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City DAGUPAN
Official Website http://www.dagupan.gov.ph
Island Grouping Luzon
Region Region I
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FACTS & FIGURES

Dagupan City is a first class city in the Province of Pangasinan, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, Dagupan City has a population of 130,328 people in 25,921 households. Dagupan is the chief port and commercial and financial center of the Province and Northern Luzon. It is a trading center of most products in the entire province including sugarcane, corn, rice, copra, salt, and an alcoholic liquor produced from the nipa palm.

The city is known as the bangus (milkfish) capital of the Philippines because of its abundance of fresh bangus. The city's name is derived from dagupan in the local Pangasinan language meaning 'gathering place' as, aptly, the city has been a regional market center for centuries.

LOCATION

Dagupan City is located on Lingayen Gulf on the island of Luzon, Philippines.

LAND AREA

37.20 km²

CLIMATE

The city belongs to climate Type I characterized by two seasons: the dry and the wet. Dry season starts in November and ends in May while wet season starts in June and ends in October. Heavy rainfall is usually experienced during the months of July and August. The coldest month is January.

POPULATION

Dagupan City has a population of 130,328 people in 25,921 households based on the 2000 census.

LANGUAGE

Tagalog, English

CURRENCY

Philippine Peso (Php) in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 1 in pesos and. 25, 10, 5 and 1 in centavos.

ECONOMY

Dagupan City is a first class city in the Province of Pangasinan. The city's name is derived from dagupan in the local Pangasinan language meaning 'gathering place' as the city has been a regional market center for centuries. Dagupan is the chief port and commercial and financial center of the province and Northern Luzon.

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Date  Title  Action
Article 
03 Oct 2010  BUSINESS DIRECTORY: HOME FURNISHINGS  View
03 Oct 2010  BUSINESS DIRECTORY: WEARABLES  View
19 Sep 2010  DIRECTORY OF STATE COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES  View
27 Aug 2010  Geography and Political Subdivisions of Pangasinan  View
24 Aug 2010  City Officers Participated in Strategic Sanitation Planning Course  View
17 Aug 2010  List of Tourist Operators  View
17 Aug 2010  Brief Description of Dagupan's Economy  View
23 Mar 2008  HISTORY OF DAGUPAN  View
08 Mar 2008  One Town One Product: Dagupan  View
21 Oct 2007  Sectoral Profile Revenue Streams: Marine Products  View
20 Oct 2007  Commodity Situationer: Milkfish  View
06 Oct 2007  Potential Buyers Information for Dagupan Milkfish  View
04 Oct 2007  Export Markets for Marine Products  View
03 Oct 2007  Major products  View
03 Oct 2007  Museums  View
03 Oct 2007  Dagupan's Tourist Attractions  View
03 Oct 2007  Dagupan's Areas of Special Interest  View
03 Oct 2007  Education in Dagupan  View
03 Oct 2007  PhilCTTIS Business Directory: Hotels & Resorts in Dagupan  View
23 Sep 2007  Featured Product: Bangus  View
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16 Oct 2010  Special Event: November  View
24 Aug 2010  Important Events to Remember  View
17 Aug 2010  Bangus Festival  View
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17 Sep 2010  Directory of Buyers & Sellers: FISHERY AND MARINE PRODUCTS  View
31 Aug 2010  Fisheries Situationer 2010  View
22 Mar 2008  Saline tilapia has many advantages  View
30 Nov 2007  Time to Allow Export of Bangus Fingerlings?  View
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