Located at the very center of Pangasinan, San Carlos City is bounded by the capital town of Lingayen on the northwest,
Binmaley and Calasiao towns on the north, Malasique on the east, Basista and Urbiztondo on the south, and Aguilar on the
west. It is only 19 kilometers south of Dagupan City. Politically, the city belongs to the third legislative district of Pangasinan.
Situated at the heart of Pangasinan's vast agricultural lands, San Carlos serves as a trading center not only
for agricultural products but also for the day to day needs of the people of the city and the surrounding towns.
Much of the city however is rural devoted to farming. Rice is the most important products but the city is promoting mango and bamboo production.
Industries include making of palayok (earthen pot) or banig (mat).
Festival / Fiesta
The city San Carlos celebrates the Mango-Bamboo Festival to promote its two important products namely mango and bamboo.
San Carlos City is the hometown of Juan de la Cruz Palaris who led a revolt against Spanish Rule in 1762.
San Carlos City can be an ideal site for the manufacture of products needed by farmers not only in
Pangasinan but also in the entire country. Farm implements, fertilizer, and feeds are some examples. Also, the production
of commercial seeds and seedlings can be promoted. In additon, the planting of high value crops and the processing thereof
The city is promoting the development of industries based on mango and bamboo.
Tourist Attractions / Places of Interest in San Carlos City, Pangasinan
- San Carlos City Catholic Church
The Catholic Church in San Carlos Pangasinan (photo credit to sancarloscity.blogspot.com)
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Visit also : Alaminos City,
Dagupan City, Urdaneta City