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SAN SIMON PAMPANGA, PHILIPPINES


San Simon is a third class municipality in the province of Pampanga, Philippines. 

Map of San Simon 

 


LAND AREA: 5,736 Hectares

POPULATION: Approx. 48,353 as of 2010 Census

HOUSEHOLDS: Approx. 8,139

TOTAL BARANGAYS: 14

LANGUAGE/DIALECT: English, Filipino & Pampango

CLIMATE: Climate is characterized by two seasons:

the DRY, which starts from November to April, and RAINY from May to October.

 



Nuestra Seniora Del Pilar Parish Church

In 1898, the Catholic Parish Church was burned by the Military forces of General Antonio Luna.
It was rebuilt in 1979 and named as Nuestra Seniora Del Pilar


Economy


   The principal industries in San Simon are steel, farming, fishing and 
poultry and swine industries.

 


          It is acknowledged that the significant economic growth in San Simon was brought about by the Comprehensive Municipal Development and Land Use Plan enacted by the Municipal Council. The zoning ordinance reclassified the entire stretch of Quezon Road as Industrial and Commercial Zone, but limited only to light and medium size industries and those that are environmental friendly.

 




                  

        

  



               

             Quezon Road

                                                                                          Mc Arthur Highway                                                        

        

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Another factor that contributes to the potential economic growth of San Simon in the 21st century is its geographic location. It is strategically located in the central part of the “W” Growth Corridor of Central Luzon and it is accessible from major road networks and arteries coming from the different provinces of Central Luzon and Metro Manila.

          

     

         

         

            Central Luzon's "W" Growth Corridor

                                                                         

From the North Luzon Expressway, one can take an exit through the San Simon Toll Plaza, which is about 45 kilometers from Metro Manila and seven kilometers from San Fernando City, Pampanga and approximately 20 km from the Clark Special Economic Zone in Angeles. City.



            
 
 

 








Taking advantage of the conducive local business environment, tax incentives and availability of skilled workers, many manufacturing and commercial firms have been established or relocated in San Simon. The infusion of private capital investment was about ten billion pesos and expected to increase  to more than twenty billion pesos by the early years of the 21st century.
 


Education

For elementary and high school education,residents of San Simon are 
served by thirteen elementary schools, two barangay public high schools 
and three private schools.

Communications

For telecommunications, the town is served by Digitel, PLDT, PILTEL, DATELCOM, SMART , and GLOBE . Another wireless internet service 
provider is COMCLARK SureStream

Culture and Religion

Like most Kapampangan people, residents of San Simon retain their 
Kapampangan language and traditional culture and arts brought about 
by their Malay ancestors and enriched by Chinese, Spanish, American, Japanese and other ethnic and foreign cultures.
  • Catholic 80%,
  • Members Church of God 
    International 5%
  • Iglesia ni Cristo 11%,
  • Others 4%.

 


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Municipality of San Simon, Pampanga, Philippines 

Saturday the 19th. Municipality of San Simon
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