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    LAOAG: Best of the Islands Philippines

    Political Subdivisions

    Ilocos Norte has 22 municipalities namely: Adams, Badoc, Bacarra, Bangui, Batac, Burgos, Carasi, Currimao, Dingras, Dumalmeg, Espiritu, Marcos, Nueva Era, Pagudpud, Paoay, Pasuquin,Piddig, Pinili, San Nicolas, Sarrat, Solsona and Vintar.

    Laoag converted into a city on June 19, 1965 under R.A. 4584, remains as capital.

    The municipalities and Laoag City are further subdivided into 550 barangays and 2 districts.

Laoag, Philippines is approximately 475 Kms.
away from Manila (Rizal Monument)

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Source of Information: Department of Tourism, Philippines

    Climate

    The province experience's dry season from November to April and wet season from May to October. Annual rainfall is 2,067.2 mm while average temperature is 26.8 degree celcius. The province is occasionally visited tropical cyclones and storms during the southwest monsoon season.

    Population

    Population of the province in 1990 was 461,661. Average annual growth rate is 1.68% while the density is 135.81 per square kilometer. The preliminary population count in 1995 recorded a 4.53% increase. Laoag City had a population of 88,300.

    Language/Dialect

    Ilocano(Iloko) is the major dialict. English and Filipino are the tools of instruction in schools.

    Major Industries

    Agriculture is the main livelihood of the people. Garlic is the principal cash crop. Fishing and manufacturing are other industries. Cottage industries include pottery, blacksmithing and furniture making.

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Free Tours around your City

Tours of local attractions take place on a regular basis but you can organize your own tour with just your kids or with a few other families in your neighborhood. You may be
surprised by what companies and organizations will provide free tours of their facilities.

The fire hall is always intriguing to young children. If you call your local fire hall and speak with the fire chief he will be happy to arrange a time for you to stop in with your
children. They will show the kids around, let them see inside the fire engine and if there is time the children can see a fireman in all of his gear. Not only is this fun, it is a safety
precaution for kids. Chances are they will be less scared of a firefighter in his full uniform with a mask if he or she sees one before an emergency. You will have to be
prepared for the tour to be cut short if an emergency is called in. Free Tours around your City



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