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

 

 

Facts:

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

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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~

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Banga Festival

 Bataan Day

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Local Foods:

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tinapa of Pilar

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hayahay from Mariveles

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Pancit from Orani

 

Landmarks:

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[1] : Jules Ian Gutierrez

[2] : http://www.tourism.gov.ph/SitePages/InteractiveSitesPage.aspx?siteID=15

[3] : http://www.visitmyphilippines.com/index.php?title=Profile%20of%20Bataan&func=single&pid=5699&Page=1&tbl=0

[4] http://www.images.google.com 

 

 

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