Atok Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Atok is a class landlocked municipality of Benguet Province in Cordillera Administrative Region, Philippines.

Poblacion, Atok
Poblacion (Town Center), Atok (Photo Credit: Atok LGU)

Profile of Atok Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Benguet Province in the Cordillera Region (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Kibungan (north), Kabayan and Bokod (east), Tublay (south), Kapangan (west)
Area –> 214.99 km2 (83.01 sq mi)
Population –> 19,668 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 80,604,720.51
Barangays –> 8
Terrain –> Mountainous
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ibaloi, Kankana-ey, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman (caretaker) –> Eric Yap
Mayor –> Raymundo Sarac
Vice Mayor –> Angelito D. Galao Sr.

History of Atok

The town of Atok was founded in 1900.

Economy of Atok

Atok is an agricultural town where vegetables are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Atok

Barangay Paoay along Halsema Highway (2nd Highest Highway elevation)
Mount Timbak – third highest mountain in Luzon
Sakura (Cherry Blossom) Park
Northern Blossom Farm
Saint Paul Parish Church

Festival in Atok

Adivay Festival

Map of Atok Municipality in Benguet

See also: Profile of Mayor Raymundo Sarac, Governor Melchor Diclas

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