Vigan City

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City of Vigan
Landmarks
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Seal
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Location
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Government
Region Ilocos Region (Region I)
Province Ilocos Sur
Mayor Ferdinand C. Medina (LP)
Barangays 39
Website www.vigancity.gov.ph
Physical characteristics
Area 11 km²
Population
Total (2000) 45,143
Density 4103.91/km²

Template:Infobox World Heritage Site

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.

Elpidio Quirino, the 6th president of the Philippines, was born in Vigan.

Barangays

Vigan City is politically subdivided into 39 barangays.

  • Ayusan Norte
  • Ayusan Sur
  • Barangay I (Pob.)
  • Barangay II (Pob.)
  • Barangay III (Pob.)
  • Barangay IV (Pob.)
  • Barangay V (Pob.)
  • Barangay VI (Pob.)
  • Barraca
  • Beddeng Laud
  • Beddeng Daya
  • Bongtolan
  • Bulala
  • Cabalangegan
  • Cabaroan Daya
  • Cabaroan Laud
  • Camangaan
  • Capangpangan
  • Mindoro
  • Nagsangalan
  • Pantay Daya
  • Pantay Fatima
  • Pantay Laud
  • Paoa
  • Paratong
  • Pong-ol
  • Purok-a-bassit
  • Purok-a-dackel
  • Raois
  • Rugsuanan
  • Salindeg
  • San Jose
  • San Julian Norte
  • San Julian Sur
  • San Pedro
  • Tamag
  • Barangay VII
  • Barangay VIII
  • Barangay IX

External links

ilo:Ciudad ti Vigan


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