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Tarlac Province

Lalawigan ng Tarlac
Province of Tarlac
Flag of Tarlac Province
Flag
Official seal of Tarlac Province
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Melting Pot Of Central Luzon
Sugar Capital Of Luzon
Map of the Philippines with Tarlac highlighted
Map of the Philippines with Tarlac highlighted
Country  Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Founded 1872
Capital Tarlac City
Government
 • Type Province of the Philippines
Area
 • Total 2,736.6 km2 (1,056.6 sq mi)
Area rank 49th out of 80
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,273,240
 • Rank 17th out of 80
 • Density 465.263/km2 (1,205.027/sq mi)
 • Density rank 12th out of 80
Divisions
 • Independent cities 0
 • Component cities 1
 • Municipalities 17
 • Barangays 511
 • Districts 1st to 3rd districts of Tarlac
Time zone UTC+8 (PHT)
ZIP Code
2300
Spoken languages Kapampangan, Tagalog, Ilocano, Pangasinan, English

Tarlac (Tagalog: Lalawigan ng Tarlac) is a landlocked province of the Philippines in Central Luzon. Tarlac is surrounded by Pampanga at the south, Nueva Ecija at the east, Pangasinan at the north and Zambales at the west. It is a part of Central Luzon. Tarlac is populated by 1,273,240 people as of 2010.

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