Join me as I #getlost in the City of Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija, also known as Cabsy, found in the Central Luzon Region of the Philippines.
ABOUT CABANATUAN, NUEVA ECIJA:
Cabanatuan, officially the City of Cabanatuan, or simply Cabanatuan City is a 1st class city in the province of Nueva Ecija, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 302,231 people, making it the most populous city in Nueva Ecija and the 5th populous in Central Luzon. The city is popular for being home to more than 30,000 tricycles, thus priding itself as the “Tricycle Capital of the Philippines” and its strategic location along the Cagayan Valley Road has made the city a major economic, educational, medical, entertainment shopping and transportation center in Nueva Ecija and nearby provinces in the region such as Aurora and Bulacan. It has also earned the moniker “Gateway to the North”. Cabanatuan remained as Nueva Ecija’s capital until 1965 when the government created nearby Palayan City as the new provincial capital. Nueva Ecija’s old capitol and other government offices are still used and maintained by the provincial administration.
PLACES OF INTEREST:
Cabanatuan Railroad Station
Gen. Antonio Luna Statue and Marker
Old Provincial Capitol of Nueva Ecija
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