Basista is a 4th class landlocked municipality of Pangasinan Province in Ilocos Region or Region 1, Philippines.
Profile of Basista Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Pangasinan in Ilocos Region (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Malasiqui (northeast), Bayambang (south), Urbiztondo (southwest), San Carlos City (northwest)
Area –> 24.00 km2 (9.27 sq mi)
Population –> 32,959 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 75,961,032.04
Barangays –> 13
Terrain –> Lowland with hills and mountains
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 –> Jolly Resuello
Vice Mayor –> Dante Bustarde
History of Basista
The town of Basista was created on May 8, 1967 by virtue of Republic Act No. 4866 initiated by Congressman Jack L. Soriano. Previously, it was part of San Carlos City.
Economy of Basista
Basista is an agricultural town where rice and corn are the major products.
Tourist Spots in Basista
Mary Help of Christians Parish Church
Festivals in Basista
Map of Basista Municipality in Pangasinan