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 Aurora Province
Aurora is named for Aurora Quezon, the wife of President Manuel Quezon of the Commonwealth of the Philippines; both were born in the capital town of Baler, now apparently renamed Naval.
The Philippine Republic's Province of Aurora is as small and thinly populated as Quezon is large and populous.
Aurora became a sub-province of Quezon in 1951, and a full province in 1979, so the image above is very likely obsolete.
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 Aurora, Philippines - History
It was Mayor Pedro V. Guerrero, with the prodding of Doña Aurora Aragon Quezon, who sought the creation of a Sub-Province of Aurora, named in honor of Doña Aurora, as a stop-gap measure to pave the way for the eventual creation of an independent province when the required number of municipalities was attained.
In the early days of the Spanish colonial period, Aurora was ecclesiastically linked to Infanta, which today rests further south in the Province of Quezon.
This act was the fulfillment of the prayers of the people of the the former Municipalities of Baler and Casiguran to be truly independent from the Province of Quezon for the first time since the Spanish occupation.
www.aurora.ph /history.html

  
 Aurora, Philippines - History
It was Mayor Pedro V. Guerrero, with the prodding of Doña Aurora Aragon Quezon, who sought the creation of a Sub-Province of Aurora, named in honor of Doña Aurora, as a stop-gap measure to pave the way for the eventual creation of an independent province when the required number of municipalities was attained.
In 1591, Quezon (then named Kalilaya) was organized into a district that included a good portion of what now constitutes the Provinces of Laguna and Nueva Ecija.
It wasn't until after World War II, however, that this part of Quezon Province languished in extreme isolation from neighboring provinces and cities.
www.aurora.ph /history.html

  
 Haribon Protecting Nature. Preserving Life.
Aurora, Aurora, Quezon, Nueva Ecija: Dreading the onset of the rains?
To the affected communities of Quezon and Aurora, however, the tragedy remains all too painfully fresh.
Last year, one of the worst natural disasters in living memory struck the provinces of Aurora, Quezon and Nueva Ecija.
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 Footnotes to History
A big part of Quezon province, in fact, was part of Nueva Ecija.
In 1902, the district of El Principe was returned to Tayabas, and remained with the province until the sub-province, and later, the province of Aurora was created.
Aurora remained with Tayabas until 1818, when the towns of Baler, Casiguran, Infanta and Polilio Island were again returned to Nueva Ecija.
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 Central Luzon, Region III, Philippines
Aurora is named for Aurora Quezon, the wife of President Manuel Quezon of the Commonwealth of the Philippines; both were born in the capital town of Baler, now apparently renamed Naval.
The Philippine Republic's Province of Aurora is as small and thinly populated as Quezon is large and populous.
Aurora is heavily forested, and the cleared land is used mostly for farming; there seems to be no industry.
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 Aurora Province
Aurora is named for Aurora Quezon, the wife of President Manuel Quezon of the Commonwealth of the Philippines; both were born in the capital town of Baler, now apparently renamed Naval.
The Philippine Republic's Province of Aurora is as small and thinly populated as Quezon is large and populous.
Aurora is heavily forested, and the cleared land is used mostly for farming; there seems to be no industry.
www.kykofc.com /kentucky/KOC_Sites/int/Philippines/aurora.htm   (258 words)

  
 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Philippines Typhoon Emergency Crisis Appeal
Aurora, Quezon, Camarines Norte, Mountain and Isabela are among the poorest and least served by infrastructure of all the provinces in the Philippines.
Aurora, Quezon and Camarines Norte: Among the worst affected provinces are Aurora, Quezon and Camarines Norte (Region 3, 4 and 5 respectively), three of the poorest and most isolated provinces of the Philippines, in the best of times.
Transportation and communication facilities are still largely out of commission in Aurora, Quezon and Isabela provinces, and exact data on the situation of children in these areas are not yet fully available.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/AllDocsByUNID/6512220c85f157b3c1256f6400322837   (258 words)

  
 Aurora, Philippines - History
It was Mayor Pedro V. Guerrero, with the prodding of Doña Aurora Aragon Quezon, who sought the creation of a Sub-Province of Aurora, named in honor of Doña Aurora, as a stop-gap measure to pave the way for the eventual creation of an independent province when the required number of municipalities was attained.
In 1591, Quezon (then named Kalilaya) was organized into a district that included a good portion of what now constitutes the Provinces of Laguna and Nueva Ecija.
In 1572, the Spanish explorer Juan de Salcedo became the first European to visit the region that would be known as Aurora while he was exploring the northern coast of Luzon.
www.aurora.ph /history.html   (258 words)

  
 Aurora province Resorts and Hotels, Aurora province travel guide and tourist destinations
The province was named after Aurora Quezon, born in Baler and wife of Manuel L. Quezon, the first president of the Philippine Commonwealth.
In 1951, municipalities now comprising the province were organized into Aurora, then a sub-province of what had become Quezon.
During the Commonwealth period, when President Quezon unexpectedly visited Binondo, he named it Aurora in honor of his wife.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /travel_aurora.html   (258 words)

  
 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Philippines Typhoon Emergency Crisis Appeal
Aurora, Quezon, Camarines Norte, Mountain and Isabela are among the poorest and least served by infrastructure of all the provinces in the Philippines.
Aurora, Quezon and Camarines Norte: Among the worst affected provinces are Aurora, Quezon and Camarines Norte (Region 3, 4 and 5 respectively), three of the poorest and most isolated provinces of the Philippines, in the best of times.
Aurora and Quezon have been particularly devastated by landslides made worse by decades of illegal logging in the area.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/AllDocsByUNID/6512220c85f157b3c1256f6400322837   (1828 words)

  
 Aurora province Resorts and Hotels, Aurora province travel guide and tourist destinations
The province was named after Aurora Quezon, born in Baler and wife of Manuel L. Quezon, the first president of the Philippine Commonwealth.
In 1951, municipalities now comprising the province were organized into Aurora, then a sub-province of what had become Quezon.
During the Commonwealth period, when President Quezon unexpectedly visited Binondo, he named it Aurora in honor of his wife.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /travel_aurora.html   (559 words)

  
 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » Philippines Typhoon Emergency Crisis Appeal
Aurora, Quezon, Camarines Norte, Mountain and Isabela are among the poorest and least served by infrastructure of all the provinces in the Philippines.
Aurora, Quezon and Camarines Norte: Among the worst affected provinces are Aurora, Quezon and Camarines Norte (Region 3, 4 and 5 respectively), three of the poorest and most isolated provinces of the Philippines, in the best of times.
Aurora and Quezon have been particularly devastated by landslides made worse by decades of illegal logging in the area.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/rwb.nsf/AllDocsByUNID/6512220c85f157b3c1256f6400322837   (559 words)

  
 Welcome to Pesocard.Com - Always There For You!
Aurora province was formerly composed of the two municipalities of Baler and Casiguran which were the part of the province of Quezon (Tayabas during the pre- war years), the only two municipalities located in the northern part of Quezon Province at that time.
Aurora Quezon was known for her untiring efforts in giving social welfare services especially to the people if Aurora province.
It is bounded on the North by Isabela, on the south by the Northern port of Quezon, on the East by the Facific Ocean, and on the West by Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya and Nueva Ecija
www.pesocard.com /provinces/region4_aurora.html   (559 words)

  
 Newsbreak
Much of Quezon and Aurora provinces is part of the Sierra Madre, the country’s biggest mountain range, extending from as far north as Cagayan through parts of Southern Luzon down to the Camarines provinces in Bicol.
Over 60,000 hectares of forested land in Quezon and Aurora had been declared alienable and disposable, and thus were either already titled or open to private ownership.
Compared to the rest of the country, Aurora and Quezon are better off in terms of forest cover, former DENR Secretary Fulgencio Factoran said.
partners.inq7.net /newsbreak/cover/index.php?story_id=24428   (559 words)

  
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She added that Aurora used to be a part of the Diocese of Infanta and has deep linguistic, cultural and historical ties with Quezon.
On the other hand, Aurora, which used to be a sub-province, was also named in honor of Aurora Quezon, the widow of the President.
Castillo protested the transfer of supervisory control over Aurora to Region 3, saying it was done without genuine consultation with Aurorans who are unanimously in maintaining their affiliation to Region 4.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/09/24/PROV2004092419184.html   (514 words)

  
 Malaya-The National Newspaper
It is the biggest privately owned land in what Roxas has called the country's "wild, wild east." Green Circle's timber area is spread out over the towns of Dingalan, Aurora and General Nakar, Quezon, and is one of only five timber license holders in Aurora province.
Perhaps the biggest of all his businesses is Green Circle, which has a Special Private Land Timber License (SPLTL) covering 28,000 hectares in Aurora and Quezon, an area much bigger than Quezon City and bigger even than Batanes.
In January 2000, Estrada himself also signed a proclamation declaring a Special Economic and Tourism Zone in the very areas where Green Circle land is-the Umiray area, both in Dingalan, Aurora, and in General Nakar, Quezon.
www.malaya.com.ph /feb01/news5.htm   (514 words)

  
 HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
The Province of Aurora occupies the northern portion of the Quezon Province, bounded in the east by the Pacific Ocean, Quirino, Nueva Ecija and Viscaya in the west, Isabela in the north and Quezon in the south.
During the Commonwealth period, when President Manuel L. Quezon unexpectedly visited Bondo, the municipality was enlarged and named Aurora in honor of his wife.
On June 14, 1951, the region comprising the municipalities of Baler, Casiguran, Dilasag, Dipaculao, Dinalungan, Dingalan, Maria Aurora and San Luis were created as a sub-province of Quezon under Republic Act No. 648 on August 13, 1979 by virtue of Batas Pambansa No. 7, Aurora became the 73
rfu3.da.gov.ph /AURORA.htm   (514 words)

  
 WHOSE  HEAD  WILL  ROLL  OVER  FLOODS?
Defensor, for his part, has warned of massive reorganization in the DENR regional offices in Nueva Ecija, Quezon and Aurora, which oversee the towns that were submerged in water at the height of tropical storm "Winnie" over the weekend.
He also confirmed reports of illegal logging in certain areas in Quezon but clarified that the towns hit by flashfloods in Aurora "seemingly have no illegal logging activity," although other parts of Aurora were found to have illegal logging problems.
With more than 300 people dead and hundreds more missing in flashfloods and landslides in Quezon, Nueva Ecija and Aurora provinces Monday night, Defensor said charges will be filed against DENR officials who tolerated rampant illegal logging that is being blamed for the catastrophe.
www.newsflash.org /2004/02/hl/hl101386.htm   (514 words)

  
 Aurora province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aurora was, in fact, named after Aurora A. Quezon, the wife of Pres.
Before 1979, Aurora was part of the province of Quezon.
To the east of Aurora is the Philippine Sea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Aurora,_Philippines   (118 words)

  
 Manuel L. Quezon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manuel L. Quezon, a Spanish-mestizo, was born in Baler in the province of Tayabas (now Aurora).
Quezon was married to his first cousin Aurora Aragón and had four children: María Aurora, María Zeneida, Luisa Corazón Paz and Manuel Jr.
Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina (August 19, 1878 – August 1, 1944) was the first president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manuel_L._Quezon   (633 words)

  
 Welcome to Pesocard.Com - Always There For You!
Aurora province was formerly composed of the two municipalities of Baler and Casiguran which were the part of the province of Quezon (Tayabas during the pre- war years), the only two municipalities located in the northern part of Quezon Province at that time.
Aurora Quezon was known for her untiring efforts in giving social welfare services especially to the people if Aurora province.
Aurora province was officially created on 13 August 1979 through Batas Pambansa Blg.
www.pesocard.com /provinces/region4_aurora.html   (633 words)

  
 HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
The Province of Aurora occupies the northern portion of the Quezon Province, bounded in the east by the Pacific Ocean, Quirino, Nueva Ecija and Viscaya in the west, Isabela in the north and Quezon in the south.
On June 14, 1951, the region comprising the municipalities of Baler, Casiguran, Dilasag, Dipaculao, Dinalungan, Dingalan, Maria Aurora and San Luis were created as a sub-province of Quezon under Republic Act No. 648 on August 13, 1979 by virtue of Batas Pambansa No. 7, Aurora became the 73
Aurora lies between latitude 150 01’43” and 16 31’00”N and longitudes 121 16’22” and 122 01’30” E. The provincial capital, Baler is 232 kilometers away from Manila by the National Highway via the Cabanatuan-Palayan-Bongabong-Baler route.
rfu3.da.gov.ph /AURORA.htm   (633 words)

  
 Aurora, Province of Enchantment
Aurora A. Quezon who died with her in an ambush on 28 April 1949.
The late Aurora A. Quezon, wife of the late President Quezon, worked for the appointment of Pedro V. Guerrero as mayor of Baler, and Antonio A. Angara as mayor of Casiguran.
Maria Aurora), 62 kilometers southwest, the District of Pantabangan, 52 kilometers to the north, the town of Casiguran, 97 kilometers south, the town of the District of Infanta, and 99 kilometers west, the town of Bongabong.
www.geocities.com /olagstories/aurora.htm   (633 words)

  
 Welcome to Pesocard.Com - Always There For You!
Aurora province was formerly composed of the two municipalities of Baler and Casiguran which were the part of the province of Quezon (Tayabas during the pre- war years), the only two municipalities located in the northern part of Quezon Province at that time.
Aurora Quezon was known for her untiring efforts in giving social welfare services especially to the people if Aurora province.
Aurora province was officially created on 13 August 1979 through Batas Pambansa Blg.
www.pesocard.com /provinces/region4_aurora.html   (633 words)

  
 HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
The Province of Aurora occupies the northern portion of the Quezon Province, bounded in the east by the Pacific Ocean, Quirino, Nueva Ecija and Viscaya in the west, Isabela in the north and Quezon in the south.
On June 14, 1951, the region comprising the municipalities of Baler, Casiguran, Dilasag, Dipaculao, Dinalungan, Dingalan, Maria Aurora and San Luis were created as a sub-province of Quezon under Republic Act No. 648 on August 13, 1979 by virtue of Batas Pambansa No. 7, Aurora became the 73
Aurora lies between latitude 150 01’43” and 16 31’00”N and longitudes 121 16’22” and 122 01’30” E. The provincial capital, Baler is 232 kilometers away from Manila by the National Highway via the Cabanatuan-Palayan-Bongabong-Baler route.
rfu3.da.gov.ph /AURORA.htm   (633 words)

  
 Manuel L. Quezon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manuel L. Quezon, a Spanish-mestizo, was born in Baler in the province of Tayabas (now Aurora).
Quezon was married to his first cousin Aurora Aragón and had four children: María Aurora "Baby" Quezon (1919-1949), María Zeneida "Nini" Quezon-Avancena (1921-), Luisa Corazón Paz "Nenita" Quezon (1923-1923) and Manuel L. "Nonong" Quezon, Jr.
Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina (August 19, 1878 – August 1, 1944) was the first president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manuel_Luis_Quezon   (704 words)

  
 Ethnologue report for Philippines
Luzon, northern Zambales Province, 5 towns, 2 villages in Pangasinan Province, and village of Panitian, Quezon on Palawan Island.
Eastern Luzon, Aurora Province, Bayanihan, San Luis; Diteki, the first settlement along the road after coming through the mountains from Cabanatuan.
Eastern Nueva Ecija, Sierra Madre and coast areas of Quezon Province, town of San Miguel, and a large community in a remote part of San Miguel, Bulacan Province.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=philippines   (704 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition TOP STORIES > 8 environment officials  in stricken areas sacked
Eight Environment and Natural Resources officials in Aurora, Quezon, and Nueva Ecija were relieved Friday for allegedly failing to check illegal logging in their areas.
Widespread forest destruction owing to illegal cutting of trees is being blamed for landslides and flash floods in Quezon, Aurora and Nueva Ecija.
Environment Secretary Mike Defensor relieved Benjamin Mina, provincial environment and natural resources officer (Penro) of Aurora; Meliton Vicente, community environment and natural resources officer (Cenro) of Dingalan, Aurora; and Jeremias Casala, Cenro of Maria Aurora, Aurora.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/dec/04/yehey/top_stories/20041204top3.html   (704 words)

  
 This Developer Burns Money and Cuts Trees
It is the biggest privately owned land in what Roxas has called the country's "wild, wild east." Green Circle's timber area is spread out over the towns of Dingalan, Aurora and General Nakar, Quezon, and is one of only five timber license holders in Aurora province.
As the debate on logging heats up, the PCIJ is releasing a two-part article that shows how difficult it is for the government to cut down on "illegal loggers." This report tells the story of two big-time loggers in Aurora and Quezon, provinces recently devastated by floods and mudslides linked to deforestation.
In January 2000, Estrada himself also signed a proclamation declaring a Special Economic and Tourism Zone in the very areas where Green Circle land is-the Umiray area, both in Dingalan, Aurora, and in General Nakar, Quezon.
www.pcij.org /stories/2005/logging2.html   (704 words)

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