Rosario La Union Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Rosario is a 1st class coastal municipality of La Union province in Region 1, Philippines. Being the first town of La Union from Manila, it is considered the gateway to Ilocandia and Cordillera Region.

Municipal Hall in Rosario La Union
Municipal Hall in Rosario, La Union

Profile of Rosario Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of La Union in Northwestern Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Santo Tomas (north), Pugo (northeast), Sison and San Fabian (south)
Area –> 73.98 km2 (28.56 sq mi)
Population –> 55,458 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 257,821,461.28
Barangays –> 33
Terrain –> Mountainous with hills and plains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congresswoman –> Sandra Eriguel
Mayor –> Bellarmin Flores II
Vice Mayor –> Bellarmin C. Flores III

History of Rosario

The town of Rosario was created as a pueblo in 1869 with Don Agustin Isidro de Guzman as its first Capitan Municipal. Previously, it was a territory of Santo Tomas.

Economy of Rosario

Rosario is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Rosario

Agoo–Damortis Protected Landscape and Seascape
Rosario Nature Park
Beaches in Barangay Bani
The Tree House
Immaculate Concepcion Parish Church
Queen of Peace Priory

Festivals in Rosario

Linubian Festival

Map of Rosario Municipality in La Union

See also: Profile of Mayor Bellarmin Flores II, Governor Francisco Ortega III

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