Pugo Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Pugo is a 5th class landlocked municipality of La Union province in Region 1, Philippines.

Municipal Hall in Pugo La Union
Municipal Hall in Pugo, La Union (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Pugo Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of La Union in Northwestern Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Tubao (northwest), Tuba in Benguet Province (east), Rosario (southwest)
Area –> 62.84 km2 (24.26 sq mi)
Population –> 19,690 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 105,919,288.32
Barangays –> 14
Terrain –> Mountainous with river valleys
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congresswoman –> Sandra Eriguel
Mayor –> Priscila Martin
Vice Mayor –> Jose Basallo

History of Pugo

The town of Pugo was created in 1912 during the American Regime.

Economy of Pugo

Pugo is an agricultural town where rice, corn and vegetables are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Pugo

Marcos Bust along the Marcos Zigzag Highway
Nagbukel Hot Spring
PUGAD Pugo Adventure
Tapuakan Resort

Festivals in Pugo

Tinungbo Festival

Map of Pugo Municipality in La Union

See also: Profile of Mayor Priscila Martin, Governor Francisco Ortega III

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