Melting Pot of Central Luzon. Tarlac is the most multi-cultural of the Central Luzon provinces. A mixture of four distinct groups, the Pampaguenos, Ilocanos, Pangasinenses, and Tagalogs, share life in the province. Tarlac is best known for its fine foods and vast sugar and rice plantations. It is popularly known as the jump-off point to Mt. Pinatubo crater in Zambales (via Sta. Juliana in Capas town).
Created in 1712, Capas is the oldest towns of Tarlac along with Bamban (1710), Paniqui (1574) and Tarlac (1686). Its creation was justified by numerous settlements which are already establish…