San-Manuel

San Manuel is a first class municipality in Eastern Pangasinan, with a population of 52,939 people. With a total land area of 183.39 sq.m., it is situated near the Cordillera Mountains, Tuba, Benguet, Pozorrubio, San Nicolas, Asingan, Tayug and Binalonan. The town was named after Don Manuel Sequig, the founder and leader of the settlers that explored the virgin forest from the bank of the Agno River, towards the grassy lands of the west, to the foot of the Cordillera Mountains in the north, leading them to discover San Manuel. The municipality is famous for its man-made structure, the San Roque Multi-Purpose Dam Project, also known as the San Roque Dam. It is the largest dam in the Philippines, and the second largest dam in Asia. Agricultural production, livestock, and poultry remain to be the main sources of livelihood for its residents. The San Roque dam also provides employment for many locals.

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