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GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: Maria Aurora is the only land locked town among the eight (8) municipalities in the Province of Aurora and is geographically located between east longitude 1200 16’ 30” and 1210 32’ 00” and north latitudes 150 55’ 00” and 150 39’ 00”. Baler and Dipaculao bound it on the East, San Luis on the south, the province of Nueva Ecija in the west and the province of Nueva Ecija on the northwest.
The municipality has a total land area of 40,518 hectares based on Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM) Data covering 13. 52% of the total land area of the whole province. However, 42, 619 hectares is being applied in the computation of internal Revenue Allotment by the Department if Budget and Management.
Nearest airport: Baler Airport (Southeast Asian Airways)
Major road networks: Tarlac - Nueva Ecija - Aurora Expressway (proposed)
CLIMATE AND WEATHER: The climate of Maria Aurora falls under the Type IV classification with more or less equal distribution of rainfall throughout the year. The prevailing winds come from the east, more commonly known as “Amihan”, with a constant speed of two MPS and usually fall from October to May. On the other hand, the months of June to September have prevailing winds that have a South – West and Westerly direction. The province is often visited by typhoon with an annual average of 4 with two of these typhoons considered to be destructive.
HOTELS AND RESORTS: Lorentess Resort; El Cadji Resort; Malamig Travellers Inn & Restaurant
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS: Aurora Park; Aurora Transbasin; Balete Tree; Bazal Falls; Dimasalang Falls
FIESTAS AND EVENTS: Feast of San Vicente Ferrer (April 5 )
ETHNIC GROUPS: Dumagat
LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS: Tagalog, Ilocano, Kapampangan, English
RELIGION: Roman Catholicism
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COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:
Telephone: Globe, Smart, Sun
Internet: Globe Broadband, Smart Bro, Sun
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PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
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Nearest PRA satellite office: Clark Satellite Office (in Pampanga)
Number of PRA retirees: 2
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