Agno Tourist Spots, History, Festival

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

Agno Municipal Hall
Agno Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: FB Page of Boyet Dizon – Da Man Who Cycled Da Pinas)

Profile of Agno Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western Part of Pangasinan Province in northwestern Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Bani (north), Mabini (east) and Burgos (south)
Area –> 169.75 km2 (65.54 sq mi)
Population –> 28,052 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 90,745,106.82
Barangays –> 17
Terrain –> Hilly with Coastal Plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Pangasinense, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Arnold “Noli” Celeste
Mayor –> Gualberto Sison
Vice Mayor –> Jose N. Pajeta Jr.

History of Agno

The town of Agno was created on November 25, 1791. At that time, it was part of Zambales. On November 30, 1903, it became a territory of Pangasinan by virtue of Public Act No. 1004 enacted by the Philippine Commission.

Economy of Agno

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

Tourist Spots in Agno

Aloleng – Bunga Beach
Sabangan Beach
Pabrika Beach
Tumok Beach
Tupa Beach
Umbrella Rocks
Saint Catherine of Alexandria Parish Church

Festivals in Agno

Umbrella Rocks Festival

Map of Agno Municipality

See also: Profile of Mayor Gualberto Sison, Governor Amado Espino III

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