Alcala (Pangasinan) Tourist Spots, History, Festival

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

Alcala municipal Hall
Alcala municipal Hall (Photo Credit: Alcala LGU)

Profile of Alcala Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Pangasinan Province in northwestern Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Malasiqui and Villasis (north), Santo Tomas (east), Bautista (south)
Area –> 45.71 km2 (17.65 sq mi)
Population –> 43,402 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 148,190,126.55
Barangays –> 21
Terrain –> Flat
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Pangasinense, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 5th
Government Officials
Congressman –> Ramon Guico III
Mayor –> Jojo Callejo
Vice Mayor –> Rodolfo C. Rosquita

History of Alcala

The town of Alcala was created on September 20, 1875.

Economy of Alcala

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

Tourist Spots in Alcala

Alcala Town Plaza
Holy Cross Parish Church

Festivals in Alcala

Nateng Festival

Map of Alcala Municipality in Pangasinan

See also: Profile of Mayor Jojo Callejo, Governor Amado Espino III

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