PROFILE

Name: Maria Aurora
Province: AURORA
Region: III
Income Class: 2nd Class Municipality
Legal Basis of Creation: E.O. No. 246, July 21, 1949
Total Annual LGU Income: P 175,072,598.91 (Annual Budget CY 2017)
Geographical Location: Longtitude 15° 40’00” to 121° 30’00”
Latitude 15° 40’00” to : 15° 50’00”
Total Land Area:
Forest Land Area:
A & D Land Area:
42,619
25,571.40 has. or 60% of total land area
17,047.60 has. or 40% of total land area
 BOUNDARIES:  North/Northwest : Nueva Vizcaya
West/Southwest : Nueva Ecija
South : San Luis, Aurora
East : Baler & Dipaculao, Aurora
Number of Barangays: 40 Barangays
Total Population:
        No. of Household:
        No. of Voters:
40,734
10,332
27,507
School: Elementary: 37
Secondary: 11
Tertiary: 3
Non-Formal: 2
Major Cops Produced: Coconut, rice root crops, vegetables & fruit crops
Topography and Slope <100 MSL -24.71%;  100-300 MASL – 24.93%
 300-500 MASL – 25.13%; 100-300 MASL -25.23%
Climate:
  Average Annual Rainfall:
  Monthly Mean:
Type II Climate under Corona’s Classification
3,311.1 mm
279.9 mm
Water Resources:
   Proclaimed Watersheds
        and Reservations       
Pacugao, Bazal, Malupa, Diaat & Cabatangan River
Pacugao Watershed – 3,567 hectares
Bazal-Baubo Watershed – 4,403 hectares
Diaat Watershed – 2,678 hectares
Aurora Memorial National Park – 2,910 hectares
Soil Characteristics: Lowland soils – young soils formed from fluvio-marine Sediments &
Alluvial materials, fine foamy to clayey texture
Upland soils – undulating to rolling , slightly to moderately dissected
Low volcanic, metamorphic & diuretic hills
Hill & mountain soils – rolling to steep metamorphic, diuretic &
volcanic, clayey soil textures
Modes  of Transportation: Bus, Jeepney, Tricycle, Utility Van
Road Network: Concrete – 80,682 km., Unpaved/Graveled – 174.579 km.
Communications: Postal Service, Smart, Globe & PLDT Telecommunications
Cable TV, daily newspaper
Power Supply: Aurora Electric Cooperative (AURELCO)
Solid Waste Management: Sanitary Landfill, residual waste collected in 9 urban barangay,
Operates barangay Material Recovery Facilities (MRF)
Irrigation System: 15 irrigation systems, service area – 2,100 hectares.
Tourist Destination: Balete Ecological Park – Barangay Qurinino
Dimasalan Falls – Barangay Galintuja
Baubo – Bayanihan Watershed Reserved Mountain Trekking
Cor-rooy Group of Falls – Barangay Bazal-Baubo-Bayanihan Watershed Reserved – Mountain Trekking
Aurora Trans-Basin Dam – Canili Area
 Hotel & Resort: Loren-Tess Resort & Lodging House (Brgy. Ramada)
El Cadji Resto Garden (Barangay IV)
Mario’s Inn (Barangay IV)
Malamig Traveller’s Inn & Farm Resort (Brgy. San Jose)
Jeyah Soon Hot Spring (Brgy. Bannawag)
Travel to Manila Kilometer Zero: 5 Hours and 15minutes
Festival/Feast: Rang-ay (development) Festival – every July 21
Website: mariaaurora.gov.ph
Email address: lgumariaaurora8@gmail.com
Facebook page: LGU Maria Aurora Aurora