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MUNICIPALITY OF BACNOTAN (LA UNION)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION:


ACCESSIBILITY:
    Nearest airport:  
San Fernando Airport (being upgraded)
    Nearest seaport:
    Major road networks:  
Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (under construction), Manila North Road


CLIMATE AND WEATHER:  
wet - May to October, dry - November to April
    temperature: 27 degrees (average)


HOTELS AND RESORTS:


TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:  
La Union Centennial Tree, Arosip Ecotrail


FIESTAS AND EVENTS:   December 27-30 - TOwn Fiesta/ Honey Festival, September 29 - Feast of St. Michael the Archangel, May 1 - Feast of St. Joseph the Worker

 

EHTNIC GROUPS:   Ilocano

 

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:   Ilocano, English and Filipino

 

RELIGION:   Roman Catholicism
 
   

FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:

    Erlinda Fadera-Basilio -   Ambassador to the United Nations, Vice President of the UN Human Rights Council, founding member of the English Speaking Union (Philippines Chapter)
    Fr. Bienvenido F. Nebres -  
President of Ateneo de Manila University, member of the board of Georgetown and Regis Universities, Vice Chair of the Asian Institute of Management, founding President of the Mathematical Society of the Philippines; founding officer of the Southeast Asian Mathematical Society (SEAMS)
    Dr. Augusto A. Litonjua -  
founder and President of Philippine Association for the Study of Overweight and Obesity (PASOO), the father of Philippine endocrinology
    Fr. Adolfo N. Dacanay -  
chair of the Theology Department of the Ateneo de Manila University, officer of the Canon Law Society of the Philippines

 

COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:


SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
    Malls:  
Magic Mall
    Popular establishments:
    Entertainment venues:


BANKS:

 

UNIVERSITIES:   Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University


HOSPITALS:  
BACNOTAN DISTRICT HOSPITAL


MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
    House Rental:
    Food:
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    Education:
    Health:


PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
    Accredited facilities:
    Merchant partners:
    Registered retirement accommodations:
    Retirement franchises:
    Nearest PRA satellite office:  
Baguio City Satellite Office
    Number of PRA retirees:      
    LIRA MOA:

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:
    Investment zones:  
Poro Point Freeport and Special Economic Zone
    Government agencies/branch offices:   


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