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Barangays of Umingan, in the Pangasinan Province within Region 1 in the Republic of The Philippines
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Geography of Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

Umingan Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 25,843

Location of Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

  • Umingan is in the Pangasinan province.
  • Pangasinan is within Region_I-Ilocos Region in the island of Luzon.

History of Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

article verbatim from http://www.umingan.gov.ph/

This is Umingan where the rolling hills and verdant plains over peace-loving Filipino with tranquil mind and reverential abode. Located smugly of the foot of Caraballo Mountains it lays at the East-South Eastern most part of Pangasinan. It borders the town of Lupao on the east and the town of Cuyapo on the south. Both bordering towns are in the province of Nueva Ecija. Umingan is also bordered in the north by the town of San Quintin and by the town of Balungao on the west.

Umingan is some two hundred kilometers from Manila and eighty and six kilometers from the Provincial Capital of Lingayen. Its population of 54,398 as shown the by 2000 Integrated Census is regularly settled and spread in its vast area of 27,083.70 hectares. With farming as the mayor industry of 90% of the people, the municipality does not experience much prolonged period of scarcity and want in in-between regular harvest season. The soil composition is clayed to sandy loam which is favorable to rice, corn, tobacco, sugar cane, peanuts, camote and cassava.

Ninety-seven (97) percent of the town populations are descendents of the sturdy Ilocano stock thereby explaining this is an Ilocano town speaking the Ilocano dialect. Three (3) percent of the people are either descendant family from the central and coastal town of Pangasinan. Others are from the Tagalog and Pampango origins. There are sprinkling of tongues too but all these minor ethnic groups have now lost their ancestral identity as they all now have been absorbed and melted the Ilocanos way of life.

It is in Umingan where nearly all kinds of religious sects are presented, but despite of the different religious beliefs or faith of the people, it has been noted that 85% of the population have true to the Holy Mother, the Catholic Church. This big percentage of the faithful believers and flowers of the Universal Church is momentously the studying manifestation of the Apostolic Zeal of lay brethren and devoted adherences.

article from: www.pangasinan.gov.ph

To begin writing the history of Umingan is to recall the "vibrating voice" of a beautiful maiden which was heard about three centuries ago. It resounded, "Omega". This was the beginning of how Umingan got its name. "Omega" is a Greek word signifying the "end" or the "last". Geographically, the municipality is situated in the eastern "end" of the province. And so, its name reflects its geographical location.

But the story of the yearly journey of traders from the central towns of the province, gave more significant account on how Umingan was named. It had been said that before Martin de Goiti and Juan de Salcedo undertook their northward expeditions in 1571-1572, people from the "Kingdom of Luyag na Caboloan" came to the eastern regions to barter their products. This trade between the central towns and eastern communities of the province continued even after the Malong Rebellion in 1662.

People from Binalatongan, now San Carlos, Calasiao, Mangaldan and Manaoag traded their goods in big quantities with the people of east Pangasinan. The historical account stated that whenever the traders reached the small rivulet, the streamlet that still flows to this day, crossing the town south of the present public market, they always stopped to "end" their long journey at the point.

The first business caravans during their encampment, saw a beautiful woman bathing in the tiny river. They asked her the name of the rivulet. She replied in "resounding rustic voice" that the stream was "Umingan." From that time on, the people had been calling the place by that term. When the community was organized into a municipality, after it was separated from the town of Lupao, Nueve Ecija, it was named "Umingan."

People of Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

  • Umingan Population (as of Aug 1, 2007 Census) = 62,497
  • Umingan Registered Voters (2009 COMELEC) = 37,861

Elected Government Officials of Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


Elected officials of Umingan for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Umingan: Eldred Palada Tumbocon
  • Vice-Mayor of Umingan: RABANG, ALAIN (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION
  • Councilors of Umingan:
  1. TRINIDAD, EMIL (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 3268 10.16%
  2. CRUZ, MICHAEL (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 3196 9.94%
  3. ONIA, LIZA (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 2785 8.66%
  4. ANDAYA, NEIL (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 2498 7.77%
  5. RABANG, TROY (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 2498 7.77%
  6. NOBLE, DANEKING INDEPENDENT 2107 6.55%
  7. NAVALTA, WELLY (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 2023 6.29%
  8. FERNANDEZ, SIANN LIANDRO INDEPENDENT 2003 6.23%

Elected officials of Umingan for the term of 2010-2013

Barangay Elected Officials of Umingan, Pangasinan

Businesses in Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

Take a picture of your Business (from a Sari-Sari Store to a Mega Mall). Upload that picture here in zamboanga.com and that picture can immediately be your business webpage. It is that easy. Here are two examples of how a picture becomes the webpage of the business: Twins Fried Chicken Restaurant and ABC Shopping Center

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Possible Businesses
  • Auto, Trucks, Motorcycle and Bicycle dealers
  • Banks, Lending Firms, Pawnshops, and Financial Institutions
  • Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
  • Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
  • Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
  • Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
  • Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
  • Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations

Real Estate for Sale or lease in Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines


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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

The name of your church, mosque, or place of worship can be listed here. Take a picture of the facade of your church or place of worship and it can be posted here. We can even provide you with a free webpage. You can enter the data here yourself or email the information to franklin_maletsky@yahoo.com

Schools in Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

School year 2015-2016 starts Monday, June 1, 2015 and ends Friday, April 1, 2016, for public elementary and secondary schools. The SY will consist of 201 school days, inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training (INSET) break. The different school events and activities, including the number of school days per quarter, are contained in Enclosure No. 1. Source: Department of Education


The name of your school in Umingan can be listed here. You can list it like this:

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    • Address of your school
    • Telephone Number
    • Principal of the school

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Economy of Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

  • If you have an article that talks about the improvement of the economy of Umingan you can post that article here. If you come across any news items that talk about the economy of Umingan, you may post it here. Of course you have to reference the writer of the article. Any improvement to transportation, power and service usually improves the economy of the community, so go ahead and report that too.

Natural Resources of Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

Every city has some sort of a festival or tradition that is celebrated every year. In the Philippines almost all barangays that are predominantly populated by Christians celebrate fiesta. Tell us about the festivals, fiestas and traditions of Umingan.

Your Story about Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

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If you want the tittle to be more generic then do this: "Philippines by Your name". You can insert your picture of anywhere in the Philippines in this page. This will be your personal WIKI social media page.

You can talk about your personal experiences, your advocacies, the environmental conditions of your barangay, municipality, city or province.


The oldest man or woman in Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines

Do know who the oldest man or woman is in your community of Umingan? Zamboanga.com is starting this inquiry in order to honor the older generation of the Philippines. Please provide the full name and date of birth of the elder living in Umingan. We will then post your entry in the Oldest Man or Woman in the Philippines page.

Umingan, Pangasinan, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In

Your cycling activity can be posted here and it will be shown in all the Provincial, City, Municipal and Barangay pages. Your 2015 Cycling Race or Activity can be Posted here.

  • ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
  • CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
  • Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>

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