Urbiztondo Tourist Spots, History, Festival

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

Municipal Hall in Urbiztondo in Pangasinan
Municipal Hall in Urbiztondo in Pangasinan (Credit: Ramon FVelasquez)

Profile of Urbiztondo Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Pangasinan in Ilocos Region (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> San Carlos City (north), Basista and Bayambang (east), Mangatarem (southwest)
Area –> 81.80 km2 (31.58 sq mi)
Population –> 50,170 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 109,859,795.61
Barangays –> 21
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 –> Martin Raul Sison II
Vice Mayor –> Marilyn S. Sison

History of Urbiztondo

In 1903, the town of Urbiztondo has a population of 7,416 which increased to 15,721 in 1948. In the census of 2015, the town registered 50,170 residents.

Economy of Urbiztondo

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

Tourist Spots in Urbiztondo

Moreland Waterpark
Plaza de Urbiztondo
Saint Pius V Parish Church

Festivals in Urbiztondo

Kanen Festival

Map of Urbiztondo Municipality in Pangasinan

See also: Profile of Mayor Martin Raul Sison II, Governor Amado Espino III

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