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MORONG BATAAN Philippines is an archipelagic nation comprised of 7,641 islands, enriched with breath-taking beaches, long terrains of mountains, and highly-diverse marine life. We are known as the country whose prolific biodiversity as its main tourist attraction. In 2019, the travel and tourism industry contributed 12.7% to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Because of this the Philippines had garnered numerous titles in the international platform such as the Pearl of the Orient Seas , the capital of Western Pacific , traditional capital of the world’s festivities and countless more. Along with Boracay, Morong, Bataan is considered to be one of Asia’s top holiday faces offering a fine white-sand beach with a lush mountain in the middle which served as the cradle of three sightly falls (Playa La Caleta). Aside from this, the Bataan Nuclear Powerplant which was built during former President Ferdinand Marcos’ administration can also be found within the municipality, presently, it serves as a historical site and a remnant of Hispanic colonization that attracts both foreign and local tourists. The Pawikan Conservation Center (PCC), a private institution which aims to help protect the endangered species by educating the local community, providing a hatchery and allowing volunteers to help release the baby turtles to the sea, is also one of the most visited places in Bataan. Note that these are just some of the numerous ecological and historical treasures of the province.

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