Munoz City is situated in the northern part of Nueva Ecija in Central Luzon
Region. It is accessible from Manila through the Maharlika Highway and from Pangasinan
Province through a secondary Natioanl Highway. The city is located 147 kilometers north of Manila
and 30 kilometers north of Cabanatuan City.
The city has a total land area of 163 square kilometers and is composed of 37 barangays. Majority of these
barangays are considered as rural areas. Topography is generally flat with some low-lying hills. The landscape includes several inland bodies of water
like Baliwag, Panlasian and Cumabol rivers.
Agriculture is the primary economic activity of the people. Main products are rice, garlic, onion,
peanut, corn, livestock and poultry. Fishisng is done in the rivers and in fishponds, Agro-industrial activities include
dairy production, fruit and vegetable processing, meat processing, and bamboo craft making.
Some of the research institutions found in the city are:
- Central Luzon State University
- Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice
- Maligaya Rice Research and Training center
- Philippine Carabao Center
- Bureau of Postharvest Research and Extension
- Bureau of Fishery and Aquatic Research - National Freshwater Fishery Technology Center
The Science City of Munoz has a bright future to become the hub of technological
innovation. Investors are welcome to participate in the commercialization of technologies developed by
the research institutions in this city. The manufacture of processed foods, medicines, essential oils,
and packaging materials are some of the businesses that can be put up. Likewise, the production of feeds, fertilizers, farm implements,
and other agricultural chemicals are being promoted.
Must-See Places of Interest in Munoz City
- San Sebastian Martyr Parish Church
San Sebastian Parish Church
Central Luzon State University Main Gate
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