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CITY OF SAN FERNANDO (LA UNION)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION:


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


CLIMATE AND WEATHER:


HOTELS AND RESORTS:   Oasis Country Resort; Hotel Mikka; Plaza Hotel; Sea and Sky Hotel; Blue Lagoon Beach Resort; Sea Park Beach Resort & Restaurant; City Gate Hotel; Sunset Bay Beach Resort; End of the Road; Ramon & Delfina Beach Resort; California Beach Resort; Branz Cottage; Ritz Apartelle; Naps Resort Hotel; City Golden Heaven Beach Resort; Master Hotel; Green Palm Beach Apartelle; Come Inn; Miramonte Beach Resort; Salangas Beach Cottages; Meridian Beach Cottages; Clarissa Jade Village Resort; La Mer Resort; Wil Jam Beach Cottages; West Meridian Beach; Pearl Drive Inn; Y Foods Inn; Go Inn; Jasmine Lodge; Car-rille Terrace; Vacationer’s Drive Inn; Lady Maritess Inn


TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:  
Agoo Damortis National Seashore Park; La Union Botanical Garden; Bacsil Ridge; Pindangan Ruins; Macho Temple; Heroes’ Hill; Tomb of Unknown Soldier; Poro Point Board Walk; Cathedral of Saint William the Hermit; Seven Hills; Moro Watch Tower; La Union Science Centrum & Museum; Christ the Redeemer; Kasay Marine Sanctuary; Poro Point Special Economic and Freeport Zone; Capitol Complex and Thunderbird Entertainment Complex


FIESTAS AND EVENTS:  January 28 to February 15 - city fiesta; February 10 - feast of St. William the Hermit; March 19 - Bacsil Ridge Celebration; March 20 - Pindangan Festival; December 10 to 19 - Rimat ti Amianan

 

EHTNIC GROUPS:   Ilocano

 

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:   Ilocano, Filipino and English

 

RELIGION:   Roman Catholicism
 
   

FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:


COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:
   
postal, telegraph and telephone (Digitel, PLDT)
   

SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
    Malls:  
CSI City Mall, Magic Mall
    Popular establishments:  
Jollibee, Mercury Drug
    Entertainment venues:


BANKS:
   Allied Bank, Asia United Bank, Banco de Oro, Bank of Commerce, Bank of the Philippine Islands, China Banking Corporation, Development Bank of the Philippines, East West Bank, Land Bank of the Philippines, Metro Bank, Philippine Bank of Communications,  Philippine Business Bank, Philippine National Bank, Philippine Postal Savings Bank, Philippine Savings Bank, Philippine Veterans Bank, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation, Security Bank, Union Bank, United Coconut Planters Bank

 

UNIVERSITIES:   AMA Computer College, Asia College of Theology and Seminary, CICOSAT Colleges, La Union College of Nursing, Arts and Sciences, Lorma Colleges, National College of Science and Technology, Saint Louis College, St. John Bosco College of Northern Luzon, Systems Technology Institute (STI) College, Union Christian College


HOSPITALS:  
ILOCOS TRAINING AND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (level 3), CICOSAT HOSPITAL (level 2), BETHANY HOSPITAL (level 3), LA UNION MEDICAL DIAGNOSTIC CENTER AND HOSPITAL (level 3), LORMA MEDICAL CENTER (level 4)


MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
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PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
    Accredited facilities:
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    Registered retirement accommodations:
    Retirement franchises:
    Nearest PRA satellite office:  
Baguio City Satellite Office
    Number of PRA retirees:  36

    LIRA MOA:

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:
    Investment zones:  
Poro Point Freeport and Special Economic Zone
    Government agencies/branch offices:  
Bureau of Immigration, Department of Trade and Industry, Land Transportation Office, National Bureau of Investigation   


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