Bangar Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Bangar is a 3rd class coastal municipality of La Union province in Region 1, Philippines.

Bangar Welcome Arch
Bangar Welcome Arch (Credit: Judge Floro)

Profile of Bangar Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of La Union in Northwestern Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Tagudin in Ilocos Sur (north), Sudipen (east), Luna and Balaoan (south)
Area –> 37.36 km2 (14.42 sq mi)
Population –> 35,947 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2018) –> 311,472,179.83
Barangays –> 33
Terrain –> Coastal Plain with hills
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Pablo Ortega
Mayor –> Joy Merin
Vice Mayor –> Virgelio Dabalos

History of Bangar

The town of Bangar was founded in 1700.

Economy of Bangar

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

Tourist Spots in Bangar

Amburayan River
Paratong Beach
Bangar Town Plaza
Saint Christopher Parish Church
Imelda Cultural Stage

Festivals in Bangar

Abel-Panday Festival
Feast of St. Christopher
Map of Bangar Municipality in La Union

See also: Profile of Mayor Joy Merin, Governor Francisco Ortega III

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