One Pangasinan Alliance

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One Pangasinan Alliance
Economic Alliance
Country  Philippines
Region Region I
Island Luzon
Province Pangasinan
Cities Alaminos City
Agno
Legislative Districts 1st District of Pangasinan
Government
 • Type Economic Alliance
Area[1]
 • Total 1,759 km2 (679 sq mi)
Population (August 1, 2007)
 • Total 379,637
Time zone Philippine Standard Time (UTC+8)

One Pangasinan Alliance or OPAL (DMA) is an economic alliance of six towns and one city of western Pangasinan, representing the 1st District of Pangasinan. It is composed of Alaminos City, Agno, Anda, Bani, Bolinao, Burgos, Dasol, Infanta, Mabini & Sual[2]

According to the 2007 Philippine census, OPAL is home to 379,637 people and a land area of 1,759.

Geography[edit]

Components[edit]

LGU Income Class District Population (2007) Area (km²)
Alaminos City 4th class, component city[3] 1st 79,788 164
Agno 3rd Class 1st 26,023 170
Anda 3rd Class 1st 34,398 75
Bani 2nd Class 1st 45,652 180
Burgos 4th Class 1st 20,187 131
Dasol 3rd Class 1st 27,027 167
Infanta 3rd Class 1st 23,731 254
Mabini 3rd Class 1st 23,338 291
Sual 1st Class 1st 29,925 130

Physical[edit]

OPAL is bounded by the 2nd District of Pangasinan to the South East, Lingayen Gulf to the North and North East, South China Sea facing West and Zambales on the South.

Economy[edit]

Commercial Salt Industry in Dasol

OPAL's economiv=c drivers are Aquaculture, Tourism, Farming and Mineral extraction.

Energy[edit]

The 1200 megawatt Sual Coal-Fired Power Plant is located in the town of Sual.

Marine[edit]

Fish pens and fishponds dot the coastline of OPAL.

Agriculture[edit]

The major crops in are rice, mangoes, and corn.

Tourist attractions[edit]

  • Cape Bolinao Beach in Bolinao
    Cape Bolinao Lighthouse
  • Tambobong White Beach in Dasol
  • Caves of Dasol
  • Tondol Beach in Anda
  • Cacupangan Cave System (Bintanilya, Binmatya, Villacorta Caves)in Brgys Tagudin & Villacorta, Mabini
  • Sto. Rosario Cave System (Tubo-Tubo, Bual, Cabalyoriza Caves) in Brgys San Pedro & Barlo, Mabini
  • Caves in Brgy. De Guzman, Mabini
  • Balincaguin River in Mabini
  • Sawang Falls in Brgy. Villcorta, Mabini
  • Nalsoc Cave System (Mel-let, Abot Aso Caves) in Brgy. Colayo, Bani
  • Bolinao Museum in Bolinao
  • Hundred Islands Marine Sanctuary in Alaminos
  • Oceanographic Marine Laboratory in Alaminos
  • Hundred Islands National Park of Alaminos
  • Umbrella Rocks of Agno
  • Viewdeck in Suasalito, Sual, Pangasinan
  • Dumaloy Cave & Sinkhole in Bolinao

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