OUR HISTORY

The History of Urdaneta

The written history of Urdaneta City remains far from conclusive and definitive to this day, with many versions of how the city officially became URDANETA. One theory suggests its original name is ORGANITA, roughly meaning "little organ or unit." This is plausible as it was then a composite of portions of barrios of the adjacent towns where they converged to create one composite pueblo. Some theorists, the so-called purists, belie this by say...

FACTS AND FIGURES

Geography & Location

Geography & Location
The City of Urdaneta is located in the central eastern part of the Province of Pangasinan, situated ...
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Income Classification

Income Classification
The City of Urdaneta has an urbanization level of 53.76% and has been identified by the Provincial G...
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Population

Population
Based on the 2010 census of population conducted by the National Statistics Office (NSO), total popu...
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FAMILIAR PLACES AND FACES

Places to visit

Places to visit
A work of art of four National Artists, the Urdaneta Park is a testimonial to the Spanish friar, nav...
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Illustrious Urdanetans

Illustrious Urdanetans
Born Barbara Muñoz Perez III, after her grandmother and mother, she is the eldest among the nine chi...
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Top 5 must do's when in the City

Top 5 must do's when in the City
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OUR HYMN

Composed by Manuel A. Ridao

Urdaneta, dear Urdaneta
The cradle of our aspirations
You’re the fountain of joy and gladness
From your bosom, faith and hope forever flowing
We will always be true and faithful

We’ll keep your...

Urdaneta, dear Urdaneta
The cradle of our aspirations
You’re the fountain of joy and gladness
From your bosom, faith and hope forever flowing
We will always be true and faithful

We’ll keep your honor clean and pure
We will never tarnish your name
Urdaneta hail to you

CHORUS

With our hearts, we will pledge
Our love and loyalty to you
With heads up high, we sing praise to you

Urdaneta excelsior, you’re the beacon light of the north
Aim high reach out for the stars
Onward Urdaneta, fly high in the sky

REPEAT 1

Urdaneta, dearly beloved
Urdaneta the beautiful
We are proud of you