Congress Report
Photo: Consulate-General of the Republic of the Philippines in Osaka
Aurora Province

Head of Provincial Government

Hon. Gerardo A. Noveras, Governor
Assumed the governorship in 2013

Location

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Area

3,147.5 km2 (323,954 hectares)

Population

227,483 (2017 Census of Population)

GDP

Aurora province provides a modest share in Central Luzon’s Gross Regional Domestic Product of PhP1,459,629,257 (2017).

Capital

Baler

Geographical features

The Province of Aurora is the 73rd province of the Philippines. It now belongs to Administrative Region No. III and is the youngest of the 7 provinces in Central Luzon. Known as the “Gateway to Pacific”, it is generally mountainous facing the mid-eastern Pacific Coast of Luzon some 232 km from Manila. It lies between 15°31’02” to 16°31’00”N along the latitudes and 121°31’02” to 122°01’30”E along the longitudes.

Economic Zone

The Aurora Pacific Economic and Freeport Zone was created by Republic Act No. 10083.

Main industry

Palay, coconut, citrus, banana, sabutan, corn, coffee, root crops

Symbols

Doña Aurora flower

Number of visitors

1,214,478 local and foreign tourists from 2008 level, with 52.06% annual average growth rate (2017) during the last 10 years

Administrative divisions

Lone Congressional District of Aurora
Consists of eight (8) municipalities, namely:
Baler, Casiguran, Dilasag, Dinalungan, Dingalan, Dipaculao, Maria Aurora, and San Luis

Official website

www.aurora.gov.ph



Source: Prepared by Aurora Province 

(As of June, 2018)