RegionCentral Luzon
MunicipalitiesBaler (capital), Casiguran, Dilasag, Dingalan,
Dinalungan, Dipaculao, Maria Aurora, San Luis
Land Area
323,954 hectares
TopographyMountainous with 30% coastal flatlands
Forest Cover
70% of the total land area
Climate
Generally sunny and humid; rainfall evenly
distributed throughout the year,
averaging 274 mm/month;
average temperature is 25 degrees celcius
Population323,954 (CY 2007)
People
Dominant population of Tagalog and Ilocano;
Indigenous groups of Dumagat, Bugkalot and
Igorot
Language and DialectsFilipino, English, Ilocano, Kasiguranin,
Bicolano, Visayan
Natural Resources
Forest, coasta-marine, minerals
Major Products
Palay, coconut, citrus, banana, sabutan,
corn, coffee, root crops
Legal Basis of Creation
Batas Pambansa Blg 7 August 13, 1979
Number of Barangay
152
BoundariesNorth- Isabela & Quirino Province
Northwest – Nueva Viscaya Province
West – Nueva Ecija Province
Southwest – Bulacan Province
South – Quezon Province
East – Pacific Ocean
Climate
TypeIV, Corona’s Classification
Average Rainfall
273.9 mm/month
Power Supply
Aurora Electric Cooperatives Inc.
(AURELCO)
Telecommunications
PLDT, PT&T, Smart, Globe, RCPI,
Handheld Radio,
SmartBro Internet
Media
3 Radio Stations
(DZRH Radyo Natin, DZJO FM, RadioTV Baler)
ABS-CBN 2 & GMA 7 Relay Station
Interlink Cable TV & BSCN
Major Educational Institution
Aurora State College of Technology (ASCOT)
University of the Philippines-School of Health
Science Baler Branch (UP-SHS)
Mount Carmel College (MCC-Baler)
Mount Carmel College (MCC-Casiguran)
Wesleyan University-Philippines (WUP)