Lamut is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ifugao, Cordillera Region, Philippines.
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
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
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
Festivals in Lamut
Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi
Map of Municipality in Ifugao Province