Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
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National - Capital Region ● I - Ilocos ● II - Cagayan ● III - C. Luzon ● IV-A - Calabarzon ● IV-B - Mimaropa ● V - Bicol ● VI - W. Visayas ● VII - C. Visayas ● VIII - E. Visayas ● IX - Zamboanga ● X - N. Mindanao ● XI - Davao ● XII - Soccsksargen ● XIII - Caraga ● XIV - CAR ● XV - BARMM
Within these 17 regions in the Philippines, there are 42,046 barangays, 1488 municipalities, 146 cities, 81 provinces. It has a democratic form of government and the freedom of speech is upheld by law. English is the "lingua franca" and is the mode of instruction in all high schools, colleges and universities. Laws and contracts are written in English.
- Minimize corruption and maximize prosperity with a Guarantee of One Senator per Region. They divided the Philippines into REGIONS, but kept SENATORIAL representation national with no accountability to any regions.. No wonder many regions remain poor. Petition for a regional senatorial election. All regions will have senatorial representation.
Barangays of Arayat, in the Province of Pampanga within Region3-Central Luzon of The Philippines
Arenas • Baliti • Batasan • Buensuceso • Candating • Cupang (Santa Lucia) • Gatiawin • Guemasan • Kaledian (Camba) • La Paz (Turu) • Lacmit • Lacquios • Mangga-Cacutud • Mapalad • Matamo (Santa Lucia) • Panlinlang • Paralaya • Plazang Luma • Poblacion • San Agustin Norte • San Agustin Sur • San Antonio • San Jose Mesulo • San Juan Bano • San Mateo • San Nicolas • San Roque Bitas • Santo Niño Tabuan • Suclayin • Telapayong
The Philippines has been a "decentralized" form of government since 1991, contrary to what most Filipinos think. Ever since the creation of Republic Act 7160, each LGU is responsible for its own domain. Even the smallest LGU the barangay creates its own Budget. It is not dependent on handouts from the city, municipality or province. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!", it does not exist anymore. The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. . It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem.
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List of Municipalities in the Pampanga province within Region III-Central Luzon in the Republic of The Philippines
Apalit || Arayat || Bacolor || Candaba || Floridablanca || Guagua || Lubao || Macabebe || Magalang || Masantol || Mexico || Minalin || Porac || San Luis || San Simon || Santa Ana || Santa Rita || Santo Tomas || Sasmuan
Cities in the Province of Pampanga: Angeles City || Mabalacat || San Fernando City - Capital
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Geography of Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
Geography of Arayat
Location of Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
The town of Arayat is located in the northern part of Pampanga.It is surrounded by the towns of Magalang on the northwest,Cabiao on the northeast,Candaba on the east,Sta Ana on the South and Mexico on the West,with a total area of 17,694 hectares and a population of 118,312 based on the census conducted by the National Statistics Office for the Calendar Year 2007.
Only 19 kilometemeters away from the City of San Fernando(Pampanga),the capital of Pampanga, Arayat is about an hour drive from Manila.
History of Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
The beginning of Arayat
Several historical researches gave different accounts to explain the origin of the name "ARAYAT". First,that Arayat originated from the name of Fernando De Arayat,a Spanish enconmiendero whose birthplace in Spain was called "ARAYAT".Over time a particular researcher claims that the natives had transformed the word to "Daya".
Second,that the original vernacular name "Dayat" was derived from "dayatan" which literally means dry season rice crop.
Third,that Arayat was formerly knowns as "Alaya" or "East".Thus,"bunduk alaya" or "eastern mountain" referred to Mt Arayat.
Fourth,that a contemporary resercher believes that Mt Arayat and the biblical Mt Ararat,were Noah's Ark landed are the one of the same thing which the town was named.
People of Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
- Population of ARAYAT, PAMPANGA as of 2020 census: 144,875
- Total Population of Arayat as of 2015 census: 133,492
- Total Population of Arayat as of 2007 census: 118,312
Local Government Unit LGU of Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.
They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.
Budget of Municipalities and Cities: The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. It has been decentralized since 1991. It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!".
- Absolutely NO need for FEDERALISM. It is a ploy to give the Bangsamoro an Islamic State and finance the religion of Islam. It violates the constitution's "separation of church and state". We need a representation of a MINIMUM of one SENATOR per REGION..
- Contrary to Pres. Duterte's ranting (July 2019): Elected public officials can't be suspended by the DILG or the office of the president unless an official complaint has been filed. Republic Act 7160 chapter 4.
- Elected officials of Arayat for the term of 2019-2022
- Mayor of Arayat: Bon Alejandrino (KMBLN) 41,136
- Vice-Mayor of Arayat: MALLARI, POGI (NPC) 25,614
- Councilors of Arayat:
- BALAGTAS, MARLON (KMBLN) 31,365
- CHANGCOCO, LOI (NPC) 29,283
- KABIGTING, DOC K (KMBLN) 28,461
- ALEJANDRINO, RONALD (KMBLN) 27,166
- ALEJANDRINO, PINES (PDPLBN) 23,648
- HIPOLITO, ELMER (KMBLN) 23,572
- GUEVARRA, ZALDY (KMBLN) 23,494
- MARQUEZ, GENALYN (KMBLN) 16,743
- Elected officials of Arayat for the term of 2016-2019
- Mayor of Arayat: Bon Alejandrino
- Vice-Mayor of Arayat: Ramon Changcoco
- Councilors of Arayat:
- Marlon Balagtas
- Ronald Alejandrino
- Doc K Kabigting
- Loi Changcoco
- Pogi Mallari
- Elmer Hipolito
- Zaldy Guevarra
- Pines Alejandrino
- Elected officials of Arayat for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Arayat: ALEJANDRINO, BON (LP) LIBERAL PARTY
- Vice-Mayor of Arayat: CHANGCOCO, MONCHING INDEPENDENT
- Councilors of Arayat:
- LUMBANG, CHE (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 18249 8.54%
- BALAGTAS, MARLON INDEPENDENT 18169 8.51%
- CHANGCOCO, LOI (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 16598 7.77%
- ALEJANDRINO, DONG INDEPENDENT 15483 7.25%
- LURIZ, JEFF (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 15240 7.14%
- MALLARI, POGI (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 14362 6.72%
- CAGUIAT, RUDY (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 14024 6.57%
- HIPOLITO, ELMER (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 12716 5.95%
- Elected officials of Arayat for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor of Arayat: Luis Alonzo Espino
- Vice-Mayor of Arayat: Hilario Mallari Trinidad
- Councilors of Arayat:
Businesses in Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
- How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood
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- DOST - Website
- UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
- DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website
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- Possible Businesses
- Auto, Trucks, Motorcycle and Bicycle dealers
- Banks, Lending Firms, Pawnshops, and Financial Institutions
- Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
- Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
- Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
- Department Stores and Appliance Stores
- Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
- Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
- Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
- Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
- Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
- Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations
- If you have real estate property, whether its commercial, residential, farm land, or just an empty lot in Arayat, you can list that property for free. Click to VIEW, EDIT, or ADD Realty Listings.
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
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- FILIPINOS WAKE UP! THE TAXES YOU PAID ARE USED BY THE GOVERNMENT TO EXCLUSIVELY FINANCE THE RELIGION OF ISLAM.
Freedom of religion, yes. Equality, yes. But no favoritism.
Schools in Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
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Due to Covid19: Pursuant to the instructions of President Roa Duterte, and as recommended by the DepEd, classes for the year 2021-2022 will be opened but will be monitored.
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PUBLIC NOTICE: Why pretend that the National language of the Philippines is Tagalog? It should be English. To be a Teacher, doctor, lawyer, engineer, architect, nurse, computer technician; what books do you learn from? English books of course. All your tests are in English. The constitution of the Philippines is written in English. All the laws and new laws introduced by congress are in English. For that matter, you can't be a teacher in a school system unless you know English. The "Licensure Exam for Teachers" is in ENGLISH! Who are these people forcing Tagalog down our throats? Tagalog is simply one of the many dialects of the Philippines. Keep your dialects but learn and be fluent and proficient in ENGLISH.
The name of your school in Arayat can be listed here. You can list it like this:
- Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
- Address of your school
- Telephone Number
- Principal of the school
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Economy of Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
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Tourists Attractions of Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
In the Philippines a fiesta is usually celebrated in barrios or barangays. It is the official holiday of the LGU, the barangay. Filipinos love fiestas. It is a time for joy and celebration. A fiesta is of Spanish origin and is usually commemorated in association with a christian patron saint. Most barangays whose population have been clustered by Muslims(Moros) and their population is more than that of the Christians, the celebration of the fiesta have been cancelled and replaced with the Hari Raya or Eid al-Fitr.
The cities or municipalities usually have yearly festivals where all the barangays participate. The cities or municipalities hold contests for the best floats in parades.
Your Story about Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
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You can talk about your personal experiences, your advocacies, the environmental conditions of your barangay, municipality, city or province.
The oldest man or woman in Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
Do you know who the oldest man or woman is in your community of Arayat? Zamboanga.com is starting this inquiry in order to honor the older generation of the Philippines. Please provide the full name and date of birth of the elder living in Arayat. We will then post your entry in the Oldest Man or Woman in the Philippines page.
Natural Resources of Arayat, Pampanga, Philippines
- Protect the environment
It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.
Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!
Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.
The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More
We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
- Secretary Roy Cimatu - since May 8, 2017
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.
Arayat, Pampanga supports Philippine Cycling
Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In
Your cycling activity can be posted here and it will be shown in all the Provincial, City, Municipal and Barangay pages. Your 2015 Cycling Race or Activity can be Posted here.
- ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
- CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
- Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>
Featured News of The Philippine
Updated: November 1, 2022
Over 65K people in Central Visayas affected by Paeng.
DUMAGUETE CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 7 (DSWD-7) has reported that Tropical Storm Paeng affected 65,461 people or 3,561 families in 220 barangays in the four Central Visayas provinces. A report from the DSWD-7 obtained by the Philippine News Agency on Tuesday showed that as of Oct. 31, more than PHP759,000 in assistance was also handed out by the agency through their local counterparts in the aftermath of the storm. The assistance includes food packs, hot meals, modular tents, and hygiene kits, among others.
Paeng damage to W. Visayas agri sector now at P363-M
BACOLOD CITY – The onslaught of Severe Tropical Storm Paeng left an estimated damage of PHP362.934 million to crops in Western Visayas as of Tuesday. A progress report of the Department of Agriculture Region 6 (DA-6) cited by the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Emergency Operations Center showed the affected crops include rice, corn, and other high value-crops with a total volume of 14,002 metric tons (MT), of which more than 10,000 MT is for rice alone.
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