Balaoan Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Balaoan is a 1st class coastal municipality of La Union province in Region 1, Philippines.

Municipal Hall of Balaoan La Union
Municipal Hall of Balaoan, La Union (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Balaoan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of La Union in Northwestern Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Luna and Bangar (north), Sudipen and Santol (east), Bacnotan (south)
Area –> 68.70 km2 (26.53 sq mi)
Population –> 39,188 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2018) –> 908,292,410.18
Barangays –> 36
Terrain –> Mountainous with Coastal Plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Pablo Ortega
Mayor –> Aleli Uy Concepcion
Vice Mayor –> Jaime Lictao

History of Balaoan

The town of Balaoan was founded in 1704 with Ignacio Duldulao as the first municipal head.

Economy of Balaoan

Balaoan is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Balaoan

Paloair Luna Forest
St. Nicholas of Tolentino Church

Festivals in Balaoan

Panagyaman Festival

Map of Balaoan Municipality in La Union

See also: Profile of Mayor Aleli Uy Concepcion, Governor Francisco Ortega III

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