Visit the Central Luzon Region

The Diversity of Central Luzon

The Central Luzon Region, also known as Region III, is located in the largest island of the Philippines, Luzon. It is composed of seven provinces: Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Tarlac, and Zambales. This region is known for its significant contributions to the country’s economy, particularly in agriculture, industry, and trade.

Central Luzon is home to diverse natural landscapes, including the Sierra Madre Mountain range, the Zambales Mountain range, and the fertile plains of Pampanga. The region’s natural beauty and resources make it an important agricultural hub for the Philippines, producing rice, corn, and sugarcane, among other crops.

In addition to agriculture, Central Luzon hosts thriving industrial zones and economic centers. The Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga and the Subic Bay Freeport Zone in Zambales are prominent symbols of the region’s economic growth and development. These areas attract both local and foreign investments, further boosting the region’s economic potential.

Moreover, Central Luzon is rich in history and culture. It is the site of significant historical events, including the Bataan Death March during World War II. The region also takes pride in its vibrant traditional festivals, such as the Sinukwan Festival in Pampanga.

With its combination of natural beauty, economic significance, and cultural heritage, the Central Luzon Region remains a key player in the growth and progress of the Philippines.

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Photos from our Summer of 2023 trip

by Tourism Philippines
by Tourism Philippines

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