San Leonardo Tourist Spots, History, Festival

San Leonardo is a 1st class landlocked municipality of Nueva Ecija Province in Central Luzon or Region 3, Philippines.

San Leonardo Municipal Hall
San Leonardo Municipal Hall (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of San Leonardo Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southwestern part of Nueva Ecija Province in Central Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Santa Rosa (north), PeƱaranda (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
Government Officials
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

See also: Profile of Mayor Froilan Nagano Jr., Governor Aurelio Umali

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