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Bulacan Province
Brief Description
Bulacan is well known and highly considered as the land of heroes It is the habitat of a number of the nations celebrated heroes such as Francisco Baltazar The Prince of Filipino Poets Marcelo Horacio Del Pilar The Great Propagandist and Gregorio del Pilar The Heroes of Tirad Pass It is recognized for very good craftsmanship with respect to its garments leather crafts and jewelries It has come out into a safe place where people go for pleasure by providing an obtainable and pleasing period of relief from the pressures of city life just a few minutes south of it by car
Geography Bulacan lies on the southeastern part of Central Luzon It is bounded by the province of Nueva Ecija on the north by the provinces of Aurora and Quezon on the east by the Manila Bay Metro Manila and the province of Rizal on the south and by the province of Pampanga on the west The province has a generally flat terrain but mountainous near its boundaries with Nueva Ecija Aurora Quezon and Rizal
Region Region III
Capital Malolos City
Barangay 569
Component Cities Malolos City, Meycauayan City, San Jose Del Monte City
Municipalities Angat, Balagtas (Bigaa), Baliuag, Bocaue, Bulakan, Bustos, Calumpit, Do
Land Area 2,796.10
Population 3,124,433
Climate November to April is generally dry while wet for the rest of the year The northeast monsoon amihan prevails from October to January bringing in moderated and light rains From February to April the east trade winds predominate but the Sierra Madre Philippines mountain range to the east disrupts the winds resulting to a dry period From May to September the southwest monsoon habagat The hottest month is May having an average temperature of 297 C 855 F while the coldest is February with an average temperature of 251 C 772 F
Coordinates 15 00'N 121 05'E
All ecosystem (2015)
January - June (mt) 175,780.00 July - December (mt) 175,657.00
Irrigated (2015)
January - June (mt) 172,757.00 July - December (mt) 120,151.00
Lowland rainfed (2015)
January - June (mt) 3,023.00 July - December (mt) 55,506.00
Upland (2015)
January - June (mt) 0.00 July - December (mt) 0.00