Urdaneta was founded on January 8, 1858. It was named after the famous aide of Magellan, Father Simon de Urdaneta, a soldier, navigator, cosmographer and evangelist.
Urdaneta became a city in 1997 by virtue of RA 8480. It is the commercial
and education center of eastern Pangasinan.
Tourism Officer: Ms. Evelyn Delos Trino
Contact Number: 600-5231