Balungao Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Balungao is a 4th class landlocked municipality of Pangasinan Province in Region 1, Philippines.

Balungao Municipal Hall
Balungao Municipal Hall (Credit: youtube.com)

Profile of Balungao Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Pangasinan in the northern part of the central plain of Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Santa Maria (north), Umingan (east), Cuyapo in Nueva Ecija (south), Rosales (west)
Area –> 73.25 km2 (28.28 sq mi)
Population –> 31,106 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 88,743,226.31
Barangays –> 20
Terrain –> Plain with some hills
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Vegetables, Corn, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Tagalog, English, Pangasinense
Legislative District –> 6th
Government Officials
Congressman –> Tyrone Agabas
Mayor –> Maria Theresa Balungao
Vice Mayor –> Philip Peralta

History of Balungao

Balungao was founded as a pueblo on March 19, 1815. Its residents are descendant of Ilocanos who came all the way from La Union.

Economy of Balungao

Balungao is an agricultural town where rice, corn and goat are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Balungao

Mount Balungao with its Hilltop Adventure
Saint Joseph Parish Church

Festivals in Balungao

Goat Festival

Map of Balungao Municipality in Pangasinan

See also: Profile of Mayor Maria Theresa Balungao, Governor Amado Espino III

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