- TARLAC CITY
- Sister city since : Jan. 18, 2010
Tarlac City in the province of Tarlac lies 100 km northwest of Manila, the capital of the Philippines and is located in the middle of Luzon Island. It is a thriving and prosperous new engine in the development of the Philippines. The city is the hometown of Corazon Aquino, the country’s former President, and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, its current President. It is the center of the country’s pro-democracy movement. With the friendly exchange agreement signed between Tarlac and Gangseo in October 2009, the two cities are expected to spur their exchanges in various areas, including culture, economy and education.
Tarlac City, Tarlac Province, the Philippines (50 km south of Clark Field Airport)
Area : 274 ㎢
Population : 320,000
Main industries : Primary industry (agriculture: 95%)
International sister cities of Tarlac City : Zhang hua, Taiwan
- Educational institutes – 102 elementary schools (86 public, 16 private), 27 middle and high schools (8 public, 19 private), 1 state-run university
- Language institutes - Tarlac State University and MMBS language center. Tarlac is a typical agricultural city producing sugar cane, rice, fruit and livestock produce.