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Gerona, Tarlac

Gerona
Municipality
Skyline of Gerona
Official seal of Gerona
Seal
Gerona is located in Philippines
Gerona
Gerona
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates:
Country
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province
District 2nd District
Barangays 44
Government[1]
 • Mayor Dennis Norman T. Go
Area[2]
 • Total 128.89 km2 (49.76 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 83,084
 • Density 640/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Income class 1st class
Website .ph.gov.geronawww

Gerona is a first-class municipality in the province of Tarlac, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 83,084 people.[3]

The MacArthur Highway goes through the center of the town.

Geography

Gerona is one of the 18 towns of the province of Tarlac. It is bounded on the north by Paniqui; on the east by the Pura; on the south by Tarlac City (the provincial capital); and on the west by Santa Ignacia. The town is 73 kilometres (45 mi) from San Fernando City, the regional center; 50 kilometres (31 mi) from Clark Special Economic Zone in Angeles City; and 139 kilometres (86 mi) north of Metro Manila.

Gerona has a land area of 12,889 hectares (31,850 acres) of plain and rugged agricultural land representing 4.63% of the province total area. The Tarlac River, which originates from the eastern slopes of the Zambales Mountain, cuts across the west central areas, dividing the town into two parts.

The eastern area consists of 31 barangays with total land area of 90.50 square kilometres representing 63.9% of the total area. It is characterized as plain, low-lying agricultural land.

The second part is the Western Area consisting of 13 barangays with total area of 50.97 square kilometres representing 36.03% of the total land area. It is characterized by hilly and rugged agricultural land and is also forested.

Barangays

Gerona is politically subdivided into 44 barangays.[2]

  • Abagon
  • Amacalan
  • Apsayan
  • Ayson
  • Bawa
  • Buenlag
  • Bularit
  • Calayaan
  • Carbonel
  • Cardona
  • Caturay
  • Danzo
  • Dicolor
  • Don Basilio
  • Luna
  • Mabini
  • Magaspac
  • Malayep
  • Matapitap
  • Matayumcab
  • New Salem
  • Oloybuaya
  • Padapada
  • Parsolingan
  • Pinasling (Pinasung)
  • Plastado
  • Poblacion 1
  • Poblacion 2
  • Poblacion 3
  • Quezon
  • Rizal
  • Salapungan
  • San Agustin
  • San Antonio
  • San Bartolome
  • San Jose
  • Santa Lucia
  • Santiago
  • Sembrano
  • Singat
  • Sulipa
  • Tagumbao
  • Tangcaran
  • Villa Paz

Demographics

Points of interest

  • 1894 Saint Catherine of Alexandria Church of Gerona[1] [2] (Vicariate of St. Catherine of Alexandria, Vicar Forane: Father Alfredo Dizon, Titular: Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Feast day, November 24 Parish Priest: Father Alfredo Dizon, succeeded by Fr. Ramon Capuno[3][4] Parochial Vicar: Rev. Fr. Paulo Dela Cruz[5] - Don Federico Bartolome Street, McArthur Highway, Gerona, Tarlac 2302, Philippines[6][7][8][9] under the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarlac Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarlac[10] led by Most Rev. Florentino F. Cinense, D.D., PhD, STL.

Images

References

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Tarlac". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 28 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Province of Tarlac". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 11 September 2013. 

External links

  • History
  • New Website
  • Isdaan Floating Restaurant
  • Philippine Standard Geographic Code
  • Philippine Census Information
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