Burgos is a 5th class landlocked municipality of La Union province in Region 1, Philippines.
Profile of Burgos Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of La Union in Northwestern Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Bagulin (north), Sablan in Benguet (east), Naguilian (south and west)
Area –> 70.80 km2 (27.34 sq mi)
Population –> 8,067 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 61,512,962.09
Barangays –> 12
Terrain –> Mountainous
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Congresswoman –> Sandra Eriguel
Mayor –> Robert Madaran Jr.
Vice Mayor –> Isidro De Los Reyes
History of Burgos
The town of Burgos was named after the priest-martyr Father Jose Burgos who was a native of the Ilocos Region.
Economy of Burgos
Burgos is an agricultural town where rice, corn and vegetables are the major products. It is famous for its multi-colored soft brooms made from tiger grass locally known as Buybuy.
Tourist Spots in Burgos
Bolikewkew Rice Terraces
Burgos Ecopark and Resort
Our Lady of Fatima Parish
Festivals in Burgos
Buybuy (Tiger Grass) Festival
Map of Burgos Municipality in La Union