Pura Municipal Building
Map of Tarlac showing the location of Pura
|Region||Central Luzon (Region III)|
|• Mayor||Concepcion A. Zarate|
|• Vice Mayor||Manuel I. Pascua|
|• Total||31.01 km2 (11.97 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)45|
|Income class||4th class|
Pura is located 78 kilometres (48 mi) from the regional center San Fernando, Pampanga, 55 kilometres (34 mi) from Clark Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) (Angeles City, Pampanga), 19 kilometres (12 mi) from the provincial capital Tarlac City, and 145 kilometres (90 mi) north of Manila.
Pura's topography is characterized by plain slopes, with Luisita fine sand loam and Pura clay loam soil. It is traversed by the Susubaen Creek and Baldo Creek.
It has an average monthly rainfall of 29.5 centimetres (11.6 in), an average temperature range of 24.2 to 31.4 °C (75.6 to 88.5 °F), and a wind speed of 7.1 knots/hour.
- Nilasin 1st
- Nilasin 2nd
- Poblacion 1
- Poblacion 2
- Poblacion 3
|Population census of Pura|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
In the 2015 census, the population of Pura, Tarlac, was 23,712 people, with a density of 760 inhabitants per square kilometre or 2,000 inhabitants per square mile.
- Income: P 40,212,387.83 (2009)
- GDP: approx. US$20 Million
- Per capita: P1,800.00
- Major sources of livelihood: Agriculture and Livestock, SME-Retailing
Municipality of Pura is consist of 3 public secondary schools, 1 private secondary school and 9 public elementary schools namely:
- Public secondary schools:
- Buenavista High School
- Estipona High School
- Maungib High School
- Private secondary school:
- Pura Academy
- Public elementary schools:
- Buenavista ES
- Estipona ES
- Don Quirino Sulit ES
- Dona Josefa Sawit ES
- Maasin ES
- Maungib ES
- Matindeg ES
- Pura Community School
- Pura Central Elementary School (where the district office is located)
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- "Region III (Central Luzon)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
- "Municipal profile". Municipality of Pura. 2012. Retrieved 28 November 2012.
- "Region III (Central Luzon)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
- "Province of Tarlac". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 11 September 2013.
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