The municipality of Pura is located at the Northeastern part of the Province of Tarlac of Region 3 (Central Luzon) island of Luzon. A Landlocked as its mother province and its geographic location relative to its surrounding municipalities are from the north, the Municipality of Ramos, Tarlac is about five point two (5.2) kilometers; six point six (6.6) kilometers to the south of the Municipality of Victoria, Tarlac; fourteen point one (14.1) kilometers to the east of the Municipality of Guimba, Nueva Ecija and five point nine (5.9) kilometers from the west by the Municipality of Gerona, Tarlac.Around 78.5 kms. From the Regional Center (San Fernando City, Pampanga), 55 kms. from Clark Special Economic Zone (CSEZ) (Angeles City, Pampanga) and 144.9 kms. North of Manila.With an absolute location between latitudes 15 34’00”-15 40’00” and longitudes 120 37’00”-120 41’00”.
Pura, Tarlac has a total land area 3,142.00 hectares or equivalent of 31.42 square kilometers which represents 1.02 % of the entire provincial area. It comprises of sixteen (16) barangays of which barangays; Poblacion 1,2, & 3 are considered as urban area and the rest of the barangays are considered rural areas. The land area per barangay is shown in the table below.
DISTANCES FROM SURROUNDING BRGYS.
CLIMATE Pura, just like any other town in the province of the Tarlac has two (2) pronounced seasons. The wet season that starts from May up to lasts up to September and dry from the month of October to April. This type of climate is typically hot, humid, and tropical and is generally affected by the neighboring topography and prevalent wind direction that varies within the year.Tropical monsoon is carried into the area from the southeast in the month of May to September thereby causing heavy rainfall in the area. Most of the rainfalls are associated with typhoons.
The Municipality of Pura is plain slope less. SOIL FERTILITY The soil series of Pura are light brownish gray to heavy black granular surface soil. When dry, they are hard and compact and break into big clogs. The subsoil is brownish to nearby black columns to coarse granular clay loam.The municipality of Pura has two (2) distinct soil types: Luisita fine sand loam and Pura clay loam.
SOCIAL SERVICESHospitals/Clinics (Government/Private)
- RHU I
- San Antoninus Family Care Clinic
- Hazel B. Ibangga Dental Clinic
- Clinic Holy Child Jesus
Government High School Buenavista National High School Maungib National High School Estipona National High School Elementary Doña Felisa Y Sawit Elementary School (Balite)
Buenavista Elementary School Cadanglaan Primary School Estipona Elementary School Linao Primary School Maasin Primary School Matindeg Elementary School Maungib Elementary School Naya Primary School Nilasin 1st Primary School Don Quirino Sulit Elementary School (Nilasin 2nd) Pura Central Elementary School ( Pob. 1) Pura Community Elementary School (Urban Area) Poroc Primary School Singat Primary School
Private High School Pura Academy School
Recreational Facilities Municipal Covered Court Rizal Plazuela