Sison Tourist Spots, History, Festival

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

Sison Municipal Hall
Sison Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: Radyo Pilipinas)

Profile of Sison Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Pangasinan Province in northwestern Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Tuba in Benguet Province (north), San Manuel (east), Pozorrubio (south), San Fabian (west)
Area –> 81.88 km2 (31.61 sq mi)
Population –> 47,518 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 117,777,872.28
Barangays –> 28
Terrain –> Flat
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> ILocano, Pangasinense, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 5th
Government Officials
Congressman –> Ramon Guico III
Mayor –> Danilo Uy
Vice Mayor –> Edgar M. Jovenal

History of Sison

The town of Sison was established on December 14, 1862. It was previously called Alava but it was later renamed Sison in honor of Don Perfecto Sison, the first provincial governor of Pangasinan.

Economy of Sison

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

Northern Cement is the only large industrial company operating in Sison.

Tourist Spots in Sison

Antong Falls
Bued River
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Shrine

Festivals in Sison

Begnas Festival

Map of Sison Municipality in Pangasinan

See also: Profile of Mayor Danilo Uy, Governor Amado Espino III

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