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Palayan City
Ciudad ti Palayan
Lakanbalen ning Palayan
Lunsod na Palayan
Lungsod ng Palayan
The new provincial capitol of Nueva Ecija in Palayan City.


Motto: Kilos Palayano, Aasenso Tayo
(Move Palayano, We'll Progress)
Map of Nueva Ecija showing the location of Palayan City.
Coordinates: 15 32N, 125 05E
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Nueva Ecija
Congressional District 3rd
Barangays 20
Founded June 19, 1965
Cityhood June 19, 1965
 - Representative, 3rd Congressional District Czarina Umali (Lakas-CMD)
 - Governor Aurelio Matias Umali (Lakas-CMD)
 - Mayor Romeo Valenzuela Capinpin
 - Vice Mayor Moises Carmona, Jr.
 - Total 101.40 km2 (39.2 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 - Total 33,506
 - Density 685/km2 (1,774.1/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip code 3132
Area code(s) 44
Income Class 5th Class
Classification Component City; Partially Urban
Population Census of Palayan City
Census Pop. Rate
1995 26,851
2000 31,253 3.31%
2007 33,506 0.96%

Palayan City (Ilokano: Ciudad ti Palayan; Kapampangan: Lakanbalen ning Palayan/Siudad ning Palayan; Pangasinan: Siyudad na Palayan/Lunsod na Palayan; Filipino: Lungsod ng Palayan) is a 5th class city in the province of Nueva Ecija, Philippines. It is the capital city of Nueva Ecija. According to the latest census, it has a population of 33,506 people in 6,279 households.

Palayan City was created in 1965 by the congress of the Philippines and one of the 6 cities of the Philippines whose creation was specifically planned (the other five cities are Manila, Baguio, Quezon City, Trece Martires City, and the Island Garden City of Samal). Palayan City is located in the heart of Nueva Ecija.

The new provincial capitol of Nueva Ecija is located here.


Palayan City is politically subdivided into 19 barangays.

  • Aulo
  • Bo. Militar (Fort Magsaysay)
  • Ganaderia
  • Maligaya
  • Manacnac
  • Mapaet
  • Marcos Village
  • Malate (Pob.)
  • Sapang Buho
  • Singalat
  • Atate
  • Caballero
  • Caimito
  • Doña Josefa
  • Imelda Valley
  • Langka
  • Santolan
  • Popolon (Pagas)
  • Bagong Buhay

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Coordinates: 15°32′N 121°05′E / 15.533°N 121.083°E / 15.533; 121.083



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