Angeles City is derived from El Pueblo de los Ángeles or “The Town of the Angels” in honor of its patron saints as well as its founder, Don Ángel Pantaleón de Miranda. The city is divided into 33 barangays and manages itself separately from Pampanga. The city experiences a dry season from November through April and a wet season from May through October.
There is a multitude of cultural and historical sites. Also, the city houses Korea Town (a chain of Korean establishments), woodcarving establishments, a central entertainment district (PAGCOR and the infamous red light district, Fields Avenue) as well as public markets that attract people from nearby towns.
Angeles City is one of the centers for business, entertainment, fitness, food and industry in Central Luzon.