Laur Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Laur is a 3rd class landlocked municipality of Nueva Ecija Province in Central Luzon or Region 3, Philippines.

Laur Municipal Hall
Laur Municipal Hall (Credit: laur.gov.ph)

Profile of Laur Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Nueva Ecija Province in Central Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Bongabon (north), Gabaldon (east), General Tinio (south), Santa Rosa, Cabanatuan City and Palayan City (west)
Area –> 295.88 km2 (114.24 sq mi)
Population –> 35,656 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 112,429,072.62
Barangays –> 17
Terrain –> Lowland with mountains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, Ilocano, English
Legislative District –> 3rd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Rosanna Vergara
Mayor –> Alexander Daus
Vice Mayor –> John Joe Samano

History of Laur

Laur was created as a municipality on January 1, 1917. It was previously a territory of Bongabon municipality.

Economy of Laur

Laur is an agricultural town where rice and corn are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Laur

Saint Stephen the King Parish Church
Eboy Malgapo Farm

Festivals in Laur

Pagulyas Festival

Map of Laur Municipality in Nueva Ecija

See also: Profile of Mayor Alexander Daus, Governor Aurelio Umali

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