San Fernando is a third class component city in the province of La Union in thePhilippines. It is the capital city of La Union and the regional center of the Ilocos Region (Region I). According to the 2010 Philippine census, it has a population of about 114,963 people.
San Fernando is bounded by San Juan (north), Bauang (south) and Bagulin and Naguilian (east) and South China Sea (west). It has a land area of 10,272 hectares (25,380 acres).
San Fernando is the financial, industrial and political center of the province, as well as the seat of national government agencies in Region I, engaged in agriculture, aquaculture, shipping using the port of San Fernando, and other industrial sectors.
San Fernando belongs to the District 1 in La Union province. San Fernando became a city by virtue of R.A. 8509  (signed into law on February 13, 1998 by Fidel V. Ramos and ratified on March 20, 1998 Plebiscite; Congressman Victor F. Ortega, 1st District- La Union, sponsored the Bill).
The city has a lot of points of interests, landmarks and attractions. Its yearly fiesta is celebrated from January 28 to February 15, where a trade fair is opened near the city hall.
The officials and the community is proud to present the following events: Annual City Fiesta, February 10, Bacsil Ridge Celebration, March 19, Pindangan Festival, March 20, Ma-tzu Festival, September 16 and Trade Fairs.