Pagudpud

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Pagudpud
Municipality
From top to bottom right: Welcome arch passing through Pan-Philippine Highway, Dos Hermanos islands, Bantay Abot cave, Patapat Viaduct overlooking Pasaleng Bay, and Blue Lagoon
From top to bottom right: Welcome arch passing through Pan-Philippine Highway, Dos Hermanos islands, Bantay Abot cave, Patapat Viaduct overlooking Pasaleng Bay, and Blue Lagoon
Official seal of Pagudpud
Seal
Map of Ilocos Norte showing the location of Pagudpud
Map of Ilocos Norte showing the location of Pagudpud
Pagudpud is located in Philippines
Pagudpud
Pagudpud
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 18°34′N 120°48′E / 18.567°N 120.800°E / 18.567; 120.800Coordinates: 18°34′N 120°48′E / 18.567°N 120.800°E / 18.567; 120.800
Country Philippines
Region Ilocos (Region I)
Province Ilocos Norte
District 1st District
Founded July 5, 1954
Barangays 16
Government[1]
 • Mayor Marlon Ferdinand Torres Sales (LP)
Area[2]
 • Total 194.90 km2 (75.25 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 21,877
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Pagudpudeños/Pagudpudanians
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2919
Dialing code 77
Income class 4th class

Pagudpud is a fourth class municipality and a coastal resort town of Ilocos Norte province, in the northern Ilocos Region of the Philippines. According to the 2010 census, Pagudpud has a population of 21,877 people.[3] It is the northernmost settlement on Luzon Island and a popular tourist destination because of its resorts and beaches.

Pagudpud was made a municipality on July 5, 1954. Unlike Laoag City, the province's only autonomous city, Pagudpud derives its authority from the provincial government. It had previously been a part of the neighboring town of Bangui.

Geography[edit]

Barangays[edit]

Pagudpud is politically divided in 16 barangays:

Urban

Names of Barangay Brgy.No.
Poblacion 1 1
Poblacion 2 2

Rural

Names of Barangay Brgy.No.
Saud 12
Caparispisan 16
Subec
Aggasi
Saguigui
Baduang
Burayoc 3
Dampig
Tarrag
Ligaya
Caunayan 5
Balaoi
Pancian
Pasaleng

Area and location[edit]

Pagudpud is bordered to the south by the town of Bangui and to the east by the Cordillera Mountain Range, the town of Adams and the province of Cagayan. The South China Sea lies to the west and north. The town rolls over mountains, hills, valleys and flat coastal land. It lies 74 kilometres (46 mi) north of Laoag City, the provincial capital, and 561 kilometres (349 mi) north of Manila. They reside in 5,290 homes that are spread across 83 square miles (210 km2). Most make their living through farming, fishing and subsistence retailing. Tourism is a growing part of the economy. Recently, many windmills erected in Barangay Caparispisan .Maira-ira Beach is the northernmost tip of Luzon Main Island located 18°39′4.44″N 120°50′46.68″E.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Pagudpud, 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 Pagudpud
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 16,558 —    
1995 17,168 +0.68%
2000 19,315 +2.56%
2007 20,385 +0.75%
2010 21,877 +2.60%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

Religion[edit]

Catholic is the major religion in Pagudpud. Yet there's also increasing numbers of members of other Christian Denomination just like Jehovah's Witnesses, having two congregations in Pagudpud and there's also Iglesia ni Cristo. Islam is also practice in Pagudpud brought by Muslim immigrants.

Local government[edit]

As of the term 2013-2016, these are the officials of Pagudpud:[1]

  • Mayor: Marlon T. Sales
  • Vice Mayor: Rex C. Benemerito
  • Councillors:
    • Ferdinand R. Garvida
    • Efren B. Cimatu
    • Emilen G. Sales
    • Rafael Ralph L. Benemerito II
    • Shella L. Calvan
    • Joseph P. Caliw-Caliw
    • Arthur V. Malapit
    • Pastor A. Aringay

Government seal[edit]

Pagudpud Ilocos Norte.png

Blue, Red, Yellow, and White, reflection of the colors of the Philipinnes 1954, the year Pagudpud was founded

Coconut Tree and Ricefield, represents as farming as one of the economic resources of the town, with coconut, palay and vegetables as its major products

Waterfall, represents Mabogobog falls, which is the source of a Mini Hydro Power Plant.

Mountain, Tree and Logs, represents the forestry resources of the town

Fish and Shrimps, represents its marine resoureces

Shell with Pearl, symbolizes the tourism potential of the town which is famous for its white beaches

North Star, stands for the location of the town of Pagudpud, which is in the northern tip of the Province.

Transportation[edit]

By land, Pagudpud is approximately a 90-minute bus ride from Laoag City. Several bus lines serve the Manila-Laoag route, namely Partas, Florida, Farinas, and Maria de Leon among others.Some bus lines serve also the pan-Philippine highway,dropping by in Pagudpud,namely Chona Patrick,GMW,St.Joseph,Gabriel,and the pan-Philippine highway route buses of Maria de Leon and Florida.

Gallery[edit]

See also[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. ^ "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" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Pagudpud, Philippines: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  5. ^ "Province of Ilocos Norte". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 

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