We are still currently working on the responsive (mobile and tablet) versions of this website. Please access this website using a desktop or a laptop for the meantime. Thank you!

Physical Profile

Dagupan City covers a total land area of 40,079,278.93 square meters or about 4,008 hectares (as per City Assessor’s Record). However, the digitized cadastral maps reveal that the sum of the lands within Dagupan’s boundaries is 4,447.10 hectares. It is bounded by the Lingayen Gulf in the north, San Fabian in the northeast, Mangaldan in the east, Calasiao in the south and Binmaley in the west. The city falls with latitude 160 01’ to 160 07’ north and longitude 1200 18’ to 1200 23’ east.

LAND USE ALLOCATION

LAND USE CATEGORY AREA (Ha.) % TO TOTAL LAND AREA
 PROTECTED AREA 1,077.20 24.22
Parks/ Open Space/ Buffer 383.20 8.62
Rivers 664.00 14.93
Marshland 6.00 0.13
Beach/ Salvage Zone 24.00 0.54
PRODUCTION AREA 1,728.67 38.87
Commercial/ Mixed Uses 208.00 4.67
Industrial Park 17.72 0.40
Tourism-Leisure 84.00 1.89
Agricultural-Croplands 229.41 5.16
Agricultural-Fishponds 1,189.54 26.75
SETTLEMENT AREA 1,030.80 23.18
Residential 1,030.80 23.18
INFRASTRUCTURE AREA 610.43 13.73
Social Infrastructure    
Institutional Facilities 69.80 1.57
Transport Infrastructure    
Roads 521.50 11.73
Proposed By-Pass 19.13 0.43
TOTAL 4,447.10 100

Source: City Planning and Development Office, As of 2013

Figure 1. Dagupan City Land Use Percentage Share, CY 2013