Maria Aurora History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Maria Aurora is a 2nd class municipality of Aurora Province in Central Luzon Region, Philippines.

Maria Aurora Welcome Arch (Credit: Ramon FVelasquez via wiki)

Profile of Maria Aurora Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Aurora Province (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Dipaculao (northeast), Baler (east), San Luis (south), Bongabon in Nueva Ecija (southwest), and Alfonso Castaneda in Quirino (northwest)
Area –> 426.19 km2 (164.55 sq mi)
Population –> 40,734 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous with coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Coconut, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, Ilocano, English
Barangays –> 40
Revenue (2016) –> 140,878,416.63
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman –> Rommel Rico Angara
Mayor –> Amado Geneta
Vice Mayor –> Oscar W. Padua

Maria Aurora Municipal Hall
Maria Aurora Municipal Hall (Credit: Facebook Page)

History of Maria Aurora

Maria Aurora was named after Maria Aurora “Baby” Aragon Quezon, the first daughter of Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon and First Lady Aurora Aragon Quezon. It was formed on July 21, 1949, through the Executive Order No. 249.

Economy of Maria Aurora

Maria Aurora is an agricultural town where rice, corn and coconut are the main products.

Tourist Spots in Maria Aurora

Balete Tree (Millenium Tree)

Festivals in Maria Aurora

Rang-ay (Development) Festival

Map of Maria Aurora Municipality in Aurora Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Amado Geneta, Governor Gerardo Noveras

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