San Leonardo is a 1st class landlocked municipality of Nueva Ecija Province in Central Luzon or Region 3, Philippines.
Profile of San Leonardo Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southwestern part of Nueva Ecija Province in Central Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Santa Rosa (north), Peñaranda (east), Gapan and Cabiao (south), Jaen (west)
Area –> 151.90 km2 (58.65 sq mi)
Population –> 65,299 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 147,613,693.46
Barangays –> 15
Terrain –> Lowland
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading
Major Products –> Rice, Poultry, Egg, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, Kapampangan, English
Legislative District –> 4th
Congressman –> Maricel Natividad Nagano
Mayor –> Froilan Nagano Jr.
Vice Mayor –> Amerigus Nagano
History of San Leonardo
San Leonardo was formerly a barrio of Gapan called “Manikling”. The first people to reside here were Kapampangans.
In 1903, the town of San Leonardo had a total population of 7,082 which increased to 15,385 in 1948.
Economy of San Leonardo
San Leonardo is an agricultural town where rice and poultry are the major products.
Tourist Spots in San Leonardo
St. Bartholomew the Apostle Parish Church
Festivals in San Leonardo
San Leonardo Town Feast
Map of San Leonardo Municipality in Nueva Ecija