Angeles, Philippines

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', officially the ' (Lakanbalen ning Angeles; Lungsod ng Angeles), or simply referred to as Angeles City, is a highly urbanized city in the region of Central Luzon,.wikipedia
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San Fernando, Pampanga

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It is bordered by Mabalacat to the north; Mexico to the east; San Fernando to the southeast; Bacolor to the south; and Porac to the southwest and west.
It is the regional center of Central Luzon and located 66 km north of Manila, 73 km east of Subic in Zambales, and 17 km south of Clark Air Base in Angeles City.

Mabalacat

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It is bordered by Mabalacat to the north; Mexico to the east; San Fernando to the southeast; Bacolor to the south; and Porac to the southwest and west.
The former municipality was officially converted into a city following a referendum on July 21, 2012 and became the third in Pampanga after Angeles City and San Fernando.

Pampanga

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Though the city administers itself autonomously from Pampanga, it is the province's commercial and financial hub.
Angeles City, while geographically within Pampanga, is classified as a first-class, highly urbanized city and is governed independently of the province.

Clark International Airport

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Angeles is served by the Clark International Airport in Clark Freeport Zone.
Clark International Airport (Pangyatung Sulapawan ning Clark, ), is an airport that is an international gateway to the Philippines within Clark Freeport Zone in Angeles City and Mabalacat City, located 43.2 NM northwest of Manila.

Clark Air Base

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Being home of the former Clark Air Base (once the largest United States military facility outside the continental United States), it was significantly affected by the fallout from the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1991. A year after that, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt signed an executive order on 1 September, establishing 7700 acre of land in Sapang Bato as Fort Stotsenburg (which later would expand to 156204 acre in 1908 to become Clark Air Base).
Clark Air Base is a Philippine Air Force base on Luzon Island in the Philippines, located 3 mi west of Angeles, about 40 mi northwest of Metro Manila.

Clark Freeport and Special Economic Zone

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Angeles is served by the Clark International Airport in Clark Freeport Zone.
The Clark Freeport and Special Economic Zone (CFEZ) refers to an area spanning the city of Angeles and the provinces of Pampanga and Tarlac.

Cities of the Philippines

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', officially the ' (Lakanbalen ning Angeles; Lungsod ng Angeles), or simply referred to as Angeles City, is a highly urbanized city in the region of Central Luzon,.
Although some early cities were given charters because of their advantageous (Baguio, Tagaytay) or strategic (Angeles and Olongapo, Cotabato, Zamboanga) locations or in order to especially establish new government centers in otherwise sparsely populated areas (Palayan, Trece Martires, Quezon City), most Philippine cities were originally incorporated to provide a form of localized civil government to an area that is primarily urban, which, due to its compact nature and different demography and local economy, cannot be necessarily handled more efficiently by more rural-oriented provincial and municipal governments.

Mexico, Pampanga

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It is bordered by Mabalacat to the north; Mexico to the east; San Fernando to the southeast; Bacolor to the south; and Porac to the southwest and west.
Mexico also formerly included the city of San Fernando, including parts of Angeles City (formerly the barrio San Angelo).

Mount Pinatubo

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Being home of the former Clark Air Base (once the largest United States military facility outside the continental United States), it was significantly affected by the fallout from the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1991.
Three successive evacuation zones were defined, the innermost containing everything within of the volcano's summit, the second extending from the summit, and the third extending from 20 - 40 km from the summit (Clark Air Base and Angeles City were in this zone).

Central Luzon

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', officially the ' (Lakanbalen ning Angeles; Lungsod ng Angeles), or simply referred to as Angeles City, is a highly urbanized city in the region of Central Luzon,.
There are fourteen cities in the region: Balanga in Bataan; Malolos, Meycauayan and San Jose del Monte in Bulacan; Cabanatuan, Gapan, Muñoz, Palayan and San Jose in Nueva Ecija; Angeles, Mabalacat and San Fernando in Pampanga; Tarlac in Tarlac; and Olongapo in Zambales.

Fort Stotsenburg

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A year after that, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt signed an executive order on 1 September, establishing 7700 acre of land in Sapang Bato as Fort Stotsenburg (which later would expand to 156204 acre in 1908 to become Clark Air Base).
Fort Stotsenburg is situated at Barrio Sapang Bato in Angeles City and is approximately 80 km north of Manila.

U.S. Naval Base Subic Bay

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There were no casualties reported inside Clark two days from the initial eruption because the 18,000 personnel and their families were transported to Guam and the Subic Naval Base in Zambales.
The naval base was the largest overseas military installation of the United States Armed Forces after Clark Air Base in Angeles City was closed in 1991.

First Philippine Republic

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On 17 March 1899, General Emilio Aguinaldo transferred the seat of the First Philippine Republic to Angeles.
In October 1899 American forces were in San Fernando, Pampanga and the Philippine Republic was headquartered not far north of there, in Angeles.

Fields Avenue

It contains Casino Filipino Angeles and the famous Fields Avenue tourist belt.
Fields Avenue is the name of a major street running through Balibago area of Angeles in the Philippines.

Apl.de.ap

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apl.de.ap, member of the hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas, hails from Sapangbato.
Allan Pineda Lindo was born in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines.

Holy Angel University

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Holy Angel University, Central Luzon's largest university in terms of population, is also located here.
Holy Angel University is a private Roman Catholic research university in Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines.

Filipino mestizo

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During the American colonial period (1898–1946), more than 800,000 Americans were born in the Philippines, and a large concentration of Filipino mestizos or Filipinos with American ancestry were located in this city.

SM City Clark

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The city's biggest mall, SM City Clark, is also situated in Barangay Malabañas. The establishment of a number of shopping malls also fueled the city's economy, including SM City Clark, Robinson's Place Angeles, Jenra Grand Mall, Nepo Mall, Saver's Mall and the Marquee Mall, next to the City Hall.
It is located along M.A. Roxas Avenue in Clark Freeport, Angeles City in Pampanga, Philippines.

Pandan, Angeles

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Pandan, which used to be called Luyus in the past, is a Barangay of the Philippines in the highly urbanized Angeles City in the province of Pampanga in Central Luzon.

Sisig

Sisig Festival
According to the Center for Kapampangan Studies, the dish sisig originated in this city and has been on the menu since the 1730s.
Locals believe that the utilization of the pig's head in the dish came from "recycling" the excess meat from the commissaries of Clark Air Base in Angeles City, Pampanga.

Marquee Mall

It is also the location of the Angeles Exit of the North Luzon Expressway and Marquee Mall, Ayala's first mall in Central Luzon. The establishment of a number of shopping malls also fueled the city's economy, including SM City Clark, Robinson's Place Angeles, Jenra Grand Mall, Nepo Mall, Saver's Mall and the Marquee Mall, next to the City Hall.
It is located in Barangay PulunHg-Maragul, Angeles City, Philippines.

History of the Philippine Army

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The building of the general headquarters of the Philippine Commonwealth Army and Philippine Constabulary was situated in Angeles from January 1945 to June 1946, during and after World War II.
Infantry training was provided at camps throughout the Philippines; field-artillery training was concentrated near the U.S. Army's Fort Stotsenburg (near Angeles City in the province of Pampanga, about fifty miles north of Manila) and specialized training was provided at Fort William McKinley, south of Manila.

Robinsons Malls

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The establishment of a number of shopping malls also fueled the city's economy, including SM City Clark, Robinson's Place Angeles, Jenra Grand Mall, Nepo Mall, Saver's Mall and the Marquee Mall, next to the City Hall.
Robinsons Place Angeles (opened 2004) — Angeles City, Pampanga

Sapangbato

Sapang Bato, Angeles
In 1902, the United States Army studied relocating their post from Barrio Talimundoc to a fertile plain in Barrio Sapang Bato, which supposedly had better grass for their horses.
Sapangbato is the largest barangay (district) in Angeles City in Pampanga province, Philippines, with a total land area of 187,694 sq. meters and a population of 9,920.

Americans in the Philippines

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During the American colonial period (1898–1946), more than 800,000 Americans were born in the Philippines, and a large concentration of Filipino mestizos or Filipinos with American ancestry were located in this city.
The Americans, until the mid-1990s, had a heavy presence in the cities of Angeles and Olongapo, northeast of Metro Manila, due to the presence of large US military bases there.