Bakun is a 3rd class landlocked municipality of Benguet Province in Cordillera Administrative Region, Philippines.
Profile of Bakun Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Benguet Province in the Cordillera Region (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Cervantes in Ilocos Sur Province (north), Mankayan (east), Buguias and Kibungan (south), Sugpon and Alilem in Ilocos Sur (west)
Area –> 286.91 km2 (110.78 sq mi)
Population –> 15,357 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 87,545,445.01
Barangays –> 7
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
Congressman (caretaker) –> Eric Yap
Mayor –> Bill Raymundo
Vice Mayor –> Edward P. Buscol
History of Bakun
The town of Bakun was organized in November of 1900. In 1937, the township of Ampusongan became a barrio of Bakun.
Economy of Bakun
Bakun is an agricultural town where vegetables are the major products.
Tourist Spots in Bakun
Bakun Rice Terraces
Festival in Bakun
Map of Bakun Municipality in Benguet