Capas, Tarlac

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Map of Tarlac showing the location of Capas

Capas is a 1st class municipality in the province of Tarlac, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 95,219 people in 18,333 households.

The municipality contains the Capas National Shrine which was built and is maintained by the Philippine government as a memorial to the Filipino and American soldiers who died in Camp O'Donnell at the end of the Bataan Death March. This is an important site related to Veterans Day in the Philippines, every 9 April, the anniversary of the surrender of the combined US and Philippine forces to the Japanese in 1942.


Capas is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.

  • Aranguren
  • Bueno
  • Cristo Rey
  • Cubcub (Pob.)
  • Cutcut 1st
  • Cutcut 2nd
  • Dolores
  • Estrada (Calingcuan)
  • Lawy
  • Manga
  • Manlapig
  • Maruglu
  • O'Donnell
  • Santa Juliana
  • Santa Lucia
  • Santa Rita
  • Santo Domingo 1st
  • Santo Domingo 2nd
  • Santo Rosario
  • Talaga

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Coordinates: 15°20′N, 120°35′Eilo:Capas, Tarlac nl:Capas pam:Capas, Tarlac

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