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MUNICIPALITY OF BALAOAN (LA UNION)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION:


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


CLIMATE AND WEATHER:


HOTELS AND RESORTS:


TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:  
Apaleng Park, Coconut Garden, Lourdes Grotto


FIESTAS AND EVENTS:   September - feast of San Nicolas de Tolentino, September 9-10 - Parochial Fiesta, December 18-22 - Panagyaman Festival, December 21 to 23 - town fiesta

 

EHTNIC GROUPS:   Ilocano

 

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:   Ilocano

 

RELIGION:   Roman Catholicism
 
   

FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:
    Camilo Osias -   former Senator, former superintendent of schools, former assistant director of education, member of the first Philippine mission to the United States, former president of the National University, former Resident Commissioner to the United States; member of the 1934 Constitutional Convention, member of the first National Assembly, former Chairman of National Council of Education, former Chairman of National Cooperative Administration, former Assistant Commissioner of the Department of Education, Health, and Public Welfare, Minister of Education, Chancellor of Osias Colleges, former representative to the Interparliamentary Union in Rome and to the International Trade Conference in Genoa
       Magnolia Welborn Antonino -  
former Senator

 


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BANKS:
Banco de Oro

 

UNIVERSITIES:   Osias Educational Foundation


HOSPITALS:  
NORTHERN LA UNION MATERNITY AND CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL (level 2)


MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
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PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
    Accredited facilities:
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    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
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