Pura is a fourth class municipality in the province of Tarlac, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 22,949 people, with 14,929 voters (as of Jan. 2010).
Pura is located about 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.
Pura is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.
- Nilasin 1st
- Nilasin 2nd
- Poblacion 1
- Poblacion 2
- Poblacion 3
|Population census of Pura
|Source: National Statistics Office
- Income: P 40,212,387.83 (2009)
- GDP: approx. US$ 20 Million
- 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:
- Private secondary school:
- 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)