Ifugao

Ifugao is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. Its capital is Lagawe and borders Benguet to the west, Mountain Province to the north, Isabela to the east, and Nueva Vizcaya to the south.

The Banaue Rice Terraces is the main tourist attraction in the province. These thousands-year-old terraces were carved into the mountains without the aid of machinery to provide a level steps where the natives can plant rice.

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Ifugao

Capital: Lagawe
Founded:
Population:
2000 census—161,623 (9th smallest).
Density—64 per km² (8th lowest).
Area: 2,517.8 km² (24th smallest)
Divisions:
Municipalities—11.
Barangays—175.
Congressional districts—1.
Languages: Iloko, Tagalog
Governor: Teodoro B. Baguilat (2001-2004)

Table of contents
1 People and Culture
2 Economy
3 Geography
4 History
5 External Links

People and Culture

Economy

Geography

Political

Ifugao is subdivided into 11 municipalities.

Municipalities

  • Aguinaldo
  • Alfonso Lista (Potia)
  • Asipulo
  • Banaue
  • Hingyon
  • Hungduan
  • Kiangan
  • Lagawe
  • Lamut
  • Mayoyao
  • Tinoc

Physical

History

External Links


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