Mangaldan

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Map of Pangasinan showing the location of Mangaldan

Mangaldan is a 1st class municipality in the province of Pangasinan, Philippines. It is near the cities of Dagupan and Baguio. It is in the 4th congressional district of Pangasinan. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 82,142 people in 15,356 households.

Mangaldan was founded by Dominican order missionaries from Spain (the third such city in Pangasinan). It is known to have already been a Spanish encomienda by 1591. During World War II, Mangaldan had an airstrip that was used by the American military.

Barangays

Mangaldan is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.

  • Alitaya
  • Amansabina
  • Anolid
  • Banaoang
  • Bantayan
  • Bari
  • Bateng
  • Buenlag
  • David
  • Embarcadero (also spelled Imbarcadero)
  • Gueguesangen
  • Guesang
  • Guiguilonen
  • Guilig
  • Inlambo
  • Lanas
  • Landas
  • Maasin
  • Macayug
  • Malabago
  • Navaluan
  • Nibaliw
  • Osiem
  • Palua
  • Poblacion
  • Pogo
  • Salaan
  • Salay
  • Tebag
  • Talogtog

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