Anda Pangasinan Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Anda is a 3rd class island municipality of Pangasinan Province in Ilocos Region or Region 1, Philippines.

Anda Bridge
Anda Bridge (Credit: Anda Tourism FB Page)

Profile of Anda Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western part of Pangasinan Province in northeastern Luzon Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Alaminos City (south) Bani and Bolinao (west) across the Catubig Channel
* The island of Anda is the biggest among the “Hundred Islands” on the Gulf of Lingayen.
Area –> 74.55 km2 (28.78 sq mi)
Population –> 39,504 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 95,115,248.81
Barangays –> 18
Terrain –> Hilly with coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Arnold “Noli” Celeste
Mayor –> Joganie Rarang
Vice Mayor –> Artemio B. Carolino Jr.

History of Anda

The island of Anda used to be a territory of Bolinao until 1852 when it became an independent pueblo.

Economy of Anda

Anda is an agricultural town where fish is the chief product. It is home to Tori-Tori fish port.

Tourist Spots in Anda

Tondol White Sand Beach
Panacalan Sandbar
Saint Nicolas de Tolentino Parish Church

Festivals in Anda

Binungey Festival

Map of Anda Municipality in Pangasinan

See also: Profile of Mayor Joganie Rarang, Governor Amado Espino III

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