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  WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pampanga has always enjoyed the title, “The Culinary Center of the Philippines.” It is populated by resourceful hardy folk who are justifiably proud of their famous Kapampangan cuisine.
Pampanga is composed of 20 municipalities and two cities, namely: Angeles City and San Fernando City.
Pampanga is characterized by a wet season and dry season.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=12   (211 words)

  Angeles Hotels Pampanga Province Travel Destinations, Angeles City Hotels & Resorts, Pampanga Province Hotels
Pampanga is located in the hearth of Central Luson.
Pampanga is populated by resourceful hardy folk, who are justifiably proud of their famous Kapampangan cuisine, regarded by many as the best regional food in the Philippines.
Pampanga has many remnants of a long and colorful history, including roofs of the old Spanish houses and church of Bacolor, the Betis Church of Guagua and the St. Peter's shrine at Apalit, with its life-size image of the saint.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /travel_pampanga.html   (547 words)

  Pampanga   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pampanga is a province of the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region.
Pampanga is bordered by the provinces of Bataan and Zambales to the west, Tarlac and Nueva Ecija to the north, and Bulacan to the southeast.
Pampanga is subdivided into 20 municipalities and 2 cities.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/p/pa/pampanga.html   (80 words)

 Pampanga at AllExperts
Pampanga is served by the Diosdado Macapagal International Airport, which is located in Clark Field some 16 kilometers south of the provincial capital.
Pampanga was founded by the Spanish conquistador, Martín de Goiti in 1571.
Pampanga which is about 850 square miles in area and presently inhabited by more than 1.5 million people, had its present borders drawn in 1873.
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Pampanga occupies the center of the region and is bounded on the south and southeast by Bulacan, on the north by Tarlac and Nueva Ecija, and on the northeast and westwise by Zambales.
The province Pampanga is centrally located in the Central Plain of Luzon hemmed at all sides by all provinces in the region.
Under this bridge passed large bancas from the other parts of Pampanga, said to be the landing place of Simon de Anda y Salazar when they retreated from the English invaders who established Bacolor as the seat of the Spanish government and the capital of the Philippines in 1762.
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 FMA Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pampanga has always enjoyed the title, “The Culinary Center of the Philippines.”; It is populated by resourceful hardy folk who are justifiably proud of their famous Kapampangan cuisine.
Pampanga was the home province of Diosdado Macapagal, ninth President of the Philippine republic, and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, incumbent and 14th President.
Pampanga is populated by resourceful hardy folk who are justifiably proud of their famous Kapampangan cuisine.
www.fmafestival.com /pampanga.htm   (4485 words)

 pampanga   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pampanga was, among other distinctions, the first Luzon province inaugurated by the Spaniards (in 1571, the same year as the inauguration of the City of Manila).
Pampanga's present borders were more or less established by 1873, after undergoing several alterations which either subtracted from (in most cases) or added to its present land area of 850 square miles (smaller than most U.S. counties).
The Pampanga towns of Bamban, Capas, Concepcion, Tarlac, and Victoria, which were under the Commandancia Militar, never reverted to Pampanga; instead they became part of the new province of Tarlac, which was created in 1874.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Academy/4059/pampanga.html   (585 words)

 Andro's Kapampangan Page
Pampanga derived its name from the Kapampangan words "pangpang ilog" meaning "riverside" where the early Malayan settlements were concentrated along the Rio Grande de la Pampanga.
Pampanga, one of the richest provinces in the Philippines, was re-organized as a province by the Spaniards on December 11, 1571.
Pampanga which is about 850 square miles in area and presently inhabited by more than 1.5 million people, had its present borders drawn in 1873.
www-rcf.usc.edu /~camiling   (180 words)

 Pampanga, Philippines
The training center is a project of the Department of Trade and Industry to address the skills requirements of the wood furniture industry to improve their performance in the export market.
CAMP Olivas, Pampanga – The 3rd Criminal Investigation and Detection Unit of the Philippine National Police arrested a big-time cyber sex den maintainer in Central Luzon Thursday.
CITY of San Fernando, Pampanga – Sonia Soto, the beleaguered city administrator of Mayor Oscar S. Rodriguez, followed what Commission on Elections chairman Benjamin Abalos did – quit, to clear her name from charges of “falsification of public documents and dishonesty”.
luzon.wowphilippines.com /pampanga   (1206 words)

 Hotel & Resorts in Pampanga, Philippines
Pampanga is renowned for its delicately seasoned cuisine, and the artistic talent of the Pampanguenos who create the Philippine's finest crafts, woodcarving, handcarved furniture, and colourful Christmas pageants.....
In summer, the climate is very hot due to the humid temperature of Mt. Pinatubo while during the rainy season, residents and guests are advised to take precautionary measures due to lahar flows and flood which occasionally visit some lower portion of the city.
The province of Pampanga is strategically located at the crossroads of central Luzon and is highly accessible by both air and land.
www.asiatravel.com /manila/pampanga.html   (526 words)

 The Provincial Profile of Pampanga
During the Spanish period, Pampanga was an important source of food, forced labor and lumber for the Spanish colony.
Pampanga was one of the first provinces to join the revolution of 1896 and San Fernando served as a temporary capital of the Philippine Republic in 1899.
Pampanga is taking center stage as the country shifts into industrial high gear.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/pampanga.htm   (1433 words)

 Pampanga - Languages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The setting is the province of Pampanga and a part of the province of Tarlac which are a part of the vast central plain of Luzon, the rice granary of the Philippines.
Pampanga's territory then extended beyond its present borders, even beyond the Caraballo Mountains in the north, well beyond where its language was spoken.
Pampanga was among the first to join the revolution and among the eight placed under martial law by the governor-general for instigating a revolution, and as such it is now represented by one of the eight rays of the sun in the Philippine flag.
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 USS Pampanga
Assigned to patrol duty in Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Pampanga operated in support of the Army engaged in putting down the Philippine insurrection, carrying troops and supphes, providing shore bombardment to forces ashore, and blookaded rebel towns.
Pampanga was loaned to the Army for use as a patrol boat and ferry about Corregidor Island in Manila Bay 31 December 1908 and was returned to the Navy 11 November 1910.
Once again commissioned 3 January 1916 at Hong Kong, China, Pampanga was attached to the Asiatic Fleet and began duty on the South China Patrol station, investigating Chinese political conditions and offering assistance to Americans in danger or need.
www.multied.com /NAVY/gunboat/pampanga.html   (346 words)

 Pinatubo and Lahar News clippings
DPWH authorities have reassured Pampanga residents that the megadike along both sides of the treacherous Pasig-Potrero river is intact to withstand imminent lahar flows and rampaging floodwaters.
Pampanga based private construction firms also issued similar statements warning residents living near the megadike against complacency because of the public works department's failure to test the dike.
This was announced by Pampanga Gov. Manuel Lapid yesterday who said that the firms have agreed to transport and discharge their industrial effluents at the deert like lahar lands which could reportedly enrich the soil and induce the growth of plant life.
www.margarita-station.com /pinatubo.html   (5529 words)

 Ivan About Town: Pampanga's pride
Pampanga's pride is indeed its heritage and cuisine.
It is the second oldest church in Pampanga and one of the 26 churches declared by the National Museum as national cultural treasures;
Pampanga 9 10 34 62 63 77 82 83 94 102 113 130 131 145 152
ivanhenares.blogspot.com /2006/04/pampangas-pride.html   (1836 words)

 DAYS HOTEL PAMPANGA Resorts and Hotels Reservation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
BETIS CHURCH (Betis, Guagua) - Pampanga's oldest church is a fascinating work of architecture with its classic altar in antique carved design and décor blending with religious frescoes reminiscent of neoclassic works of European Art.
PAMPANGA AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE (Magalang) - A state-owned educational institution ideally located at the scenic foot hills of Mt. Arayat where a conference pavillion and natural swimming area were developed by the Philippine Tourism Authority.
PAMPANGA DAY (December 11) - The people of the entire Pampanga province celebrate its foundation day with various programs and festivities such as cultural shows, trade exhibits and other socio-economic projects.
www.vciholidays.com /pampanga.html   (991 words)

 Sun.Star Pampanga Online - General news and information on Pampanga and neighboring provinces
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Pampanga Provincial Board (PB) will override on Monday Governor Eddie Panlilio's veto on Ordinance 176.
The governor said the measure "removed the power and authority of the governor."
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- Pampanga Governor Eddie Panlilio said he would not recall his order placing Provincial Engineer Juanito Macatuno under a 60-day preventive suspension.
www.sunstar.com.ph /pampanga/index.html   (154 words)

 giant lanterns
The annual lantern festival in San Fernando, Pampanga continues to attract hordes of spectators from all over the country, as the competing giant parols become even more spectacular with each passing year.
Pampanga parades parols of all shapes and sizes, from small hand-caried ones to...
Sa panahong ito nais ni Pangulong Quezon na kilalanin ang Pampanga bilang isang modelong probinsiya.
www.seasite.niu.edu /Tagalog/Cynthia/festivals/giant_lanterns.htm   (2006 words)

 Bayan ng Apalit - Lalawigan ng Pampanga -- “Manaplit ka apalit” By Mayor Tirso G. Lacanilao   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
is one of the twenty municipalities of Pampanga.
It is situated in the eastern portion of the province.
It is bounded on the north by San Simon, on the south by Macabebe, on the west by Minalin, all municipalities of Pampanga; and on the east by Calumpit, Province of Bulacan.
www.apalitpampanga.com /index.html   (327 words)

 Hotels in Pampanga - Pampanga hotel reservations & reviews. Pampanga travel guide and hotel list. Hotels in Pampanga
Pampanga hotels and resorts reservation guide - the definitive guide to Pampanga accommodation.
The Pampanga hotels and resorts guide provides a brief summary, customer ratings and reviews for hotels or resorts.
For detailed hotel information or to reserve a hotel or resort in Pampanga, please select a hotel or resort and let asiahotels.com be your Pampanga travel agent.
www.asiahotels.com /hl/Pampanga-Philippines.asp   (244 words)

 Pampanga River Basin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Adjacent to Mount Arayat, across Pampanga River, just on the eastern side is the Candaba swamp, covering an area of some 300 sq.
At the lower sections of the basin, where the Pampanga delta lies, the Pampanga River system divide into relatively small branches, crisscrossed with fishponds to form a network of sluggish, tidal flats and canals, which eventually find their way to Manila Bay.
With the anticipated completion of the Pampanga Delta Project (DPWH), it is expected that floodflows at the lower section of the Pampanga River will recede at a much faster rate than before.
groups.msn.com /PampangaRiverBasin/pampangariverbasin.msnw   (408 words)

Assigned to patrol duty in Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Pampanga operated in support of the Army engaged in putting down the Philippine insurrection, carrying troops and supplies, providing shore bombardment to forces ashore, and blockaded rebel towns.
Moving on to the Cebu station in mid-1900, the gunboat continued cooperating with the Army there into 1901 and then switched to patrolling off Samar.
In the course of her service, she cruised the West River to Canton and beyond protecting American interests, especially in the period of heavy unrest in the middle 1920’s, and made frequent visits to Hong Kong, Swatow, and the other ports of the area in the performance of her duty.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/p1/pampanga.htm   (362 words)

 Pampanga Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Pampanga Province, which adjoined Bulacan is inundated with tourists and curious spectators.
They are here to watch emulators of Jesus Christ gather in a rice-field outside the provincial capital San Fernando to have their hands pierced by real nails, so that they can be crucified voluntarily for about half a minute each.
The National Park offers swimming pools that are fed by the free-flowing spring water, pinic areas, and trails leading to the top of the volcano.
www.regit.com /regitour/philipin/intplace/pampanga.htm   (186 words)

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