Kapangan Tourist Spots, History, Festival

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

Kapangan Municipal Hall
Kapangan Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: Kapangan LGU)

Profile of Kapangan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Benguet Province in the Cordillera Region (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Kibungan (north), Atok (east), Tublay and Sablan (south), Burgos, Bagulin and San Gabriel in La Union Province (west)
Area –> 164.39 km2 (63.47 sq mi)
Population –> 19,361 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 76,410,655.38
Barangays –> 15
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 –> Manny Fermin
Vice Mayor –> Mayo D. Eslay

History of Kapangan

The town of Kapangan was created in 1900.

Economy of Kapangan

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

Tourist Spots in Kapangan

Bulalacao Cave
Longog Cave
Camp Utopia
Catampan Rice Terraces
Mount Dakiwagan
Saint Michael Archangel Parish Church

Festival in Kapangan

Pongayan Sili Festival

Map of Kapangan Municipality in Benguet

See also: Profile of Mayor Manny Fermin, Governor Melchor Diclas

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