Basista - Pangasinan Destinations


It is a 4th class municipality in the Province of Pangasinan, Philippines.

According to the latest census, it has a population of 28,104 people in 4,871 households.  


The former barrio of Basista, now the site of the town proper or poblacion was once the biggest and one of the progressive barrios located in the far south of the mother town, San Carlos (now a city).

As early as the year 1918, some of the most influential and prominent citizens of the then barrio of Basista came together and made the first attempt to petition the municipal government and the provincial board of San Carlos and Pangasinan respectively to grant the township of their barrios.


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