Kibungan Tourist Spots, History, Festival

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

Kibungan Town Center
Kibungan Town Center (Photo Credit: Dan Jor TV)

Profile of Kibungan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Benguet Province in the Cordillera Region (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Bakun (north), Buguias and Kabayan (east), Atok and Kapangan (south), Sugpon in Ilocos Sur (west)
Area –> 254.86 km2 (98.40 sq mi)
Population –> 17,292 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 81,661,378.27
Barangays –> 7
Terrain –> Mountainous
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Coffee, Vegetables, Rice, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ibaloi, Kankana-ey, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman (caretaker) –> Eric Yap
Mayor –> Cesar Molitas
Vice Mayor –> Edwin G. Nitron

History of Kibungan

Economy of Kibungan

Kibungan is an agricultural town where vegetables and coffee are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Kibungan

Tacadang Hiking Circuit
Lungsad Falls (Also called Crying Mountains)
Les-eng Rice Terraces
Palina Rice Terraces
Lubo Lake
Barangay Madaymen with its 0 degress centigrade temperature during the month of January to February

Festival in Kibungan

Pedit or Kanyaw Festival

Map of Kibungan Municipality in Benguet

See also: Profile of Mayor Cesar Molitas, Governor Melchor Diclas

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