Physical Features

A first class highly-urbanized municipality in the province of Tarlac, Capas is known to be strategically located within the Luzon Urban Beltway and the Subic-Clark-Tarlac growth corridor which connects the province to both Subic Freeport Zone and Clark Special Economic Zone. As a town consisting of numerous subdivisions, exclusive villages, population of 125,852 (National Statistics Office, 2010), numerous businesses, abundant land, forest and mineral resources, it is said to be one of the richest towns in the province aiming to be a major Tourism and Agro-Industrial Center in the country.

 
PHYSICAL FEATURES
  • Total Land Area: 43, 148.0 hectares
  • Topography: Plain, Rolling to hilly
  • Mineral Resources: Manganese, Ore Deposits of Shale/Sandstone, Gravel and Sand
  • Number of Barangays: 20 (7 Urban, 13 Rural)
AVAILABILITY OF RESOURCES
  • Irrigated – 4,547.0 hectares
  • Upland – 4,700.0 hectares
  • Forest Areas – 2, 619.31 hectares
MANPOWER
  • Labor Force – 34, 814.0 Professionals Skilled Workers Service Providers
UTILITIES AND FACILITIES
  • Proximity to CIAC– 10 min. Travel Proximity to SCTEX – 10 min.
  • Travel Passable to all types of land transportation Presence of Telecommunication TARELCO Sub Station Capas Water Works Kalangitan Sanitary Landfill
PEACE AND SECURITY
  • Host to TRADOC (Training and Doctrine Command)
  • 3rd Mechanized Division
  • 710th Special Operations Wing PAF
  • 790th Air Base PAF
  • UN Peace Keeping Force
BUSINESS CLIMATE
  • Recipient of the PASADA Award
  • Streamlined Process for Business
  • Permit Hall of Fame
    • Presence Approved
    •  Citizens Charter
    • Updated Revenue Code
Priority for Investment
  • Housing
  • Agri-Industrial
  • Food chain
  • Food Processing
  • Eco-Tourism Project