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Province of Ilocos Sur

Location and land area

The province of Ilocos Sur is located along the western coast of Northern Luzon. It is bounded by Ilocos Norte in the north, Abra in the northeast, Mt. Province in the east, Benguet in the southeast, La Union in the south and the Luzon Sea and Lingayen Gulf in the west. The province falls within latitudes 16° 40’ to 17° 54’ north and longitudes 120° 20’ to 120° 56’ east. Vigan City, the provincial capital is approximately 408 kilometers by road from Manila, 139 kilometers north of San Fernando City, and 80 kilometers south of Laoag City.
 
Geographical

Ilocos Sur has an area of 2,579.60 square kilometers occupying about 20.10 percent of the total land area of the Ilocos Region. Among the municipalities, Quirino and Cervantes have the largest area covering about 18.30 percent of the total provincial area, while Sta. Catalina and San Vicente occupy the smallest area of only 28.60 sq. km. or 1.10 percent of the total provincial area.

Land Area by Municipality/City: Ilocos Sur

CITY / MUNICIPALITY

LAND AREA

(SQ. KM.)

1. ALILEM

156.20

2. BANAYOYO

31.20

3. BANTAY

76.60

4. BURGOS

44.30

5. CABUGAO

60.10

6. CAOAYAN

26.00

7. CERVANTES

230.70

8. GALIMUYOD

34.40

9. G. DEL PILAR

104.20

10. LIDLIDDA

29.70

11. MAGSINGAL

85.20

12. NAGBUKEL

34.90

13. NARVACAN

98.40

14. QUIRINO

240.10

15. SALCEDO

23.10

16. SAN EMILIO

132.80

17. SAN ESTEBAN

23.40

18. SAN ILDEFONSO

17.20

19. SAN JUAN

52.10

20. SAN VICENTE

15.10

21. SANTA

51.60

22. STA. CATALINA

13.50

23. STA. CRUZ

101.60

24. STA. LUCIA

49.90

25. STA. MARIA

49.60

26. SANTIAGO

74.50

27. STO. DOMINGO

57.80

28. SIGAY

114.60

29. SINAIT

80.70

30. SUGPON

182.80

31. SUYO

124.00

32. TAGUDIN

58.30

33. CANDON CITY

76.90

34. VIGAN CITY

27.40

ILOCOS SUR

2,579.60

 

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