapampangan, but some speak Ilokano. Chicharon and Iniruban festival - a.k.a. Tarlac's best is celebrated during the last week of October for the preparations for All Saints day and a thanks giving celebration for good harvest particularly (Iniruban) and good quality of meat products particularly the Chicharon or Bagnet
  37. 37. TOURIST SPOTS  Camp O’donell  Tarlac Shrine
  38. 38. REGION III Zambales
  39. 39. ZAMBALES  is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region. Its capital is Iba. Zambales borders Pangasinan to the north, Tarlac and Pampanga to the east, Bataan to the south and the South China Sea to the west. With a land area of 3,830.83 km2, Zambales is the second largest among the seven provinces of Central Luzon. The province is noted for its mangoes, which are abundant from January to April.
  40. 40. ZAMBALES  Zambales is served by the Subic Bay International Airport, which is located in Cubi Point in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone. The Freeport Zone is host to many tourist attractions which include casinos, beach resorts, parks, beachside huts and cottages and historical sites.
  41. 41. PEOPLE AND CULTURE  The Aetas of Mount Pinatubo were the earliest inhabitants of what is now the province of Zambales. They were later displaced by the Sambal, an Austronesian people after whom the province is named. Many Sambal still believe in superstitions and mysteries that have been handed down through the generations.  The Sambal, the Tagalogs, the Ilocanos, and the Kapampangans today constitute the four largest ethnic groups in Zambales; these identities may and do, however, overlap with one another due to intermarriage and other factors.
  42. 42. TOURIST SPOTS  Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage  Capones Light House
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