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GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: The municipality of Mangaldan is situated on a plain terrain on the northern part of eastern Pangasinan, more or less five (5) kilometers inland from the historical Lingayen Gulf. The map of the Philippines determined its geographical location somewhere at latitude 16 ْ 01’39” to 16 ْ 06’19” North and at longitude 120 ْ 21’35” to 120 ْ 26’48” East. It is bounded by the following municipalities: North (Lingayen Gulf); Notheast (San Fabian); East (San Jacinto); West (Dagupan City); South (Sta. Basbara); Southeast (Mapandan)
Nearest airport: Lingayen Airport
Major road networks: Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (under construction), McArthur Highway
CLIMATE AND WEATHER: Rainfall is les evenly distributed with maximum rainfall occurring from June to September. The annual rainfall has peak of 792.7 mm in July and a low of 013.3 mm in December. No rain occurred during the month of February.Average relative humidity was 82.17 percent, the lowest at 77 percent and highest was at 89 percent. It is in the month of April that the humidity was recorded. Humidity was highest during the rainy months of July and August.
HOTELS AND RESORTS: Dona Upeng Casa, Maria Angela Inn, Bamboo Grove Mini Resort, Hidden Rock Farm Resort, Perfect Chinese Cuisine, Arvi's Restaurant & Catering Services
FIESTAS AND EVENTS:
LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS: Pangasinense, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:
Rafael Magno composed the Loyalty Song, “Logor ed Baley’ based on the English lyrics written by Ernesto Serote, which was one of the pieces winning a major prize in a songwriting contest sponsored by the Municipal Council in 1974 in Commemoration of the 375th foundation anniversary of Mangaldan as a parish
Director General Arturo Lomibao, the former head of the Philippine National Police, is from Mangaldan, Pangasinan.
COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:
News Paper and Magazine : Pangasinan Sentinel (English) (Mangaldan Publication)
Globe, Smart, Sun
SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
Malls: CSI Mall, Magic Mall
Popular establishments: Mercury Drug, Caltex gas and DXN Philippines
BANKS: Allied Bank, Banco de Oro, Bank of the Philippine Islands, Fico Bank, Pangasinan Bank, Inc., Rural Bank of Mangaldan, Inc.
MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
Registered retirement accommodations:
Nearest PRA satellite office: Baguio Satellite Office
Number of PRA retirees: 1
Government agencies/branch offices: Public Employment Service Office (PESO)