Legislative district of Kalinga

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The Legislative district of Kalinga is the representation of the province of Kalinga in the various national legislatures of the Philippines. The province is currently represented in the lower house of the Congress of the Philippines through its lone congressional district.


Prior to gaining separate representation, areas now under the jurisdiction of Kalinga were represented under the former Mountain Province (1917–1969) and Kalinga-Apayao (1969–1998). Kalinga became a separate province following the passage and subsequent ratification of Republic Act No. 7878 on 8 May 1995.[1] In accordance with Section 9 of R.A. 7878 the new province began electing its own representative in the 1998 elections.[1]

Lone District[edit]

  • Population (2010): 201,613
Period Representative[2]
11th Congress
Laurence B. Wacnang
12th Congress
13th Congress
14th Congress
Manuel S. Agyao
15th Congress
16th Congress
17th Congress
Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Congress of the Philippines (February 14, 1995). "Republic Act No. 7878 - An Act Converting the Sub-provinces of Kalinga and Apayao into Regular Provinces to be Known as the Province of Kalinga and the Province of Apayao, Amending for the Purpose Republic Act No. 4695". Official Gazette. Retrieved February 4, 2017. 
  2. ^ Congressional Library Bureau. "Roster of Philippine Legislators". Republic of the Philippines, House of Representatives. Retrieved 7 February 2017.