Nueva Ecija is a landlocked province in the Philippines located in the Central Luzon Region. Its capital is the city of Palayan. Nueva Ecija is a province in Central Luzon which is best known for being the “Rice Granary of the Philippines”. Apart from its hidden nature attractions, Nueva Ecija also boasts numerous historical sites and landmarks due to its significance during the Spanish, American, and Japanese colonization periods
The following are a few useful and interesting details about this province.
Plug commonly used is Type A but Types B and C are used as well.
Bring A to B adapter(s).
The climate in this province is classified as tropical. The average annual temperature is 27.0 °C in Gapan. In a year, the average rainfall is 1932 mm.
Visit Nueva Ecija anytime of the year.
The most appropriate clothing for this province is casual light clothing: shorts, t-shirt, sandals. Light jacket and pants at night, at higher elevations, and boating.
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CITIES & TOWNS
The Nueva Ecija provinceis divided into 27 Municipalities, 5 Component Cities:
POINTS OF INTEREST
The following is a list of points of interest relating to the Nueva Ecija province:
- Aloha Falls
- Burburayok Falls
- Cabanatuan American Memorial
- Dalton Pass
- Minalungao National Park
- Mount 387 (Batong Amat)
- Pajanutic Falls
- Pamitinan Cave
- Rice Science Museum
- St. Francis of Assisi Parish
- St. Joseph’s Cathedral
- St. Nicholas of Tolentine Cathedral
- The Cabiokid
The following is a list of festivals celebrated in Nueva Ecija throughout the year:
The following are the most frequently asked questions about Nueva Ecija province.
Where in the Philippines is Nueva Ecija located?
Nueva Ecija is located on Central Luzon.
Is Nueva Ecija a city or province?
Nueva Ecija is a province.
What is the Capital of Nueva Ecija?
The capital of Nueva Ecija is Palayan.
What is Nueva Ecija known for?
Nueva Ecija is known as Rice Granary of the Philippines.
How do I get to Nueva Ecija?
There are several ways to get to Nueva Ecija, the most common being from Manila:
- Bus to Cabanatuan | 3 hours | $5-$7
- Taxi | 2 hours | $38-$48
- Drive | 2 hours | $10-$16
How many islands are in Nueva Ecija?
There are NO islands in the Nueva Ecija province. The province is landlocked.
What does Nueva Ecija mean?
Nueva Ecija was named by the Spanish colonisers after the city of Ecija, Spain.
How Safe is Traveling in Nueva Ecija?
Nueva Ecija is generally safe for locals and tourists.
Is the climate in Nueva Ecija the same as the rest of the Philippines?
The province of Nueva Ecija is considered tropical. It is similar most provinces of the Philippines.
To learn more about the various climate types in the Philippines, and for a Climate Map, click the link below…
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