San Isidro, Nueva Ecija
Balen ning San Isidru
Map of Nueva Ecija showing the location of San Isidro
|Region||Central Luzon (Region III)|
|• Mayor||Cesario Lopez Jr.|
|• Total||56.49 km2 (21.81 sq mi)|
|• Density||850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|Income class||2nd class; partially urban|
The town is bounded by Gapan City to the east, the municipalities of San Leonardo and Jaen to the north, San Antonio to the west, Cabiao to the southwest, San Miguel, Bulacan, to the southeast and Candaba, Pampanga, to the south.
San Isidro became the capital of the Philippines while Emilio Aguinaldo was trying to escape from the Americans.
- San Roque
- Sto. Cristo
San Isidro was the capital of Nueva Ecija from 1850 to 1917. In 1896, the revolucionarios from Cabiao secretly marched to San Isidro to attack the Spanish provincial government. Today the victory is known as the First Cry of Nueva Ecija, the province is recognized as one of the first of the eight provinces that revolted against Spain.
In 1899, General Emilio Aguinaldo declared San Isidro as the capital of the Philippines after the revolutionary capital Malolos ,Bulacan was captured by the Americans, this, however, was short lived. It was also in San Isidro that General Frederick Funston planned the capture of Aguinaldo to end the Philippine-American War.
The Wright Institute, established in 1903 in San Isidro, was one of the first high schools established outside Manila during the American period.
The town was occupied by Japanese troops in 1942, during the second world war. The combined U.S. and Philippine Commonwealth ground forces liberated San Isidro and defeated the Japanese forces in 1945 during the end of the war.
|Population census of San Isidro|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
- "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
- "Province: Nueva Ecija". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
- "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 2012-10-19.
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- San Isidro Ofiicial Website
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- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
- Philippine Census Information
- Local Governance Performance Management System
||San Antonio||Jaen||San Leonardo|
|Candaba, Pampanga||San Miguel, Bulacan|