Paniqui Town in province of Tarlac. With a population of 83,311 people, Paniqui is a first class municipality. Paniqui is situated between the towns of Gerona in the south and Moncada in the north.
Paniqui came from the word paniki which means bat in Tagalog. The town has a feature of caves that house a population of bats, it is also the Birthplace of former President Corazon C. Aquino.