Bokod Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Bokod is a 4th class landlocked municipality of Benguet Province in Cordillera Administrative Region, Philippines.

Bokod Municipal Hall
Bokod Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: SheilaSharks)

Profile of Bokod Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Benguet Province in the Cordillera Region (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Kabayan (north), Kayapa in Nueva Vizcaya Province (east), Itogon (southwest), Tublay and Atok (west)
Area –> 274.96 km2 (106.16 sq mi)
Population –> 13,756 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 106,426,689.65
Barangays –> 10
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 –> Thomas Wales Jr.
Vice Mayor –> Pedro P. Anton

History of Bokod

The town of Bokod was established in 1960.

Economy of Bokod

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

Tourist Spots in Bokod

Ambuklao Dam
Badekbek Sulfur Springs
Palpalan Waterfalls
Mount Purgatory

Festival in Bokod

Tilapia Festival

Map of Bokod Municipality in Benguet

See also: Profile of Mayor Thomas Wales Jr., Governor Melchor Diclas

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