Bolinao Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Bolinao is a 1st class coastal municipality of Pangasinan Province in Ilocos Region or Region 1, Philippines.

Bolinao Municipal Hall
Bolinao Municipal Hall (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Bolinao Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western part of Pangasinan Province in northeastern Luzon Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Anda (east) and Bani (south)
Area –> 197.22 km2 (76.15 sq mi)
Population –> 82,084 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 185,680,903.91
Barangays –> 30
Terrain –> Hilly with coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Pangasinense, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Arnold “Noli” Celeste
Mayor –> Alfonso Celeste
Vice Mayor –> Richard C. Celeste

History of Bolinao

Established on July 25, 1575, Bolinao is one of the oldest towns in the country.

Economy of Bolinao

Bolinao is an agricultural town where rice and fish are the major products. It is the home of a marine science institute under the University o the Philippines, the premier state university.

Tourist Spots in Bolinao

Santiago Island with its white sand beaches
Bolinao Falls
Bolinao Cave
Guiguiwanen Beach
Andron Buyanging Beach
Patar Beach
Rock Formations
Bolinao Spring
Cape Bolinao Lighthouse
Saint James the Great Parish Church
Heritage Houses

Festivals in Bolinao

Mangunguna Festival

Map of Bolinao Municipality in Pangasinan

See also: Profile of Mayor Alfonso Celeste, Governor Amado Espino III

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