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CITY OF DAGUPAN (PANGASINAN)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: Dagupan City covers a total land area of 40,079,278.93 square meters or 4,008 hectares. However, the digitized cadastral maps reveal that the sum of the lands within Dagupan's boundaries is 4,446 hectares, bounded by the Lingayen Gulf in the north, San Fabian in the northeast, Mangaldan in the east, Calasiao in the south and Binmaley in the west.

ACCESSIBILITY:
    Nearest airport:  
Lingayen Airport
    Nearest seaport:
    Major road networks:  
Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (under construction), McArthur Highway

CLIMATE AND WEATHER:
There are
two pronounce seasons: dry from November to April and wet during the rest of the year.

HOTELS AND RESORTS: 

CITY DE LUXE HOTEL AND RESTAURANT

DAGUPAN GARDEN HOTEL

DAGUPAN VILLAGE HOTEL

FLOREN HOTEL

GELYMAR TRAVELER'S INN (TOURIST INN)

HEN LIN

HOTEL MIL-EXCEL

HOTEL VICTORIA

LEISURE COAST RESORT

LENOX HOTEL

ROSE INN PLAZA

STAR PLAZA HOTEL

SUNSHINE HOTEL

VALUE STAR INN

YMCA HOTEL


TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:  
Manleluag Spring National Park

FIESTAS AND EVENTS:  

ETHNIC GROUPS:    Ilocano

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:   Pangasinense, Ilocano, Tagalog, English

RELIGION:  Roman Catholic

FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:  Speaker Jose de Venecia, Jr. , who was born in Dagupan City, Pangasinan

COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:

Globe, Smart, Sun

Television networks

FM radio stations

  • DWQT - 89.3 Home Radio
  • DWKT - 90.3 Energy FM Dagupan
  • DWTL - 93.5 Campus Radio Dagupan
  • DWEC - 94.3 MOR for Life! Dagupan
  • DWID - 98.3 Love Radio
  • DWHY - 100.7 Star FM
  • DWON - 104.7 i FM 
  • DWHR - 106.3 Hot FM

AM radio stations


SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
    Malls:   
CSI Mall The City Mall, CSI Mall Market Square, CSI Mall Downtown, Magic Mall, Super 8 Grocery Warehouse
    Popular establishments:   
National Bookstore, Mercury Drug, Greenwich, Caltex gas station, Shell gas station
   
Entertainment venues: clubs, music bars, video lounges and concert halls

BANKS:  
Allied Bank, Asia United Bank, Banco de Oro, Bank of Commerce, Bank of Makati, Bank of the Philippine Islands, BPI Family Savings Bank, China Banking Corporation, China Savings Bank, Development Bank of the Philippines, Eastwest Bank, Land Bank of the Philippines, Malayan Bank, Metro Bank, Philippine Bank of Communications, Philippine Business Bank, Philippine National Bank, Philippine Postal Savings Bank, Philippine Savings Bank, Philippine Veterans Bank,  RCBC   Savings Bank, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation, Robinsons Bank, Security Bank, Sterling Bank of Asia, Union Bank, United Coconut Planters Bank

UNIVERSITIES:   AMA Computer College, Colegio de Dagupan, Dagupan Colleges Foundation, De La Salette, Escuela De Nuestra Sra. Kingfisher School of Business & Finance, Lyceum-Northwestern University, Mary Help of Christians College Seminary, Pangasinan Merchant Marine Academy, PIMSAT Colleges, Systems Technology Institute (STI) College, University of Luzon, University of Pangasinan

HOSPITALS:  
REGION I MEDICAL CENTER; DAGUPAN DOCTORS-VILLAFLOR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL; MEDICAL CENTRUM DAGUPAN; NAZARETH GENERAL HOSPITAL; PANGASINAN CENTER FOR FAMILY MEDICINE; LUZON MEDICAL CENTER; PANGASINAN MEDICAL CENTER; SPECIALIST GROUP HOSPITAL AND TRAUMA CENTER; DAGUPAN ORTHOPEDIC CENTER

MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
    House Rental:
    Food:
    Utilities:
    Transportation/Travel:
    Education:
    Health:

PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
    Accredited facilities:
    Merchant partners:
    Registered retirement accommodations:
    Retirement franchises:
    Nearest PRA satellite office:  
Baguio Satellite Office
    Number of PRA retirees: 53


    LIRA MOA:

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:
    Investment zones:
    Government agencies/branch offices:  
Bureau of Immigration, Department of Trade and Industry, Land Transportation Office, National Bureau of Investigation,  Social Security System


LINKS:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dagupan,_Pangasinan

 

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