Welcome My Beloved Cailians!

ept-screenshot.jpgWe have successfully brought ourselves to this point. Much to my happiness is that this time no matter how far you are, how long you have been away, you can now frequently visit Umingan, know the latest news about it and exchange pleasantries with its good and beautiful people, through this website (http://umingan.gov.ph). This website was realized to capture in essence the lovely people, enchanting places and nourishing events in the municipality as an expression of welcome to those who may venture to come where the pasture are ever verdant.

This may also serve as a haven and a place of rendezvous for the Uminganians, who yearn for home and in search for old time buddies. Furthermore, this will serve as seedbed of ideas and suggestions open to anyone who has wise thoughts on how to make Umingan at its best.

On the other hand, for the people who have a heart for Umingan, who spent a colorful and glorious past here, this website is likewise a suitable place for you to reminisce and rediscover.

At the most this undertaking is sincerely dedicated to all of you who have left home in search for a greener pasture, a brighter future or simply chasing one’s ultimate dream in life.

We invite you therefore to come and discover Umingan!

Agay-ayat kadakayo amin,

Municipal Mayor

About Umingan

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. ( Read more…. )

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