The City of Dagupan (Pangasinan: Ciudad na Dagupan) is an independent component city in the province of Pangasinan in the Philippines. According to the census of May 1, 2010, Dagupan City has a population of 163,676 people with an income classification of second class.
Located on the Lingayen Gulf on the island of Luzon, Dagupan is a major commercial and financial center north of Manila. Also, Dagupan is one of the centers of modern medical services, media and communication in Northern Luzon. Dagupan is located in the fertile Agno River Valley.
Dagupan is among the top producers of milkfish in the province. From 2001-2003, Dagupan's milkfish production totaled to 35,560.1 metric tons (MT), contributing 16.8 percent to the total provincial production. Of its total production in the past three years, 78.5 percent grew in fish pens/cages while the rest grew in brackishwater fishpond.
Dagupan's interesting points, attractions, events and heritage sites include: