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Ilocos Norte Province
Brief Description
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 hotel and beach resort famous among expatriates and Pagudpud
Geography Ilocos Norte is located on the northernmost edge of western Luzon Its boundaries are formed by the Babuyan Channel on the north and its sister province Ilocos Norte on the south To the west are the tribulent waters of the South China Sea while the eastern borders are formed by part of the Cagayan Valley Abra and the Mountain Province A well paved coastal highway connects the province with the rest of the country
Region Region I
Capital Batac City, Laoag City
Barangay 557
Component Cities Laoag City
Municipalities Adams, Bacarra, Badoc, Bangui, Banna (Espiritu), Burgos, Carasi, Currimao, Dingras, Dumalneg, Marcos, Nueva Era, Pagudpud, Paoay, Pasuquin, Piddig, Pinili, San Nicolas, Sarrat, Solsona, Vintar
Land Area 3,467.89
Population 568,017
Climate Ilocos Norte has a Type I Climate based on the Corona Classification This is characterized by two pronounced seasons Dry Season November to April Wet Season May to October The province is occasionally visited by tropical cyclones and storms during the southwest monsoon season May to October It is most dominant during the month of July
Coordinates 1810N 12045E
All ecosystem (2015)
January - June (mt) 67,221.00 July - December (mt) 245,868.00
Irrigated (2015)
January - June (mt) 66,275.00 July - December (mt) 200,176.00
Lowland rainfed (2015)
January - June (mt) 946.00 July - December (mt) 41,380.00
Upland (2015)
January - June (mt) 0.00 July - December (mt) 4,312.00