Bangui, Ilocos Norte

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Bangui
Municipality
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 / 18.53°N 120.77°E / 18.53; 120.77Coordinates: 18°32′N 120°46′E / 18.53°N 120.77°E / 18.53; 120.77
Country Philippines
Region Ilocos (Region I)
Province Ilocos Norte
District 1st District
Barangays 14
Government[1]
 • Mayor Fidel Cimatu Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 112.98 km2 (43.62 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 14,672
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2920
IDD:area code +63 (0)77
Income class 4th class; rural
Website www.bangui.gov.ph

Bangui is a fourth class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 14,672 people.[3]

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

Geography[edit]

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

Note: Bangui's Brgy. San Isidro, by the decision of Supreme Court over the disputed barangay, was transferred to Dumalneg on August 10, 2012.

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)
Average 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)
Average rainy days 3 2 2 2 12 15 20 20 17 10 6 3 112
Source: World Weather Online[4]

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%
2015 14,672 −0.45%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Bangui was 14,672 people,[3] with a density of 130 inhabitants per square kilometre or 340 inhabitants per square mile.

Local government[edit]

As of the term 2016-2019, these are the elected officials of Bangui:[1]

  • Mayor: Fidel A. Cimatu, Jr.
  • Vice Mayor: Denton Lawrence G. Garvida
  • Councillors:
    • Florencio G. Sales, Jr.
    • Anthony N. Campañano
    • Susan B. Faylogna
    • Marcelino B. Agullana
    • Joseph T. Sales
    • Norma M. Doldolea
    • Florante L. Garvida
    • Doddie M. Gaces

Attractions[edit]

Bangui is well known because of its Bangui Wind Farm, which is the town's main attraction. Although the Burgos and Caparispisan (Pagudpud) Windmills were built in 2013, many visitors still visit Bangui Windmills. Bangui Bay is also a 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

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Bangui, Philippines: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  5. ^ "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "Province of Ilocos Norte". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 

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