Aguilar is a 3rd class landlocked municipality of Pangasinan Province in Ilocos Region or Region 1, Philippines.
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
Congressman –> Jumel Espino
Mayor –> Roldan Sagles
Vice Mayor –> Jesus M. Zamuco Jr.
History of Aguilar
The town was named after Spanish governor-general Rafael María 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
Saint John the Patriarch Parish Church
Don Francisco Duque Freedom Park
Festivals in Aguilar
Map of Aguilar Municipality in Pangasinan