Itogon is a first class municipality in the province of Benguet, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 55,960 people. [2 ]
The town is bounded on the northwest by the municipalities of
La Trinidad and Tublay, on the northeast by the municipality of Bokod, on the southwest by the province of Nueva Vizcaya, on the south by the province of Pangasinan, and on the west by the municipality of Tuba and Baguio City.
The town was created into a regular municipality from the former municipal district of the same name in 1951.
Demographics [ edit ]
Population census of Itogon
Source: National Statistics Office
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Economy [ edit ]
Generally inhabited by
Ibalois, Itogon’s main source of livelihood is mining. Secondary to mining is agriculture.
Tourism [ edit ]
At present, the only known tourist destination areas in Itogon are Binga Dam in Tinongdan and Balatoc Mines Tours in Virac. The other tourist spots include the open pit mines in Loacan, hot spring in Dalupirip, Mt. Ugo in Tinongdan, Level 1300 swimming pools in Poblacion with hot steams and bath and the mummies in Domolpos also in Tinongdan.
Schools [ edit ]
Sacred Heart High School of Itogon
Saint Louis High School of Antamok
Saint Louis High School of Balatoc
Alejo M. Pacalso Memorial National High School Main Tuding
Alejo M. Pacalso Memorial National High School Loacan Annex
Ampucao National High School
Binga National High School
Fianza Memorial National High School Dalupirip Annex
Fianza Memorial National High School Tinongdan Annex
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