San Pedro Cutud

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Barangay San Pedro

Barangay Cutud

Barangay San Pedro Cutud
Tourist Spot Barangay
Official seal of Barangay San Pedro
Seal
Nickname(s): 
'Suman, Kalamay Capital of City of San Fernando'
"Cruxifixion Capital of The  Philippines"
Motto(s): 
Lakbayan taya ing Pagkasakit Ning Bie ng Hesu Cristo
(Lakbayin natin Paghihirap ng Buhay ni Hesu Cristo)
Map of Pampanga showing the location of City of San Fernando
Map of Pampanga showing the location of City of San Fernando
Barangay San Pedro is located in Philippines
Barangay San Pedro
Barangay San Pedro
Map of Pampanga showing the location of City of San Fernando
Coordinates: 15°03′34″N 120°39′24″E / 15.059393700000000000°N 120.656705399999960000°E / 15.059393700000000000; 120.656705399999960000
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvincePampanga
CityCity of San Fernando
Puroks(1 - 7 )Capital-Purok 5
Incorporated (settlement)since 1950s
Incorporated (barrio)2000
Government
 • TypeSangguniang Barangay, with Chairman as its head supported by seven (7) Barangay Councilors
 • Barangay ChairmanHon.Zoilo "Tol" Castro
Area
 • Total224 km2 (86 sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)Manila
Zip Code
2000
LanguagesKapampangan, Tagalog, English
DemonymFernandinos
Websitehttps://tl-ph.facebook.com/pages/Brgy-San-Pedro-Cutud/

San Pedro Cutud is a barangay in City of San Fernando, Pampanga province in the Philippines, approximately 70 kilometers north of Manila. It is known for annual re-enactments of the crucifixion of Jesus. During Holy Week each year, thousands of penitents arrive in the area to watch and take part in a pageant commemorating the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus, including the Good Friday flagellation and crucifixion rituals. A small number of participants choose to have their hands and feet temporarily nailed to makeshift crosses as a sign of faith and repentance; some undergo the ritual yearly.

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