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Pearl of Central Luzon

Land of the Beautiful and Brave

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Some Few Facts About Bataan:

* Bataan is located in Region III or Central Luzon.
* Bataan is 2 hours away from Manila by land and 45 minutes by sea.

The 12 Towns of Bataan:
1. Dinalupihan
2. Hermosa
3. Orani
4. Samal
5. Abucay
6. Balanga City - Capital
7. Pilar
8. Orion
9. Limay
10. Mariveles
11. Bagac
12. Morong

Dialects/Languages Spoken in Bataan:
1. Tagalog - most Bataenos from Balanga City, Pilar, Abucay, Bagac and Morong speak only Tagalog.
2. Kapampangan - aside from Tagalog, this is spoken by people from Dinalupihan to Samal.
3. Ilocano - aside from Tagalog, Ilocano is spoken by people from Orion to Mariveles.
4. English - second language of all Bataenos.

Source of Livelihood:
1. Farming
2. Fishing
3. Commerce

Famous Places in Bataan:
1. Montemar Beach Resort
2. Joyous Resort
3. Villa Amanda
4. Dambana ng Kagitingan
5. NPC Compound - where the aborted Nuclear Power Plant is located

Famous Hotels in Bataan:
1. Crown Royale Hotel
2. Hiltop Hotel

Famous Schools in Bataan:
1. Tomas del Rosario College
2. Bataan State College
3. Balanga Elementary School
4. Bataan National High School
5. St. John Academy
6. Bataan Christian School

Famous Delicacies/Foods in Bataan:
1. Araro Cookies
2. Tinapa
3. Tuyo

Famous Churches:
1. Balanga Cathedral - headed by Socrates Villegas
2. Orani Cathedral


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