Brgy. Lareg- Lareg, Malasiqui
Raquel de Asis
Wednesday, December 12, 2007
Friday, May 25, 2007
Malasiqui is a 1st class municipality in the province of Pangasinan, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 113,190 people in 20,798 households. It is mainly an agricultural municipality with rice, corn and tropical lowland vegetables as main crops. It is also famous for its mango fruits having one of the largest concentration of mango tree population in the Philippines.
The word Malasiqui originates from the Pangasinan root word "lasi" meaning lightning. With prefix "ma' indicating high degree and suffix "qui" indicating place - Malasiqui means "place full of lightning".