The Province of Bataan is a peninsula which is found in the western part of Luzon between Manila Bay and West Philippine Sea. Bataan has an outstanding cultural and historical background, heritage and history. The province has attractive scenic view and enchanting natural landscapes that describe the wonders of the place. Beautiful mountain ranges, amazing waterfalls, magnificent green valleys, exotic world class beach resorts and a warm hospitality that is truly Filipino.
Bataan has so much to offer that it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines. The province provides the adventure seekers an interesting thing to do because the place proves to be a tourist haven boasting a multitude of exciting places to visit.
Bataan is very significant in the Philippine history because Bataan was among the first provinces to revolt against Spanish regime. Not only that in World War II, Bataan was the last line of defense against invading Japanese forces. Bataan is basically an agricultural province. Farming, fishing and forestry are still the leading sources of livelihood in the province. Rice remained its principal crop. Other than rice, there are other crops produced like corn, legumes (mongo, peanut, sitao), rootcrops (camote, cassava, gabe, ube, arrow roots), vegetable (leafy and fruit), coffee and fruits (mango and banana).
For years, the Division of Bataan has been building and reaping success in almost all aspects of DepEd in providing quality basic education and in laying the foundation of lifelong learning and service for the common good.