Candon City

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City of Candon
Ph locator ilocos sur candon.png
Region Ilocos Region (Region I)
Province Ilocos Sur
Mayor Allen G. Singson (LP)
Barangays 42
Physical characteristics
Area 103.28 km²
Total (2000) 50,564
Density 489.58/km²

Candon City is a 5th class city in the province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 50,564 people in 10,257 households.

This once small resort town is known for making the heaviest and largest calamay, a sweet and sticky snack made from coconut milk and sugar, in the world. This City has also a rich historical background. In its legends, the name of the city is derived from the legendary "kandong" tree which is now but extinct in the area. It's patron saint is St. John of Sahagun.


Candon City is politically subdivided into 42 barangays.

  • Allangagigan-1st
  • Allangagigan-2nd
  • Amguid
  • Ayudante
  • Bagani-Campo
  • Bagani-Gabor
  • Bagani-Tocgo
  • Bagani-Ubog
  • Bagar
  • Balingaoan
  • Bugnay
  • Calao-an
  • Calongbuyan
  • Caterman
  • Cubcubbuot
  • Darapidap
  • Langlangca-1st
  • Langlangca-2nd
  • Oaig-Daya
  • Palacapac
  • Paras
  • Parioc-1st
  • Parioc-2nd
  • Patpata-1st
  • Patpata-2nd
  • Paypayad
  • Salvador-1st
  • Salvador-2nd
  • San Agustin
  • San Andres
  • San Antonio
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • San Juan
  • San Nicolas
  • San Pedro
  • Santo Tomas
  • Tablac
  • Talogtog
  • Tamurong-1st
  • Tamurong-2nd
  • Villarica

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