Peñaranda Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Peñaranda is a 4th class landlocked municipality of Nueva Ecija Province in Central Luzon or Region 3, Philippines.

Penaranda Welcome Arch
Penaranda Welcome Arch (Credit: Ramon FVelasquez)

Profile of Peñaranda Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Nueva Ecija Province in Central Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Santa Rosa (north), General Tinio (east), Gapan (south), San Leonardo (west)
Area –> 95.00 km2 (36.68 sq mi)
Population –> 29,882 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 90,574,063.06
Barangays –> 10
Terrain –> Lowland
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading
Major Products –> Rice, Poultry, Egg, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 4th
Government Officials
Congressman –> Maricel Natividad Nagano
Mayor –> Joselito Ramos
Vice Mayor –> Ofelia Manayao

History of Peñaranda

The town was named after Spanish Engineer José Maria Peñaranda who worked for its organization as a separate municipality from Gapan.

Economy of Peñaranda

Peñaranda is an agricultural town where rice and poultry are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Peñaranda

Saint Francis of Assisi Parish Church
Dream Water Resort

Festivals in Peñaranda

Araquio Festival

Map of Peñaranda Municipality in Nueva Ecija

See also: Profile of Mayor Joselito Ramos, Governor Aurelio Umali

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