14 Facts About Angeles City


Angeles City, officially known as the City of Angeles, is a 1st class highly urbanized city in the Central Luzon region of the Philippines.

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Angeles City is one of the proposed metropolitan areas in the Philippines.

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Metro Angeles City is proposed to include the independent component cities of Mabalacat and San Fernando, as well as the towns of Bacolor, Floridablanca, Guagua, Lubao, Mexico, Porac and Santa Rita.

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The Battle of Angeles City was considered to be the longest in the history of the Filipino-American War in Pampanga.

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In January 1900, General Frederick D Grant organized the first U S Civil Government in Angeles by appointing an alcalde or municipal mayor, beginning American rule over Angeles.

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Angeles City was assisted in the preparation of the City Chapter by Attorney Enrique Tayag, a prominent resident of the town.

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In 2018, Angeles applied to be a UNESCO Creative City, while it applied sisig into the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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Angeles City is served by the Clark International Airport in Clark Freeport Zone.

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Angeles City is 83 kilometres from Manila and 17 kilometres from the provincial capital, San Fernando.

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Under the Koppen climate classification system, Angeles City has a tropical savanna climate that borders on a tropical monsoon climate .

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The economy of Angeles City was heavily dependent on the American base at that time.

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Angeles City has cottage industries producing rattan furniture, coconuts, and charcoal briquettes.

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Angeles City is promoted as a gastronomy tourist destination and is billed as the "culinary capital" of the Philippines.

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Angeles City is situated within the perimeter of the Clark Freeport Zone.

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