Santol La Union Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Santol is a 4th class landlocked municipality of La Union province in Region 1, Philippines.

Welcome Arch of Santol La Uinon
Welcome Arch in Santol, La Uinon (Credit: Judge Floro)

Profile of Santol Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of La Union in Northwestern Luzon (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Sudipen (north), Sugpon (east), San Gabriel (south), Balaoan (west)
Area –> 93.70 km2 (36.18 sq mi)
Population –> 12,476 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2018) –> 73,598,738.94
Barangays –> 11
Terrain –> Mountainous
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Pablo Ortega
Mayor –> Magno Wailan
Vice Mayor –> Monico A. Oriente Jr.

History of Santol

The town of Santol had a registered population of 3,536 in 1918. It increased to 5,060 in 1948 and climbed to 12,476 in the census of 2015.

Economy of Santol

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

Tourist Spots in Santol

Balay Anito Falls
Simminublan Falls
Saint Isidore the Farmer Parish Church

Festivals in Santol

Panagdur-as Festival
Panagbunga Festival

Map of Santol Municipality in La Union

See also: Profile of Mayor Magno Wailan, Governor Francisco Ortega III

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