Aguilar Pangasinan Tourist Spots, History, Festival

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

Municipal Hall in Aguilar Pangasinan
Municipal Hall in Aguilar, Pangasinan

Profile of Aguilar Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southwestern part of Pangasinan in Ilocos Region (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Bugallon (northwest), San Carlos City (northeast), Mangatarem (south), Santa Cruz in Zambales (west)
Area –> 195.07 km2 (75.32 sq mi)
Population –> 41,463 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 107,691,286.22
Barangays –> 16
Terrain –> Mountainous with rolling hills
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Pangasinense, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Jumel Espino
Mayor –> Roldan Sagles
Vice Mayor –> Jesus M. Zamuco Jr.

History of Aguilar

The town was named after Spanish governor-general Rafael MarĂ­a de Aguilar who ordered the establishment of an independent civil political unit on July 16, 1805. Previously, it was part of San Carlos City.

Economy of Aguilar

Aguilar is an agricultural town where rice and corn are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Aguilar

Mapita Falls and Viewdeck
Daang Katutubo
Saint John the Patriarch Parish Church
Don Francisco Duque Freedom Park

Festivals in Aguilar

Ansakket Festival

Map of Aguilar Municipality in Pangasinan

See also: Profile of Mayor Roldan Sagles, Governor Amado Espino III

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