Sison is a 3rd class inland municipality of Pangasinan Province in Ilocos Region or Region 1, Philippines.
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
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
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Shrine
Festivals in Sison
Map of Sison Municipality in Pangasinan