This province is located in the region of Ilocos. Its capital is Fernando City; it is subdivided in 19 municipalities and 1 city. La Union is highly literate, San Fernando City as the administrative, educational, and financial center of the region.
La Union is known for its beautiful places and its breath taking views. Many visitors are visiting here in La Union to see themselves the beauty of the natural formations of this province. They have the San Juan Beach it is ideal for amateur surfing during November until February; Bauang Beach known for its grayish sand; Canaoay Pagudpud Beach ideal for swimming and picnics; Agoo-Damortis National Seashore Park it is declared as a national park and it is proposed for development as a tourist destination of this province.