Llanera, Nueva Ecija

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Llanera
Municipality
Municipality of Llanera
Municipal Hall
Municipal Hall
Official seal of Llanera
Seal
Map of Nueva Ecija with Llanera highlighted
Map of Nueva Ecija with Llanera highlighted
Llanera is located in Philippines
Llanera
Llanera
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 15°40′N 121°01′E / 15.67°N 121.02°E / 15.67; 121.02Coordinates: 15°40′N 121°01′E / 15.67°N 121.02°E / 15.67; 121.02
Country  Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Nueva Ecija
District 2nd District
Founded May 11, 1955
Barangays 22 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Ronnie Roy Pascual
 • Electorate 24,888 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 114.44 km2 (44.19 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 39,701
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3126
PSGC 034915000
IDD:area code +63 (0)44
Climate type tropical monsoon climate
Income class 4th municipal income class
Website www.llanera.gov.ph

Llanera, officially the Municipality of Llanera, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Nueva Ecija, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 39,701 people.[3]

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.

The municipality is traversed by a national road leading to Aurora province. The municipality is bounded by the city of San Jose, the municipalities of Talavera, Rizal and Natividad.

Barangays[edit]

Llanera is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.

  • A. Bonifacio Sur (A Bonifacio)
  • A. Bonifacio Norte (San Francisco)
  • Bagumbayan (Pob.)
  • Bosque
  • Caridad Norte
  • Caridad Sur
  • Casile
  • Florida Blanca
  • General Luna
  • General Ricarte
  • Gomez
  • Inanama
  • Ligaya
  • Mabini
  • Murcon
  • Plaridel
  • San Felipe
  • San Nicolas
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Barbara
  • Victoria
  • Villa Viniegas

History[edit]

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.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Llanera
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1960 8,873 —    
1970 12,985 +3.88%
1975 16,160 +4.48%
1980 18,652 +2.91%
1990 23,285 +2.24%
1995 28,127 +3.60%
2000 30,361 +1.65%
2007 33,493 +1.36%
2010 36,200 +2.87%
2015 39,701 +1.77%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Nueva Ecija". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "An Act to Create the Municipality of Llanera in the Province of Nueva Ecija". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ "Province of Nueva Ecija". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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