Bangui, Ilocos Norte

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Bangui
Municipality
The Bangui Wind Farm
The Bangui Wind Farm
Official seal of Bangui
Seal
Map of Ilocos Norte showing the location of Bangui
Map of Ilocos Norte showing the location of Bangui
Bangui is located in Philippines
Bangui
Bangui
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 18°32′N 120°46′E / 18.533°N 120.767°E / 18.533; 120.767Coordinates: 18°32′N 120°46′E / 18.533°N 120.767°E / 18.533; 120.767
Country Philippines
Region Ilocos (Region I)
Province Ilocos Norte
District 1st District
Barangays 14
Government[1]
 • Mayor Diosdado I. Garvida
Area[2]
 • Total 112.98 km2 (43.62 sq mi)
Population [3]
 • Total 15,025
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2920
Dialing code 77
Income class 4th class; rural

Bangui is a fourth class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 15,025 people.[3]

The first power generating windmill farm in Southeast Asia, commonly known as Bangui Wind Farm, is found in the municipality of Bangui.

The current mayor is Diosdado I. Garvida who was elected to the position for the first time in the May 2013 mid-term elections.

Barangays[edit]

Bangui is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.[2]

  • Abaca
  • Bacsil
  • Banban
  • Baruyen
  • Dadaor
  • Lanao
  • Malasin
  • Manayon
  • Masikil
  • Nagbalagan
  • Payac
  • San Lorenzo (Pob.)
  • Taguiporo
  • Utol

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Bangui
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 12,921 —    
1995 13,774 +1.21%
2000 14,327 +0.85%
2007 14,634 +0.29%
2010 15,025 +0.96%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

Gallery[edit]

Attractions[edit]

Bangui is well known,because of its Bangui Windmills.It is also the town's main attraction.But until 2013,Burgos and Caparispisan(Pagudpud) Windmills are built,yet many visitors stilli visit Bangui Windmills.Bangui Bay is also a beautiful tourist spot,yet not practical for swimming because of its deepness and water currents,but it is beautiful to view.There is also Abang Falls,that can be found in Brgy.Lanao,also a tourist spot.Bangui is also good for its beautiful view of mountains and rivers.

Places to Visit:

  • Bangui Windmills
  • Abang Falls
  • Municipal Plaza
  • Municipal Hall
  • Bolo River(locally known Caramuangen River)
  • Bangui Bay View Building
  • Bangui's woodcraft windmills souvenir stores
  • Bangui Public Market

See also[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Bangui, Ilocos Norte
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31
(88)
32
(90)
33
(91)
34
(93)
34
(93)
34
(93)
33
(91)
32
(90)
32
(90)
33
(91)
32
(90)
31
(88)
32.6
(90.7)
Average low °C (°F) 19
(66)
20
(68)
21
(70)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
22
(72)
21
(70)
22.4
(72.3)
Rainfall mm (inches) 6.2
(0.244)
11.7
(0.461)
10.1
(0.398)
14
(0.55)
192.7
(7.587)
258.9
(10.193)
470.9
(18.539)
475.9
(18.736)
405.7
(15.972)
92.5
(3.642)
44.8
(1.764)
2
(0.08)
1,985.4
(78.166)
Avg. rainy days 3 2 2 2 12 15 20 20 17 10 6 3 112
Source: World Weather Online[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ILOCOS NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Ilocos Norte". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Bangui, Philippines: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 

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