San Carlos, Province of Pangasinan, Ilocos Region, Philippines

History | 1960s | Cityhood | Contemporary | Geography : Barangays | Economy : Tourist Industry | Transport

🇵🇭 San Carlos, officially the City of San Carlos (Siyudad na San Carlos; Siudad ti San Carlos; Lungsod ng San Carlos), is a 3rd class component city in the province of Pangasinan, Philippines. It is the most populated city in Pangasinan and the entire Ilocos Region.

San Carlos City is 19 km (12 mi) from Lingayen and 208 km (129 mi) from Manila.

History In 1718, Binalatongan was renamed (the Municipality [town] of) San Carlos, in honor of Saint Charles Borromeo.

1960s During the 1960s, the Municipality of San Carlos divided into two precincts. In 1965, the smaller precinct became legally incorporated as the Municipality of Basista by virtue of RA 4866.

Cityhood In 1966, the larger precinct became legally incorporated as San Carlos City by virtue of Republic Act No. 4487.

Contemporary On April 28, 2007, San Carlos City's former mayor, Julian V. Resuello, was assassinated during an event at the city's plaza. His own family was accused in this assassination. He later died after two days.

Geography: Barangays San Carlos is politically subdivided into 86 barangays. Each barangay consists of puroks and some have sitios. • Abanon • M.Soriano St. (Poblacion) • Agdao • Anando • Antipangol • Aponit • Bacnar • Balaya • Balayong • Baldog • Balite Sur • Balococ • Bani • Bocboc • Bugallon-Posadas Street (Poblacion) • Bogaoan • Bolingit • Bolosan • Bonifacio (Poblacion) • Buenglat • Burgos-Padlan (Poblacion) • Cacaritan • Caingal • Calobaoan • Calomboyan • Capataan • Caoayan-Kiling • Cobol • Coliling • Cruz • Doyong • Gamata • Guelew • Ilang • Inerangan • Isla • Libas • Lilimasan • Longos • Lucban (Poblacion) • Mabalbalino • Mabini (Poblacion) • Magtaking • Malacañang • Maliwara • Mamarlao • Manzon • Matagdem • Mestizo Norte • Naguilayan • Nelintap • Padilla-Gomez (Poblacion) • Pagal • Palaming • Palaris (Poblacion) • Palospos • Pangalangan • Pangoloan • Pangpang • Paitan-Panoypoy • Parayao • Payapa • Payar • Perez Boulevard (Poblacion) • PNR Site (Poblacion) • Polo • Quezon Boulevard (Poblacion) • Quintong • Rizal Avenue (Poblacion) • Roxas Boulevard (Poblacion) • Salinap • San Juan • San Pedro (Poblacion) • Sapinit • Supo • Talang • Taloy (Poblacion) • Tamayo • Tandoc • Tarece • Tarectec • Tayambani • Tebag • Turac • Ano • Tandang Sora (Poblacion).

Economy The city is also called the "Mango-Bamboo Capital of the Philippines", San Carlos has the largest number of mango trees - their fruits are among the most flavorsome in the country - and a thriving bamboocraft industry. An agroindustrial city, San Carlos also engages in livestock raising, crop production, inland fishing, pottery, food processing, tourism, commerce and trade, small-scale manufacturing, and flour-making. San Carlos is said to have an ideal investment potential because of its large land area, big population and strategic location, being in the centre of Pangasinan.

Economy: Tourist Industry Interesting spots of the town include: • 435-year-old Minor Basilica of Saint Dominic • Speaker Eugenio Perez Memorial Park • City Plaza • Quadricentennial Arch in Bolingit • Binalatongan Ruins in San Juan • Philippine Fruit Corporation at Barangay Pagal

Giant mango pie On April 26, 2011, 86 barangays in San Carlos baked a 100-square-meter mango pie — filling a gymnasium and setting the largest mango pie world record (400 sqm na mango pie, iniluto sa San Carlos City). Natives used 400 trays of mango pies (10 kilos each, P 400,000, in a 100-square-meter table and shared by more than 1,200). It highlighted San Carlos City's Mango-Bamboo Festival 2011.

Transport Bus companies with service to and from Manila include Five Star Bus Company, Dagupan Bus Company, Fermina Express, Pangasinan Solid North Transit, Inc., First North Luzon Transit.

Jeepneys are available for commuters to its neighboring towns, like Calasiao and Malasiqui. Tricycles are available for commuters to barrios and barangays.

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San Carlos has a population of over 205,424 people. San Carlos also forms one of the centres of the wider Pangasinan Province which has a population of over 3,163,190 people.

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Antipodal to San Carlos is: -59.651,-15.928

Locations Near: San Carlos 120.349,15.9281

🇵🇭 Tamayo 120.349,15.928 d: 0  

🇵🇭 San Carlos City 120.349,15.928 d: 0  

🇵🇭 Calasiao 120.37,16.02 d: 10.5  

🇵🇭 Dagupan 120.343,16.044 d: 12.9  

🇵🇭 Binmaley 120.269,16.032 d: 14.4  

🇵🇭 Mangaldan 120.4,16.067 d: 16.3  

🇵🇭 Lingayen 120.231,16.02 d: 16.2  

🇵🇭 Bayambang 120.35,15.717 d: 23.5  

🇵🇭 Urdaneta 120.571,15.976 d: 24.3  

🇵🇭 San Fabian 120.45,16.15 d: 26.9  

Antipodal to: San Carlos -59.651,-15.928

🇧🇷 Tangará da Serra -57.491,-14.621 d: 19741.6  

🇧🇷 Vilhena -60.11,-12.708 d: 19653.6  

🇧🇷 Várzea Grande -56.139,-15.652 d: 19638.1  

🇧🇷 Cuiabá -56.096,-15.596 d: 19632.8  

🇧🇷 Corumbá -57.65,-19 d: 19613  

🇧🇴 Santa Cruz de la Sierra -63.186,-17.784 d: 19586.1  

🇧🇴 Santa Cruz -63.183,-17.8 d: 19585.4  

🇧🇷 Lucas do Rio Verde -55.917,-13.067 d: 19502.4  

🇧🇷 Cacoal -61.447,-11.439 d: 19479.5  

🇧🇷 Rondonópolis -54.622,-16.466 d: 19474.8  

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