Llanera, Nueva Ecija
|Municipality of Llanera|
Map of Nueva Ecija with Llanera highlighted
|Region||Central Luzon (Region III)|
|Founded||May 11, 1955|
|Barangays||22 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Ronnie Roy Pascual|
|• Electorate||24,888 voters (2016)|
|• Total||114.44 km2 (44.19 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||350/km2 (900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)44|
|Climate type||tropical monsoon climate|
|Income class||4th municipal income class|
The town's economy is largely agricultural, with rice as the principal product. It is a land of plains with frew creeks a small dam and a river the only water bodies bisecting the plains. There are no mountain ranges in the municipality. Principal industry and commerce are related to the production of rice and rice products. Minor products include onion growing, cattle raising and vegetable production. The town also known for its "KAPAGAYAN FESTIVAL" it is usually celebrated every first to second week of May.
Llanera is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.
- A. Bonifacio Sur (A Bonifacio)
- A. Bonifacio Norte (San Francisco)
- Bagumbayan (Pob.)
- Caridad Norte
- Caridad Sur
- Florida Blanca
- General Luna
- General Ricarte
- San Felipe
- San Nicolas
- San Vicente
- Santa Barbara
- Villa Viniegas
During World War II, the local military establishment of the main general headquarters and main camp base of the Philippine Commonwealth Army was active from 1944 to 1945 and the 2nd Infantry Regiment of the Philippine Constabulary was founding again on 1944 to 1946 and they military stationed at the town of Llanera. From the engagements of all clearing operations of the Anti-Japanese Imperial Military Operations in Central Luzon included the province of Pampanga, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Bulacan, Zambales and Northern Tayabas (now. Aurora) on 1942 to 1945 and anding various guerrilla groups and the American liberation forces of the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Air Forces and fought against the Japanese Imperial forces.
The town was created in 1954 from territory carved from the three neighboring towns:
- San Jose - barrios of Bagumbayan (townsite), Andres Bonifacio, Caridad Norte & Sur, San Mauricio (portion), Parang Manga (portion), Santa Barbara, Floridablanca, Gomez, San Francisco, and Victoria.
- Talavera - barrios of General Luna, Morcon, Mabini, Ricarte, Casili, and Picon, together with sitios Plaridel and Bosque.
- Rizal - barrios of San Felipe and San Alfonso.
|Population census of Llanera|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
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- "Province: Nueva Ecija". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
- Census of Population (2015). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
- "An Act to Create the Municipality of Llanera in the Province of Nueva Ecija". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-11.
- Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
- Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011.
- "Province of Nueva Ecija". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
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