Aurora, Philippines

Aurora is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region. Its capital is Baler and borders, clockwise from the south, the provinces of Quezon, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, and Isabela. To the east of Aurora is the Philippine Sea.

Before 1979, Aurora was part of the province of Quezon. Aurora was, in fact, named after the wife of Pres. Manuel L. Quezon, the president of the Philippine Commonwealth, after whom the mother province was named.

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Aurora

Region: Central Luzon (Region III)
Capital: Baler
Founded: XXX XX, 1951
EstablishedNovember 2, 1978
Population:
2000 census—173,797 (10th smallest).
Density—54 per km² (5th lowest).
Area: 3,239.5 km² (40th largest)
Divisions:
Municipalities—8.
Barangays—151.
Congressional districts—1.
Languages:
Governor: Ramoncita P. Ong (2001-2004)

Table of contents
1 People and Culture
2 Economy
3 Geography
4 History
5 Tourist Attractions
6 External Links

People and Culture

Economy

Geography

Political

Aurora is subdivided into 8 municipalities.

Municipalities

  • Baler
  • Casiguran
  • Dilasag
  • Dinalungan
  • Dingalan
  • Dipaculao
  • Maria Aurora
  • San Luis

Physical

History

Tourist Attractions

External Links


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