Dagupan City covers an aggregate area territory of 3,723 hectares (9,200 acres), limited by the Lingayen Gulf in the north, San Fabian in the upper east, Mangaldan in the east, Calasiao in the south and Binmaley in the west. Land use is basically for farming with 35.98% of the aggregate area territory, fishpond, cropland, private with 22.88%; others uses are business, mechanical, institutional, government private, parks, and streets. The city is considered as the region's modern center point. The quantity of enlisted business foundations in the city achieved 4,721 in 2002. The significant sorts of business foundations were: 1) general stock, exchanging and nourishment house (37.5 percent); 2) land lessor/administrations (32.3 percent); 3) sari-sari store (13.8 percent); and 4) protection/loaning speculators/banks (5.1 percent). The city has four open markets.