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|Region||Ilocos Region (Region I)|
|Mayor||Ferdinand C. Medina (LP)|
|Area|| 11 km²|
|Total (2000)|| 45,143|
The City of Vigan is a 5th class city in the province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines. It is the capital city of Ilocos Sur. The city, located on the western coast of the large island of Luzon, facing the South China Sea.
It is a World Heritage Site in that it is the most intact example of a Spanish colonial town in Asia, and is well-known for its cobblestone streets and a unique architecture that fuses Asian building design and construction with European colonial architecture and planning.
According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 45,143 people in 9,193 households.
Vigan City is politically subdivided into 39 barangays.
- Pasyalang Ilocos Sur
- Forum (Discussion)
- Heritage City of Vigan
- Philippine Travel Destinations: City of Vigan
- Vigan travel guide from Wikitravel