Gerona Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Gerona is a 1st class inland municipality of Tarlac Province in Central Luzon Region, Philippines.

Gerona Municipal Hall
Gerona Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: Gerona’s Finest)

Profile of Gerona Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Tarlac Province in Central Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Paniqui (north), Pura (east), Tarlac City (south), Santa Ignacia (west)
Area –> 128.89 km2 (49.76 sq mi)
Population –> 87,531 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2020) –> 260,703,176.70
Barangays –> 44
Terrain –> Hilly with lowland
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Sugarcane, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Kapampangan, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Victor A. Yap
Mayor –> Eloy Eclar
Vice Mayor –> Ronald T. Go

History of Gerona

The town of Gerona was established in 1844. It was formerly called Barrio Barug of Paniqui Municipality.

Economy of Gerona

Geronais an agricultural town where rice, sugarcane and corn are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Gerona

Gerona Plaza
Saint Catherine of Alexandria Parish Church
La Sagrada Familia Parish Church
Saint Josemaria Escriva Parish Church

Festivals in Gerona

Silawan Festival

Map of Gerona Municipality in Tarlac Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Eloy Eclar, Governor Susan Yap

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