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Facts about Bayambang

Bayambang is a bustling first-class municipality in the southern part of central Pangasinan (3rd District). According to local lore, its name was derived from a plant called colibangbang which used to thrive in the area.

The town is characterized by rolling plains with a total area of 16,800 hectares. The town is a part of the great Central Luzon plain where the Agno River drains, making the land very fertile and conducive to farming, thus attracting settlers from the Ilocandia and nearby traders.

An agricultural town, Bayambang is considered the “cornbelt of Pangasinan” and the “onion capital of Pangasinan.” It is also known for its fermented fish (buro) delicacy and rice crackers, among other traditional products.

It is also a university town, being the location of the 37-year-old Pangasinan State University Bayambang Campus, a sprawling campus with centuries-old acacia trees.

Founded in 1614, the town has a rich historical and cultural heritage and regularly celebrates its being among the select towns that General Emilio Aguinaldo declared as capital of the country during the First Philippine Republic.


Date Created: April 5, 1614

Enabling Law: Proclamation No. 131 (March 24, 2011)

Total Population (NSO 2015):  118,205

Total No. of Households: 26,906

Total Number of Districts: 9

Total Number of Barangays: 77

Land Area (in hectares): 16,800 hectares

Length of Roads: 207,763 km

Time Travel to or from Manila: 2.5 to 3 hrs

Major Sources of Income: Farming (corn, onion, rice, vegetables) & Fishing (aquaculture)


Location. Located at the central part of Southern Pangasinan along the banks of the Agno River, Bayambang is bounded on the north by the municipality of Malasiqui, on the south by the municipality of Camiling in the province of Tarlac, on the east by the municipality of Bautista and on the west by the municipality of Urbiztondo.

Income Class and Economy. Bayambang’s average annual growth rate is 1.33%, and its literacy rate is 92%. The major sources of livelihood are farming, with 12,223 hectares of arable land, and raising of freshwater catch. For 2016, the estimated total income is P238,231,438, with P190,228,462 coming from its annual Internal Revenue Allotment and P48,002,976 coming from local sources.

As of July 2016, Bayambang has 64 industrial establishments, 7 major business establishments, and 12 financial institutions, and 14 accommodations (hotel, resort, inns, restaurants).

Among the town’s famous products are fermented fish (buro) and rice crackers.

Among the town’s points of interest with tourism investment potential are the St. Vincent Ferrer Catholic Church and Convent, town plaza, Mangabul Lake in Brgy. San Gabriel II, Tanolong Underground Church, and Geo-Farm in Brgy. Mangayao.

Demographic Profile. The town has a population of 118,205 as of 2015, with a projected population of 120,000 by 2016. It has 26,906 households in 2015, with an average household size of 4.4. The population density is 8.09 person/hectare.

Component LGUs. Bayambang is politically subdivided into 77 barangays, 11 of which are urban barangays and 66 are rural barangays.

  1. Alinggan
  2. Amamperez
  3. Amancosiling Norte
  4. Amancosiling Sur
  5. Ambayat I
  6. Ambayat II
  7. Apalen
  8. Asin
  9. Ataynan
  10. Bacnono
  11. Balaybuaya
  12. Banaban
  13. Bani
  14. Batangcaoa
  15. Beleng
  16. Bical Norte
  17. Bical Sur
  18. Bongato East
  19. Bongato West
  20. Buayaen
  21. Buenlag 1st
  22. Buenlag 2nd
  23. Cadre Site
  24. Carungay
  25. Caturay
  26. Darawey (Tangal)
  27. Duera
  28. Dusoc
  29. Hermoza
  30. Idong
  31. Inanlorenza
  32. Inirangan
  33. Iton
  34. Langiran
  35. Ligue
  36. M. H. del Pilar
  37. Macayocayo
  38. Magsaysay
  39. Maigpa
  40. Malimpec
  41. Malioer
  42. Managos
  43. Manambong Norte
  44. Manambong Parte
  45. Manambong Sur
  46. Mangayao
  47. Nalsian Norte
  48. Nalsian Sur
  49. Pangdel
  50. Pantol
  51. Paragos
  52. Poblacion Sur
  53. Pugo
  54. Reynado
  55. San Gabriel 1st
  56. San Gabriel 2nd
  57. San Vicente
  58. Sangcagulis
  59. Sanlibo
  60. Sapang
  61. Tamaro
  62. Tambac
  63. Tampog
  64. Tanolong
  65. Tatarac
  66. Telbang
  67. Tococ East
  68. Tococ West
  69. Warding
  70. Wawa
  71. Zone I (Poblacion)
  72. Zone II (Poblacion)
  73. Zone III (Poblacion)
  74. Zone IV (Poblacion)
  75. Zone V (Poblacion)
  76. Zone VI (Poblacion)
  77. Zone VII (Poblacion)


Other Details

  • The town’s power supply is provided by the Central Pangasinan Electric Cooperative, Inc. (CENPELCO), while its water supply is provided by the Bayambang Water District.
  • The municipality has several telecommunications facilities as well as a well-managed solid waste management facility.
  • The spacious municipal public plaza is conducive to sports and recreation facilities.
  • There are ongoing programs and projects to further enhance delivery of social welfare services.
  • In the area of environmental protection, priority is being given to hazard-prone areas due to soil erosion and flooding.
  • There are five existing housing projects, with a total of 617 units occupying a total area of 32.16 hectares.
  • The town has two hospitals, 17 medical clinics, plus several other health facilities.
  • There are 66 educational institutions (2 tertiary, 11 secondary, 51 elementary).
  • The local Philippine National Police has 48 uniformed and non-uniformed personnel, while the local Fire Department has 6 firemen and 2 firetrucks.