Mangatarem Tourist Spots, History, Festival

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

Mangatarem Municipal Hall
Mangatarem Municipal Hall (Credit: youtube.com

Profile of Mangatarem Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southwestern part of Pangasinan in Ilocos Region (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> San Clemente in Tarlac Province (south)
Area –> 317.50 km2 (122.59 sq mi)
Population –> 73,241 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 178,300,858.20
Barangays –> 82
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 –> Ramil Ventenilla
Vice Mayor –> Michael Mon R. Punzal

History of Mangatarem

The town of Mangatarem was founded in 1837.

Economy of Mangatarem

Mangatarem is an agricultural town where rice and corn are the major products. Due to its sizable population, many commercial and financial firms have been established in the town center.

Tourist Spots in Mangatarem

Manleluag Hot Spring Resort & Protected Landscape
Immaltar Hot Spring
Kanding Waterfalls (Canding Falls)
Tangguyob Waterfalls (Timangguyob Falls)
Pacalat Impounding Dam
St. Raymond of PeƱafort Parish Church
Daang Kalikasan

Festivals in Mangatarem

Tupig Festival

Map of Mangatarem Municipality in Pangasinan

See also: Profile of Mayor Ramil Ventenilla, Governor Amado Espino III

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