Tarlac

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Tarlac Province
Lalawigan ng Tarlac
Province
Province of Tarlac

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Nickname(s): Melting Pot Of Central Luzon
Sugar Capital Of Luzon
Map of the Philippines with Tarlac highlighted
Coordinates: 15°30′N 120°30′E / 15.5°N 120.5°E / 15.5; 120.5Coordinates: 15°30′N 120°30′E / 15.5°N 120.5°E / 15.5; 120.5
Country  Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Founded 1872
Capital Tarlac City
Government
 • Type Province of the Philippines
 • Governor Victor Yap (NPC)
 • Vice Governor Pearl Angeli Pacada (Lakas-Kampi-CMD)
Area
 • Total 2,736.6 km2 (1,056.6 sq mi)
Area rank 49th out of 80
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,273,240
 • Rank 17th out of 80
 • Density 465.263/km2 (1,205.027/sq mi)
 • Density rank 12th out of 80
Divisions
 • Independent cities 0
 • Component cities 1
 • Municipalities 17
 • Barangays 511
 • Districts 1st to 3rd districts of Tarlac
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP Code 2300
Spoken languages Kapampangan, Tagalog, Ilocano, Pangasinan, English

Tarlac (Tagalog: Lalawigan ng Tarlac) is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in Central Luzon. Tarlac is surrounded by Pampanga at the south, Nueva Ecija at the east, Pangasinan at the north and Zambales at the west. It is a part of Central Luzon. Tarlac is populated by 1,273,240 people as of 2010.[1]

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