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Tarlac Province
Lalawigan ng Tarlac
Province of Tarlac
Flag of Tarlac Province
Official seal of Tarlac Province
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
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Founded 1872
Capital Tarlac City
 • Type Province of the Philippines
 • Governor Victor Yap (NPC)
 • Vice Governor Pearl Angeli Pacada (Lakas-Kampi-CMD)
 • 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 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Density rank 12th out of 80
 • 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 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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  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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