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PANGASINAN

 

Farming, fishing and manufacturing are the major industries. With itsvast fertile plains, Pangasinan’s economy is mainly agricultural. Morethan 44% of its agricultural area is devoted to crop production. Principalproducts are rice, corn, tobacco, garlic, vegetables and cassava.

Pangasinan is also considered a coastal province. Inland fish and prawnculture are famous in the central towns besides saltmaking.

Pangasinan is famous for its export-quality products produced from basket-weaving,shellcraft, blacksmithing, jewelry-making and furniture-making among others.The fish caviar (bagoong) and coco candy (bocayo) has become two of thefamous trademarks of the province aside from the Bonuan bangus (milk fish). – reocities.com

 

Pngasinan Manaoag ChurchPhoto from: filamccomichigan.org

 

Pangasinan is rooted to the earth – agriculture based production remains as a major source of income for the majority of the populace. Aqua-culture is also popular in areas where instead of farmlands, variated squares of artificial ponds for fish rearing are found. Through the years, as the demand for particular fish stocks rose and fell, fishpond owners have adapted by sticking to traditionally favored, and stable growing fish species like the bangus or milkfish, the malaga and prawns. With agriculture currently mobilizing more than half of the local labor force, the current administration has seen the need to boost its efforts in this area. – pangasinan.gov.ph

 

Photo from:  http://www.pinoyadventurista.com/2015/06/hundred-islands-travel-guide-alaminos-pangasinan.html

 

From its meandering coastlines dotted with cream-colored to white sand beaches and protected marine parks and stunning geological formations, secluded waterfalls, centuries-old churches, Pangasinan challenges the traveler to get off the beaten path and explore its many treasures. – tourism-philippines.com

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

 

Pangasinan Under Region I (Ilocos Region) of the Philippines

Pangasinan – the Heartland of the Philippines

The Hundred Islands in Pangasinan

Magnificent Beaches in Pangasinan

Dagupan, Pangasinan – Milkfish Capital

Interesting Places to Visit in Pangasinan

Colorful Festivals in Pangasinan

Have Lots of Fun in Pangasinan




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