Baler History, Tourist Spots, Festival, Officials

Baler is a 3rd class municipality of Aurora Province in Central Luzon Region, Philippines. It is the capital and the commercial center of the province.

Baler Municipal Hall
Baler Municipal Hall (Credit: Ramon FVelasquez of wiki commons)

Profile of Baler Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central Part of Aurora Province; 274.4 kilometers northeast of Manila (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Dipaculao (north), San Luis (south), Maria Aurora (west)
Area –> 92.55 km2 (35.73 sq mi)
Population –> 39,562 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> coastal plain with hills and mountains in the southern part
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Coconut, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, Ilocano, English
Barangays –> 13
Revenue (2016) –> 119,516,531.08
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman –> Rommel Rico Angara
Mayor –> Rhett Ronan Angara
Vice Mayor –> Pedro M. Ong, Jr.

History of Baler

Baler was founded on August 19, 1609.

Economy of Baler

Baler is an agricultural town where rice, fish, and coconut are the main products. As the capital and commercial center of the province, the town center hosts many grocery stores and other shops. Tourism plays an important role in the local economy with several resorts and hotels in the town.

Tourist Spots in Baler

Aniao Islet
Baler Beach

Baler Church
Dicasalarin Lighthouse and cove

Diguisit Beach
Ermita Hill
Doña Aurora Aragon-Quezon House
Hanging Bridge

Manuel Luis Quezon Monument
Museo de Baler

Sabang Beach

Tromba Marina Sculpture

Festivals of Baler

Akkaw Baler Festival

Philippine–Spanish Friendship Day celebrates the siege of Baler.

Map of Baler Municipality in Aurora

See also: Profile of Mayor Rhett Ronan Angara , Governor Gerardo Noveras

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