Buguias Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Buguias is a 3rd class landlocked municipality of Benguet Province in Cordillera Administrative Region, Philippines.

Buguias Town Center
Buguias Town Center (Photo Credit: JF Rider)

Profile of Buguias Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Benguet Province in the Cordillera Region (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Mankayan in Benguet and Bauko in Mountain Province (north), Hungduan and Tinoc in Ifugao Province (east), Kabayan (south), Kibungan and Bakun (west)
Area –> 175.88 km2 (67.91 sq mi)
Population –> 43,627 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 108,891,461.37
Barangays –> 14
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 –> Ruben Tindaan
Vice Mayor –> Dione E. Baucas

History of Buguias

The town of Buguias was created on February 9, 1942.

Economy of Buguias

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

Tourist Spots in Buguias

Mount Tabeo
Veteran Memorial Marker
World War II 66th Infantry Shrine
Burial Site of Apo Anno

Festival in Buguias

Albubo Festival

Map of Buguias Municipality in Benguet

See also: Profile of Mayor Ruben Tindaan, Governor Melchor Diclas

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