Bataan: My Province, my Pride <3

I truly love my province :3 I feel giddy when people say ‘Bataan’~ here are some facts about my beloved province and some pictures of the fun activities, festivities and places that people should go and visit




1. We have a nuclear power plant that is built on the edges of a dormant volcano (Mt. Natib).

Coordinates of the power plant: 14.6 degrees north, 120.3 degrees east


2. Ilanin Forest, one of the only remaining intact forest in the Philippines, is being deforested and developed at an alarming rate: by the end of three decades, it could be gone. [1]

3. Balanga City, the capital of Bataan is 124 km. from Manila. It has 12 towns with 238 barangays and 11 cultural minorities [sitios]. [2]

4. Bataan was established in 1754 by Governor General Pedro Manuel Arandia. Before this, the region was divided into two parts: the Corregimiento of Mariveles and the Province of Pampanga. [3]


Some festivities~


Banga Festival

 Bataan Day





Local Foods:



tinapa of Pilar


hayahay from Mariveles


Pancit from Orani




[1] : Jules Ian Gutierrez

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