Bugallon Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Bugallon is a 2nd class landlocked municipality of Pangasinan Province in Ilocos Region or Region 1, Philippines.

Municipal Hall Bugallon Pangasinan
Municipal Hall in Bugallon, Pangasinan (Credit: FVelasquez)

Profile of Bugallon Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Pangasinan in Ilocos Region (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Labrador (northwest), Lingayen (northeast), San Carlos City (east), Aguilar (south), Infanta (west)
Area –> 189.64 km2 (73.22 sq mi)
Population –> 67,348 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 146,135,673.76
Barangays –> 24
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
Government Officials
Congressman –> Jumel Espino
Mayor –> Priscilla Mely Espino
Vice Mayor –> Winston Tandoc
Councilors (2019-2022)
Rogelio Benjie Madriguera
Aislinn De Guzman
Ernesto Tanigue
Marlon Cuison
Gemma Canullas
Ramie Ocsan
Bernardo De Vera
Rolando Manaoat

History of Bugallon

The town of Bugallon was named after Major Jose Torres Bugallon who fought together with Gen. Antonio Luna during the Philippine–American War in 1899. It was previously called Salasa.

Economy of Bugallon

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

Tourist Spots in Bugallon

Bugallon Freedom Park
Saint Andrew the Apostle Parish Church
Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine
Atty. Agerico V. Guiang Heritage House
Generosa Espino Heritage House

Festivals in Bugallon

Carabao Festival

Map of Bugallon Municipality in Pangasinan

See also: Profile of Mayor Priscilla Mely Espino, Governor Amado Espino III

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