Lamut History, Tourist Spots, Festivals, Officials

Lamut is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ifugao, Cordillera Region, Philippines.

Lamut Municipal Hall
Lamut Municipal Hall

Profile of Lamut Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western Part of Ifugao Province (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Kiangan (north), Lagawe (east), Bagabag in Nueva Vizcaya (south), Asipulo (west)
Area –> 159.65 km2 (61.64 sq mi)
Population –> 84,226,274.32 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous with rolling hills and river valleys

Panoramic View of Lamut
Panoramic View of Lamut (Credit: Facebook Video)

Industries –> Agriculture, Trading
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ifugao, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 18
Revenue (2016) –> 84,226,274.32
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman –> Solomon Chungalao
Mayor –> Mariano Buyagawan Jr.
Vice Mayor –> Victomar H. Bunnol

History of Lamut

The municipality of Lamut was previously part of Kiangan. It was created as an independent municipality in 1959 with Guinid Tuguinay as the first mayor.

Economy of Lamut

Agriculture is the main economic activity in Lamut where rice and corn are the primary products. Backyard raising of poultry and livestock is an additional source of income. Cottage industries produce furniture, baskets, and other handicrafts.

The town center called Poblacion is the location of a public market, a grocery store, hardware shop, a cooperative and rural bank. Barangay Nayon hosts the Ifugao State University.

Tourist Spots in Lamut

Mt. Matangili

Festivals in Lamut

Rambakan Festival

Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi

Map of Municipality in Ifugao Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Mariano Buyagawan Jr., Governor Jerry Dalipog

Mt. Matangili
Mt. Matangili (Credit: Facebook Video)

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