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Encyclopedia > Ilocos Norte
REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Ilocos Norte
Region: Ilocos Region (Region I)
Capital: Laoag City
Founded:
Population:
2000 census—514,241 (48th largest)
Density—151 per km² (27th lowest)
Area: 3,399.3 km² (27th smallest)
Languages: Ilokano
Governor: Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. (1998-present) (2004-2007)
Image:Ph_locator_map_ilocos_norte.png

Ilocos Norte is a province of the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon. Its capital is Laoag City and is located at the northwest corner of Luzon island, bordering Cagayan and Apayao to the east, and Abra and Ilocos Sur to the south. Ilocos Norte faces the South China Sea to the west and the Luzon Strait to the north. Image File history File links Provincial seal of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and their provinces (click for larger version). ... Region 1 of the Philippines is located in the northwestern part of Luzon. ... Laoag City is a 2nd class city in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino and Tagalog) is a tier of local... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino and Tagalog) is a tier of local... A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... A barangay (Tagalog: baranggay , pronounced as ba-rang-gai, gai as in guy), also known by its former name, the barrio, is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village, district or ward. ... Type Lower house Houses House of Representatives House Speaker Jose De Venecia, Jr. ... Ilokano (variants: Ilocano, Iluko, Iloco, and Iloko) is the third most-spoken language of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Ferdinand Bong-Bong Romualdez Marcos, Jr. ... Image File history File links Map of the Philippines showing the location of Ilocos Norte. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and provinces (click for larger version). ... Region 1 of the Philippines is located in the northwestern part of Luzon. ... Map of the Philippines showing the island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. ... Laoag City is a 2nd class city in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Cagayan is a province of the Philippines in the Cagayan Valley region in Luzon. ... Apayao is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. ... Abra is a landlocked province of the Philippines in the Cordillera Administrative Region in Luzon. ... Ilocos Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon. ... The South China Sea, showing surrounding countries and neighbouring seas and oceans The South China Sea is a marginal sea south of China. ... The map of Luzon Strait FUCK SHIT PISS DICK EATER CUNT LICKER PISS DRINKER CUM GUZZLER ur not supposed to be able to edit these pages i suggest you dont put this here!! The Luzon Strait is a strait connecting the Philippine Sea, in the western Pacific, to the South...


Ilocos Norte is noted for being the birthplace of former President Ferdinand E. Marcos, who led an authoritarian rule over the country during the latter half of his incumbency. The Marcoses enjoy a modicum of popularity in the province. Ilocos Norte is also known as a northern tourist destination, being the location of Fort Ilocandia, an upper class beach resort famous among expatriates, and Pagudpud. PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Ferdinand Marcos Ferdinand Edralin Marcos (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was the tenth President of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Pagudpud is a coastal resort town on the northernmost tip of Ilocos Norte. ...

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People and culture

Religion

Although Ilocos Norte is mostly Roman Catholic, several other religious sects have a strong following in this area. Of these, the most notable is the Aglipayan Church, founded by Batac native Gregorio Aglipay. The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... The Philippine Independent Church, officially the Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) in Spanish, is a Christian denomination belonging to the Roman Catholic tradition. ... Batac is a 1st class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Gregorio Labayan Aglipay was born on May 8, 1860 in Batac, Ilocos Norte, an orphan who grew up in the tobacco fields in the last volatile decades of the Spanish occupation of the Philippines. ...


Ilocos Norte is home to several famous Roman Catholic churches: The Roman Catholic Church or Catholic Church (see terminology below) is the Christian Church in full communion with the Bishop of Rome, currently Pope Benedict XVI. It traces its origins to the original Christian community founded by Jesus Christ and led by the Twelve Apostles, in particular Saint Peter. ...

Paoay is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ... A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a specific site (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that has been nominated and confirmed for inclusion on the list maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 State... Laoag City (18°N 12, 120°E 36) is the capital city of Ilocos Norte province in the Ilocos Region of the Philippines. ... Saint Monica of Hippo (333 - 387) is a Christian saint and mother of Saint Augustine. ... Sarrat is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Region 1 of the Philippines is located in the northwestern part of Luzon. ... Bacarra is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... A seismic scale is used to measure and compare the relative severity of earthquakes. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Economy

Bagoong fermenting in burnay jars in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines
Bagoong fermenting in burnay jars in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines

The province specializes in the following products and industries: Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

No information. A lobster boat unloading its catch in Ilfracombe harbour, North Devon, England. ... Genera and species Oreochromis A. Günther,1889   Oreochromis alcalica - Alkaline tilapia   Oreochromis aureus - Blue tilapia   Oreochromis macrochir - Longfin tilapia   Oreochromis mossambicus - Mozambique tilapia   Oreochromis niloticus niloticus - Nile tilapia   Oreochromis urolepis urolepis - Rufigi tilapia   Oreochromis urolepis hornorum - Wami tilapia Sarotherodon W. P. E. S. Rüppell, 1852   Sarotherodon galilaeus galilaeus... Sheep are commonly bred as livestock. ... A cottage industry is an industry – primarily manufacturing – which includes many producers, working from their homes, typically part time. ... A Turkish woman in Konya works at a traditional loom. ... Tweed loom, Harris, 2004 Woven sheet Weaving is an ancient textile art and craft that involves placing two sets of threads or yarn made of fiber called the warp and weft of the loom and turning them into cloth. ... Manufacturing, a branch of industry which accounts for about one-quarter of the worlds economic activity, is the application of tools and a processing medium to the transformation of raw materials into finished goods for sale. ... Food processing is the set of methods and techniques used to transform raw ingredients into food for consumption by humans. ... Bagoong is shrimp paste, commonly eaten by Filipinos. ...


Political Divisions

Ilocos Norte is subdivided into 557 barangays, 21 municipalities, and 2 city. A barangay (Tagalog: baranggay , pronounced as ba-rang-gai, gai as in guy), also known by its former name, the barrio, is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village, district or ward. ... A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino and Tagalog) is a tier of local...

City/Municipality No. of
Barangays
Population
(2000)
Area
(km²)
Pop. density
(per km²)
Adams 1 1,480 159.31 9.3
Bacarra 43 29,668 66.07 449.0
Badoc 31 27,862 66.41 419.5
Bangui 15 14,327 163.59 87.6
Banna (Espiritu) 20 16,704 97.68 171.0
Batac City 43 47,682 161.06 296.1
Burgos 11 8,534 128.90 66.2
Carasi 3 1,154 157.38 7.3
Currimao 23 10,615 33.08 320.9
Dingras 31 33,310 96.00 347.0
Dumalneg 1 1,486 88.48 16.8
Laoag City 80 94,466 101.88 927.2
Marcos 13 15,154 226.38 66.9
Nueva Era 11 6,095 515.02 11.8
Pagudpud 16 19,315 194.90 99.1
Paoay 31 21,745 76.24 285.2
Pasuquin 33 24,739 189.39 130.6
Piddig 23 19,059 121.33 157.1
Pinili 25 15,903 89.48 177.7
San Nicolas 24 31,688 40.18 788.7
Sarrat 24 22,884 57.39 398.8
Solsona 22 21,338 167.91 127.1
Vintar 33 29,031 624.85 46.5

Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino and Tagalog) is a tier of local... A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... A barangay is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is very similar to a village. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Adams is a 5th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Bacarra is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Badoc is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Bangui is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Banna is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Batac is a 1st class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Burgos is a 5th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Carasi is a 5th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Currimao is a 5th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Dingras is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Dumalneg is a 5th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Laoag City is a 2nd class city in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Marcos is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Nueva Era is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Pagudpud is a coastal resort town on the northernmost tip of Ilocos Norte. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Paoay is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Pasuquin is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Piddig is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Pinili is a 5th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... San Nicolas is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Sarrat is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Solsona is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Vintar is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. ...

History

Ilocos Norte was the birthplace of president Ferdinand Marcos. There is also a windmill in Ilocos Norte, the only one in the whole Philippines. It is located at the Bangui Bay in Ilocos Norte, It consists of 15 wind turbines, totaling 24.75 megawatts. Annual energy production is estimated to be about 74.48 gigawatt hours. The project sponsor is a local private company, NorthWind Power Development Corporation. Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralín Marcos (September 11, 1917 – September 28, 1989) was the tenth president of the Philippines, serving from 1965 to 1986. ...


External links

  • Ilocos Norte Official Website
  • Ilocos-Norte.com
  • Ilocano Community
  • Philippines Business Directory
  • Pasyalan Ilocos Norte
  • Adams Ilocos Norte
  • Ilocos Times Online

  Results from FactBites:
 
Ilocos Norte - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (409 words)
Ilocos Norte faces the South China Sea to the west and the Luzon Strait to the north.
Ilocos Norte is noted for being the birthplace of former President Ferdinand E. Marcos, who led an authoritarian rule over the country during the latter half of his incumbency.
Ilocos Norte was the birthplace of president Ferdinand Marcos.
Ilocos Sur - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography (298 words)
Its capital is Vigan City and borders Ilocos Norte and Abra to the north, Mountain Province to the east, and La Union and Benguet to the south.
It is bounded by Ilocos Norte on the north, Abra on the northeast, Mountain Province on the east, Benguet on the southeast, La Union on the south, and the China Sea on the west.
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