Pampanga, 1899
Mayor Garbo is the incumbent Mayor of the City since July 01, 2017
Collapsed hangars at the Clark Air Base after the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo
Old seal of the province since 1950.
Centre of Mabalacat
The logo of Clark International Airport used until 2019.
MacArthur Highway at Angeles, the neighboring city San Fernando is southbound of the highway.
Xevera Fountain
Our Lady of Grace Parish in Mabalacat.
Montessori de Xevera
Korea Town of Angeles
The Town Hall, used prior to Mabalacat's cityhood
Malabañas skyline
Façade of Halls of Justice (view from the rear of the Capitolio)
Our Lady of Grace Parish
Al-fresco restaurants at the backside of Marquee Mall
Entering Mabalacat
Preparing for the Octoberfest 2009 along McArthur Highway in Balibago district
Robinsons Supermarket
Angeles Heritage District featuring Museo ning Angeles and Santo Rosario Church
The Risen Lord United Methodist Church
Parish of Christ the Prince of Peace located at Mauaque Resettlement, Sapang Biabas

Clark International Airport (Pangyatung Sulapawan ning Clark; ; ), known as Diosdado Macapagal International Airport from 2003 to 2012, is an international airport covering portions of the cities of Angeles and Mabalacat within the Clark Freeport Zone in the province of Pampanga, Philippines.

- Clark International Airport

While Angeles City is politically independent from the province of Pampanga, it is usually grouped with it for statistical purposes.

- Angeles City

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

- Angeles City

Angeles City is the largest LGU but while geographically within Pampanga, it is classified as a first-class, highly urbanized city and has been governed independently of the province since it received its charter in 1964.

- Pampanga

Pampanga is served by Clark International Airport (formerly Diosdado Macapagal International Airport), which is in Clark Freeport Zone, some 16 km north of the provincial capital.

- Pampanga

The former municipality was officially upgraded to a city following a referendum on July 21, 2012, and became the third in Pampanga after Angeles City and San Fernando.

- Mabalacat

The Clark International Airport, as well as the numerous hotels, casinos, golf courses, and resorts in Clark Freeport, are mostly situated in Mabalacat.

- Mabalacat

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

- Angeles City

The pastorella (Misa de Pastores in honor of the shepherds at the birth of Jesus Christ - a set of Latin hymns of the 9-day Christmas Masses) ceased in Pampanga towns for 40 years after Vatican II.

- Mabalacat

The 84 km North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) extends from Balintawak in Quezon City, Metro Manila, to Santa Ines in Mabalacat.

- Pampanga

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Subic–Clark–Tarlac Expressway

Controlled-access toll expressway in the Central Luzon region of the Philippines.

The expressway near Porac, Pampanga.
A portion of SCTEX near Concepcion, Tarlac. The Concepcion-Clark transmission line of National Grid Corporation of the Philippines can be seen on both sides of the highway.
A portion of SCTEX on May 24, 2008
Seaoil service station with CityMall in Concepcion, Tarlac
Concepcion Exit
CLLEX/Tarlac Exit

The SCTEX is the country's longest expressway at 93.77 km. The Subic–Clark–Tarlac Expressway was constructed to provide a more efficient transport corridor between Subic Bay Freeport, Clark, and the Central Techno Park in Tarlac, foster development on the municipalities served, and connect major infrastructures such as the Subic Seaport and the Clark International Airport.

A notable power line using the expressway's right of way for most or part of the route is the Concepcion–Clark transmission line from Clark North Exit in Mabalacat, Pampanga to Concepcion, Tarlac.

Clark Freeport and Special Economic Zone

Area in Central Luzon, Philippines.

The CFEZ in Pampanga covers portions of the cities of Angeles and Mabalacat and portions of the town of Porac while parts of the area in Tarlac include portions of the towns of Capas and Bamban, Tarlac.

Most of this air base was converted to the Clark International Airport and some remained under the control of the Philippine Air Force.


Province in the Philippines located in the Central Luzon region.

Zambales map in 1918
Western coastline of the province featuring several coves
The Zambales Mountains seen from San Antonio
The Shrine of Ina Poon Bato in Botolan
Mangoes from Zambales

Pampanga to the southeast, Bataan to the south and the South China Sea to the west.

Zambales does not have a functional airport - the closest functional airport is the Clark International Airport in Angeles City in the neighbouring province of Pampanga.

North Luzon Expressway

Limited-access toll expressway that connects Metro Manila to the provinces of the Central Luzon region in the Philippines.

NLEX near the Santa Rita interchange in Guiguinto
Balintawak Interchange in 1968
A segment of NLEX in 1999, with a passing Partas bus
The San Fernando toll plaza in 2001, few years before the rehabilitation
NLEX in San Simon, after the 2016 expansion project
Construction progress at PNR station (March 2022)
Balintawak Toll Plaza in Caloocan
Petron Km. 23 in Marilao
A toll barrier of the Santa Rita Exit
The west end of Tabang Spur Road at Guiguinto Exit

A notable power line using the expressway's right of way for most or part of the route is the Hermosa–Duhat–Balintawak transmission line from San Fernando Exit in San Fernando, Pampanga to Smart Connect Interchange in Valenzuela, Metro Manila.

It currently ends in Mabalacat.

It continues a mostly straight and gently winding route through the rural areas of Mexico, crossing Abacan and Quitangil rivers, and traversing the eastern parts of Angeles and Mabalacat.


Violent type of mudflow or debris flow composed of a slurry of pyroclastic material, rocky debris and water.

A lahar travels down a river valley in Guatemala near the Santa Maria volcano, 1989
Excavated 9th century Sambisari Hindu temple near Yogyakarta in Java, Indonesia. The temple was buried 6.5 metres under the lahar volcanic debris accumulated from centuries of Mount Merapi eruptions.
Mudline left behind on trees on the banks of the Muddy River after the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens showing the height of the lahar
The aftermath of a lahar from the 1982 eruption of Galunggung, Indonesia
The lahar from the 1985 eruption of Nevado del Ruiz that wiped out the town of Armero in Colombia
A before-and-after photograph of a river valley filled in by lahars from Mount Pinatubo

In Pampanga, Angeles City and neighbouring cities and towns were damaged by the volcano's lahar when Sapang Balen Creek and the Abacan River became the channels for the mudflows and carried it to the heart of the city and surrounding areas.

Over 20 ft of mud inundated and damaged the towns of Castillejos, San Marcelino and Botolan in Zambales, Porac and Mabalacat in Pampanga, Tarlac City, Capas, Concepcion and Bamban in Tarlac.

Central Luzon

Administrative region in the Philippines, primarily serving to organize the 7 provinces of the vast central plains of the island of Luzon (the largest island), for administrative convenience.

Baler, Aurora
Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija
Gapan, Nueva Ecija
Macabebe, Pampanga
Pandi, Bulacan
Tarlac City

Its provinces are: Aurora, Bataan, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Tarlac and Zambales.

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 City, Mabalacat and San Fernando in Pampanga; Tarlac in Tarlac; and Olongapo in Zambales.


Coastal province in the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region of Luzon.

Grave of Don Daniel B. Maramba (Santa Barbara)
Daniel B. Maramba Monument and 1970 NHI Marker
Commercial salt industry in Dasol
Siblings Margaret F. Celeste, Cong. Jesus 'Boying' F. Celeste (Representative, Pangasinan, 1st District, House of Representatives, Quezon City), former Cong. Arthur F. Celeste, Pangasinan, 1st, Lakas-Kampi-CMD, 14th Congress of the Philippines), and Mayor Alfronso F. Celeste.

In 1571 the Spanish conquest of Pangasinan began with an expedition by the Spanish conquistador Martín de Goiti who came from the Spanish settlement in Manila through Pampanga.

It is 170 km north of Manila, 50 km south of Baguio, 115 km north of Subic International Airport and Seaport, and 80 km2 north of Clark International Airport.

San Fernando, Pampanga

Cities of the Philippines and capital of the province of,.

Houses along a road in San Fernando, circa pre-1900
Aerial view of San Fernando, circa 1940s
Jose Abad Santos Avenue
Nuestro Señor de la Pacencia Chapel, part of the local barangay hall
Robinsons Starmills Pampanga in San Fernando City
PASUDECO Sugar Central
Bren Z. Guiao Sports Complex and Convention Center
Hizon-Singian House
Lazatin House

It is the regional center of Central Luzon and located 66 km north of Manila, 73 km east of Subic in Zambales, 58 km south of Tarlac City in Tarlac, and 17 km south of Clark Air Base in Angeles City.

An expediente requesting the transfer of the provincial capital of Pampanga to San Fernando was signed on the August 6, 1852.


Clark Air Base

Clark Air Base in 1989 as part of United States Pacific Air Forces
Maj. Harold M. Clark, the namesake of Clark Air Base
A map of Clark Air Base, 1986

Clark Air Base is a Philippine Air Force base on Luzon Island in the Philippines, located 3 mi west of Angeles City, about 40 mi northwest of Metro Manila.

Following the departure of American forces in 1991 due to the eruption of Mount Pinatubo, the base became the site of Clark International Airport, as well as the Clark Freeport Zone and the Air Force City of the Philippine Air Force.

Metro Manila

Seat of government and one of three defined metropolitan areas in the Philippines.

Nichols Field runway with Manila in the background, taken prior to 1941
Metropolitan Manila, or the National Capital Region, is divided morphologically into three major parts. These are the: Central Plateau, Coastal Lowland, and Marikina Valley
Drainage map of the Pasig-Marikina River system
Flooding brought by Typhoon Ketsana (Tropical Storm Ondoy) in 2009 caused 484 deaths in Metro Manila alone.
Commemoration of 119th Rizal Day at Rizal Park
Malacañan Palace is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the Philippines.
The Batasang Pambansa Complex is the seat of the House of Representatives.
MMDA Headquarters (2012)
Districts of Metro Manila
The Smokey Mountain Development and Reclamation Project for the former Smokey Mountain dumpsite and slum community is a prime example of in-city relocation housing for informal settler families in Tondo, City of Manila.
Ayala Avenue, looking westward, in the Makati Central Business District.
Bonifacio Global City and Makati skylines from Grand Hyatt Manila, the tallest building in the Philippines.
Aerial view of the SM Mall of Asia Complex (2016)
Gate of Fort Santiago at the historic walled area of Intramuros, City of Manila. (2013)
San Agustin Church, which was built in 1604 is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Okada Manila is one of Metro Manila's integrated casino resort and hotel complex.
"Spoliarium", displayed at the National Museum of the Philippines
A 2019 Southeast Asian Games basketball game held at the Mall of Asia Arena.
University of the Philippines Diliman is the flagship campus of the University of the Philippines since 1949.
The University of Santo Tomas, established in 1611, has the oldest extant university charter in Asia.
De La Salle University (DLSU)
Camp Crame is the headquarters of the Philippine National Police
Camp Aguinaldo is the headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines
A flyover on EDSA at its intersection with Quezon Avenue.
Portion of South Luzon Expressway at the southern tip of Metro Manila
The Santolan station of the Line 2.
System map of the Metro Manila railway system.
Water zones for Metro Manila and the surrounding areas. Maynilad Water Services operates in the red areas while Manila Water operates in the blue areas.
Makati CBD is the principal central business district of the Philippines.
The Metro Manila skyline from San Mateo, Rizal, looking at Makati CBD, Ortigas CBD, Eastwood City and Bonifacio Global City.
The Northern Metro Manila skyline from San Mateo, Rizal, looking at Manila, Araneta City, and Quezon City.
The Northern Roxas Boulevard Skyline.
The Makati, Bay City, and Entertainment City skylines from Manila Bay.

The other airport that serves Metro Manila is Clark International Airport in Angeles City which is located 80 km away.