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Pampanga Province
Brief Description
PAMPANGA is a province in the very heart of the central plains of Luzon in the Philippines The province derived its name from the Kapampangan language pampang which means riverbanks or people living along riverbanks for it was an ancient empire that once stood along the shore of Zambales in the north and extending as far as Mt Arayat the Rio Grande De Pampanga or the great Pampanga River The Province of Pampanga enjoys the distinction of being known as the Culinary Center of the Philippines
Geography 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 Pampanga also lies on the northern shore of Manila Bay
Region Region III
Capital San Fernando City
Barangay 505
Component Cities Angeles City, San Fernando City, Mabalacat City
Municipalities Apalit, Arayat, Bacolor, Candaba, Floridablanca, Guagua, Lubao, Macabebe, Magalang, Masantol, Mexico, Minalin, Porac, San Luis, San Simon, Santa Ana, Santa Rita, Santo Tomas, Sasmuan
Land Area 2,062.47
Population 2,014,019
Climate Pampanga has two pronounced seasons of types C and D based on the PAGASA classification The dry season starts from November to April and wet from May to October Only cyclonic or summer rainfall prevail the northeast monsoon rains being hardly noticeable hence the long dry season July August and September are the months of high precipitation while March April and May are the dry and hot months The heaviest rains come during the month of July and sometimes last up to October The heavy rainfalls bring about disastrous floods in some areas like San Luis San Simon Lubao Bacolor Guagua Sto Tomas Minalin and Apalit
Coordinates 1504N 12040E
All ecosystem (2015)
January - June (mt) 260,497.00 July - December (mt) 165,112.00
Irrigated (2015)
January - June (mt) 260,497.00 July - December (mt) 149,743.00
Lowland rainfed (2015)
January - June (mt) 0.00 July - December (mt) 15,369.00
Upland (2015)
January - June (mt) 0.00 July - December (mt) 0.00