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Pangasinan Province, Philippines

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  • Pangasinan is located on the west central area of the island of Luzon in the Philippines. Pangasinan borders La Union and Benguet to the north, Nueva Vizcaya and Nueva Ecija to the east, and Zambales and Tarlac to the south. To the west of Pangasinan is the South China Sea and the province encloses the Lingayen Gulf.
    • The land area of Pangasinan is 5,368.82 square kilometers. Pangasinan is 170 kilometers north of Manila, 50 kilometers south of Baguio City, 115 kilometers north of Subic International Airport and Seaport, and 80 kilometers north of Clark International Airport.
  • The province of Pangasinan is within Region I - Ilocos Region
  • Pangasinan has 44 Municipalities, 4 Cities, and 1,364 Barangays
  • The capital of Pangasinan is Lingayen. Lingayen is a 1st class municipality. The governor of Pangasisan has his/her office here.
    • The capitol is located at Alvear E, Maniboc, Lingayen.
  • Population (as of Aug 1, 2007 Census)= 2,645,395
  • Registered voters per COMELEC as of 2010= 1,330,027
  • 15.9167° N, 120.3333° E - Pangasinan, Coordinates


Pangasinan News: Thursday, August 15, 2019 -- Factory of nutritious snacks to rise in Pangasinan town : CALASIAO, Pangasinan -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) fourth engineering district office in Pangasinan has 22 flood control projects underway for towns and cities in the province, an official said Wednesday. Daisy .... Full Story»

List of Municipalities in the Pangasinan province within Region I in the Republic of The Philippines
Agno || Aguilar || Alcala || Anda || Asingan || Balungao || Bani || Basista || Bautista || Bayambang || Binalonan || Binmaley || Bolinao || Bugallon || Burgos || Calasiao || Dasol || Infanta || Labrador || Laoac || Lingayen (Capital) || Mabini || Malasiqui || Manaoag || Mangaldan || Mangatarem || Mapandan || Natividad || Pozzorubio || Rosales || San Fabian || San Jacinto || San Manuel || San Nicolas || San Quintin || Santa Barbara || Santa Maria || Santo Tomas || Sison || Sual || Tayug || Umingan || Urbiztondo || Villasis
Cities in the Province of Pangasinan: Alaminos City || Dagupan City || San Carlos City || Urdaneta City

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The Capitol Building of Pangasinan in the municipality of Lingayen
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Moringa (Malungay) leaves compared to common foods
Values per 100gm. edible portion
Nutrient Moringa Leaves Other Foods
Vitamin A 6780 mcg Carrots: 1890 mcg
Vitamin C 220 mg Oranges: 30 mg
Calcium 440 mg Cow's milk: 120 mg
Potassium 259 mg Bananas: 88 mg
Protein 6.7 gm Cow's milk: 3.2 gm
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Cities and Municipalities in Pangasinan
  1. Alaminos City, Pangasinan, Philippines
  2. Dagupan City, Philippines - Located within Pangasinan but is Independent of the province of Pangasinan.
  3. San Carlos City, Pangasinan, Philippines
  4. Urdaneta City, Pangasinan, Philippines

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Municipalities and Cities within Pangasinan Province

History of Pangasinan, Philippines

article from:www.nscb.gov.ph

Created in 1850 by Governor General Ronquillo de Penalosa, Pangasinan was the earliest political and administrative unit in the Philippines. It was officially conquered and colonized by D. Martin de Goiti in 1571. At that time, its territorial jurisdiction included the present province of Zambales and parts of La Union and Tarlac. Lingayen was designated and remained up to the present the provincial capital.

By middle of the 19th century, the northern towns of Agoo to Bacnotan were separated from Pangasinan and became parts of the province of La Union.

In 1975, its territorial boundaries were further diminished when Panique and other municipalities south of it were affixed to Tarlac.

At present, the province is bounded in the North by Lingayen Gulf, La Union and Benguet, in the Northeast by Nueva Vizcaya, in the East by Nueva Ecija, Tarlac in the South and Zambales and the China Sea in the West. It is approximately 170 kilometers North of Manila and 59 kilometers Southwest of Baguio City.

Below is a history article from the LGU of Pangasinan:

Pangasinan was among the earliest political and administrative units in the Philippines. It was officially conquered and colonized by D. Martin de Goiti in 1571. On April 5, 1572, Pangasinan was made an encomienda by the Spanish royal crown to receive instruction on the Catholic Faith, which means that Pangasinan was organized under one leadership and has identity before the Spanish royal court.

Eight years later, in 1580, Pangasinan was organized into a political unit under an alkalde mayor who at that time has authority as head of the province or provincial government with judicial function indicating that Pangasinan has become a province. To commemorate the day when Pangasinan became an encomienda and the year it became a province, Pangasinan celebrates April 5, 1580 as the official founding day of the Province of Pangasinan. At that time, its territorial jurisdiction included the Province of Zambales and parts of La Union and Tarlac. By the middle of the 19th century however, the northern towns of Agoo to Bacnotan were separated from the province and became parts of La Union. The provincial territory was further diminished in 1875 with the annexation of Paniqui and other towns south of it to Tarlac.

Pangasinan, derived its name from the word "panag asinan", which means "where salt is made", owing to the rich and fine salt beds which were the prior source of livelihood of the province's coastal towns.

People of Pangasinan, Philippines

  • Pangasinan Population (as of 2015 census) = 2,956,726
    • Pangasinan Registered Voters (per COMELEC 2010)= 1,330,027
  • Pangasinan Population (as of Aug 1, 2007 Census)= 2,645,395

Elected Government Officials of Pangasinan, Philippines

Elected officials of Pangasinan for the term of 2019-2022
  • Provincial Governor of Pangasinan: ESPINO, AMADO III (PDPLBN) 781,307
  • Provincial Vice-Governor of Pangasinan: LAMBINO, MARK (NPC) 716,010
Representatives of the province of Pangansinan
  • Representatives of Pangasinan 1st District: CELESTE, NOLI (NP) 101,234
  • Representatives of Pangasinan 2nd District: ESPINO, JUMEL (PDPLBN) 129,371
  • Representatives of Pangasinan 3rd District: ARENAS, BABY (PDPLBN) 242,465
  • Representatives of Pangasinan 4th District: DE VENECIA, TOFF (LAKAS) 166,917
  • Representatives of Pangasinan 5th District: GUICO, RAMON III (LAKAS) 125,136
  • Representatives of Pangasinan 6th District: AGABAS, TYRONE (NPC) 202,978
Provincial Board Members of La Union
  • 1st District
  1. FONTELERA, DONABEL (NP) 107,150
  2. HUMILDE-VERZOSA, ORANGE (PDPLBN) 73,836
  • 2nd District
  1. REYES, NIKIBOY (PDPLBN) 145,131
  2. MENDOZA, VON MARK (NPC) 101,605
  • 3rd District
  1. VENTANILLA, VICI (NPC) 172,646
  2. BANIQUED, ANGEL JR. (PDPLBN) 139,303
  • 4th District
  1. ROSARIO, JEREMY (PDPLBN) 68,680
  2. VILLEGAS, LIBERATO (PDPLBN) 67,967
  • 5th District
  1. PEREZ, CHINKY (PDPLBN) 150,726
  2. SISON, NICHOLI JAN LOUIE (LAKAS) 108,653
  • 6th District
  1. BINCE, NOEL (PDPLBN) 127,118
  2. PEREZ, SALVADOR JR. (PDPLBN) 99,022

Elected officials of Pangasinan for the term of 2016-2019
  • Provincial Governor of Pangasinan: Amado "Pogi" I. Espino III
  • Provincial Vice-Governor of Pangasinan: Jose Ferdinand "Ferdie" Zerrudo Calimlim Jr.
  • Representatives of Pangasinan 1st District: Jesus Celeste
  • Representatives of Pangasinan 2nd District: Leopoldo Bataoil
  • Representatives of Pangasinan 3rd District: Rose Marie Arenas
  • Representatives of Pangasinan 4th District: Christopher George Martin De Venecia
  • Representatives of Pangasinan 5th District: Amado Espino JR.
  • Representatives of Pangasinan 6th District: Marlyn Primicias-agabas
Provincial Board Members of La Union
  • 1st District
  1. Napoleon Fontelera
  2. Antonio Sison
  • 2nd District
  1. Raul Sison
  2. Nestor Reyes
  • 3rd District
  1. Angel Baniqued
  2. Generoso Tulagan
  • 4th District
  1. Jeremy Agerico Rosario
  2. Liberato Villegas
  • 5th District
  1. Rosary Gracia Perez
  2. Clemente Arboleda
  • 6th District
  1. Salvador S. Perez Jr.
  2. Noel Bince

Elected officials of Pangasinan for the term of 2013-2016
  1. Fontelera, Napoleon Jr. Capua
  2. Sison, Antonio Del Fierro
  • Second District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
  1. Reyes, Nestor Dalisay
  2. Sison, Raul Palisoc
  • Third District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
  1. Baniqued, Angel Jr. Martinez
  2. Tulagan, Generoso Jr. Domingo
  • Fourth District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
  1. Villegas, Liberato Zabala
  2. Libunao, Mojamito Jr. Roca
  • Fifth District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
  1. Uy, Danilo Chua Fifth
  2. Arboleda, Clemente Jr.
  • Sixth District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
  1. Shahani, Ranjit Ramos
  2. Bince, Alfonso Jr. Cera

Elected officials of Pangasinan for the term of 2010-2013

Elected officials of Pangasinan for the term of 2007-2010

Barangay Elected Officials of Pangasinan Province

Businesses in Pangasinan, Philippines

How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

Take a picture of your Business (from a Sari-Sari Store to a Mega Mall). Upload that picture here in zamboanga.com and that picture can immediately be your business webpage. It is that easy. Here are two examples of how a picture becomes the webpage of the business: FHM Garden Grill and Catering and ABC Shopping Center

  • Give your business a good description. Add your address and contact number if available.
Possible Businesses
  • Auto, Trucks, Motorcycle and Bicycle dealers
  • Banks, Lending Firms, Pawnshops, and Financial Institutions
  • Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
  • Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
  • Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
  • Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
  • Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
  • Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations

Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Pangasinan, Philippines

  • If you have real estate property, whether its commercial, residential, farm land, or just an empty lot in Pangasinan, you can list that property for free. Click to VIEW, EDIT, or ADD Realty Listings.
  • You can list your House and lot or farm land for sale or lease for free here.
  • If you are a real estate developer, you can list your subdivision, condominiums, high rises, apartment complexes, shopping strips or malls, and open market developments for Free.

Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Pangasinan, Philippines

The name of your church, mosque, or place of worship can be listed in this community page. Take a picture of the facade of your church or place of worship and it can be posted here. We can even provide you with a free webpage. You can enter the data (story about your place of worship) here yourself, email the information or pictures to (franklin_maletsky@yahoo.com) or via Facebook.


  • FILIPINOS WAKE UP! THE TAXES YOU PAID ARE USED BY THE GOVERNMENT TO EXCLUSIVELY FINANCE THE RELIGION OF ISLAM.
    Freedom of religion, yes. Equality, yes. But no favoritism.


  • List the Mosques or Masjid in Pangasinan here.
    1. Masjid Angullia, Pogo, Alaminos City, Philippines
  • List the Catholic churches and chapels in Pangasinan here.
    1. PARISH OF ST. JOSEPH ALAMINOS 1766, Pangasinan
    2. PARISH OF ST. CATHERINE AGNO 1610, Pangasinan
    3. PARISH OF ST. JOSEPH, AGUILAR 1810, Pangasinan
    4. PARISH OF ST. MARK ALOS, ALAMINOS 1969, Pangasinan
    5. PARISH OF ST. NICHOLAS TOLENTINO, ANDA 1858, Pangasinan
    6. PARISH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, BANI 1834
    7. PARISH OF ST. JAMES BOLINAO 1610
    8. PARISH OF ST. ANDREW BUGALLON 1920
    9. PARISH OF ST. ISIDORE THE FARMER BURGOS 1876
    10. PARISH OF ST. VINCENT FERRER, DASOL
    11. PARISH OF ST. RAPAHAEL ARCHANGEL EGUIA 1889
    12. PARISH OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST INFANTA 1895
    13. PARISH OF ST. ISIDRO LABRADOR 1765
    14. PARISH OF THE HOLY CHILD, MABINI 1610
    15. PARISH OF ST. RAYMOND OF PENAFORT MANGATAREM 1835
    16. PARISH OF OUR LADY OF LOURDES SALASA 1720
    17. PARISH OF ST. JAMES, SANTIAGO, 1973
    18. PARISH OF ST. PETER MARTYR, SUAL 1835
    19. PARISH OF OUR LADY OF THE PILLAR, ZARAGOSA 1967
    20. PARISH OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST INFANTA 1895
    21. PARISH OF MARY HELP OF CHRISTIANS, BASISTA 1938
    22. PARISH OF ST. VINCENT FERRER, BAYAMBANG, 1614
    23. PARIS OF OUR LADY OF THE PURIFICATION BINMALEY 1674
    24. PARISH OF GABRIEL THE ARCHANGEL BONUAN GUESET, DAGUPAN CITY, 1943
    25. PARISH OF STS. PETER AND PAUL, CALASIAO (1588)
    26. PARISH OF OUR LADY OF THE MOST HOLY ROSARY, CALMAY 1973
    27. PARISH OF ST. ROSE OF LIMA, DOMALANDAN 1865
    28. CO-CATHEDRAL PARISH OF THE THREE KINGS, LINGAYEN 1575
    29. PARISH OF SAN ILDEPHONSE, MALASIQUI 1699
    30. PARISH OF OUR LADY OF THE HOLY ROSARY MANAOAG 1600
    31. PARISH OF ST. THOMAS AQUINAS MANGALDAN,1600
    32. PARISH OF ST. JOSEPH, MAPANDAN 1905
    33. PUBLIC ORATORY OF OUR LADY OF THE SACRED HEART, NAGUELGUEL 1950
    34. PARISH OF ST. DOMINIC GUZMAN, SAN CARLOS CITY 1587
    35. PARISH OF SAINT FABIAN, SAN FABIAN 1718
    36. PARISH OF ST. HYACINTH, SAN JACINTO 1598
    37. CATHEDRAL PARISH OF ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST, DAGUPAN 1614
    38. CHINESE PARISH OF ST. THERESE OF THE CHILD JESUS DAGUPAN CITY 1955
    39. PARISH OF ST. PIUS V. URBIZTONDO 1852
    40. PARISH OF THE HOLY CROSS ALCALA 1881
    41. PARISH OF ST. LOUIS BERTRAND, ASINGAN 1669
    42. PARISH OF ST. JULIAN, BALUNGAO 1944
    43. PARISH OF THE HOLY CHILD BINALONAN 1841
    44. PARISH OF OUR LORD’S NATIVITY, NATIVIDAD 1904
    45. PARISH OF ST. JUDE THADDEUS POZORRUBIO 1880
    46. PARISH OF ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA, ROSALES, 1853
    47. PARISH OF ST. BARTHOLOMEW, SAN MAUEL 1687
    48. PARISH OF ST. NICHOLAS TOLENTINO, SAN NICOLAS
    49. PARISH OF ST. PASCUAL BAYLON, SAN QUINTIN 1863
    50. PARISH OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL SISON 1898
    51. PARISH OF OUR LADY OF THE PILLAR SANTA MARIA 1875
    52. PARISH OF ST. TOMAS AQUINAS, SANTO TOMAS
    53. PARISH OF ST. PATRICK, TAYUG 1817
    54. PARISH OF ST. ANTHONY, ABBOT VILLASIS 1763
    55. PARISH OF IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, URDANETA 1858
    56. PARISH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION UMINGAN 1845
Source of above information: capitalpangasinan.blogspot.com
  • List the Methodist churches in Pangasinan here.
  • List the Iglesia Ni Cristo churches in Pangasinan here.
  • List the Seventh-day Adventist churches in Pangasinan here.
  • List the Church of Jesus Christ Latter day Saints (Mormons) churches in Pangasinan here.
  • List the Presbyterian churches in Pangasinan here.
  • List the Baptist churches in Pangasinan here.

Schools in Pangasinan, Philippines

  • Take a picture of your school building(s) and send your pictures via email to (franklin_maletsky@yahoo.com) or message me via Facebook. I will then post the pictures in this page.

School year 2018-2019 starts Monday, Monday, June 4, 2018 and ends on Friday, April 5, 2019, for public elementary and secondary schools. The School Year shall consist of 208 school days inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training and the three days for the Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTC) conducted within the school year. However, learners are expected to be in school for a total of 200 class days.

  • List of schools: >>> click

PUBLIC NOTICE: Why pretend that the National language of the Philippines is Tagalog? It should be English. To be a Teacher, doctor, lawyer, engineer, architect, nurse, computer technician; what books do you learn from? English books of course. All your tests are in English. The constitution of the Philippines is written in English. All the laws and new laws introduced by congress are in English. For that matter, you can't be a teacher in a school system unless you know English. The "Licensure Exam for Teachers" is in ENGLISH! Who are these people forcing Tagalog down our throats? Tagalog is simply one of the many dialects of the Philippines. Keep your dialects but learn and be proficient in ENGLISH.


Economy of Pangasinan, Philippines

  • If you have an article that talks about the improvement of the economy of Pangasinan you can post that article here. If you come across any news item that talks about the economy of Pangasinan, you may post it here. Of course you have to reference the writer of the article. Any improvement to transportation, power and service usually improves the economy of the community, so go ahead and report that too.

The province's economy is mainly agricultural due to its vast fertile plains. More than 44 percent of its agricultural area is devoted to crop production. Aside from being one of the Philippine's rice granaries, Pangasinan is also a major producer of coconut, mango and eggplant.

As a coastal province, marine and inland fishing have become one of the major economic activities of the people.

Apart from agriculture and fishery, Pangasinan's economy also thrives in light industries. It is famous for exquisitely hand-carved furnitures, naturally-carved bamboo furnitures, rattan and the famous Fish Caviar (Bagoong), which has become the trademark of the province.

Pangasinan also boasts of its natural and scenic spots which have greatly contributed to the booming local tourism industry.

The province has two distinct seasons: dry from November to April and wet during the rest of the year. Average temperature is 27.6 degrees centigrade; humidity averages 87.3% and average monthly rainfall is 153.77 millimeters.

Jobs in Pangasinan Philippines

If you have a job available and that job is within the Province of Pangasinan, Philippines, you may post it here.
Remember to be as descriptive as possible and to post your Company name, Contact person, physical address, email address and Phone number..
Post expiration of Job Application. Go ahead and Click HERE to Insert your job offer in the "Pangasinan Philippines, Jobs" page.

Natural Resources of Pangasinan, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Roy Cimatu - since May 8, 2017
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Pangasinan, Philippines

  • Help us post some interesting pictures. This will help boost the local economy of the community. Anything that is unique or anything that stands out in your community may be a tourist attraction.
  • Landmarks are usually photographed a lot by visitors. Send your pictures via email to (admin@zamboanga.com) or via Facebook.
  • Post the Pangasinan landmarks here.

  • The Capitol Building - designed by eminent American architect Ralph Harrington Doane, the Pangasinan Provincial Capitol has seen much of the province's history unfold. The building was constructed from 1917-1918 during the term of Pangasinan's 7th Governor, Daniel Maramba (1916-1922). Its inaugural in February 1919 featured a Pangasinan exposition which focused the attention of the entire nation on the province, its agricultural and industrial products, its achievements and potentials. During this time, it was considered to be the most beautiful provincial building in the country, admired and copied by other provinces. Under the administration of Governor Amado T. Espino, Jr. (2007-present), the Capitol Building was further refurbished while all other provincial government buildings in the Capitol Complex underwent general facelift, renovation and restoration works. . The Capitol Building now houses the Offices of the Governor, the Vice-Governor and the Provincial Board Members, and several provincial government departments. These intensive rehabilitation projects, with the Capitol Building reclaiming its reputation to be the most beautiful Capitol in the country today, have transformed the Capitol Complex as an alternative tourist destination and the pride of Pangasinenses.
  • The Sison Auditorium - the edifice was constructed in 1926-1927 during the term of Teofilo Sison, the 8th Governor of Pangasinan who also served as Senator of the Republic of the Philippines from 1928-1932 and was thereafter appointed as Secretary of Interior and Labor, and as Secretary of Justice and National Defense, earning him a distinction as the first Pangasinense to become a cabinet member. The Sison Auditorium was originally built as part of the Pangasinan Academic High School, the first secondary school in the province (now better known as Pangasinan National High School). Popularly known as “Assembly Hall”, or the “Grand Provincial Auditorium”, or simply the “Aditorium”, it became the place of major social functions in the province. It also served at one time or another as a sports venue, as the Provincial Library, and as Office of the Vice-Governor and the Provincial Board. The Auditorium underwent general facelift, renovation and restoration works in 2008-2010 under the administration of Governor Amado T. Espino, Jr., with the vision to make it the Cultural Center of Pangasinan, to showcase the Pangasinense culture and artistry and the province’s rich culture of indigenous songs, dances and other artistic expressions.
  • The Colegio del Santissimo Rosario - erected along the Agno River in Lingayen in 1890 by the Dominicansas an exclusive school for girls, the Colegio del Santissimo Rosario had a dormitory for the ninas, a clausura for the madres and a chapel. It served as barracks of American soldiers for two (2) years during the Filipino-American war and was damaged from the bombings that came with the Lingayen Gulf Landings during World War II. In 1947, the Columban sisters opened the St. Columban's Academy at the Colegio, following Bishop Mariano Madriaga's offer to use it as school for children in Lingayen. The school, now named St. Columban's College, moved to its present location beside the Catholic church in 1954. When the Dominican sisters constructed another school in San Manuel town, they retrieved materials from the Colegio and used them for their new school building, thus leaving its ruins.
  • The Casa Real - constructed in the 1840s, the Casa Real was a royal house where the Alcalde Mayor resided and held office as the Governor and the Judge of the Court of First Instance. It became the station of the Spanish soldiers and their native recruits who helped fought the Katipuneros during the revolutionary war against the Spanish rule. At the end of that century when the Americans colonized the province, it was named Capitol and served as the Office of the Governor. After the Taft Commission organized Pangasinan as a civil province on February 16, 1901, Judge William Howard Taft and his commissioners went to Lingayen and were given a grand reception in Casa Real. In World War II, the building was used by the Japanese as office during their invasion of the country and was partly damaged by the American naval bombardment in 1945. This 1,728 sqm. - public edifice served at one time or the other as the office and residence of the Alcalde Mayor and the Gobernador Civil, the courts of the judiciary, public elementary school and government offices. It was declared a National Historical Landmark by the National Historical Institute in 2002.

Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Pangasinan, Philippines

In the Philippines a fiesta is usually celebrated in barrios or barangays. It is the official holiday of the LGU, the barangay. Filipinos love fiestas. It is a time for joy and celebration. A fiesta is of Spanish origin and is usually commemorated in association with a christian patron saint. Most barangays whose population have been clustered by Muslims(Moros) and their population is more than that of the Christians, the celebration of the fiesta have been cancelled and replaced with the Hari Raya or Eid al-Fitr.

The cities or municipalities usually have yearly festivals where all the barangays participate. The cities or municipalities hold contests for the best floats in parades.

The oldest living man or woman in Pangasinan, Philippines

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Pangasinan Zip Codes

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2400 Dagupan City Pangasinan
2401 Lingayen Pangasinan
2402 Labrador Pangasinan
2403 Sual Pangasinan
2404 Alaminos Pangasinan
2405 Anda Pangasinan
2406 Bolinao Pangasinan
2407 Bani Pangasinan
2408 Agno Pangasinan
2409 Mabini Pangasinan
2410 Burgos Pangasinan
2411 Dasol Pangasinan
2412 Infanta Pangasinan
2413 Mangatarem Pangasinan
2414 Urbiztondo Pangasinan
2415 Aguilar Pangasinan
2416 Bugallon Pangasinan
2417 Binmaley Pangasinan
2418 Calasiao Pangasinan
2419 Santa Barbara Pangasinan
2420 San Carlos City Pangasinan
2421 Malasiqui Pangasinan
2422 Basista Pangasinan
2423 Bayambang Pangasinan
2424 Bautista Pangasinan
2425 Alcala Pangasinan
2426 Sto. Tomas Pangasinan
2427 Villasis Pangasinan
2428 Urdaneta Pangasinan
2429 Mapandan Pangasinan
2430 Manaoag Pangasinan
2431 San Jacinto Pangasinan
2432 Mangaldan Pangasinan
2433 San Fabian Pangasinan
2434 Sison Pangasinan
2435 Pozorrubio Pangasinan
2436 Binalonan Pangasinan
2437 Laoac Pangasinan
2438 San Manuel Pangasinan
2439 Asingan Pangasinan
2440 Santa Maria Pangasinan
2441 Rosales Pangasinan
2442 Balungao Pangasinan
2443 Umingan Pangasinan
2444 San Quintin Pangasinan
2445 Tayug Pangasinan
2446 Natividad Pangasinan
2447 San Nicolas Pangasinan

Pangasinan, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

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  • ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
  • CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
  • Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>

Pangasinan News

DPWH lines up P620.6-M flood control projects in Pangasinan

By Hilda Austria (PNA)

CALASIAO, Pangasinan -- The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) fourth engineering district office in Pangasinan has 22 flood control projects underway for towns and cities in the province, an official said Wednesday.

Daisy Sharmaine Daroy of the monitoring engineering department of DPWH-Pangasinan IV said among the flood control projects for this year are the construction of protection works along Ingalera River Macabito section costing PHP20 million, in the Nagsaing Doyong section worth PHP30 million, and along Marusay River Barangay Talibaew in Calasiao town for PHP30 million.

In San Carlos City, Daroy said the agency is also constructing protection works along Agno River at Barangay Guelew for PHP50 million, at Barangay Supo for PHP50 million, and river bank protection along Ingalera River Ano section worth PHP32.179 million.

“There is also the construction of protection works along Angalacan River at Barangay Sta. Maria and at Barangay Baloling Mapandan worth PHP30 million and PHP50 million, respectively,” she said in an interview.

In Bayambang town, Daroy said the construction of protection works along the different sections of Agno River is ongoing.

She said protection works in Bacnono section is worth PHP23.179 million; Ambayat 1st section -PHP7 million; and Carungay section -PHP3 million.

She added the DPWH also allocated PHP20 million for the construction of river bank protection along Agno River specifically in Caturay section; Warding section -PHP40 million; and Zone V section -PHP11 million.

For slope protection works along Agno River at Barangay Bongato West, the DPWH earmarked PHP30 million; Baragay Iton -PHP50 million; Barangay Manambong Norte -PHP20 million; Barangay Manambong Sur -PHP50 million; Barangay Wardig -PHP10 million; Phase 1 at Paragos -PHP20 million; Phase II at Paragos -PHP30 million; and Phase III at Paragos -PHP14.252 million.

Daroy said the funding for the projects come from the General Appropriation Act of 2019.

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