Tarlac

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Tarlac Province

Lalawigan ng Tarlac
Province of Tarlac
Flag of Tarlac Province
Flag
Official seal of Tarlac Province
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Melting Pot Of Central Luzon
Sugar Capital Of Luzon
Map of the Philippines with Tarlac highlighted
Map of the Philippines with Tarlac highlighted
Coordinates: 15°30′N 120°30′E / 15.500°N 120.500°E / 15.500; 120.500Coordinates: 15°30′N 120°30′E / 15.500°N 120.500°E / 15.500; 120.500
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
Founded1872
CapitalTarlac City
Government
 • TypeProvince of the Philippines
 • GovernorVictor Yap (NPC)
 • Vice GovernorPearl Angeli Pacada (Lakas-Kampi-CMD)
Area
 • Total2,736.6 km2 (1,056.6 sq mi)
Area rank49th out of 80
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,273,240
 • Rank17th out of 80
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Density rank12th out of 80
Divisions
 • Independent cities0
 • Component cities1
 • Municipalities17
 • Barangays511
 • Districts1st to 3rd districts of Tarlac
Time zoneUTC+8 (PHT)
ZIP Code
2300
Spoken languagesKapampangan, Tagalog, Ilocano, Pangasinan, English

Tarlac (Tagalog: Lalawigan ng Tarlac) is a landlocked province of the Philippines 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]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). Philippine Census. 1 May 2010. Retrieved 16 March 2013.

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