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  • Administrative Map of Mountain Province I ABRA KALINGA-APAYAO S I A L Paracelis Sadanga B O C Natonin Besao E U Sagada Bontoc Barlig S L S A U Bauko IFUGAO R Sabangan Tadian BENGUET
  • She has 2 districts, 10 municipalities and 144 barangays District 1: District 2: • Bontoc (16 brgys) • Besao (14 brgys.) • Sadanga (8 brgys.) • Sagada (19 brgys.) • Barlig (11 brgys)) • Sabangan (15 brgys.) • Natonin (11 brgys.) • Bauko (22 brgys.) • Paracelis (9 brgys.) • Tadian (19 brgys.)
  • • Mountain Province was once a part of the Old Mountain Province under Philippine Commission Act No. 1876, that comprised the BIBAK provinces namely: Bontoc, Ifugao, Benguet, Apayao and Kalinga, and the provinces of Amburayan and Lepanto. • Bontoc was then the Provincial capital due to its proximity to the other provinces.
  • Republic Act 4695 June 18, 1966 Subdivision Law of the Old Mountain Province. The Law also created the provinces of Benguet, Mountain Province, Kalinga- Apayao. (Sgd.) Ferdinand E. Marcos
  • • April 7, 1967 - the new set of officials legally and officially began its operation. • April 7th was officially declared as Mountain Province Day to give significance to the event. • The first provincial officials were then: Hon. Alfredo G. Lamen – Provincial Governor Hon. Victor S. Dominguez – Vice Governor Hon. Pio Felwa – Provincial Board Member Hon. Alejo Manao – Provincial Board member
  • • The Provincial Capitol was designed by Daniel Burnham • Initially called the Bontoc Government Building • Construction started in 1907 during the administration of Governor John Evans and completed in 1909 • It was renovated in 1994 and was again repaired in 2005 to replace deteriorated wood structures.
  • • It houses 11 offices namely: - Governor’s Office - Vice-Governor’s Office - Sangguniang Panlalawigan - Planning & Development Office - Social Welfare & Development Office - General Services Office - Budget Office - Assessor’s Office - Legal Office - Treasury Office
  • • Other Provincial Offices are situated in the other provincial buildings provided for them • National and other government owned and controlled corporations present in the province are in the government center • Others have their own buildings near the Poblacion center.
  • HUMAN RESOURCES Balangao tribe of Paracelis, Natonin and Barlig
  • Baliwon tribe of Paracelis
  • Bontoc tribe of Bontoc and Sadanga
  • Kankana-ey tribe of Sabangan, Bauko and Tadian
  • Applai tribe of Besao, Sagada, Sabangan, Bauko and Tadian
  • Population Municipalities Population ( 2006) Barlig 6,398 Bauko 32,644 Besao 11,164 Bontoc 25,616 Natonin 9,449 Paracelis 23,799 Sabangan 9,139 Sadanga 9,480 Sagada 10,710 Tadian 21,023 Province 159,422
  • Population Characteristics (2006)  Urban Population = 14,237  Rural Population = 145,185  No. of Households = 30,882  Average Household Size = 5  Population Density =69 persons/sq km.  Average family Income= P98,369  Age Structure 14 yrs old & below = 59,925 15 to 64 yrs. Old = 92,228 65 yrs. old and over = 9,269  Male – Female ratio =199 males for every 100 females  Employment Rate = 96%  Literacy rate = 88.7 simple literacy 78.4 functional literacy
  • RESOURCES 1. LAND RESOURCES (229,231 HAS) A. Forest Resources (207,945.36 HAS.)
  • B. Agricultural Resources (19,360 HAS.) High Value Crops - American Tomatoes - Potatoes - Cabbage/Wombok - Carrots - Baguio Beans - Brocolli - Peas - Sayote - etc.
  • - Commercial Crops ( Legumes – White, Red, Black, Brown & Mongo)
  • - Tropical Fruits ( Citrus – Ponkan, Sweet Oranges, Clementine, Navel, Lado, etc.)
  • C. Water Resources
  • Services and Facilities • Banks (PNB, LB, Coop Banks ) • Schools ( Pre-school, primary, elementary, high school, and Tertiary) • Health Services ( 4 district hospitals, 1 regional hospital and 2 community hospitals) • Markets (market days are usually every sundays) • Communication Services (Radyo Natin, Radyo ng Bayan, Internet shops and computer shops) • MOPRECO for our electric power needs • Transportation services – Bus, Rising Sun, vans and jeepneys.
  • Tourism Mountain province is an Eco-Tourism center next to Baguio City. Being located at the center of the Cordillera, it is being considered as the sub- regional center for the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) in the Next Millennium.
  • 1. HOT SPRINGS Mainit Hotspring
  • 2. Caves and Hanging Coffins Hanging Coffin, Sagada Balangagan Cave, Sagada
  • 3. Lakes and Waterfalls Fowa-as Falls, Sadanga Lake Danum, Sagada
  • Bomod-ok Falls, Sagada
  • 4. Rice Terraces
  • 5. Bontoc Museum
  • 6. ATOs
  • 7. Mountains and Plateaus Mount Amuyao
  • Mount Data Plateau
  • There are still many wonders in Mountain Province. The lang-ay festival which is celebrated every foundation day April 7 show cased the diversified culture and traditions of the people of Mountain Province. It also enhanced and contributed in the promotion of tourism in Mountain Province.
  • Don’t be bothered on where to stay. There are hotels/inns, and pension houses and home stays available in most of the municipalities. Don’t be bothered on where to eat. Most of the people are hospitable to strangers. There are also restaurants, carinderias, Coffee shops and bakeshops around. Don’t be bothered on where to communicate. SMART, GLOBE, PLDT and DIGITEL are ready at your service. Internet cafes and computer shops are also around to serve your needs. Don’t be bothered on where to go. The Tourism Council, The council for Culture and Arts, and the Council for Small and Medium Enterprises are organized to accompany and tour you around Mountain Province. So, COME ONE COME ALL !!!!!!!!!!!!.
  • PROVINCIAL VISION The province envisions to become self-reliant and largely self-sufficient community with a just and improved life socially, spiritually, morally, economically and politically in a sustained and balanced environment.
  • EXECUTIVE - LEGISLATIVE AGENDA P – Peace and Order R – Reliable public Officials and employees E – Education, Culture and Sports S – Social Services T – Treasury I – Infrastructures G – Good Governance E – Environment, Agriculture and Fishery
  • PROVINCIAL OFFICIALS Hon. Maximo B. Dalog Sr. - Provincial Governor Hon. Louis Claver, Jr. - Vice- Governor Hon. Eufemia Lamen - Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Member Hon. Cariño S. Tamang - Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Member Hon. Ezra Gomez - Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Member Hon. Luke Wanason - Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Member Hon. James B. Polilin - Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Member Hon. Marcial Lawilao Jr. - Sangguniang Panlalawigan, member Hon. Randolph T. Awisan - Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Member Hon. Salvador K. Dalang - Sangguniang Panl;alawigan, Member Hon. Benjamin Pinos-an - Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Member (Councilor’s League) Hon. Bonifacio Lacwasan, Jr. - Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Member ( Liga ng Barangays) Hon. Herbert Bantic - Sangguniang Panlalawigan, Member ( Kabataan)
  • DEPARTMENT HEADS Mr. Paulo P. Pagteilan - Provincial Administrator Mr. Frank L. Daytec Jr. - Provincial Budget Officer Miss Josephine Villanueva - Provincial Secretary Atty. Enstein Calaoa - Provincial Attorney Mrs. Lily Rose T. Kollin - Provincial Planning & Development Coordinator Mr. Nicolas Kimakim - Provincial Assessor Mr. Luciano Kanongkong - Human Resources & Management Officer Mr. Arnold Petten - Provincial Sports Officer Mrs. Dora Challongen - Provincial Cooperative Officer Mr. Cawed Gammonac - Provincial Treasurer Mr. Theodore Marrero - Provincial Accountant Mr. Alfred Fomocao - General Services Officer Miss Rosalinda Belagan - Social Welfare & Dev’t. Officer
  • Dr. Nenita Lizardo - Provincial Health Officer Mr. John Likigan - Provincial Agriculturist Dr. Bernabe Masweng - Provincial Veterinarian Mr. Robert Toctocan - Provincial Warder Engr. Arsenio Dongael - Provincial Engineer Engr. Theodore Dalog - Provincial Motor pool Officer Mrs. Lourdes Cumitag - Population Officer Mr. Cornelio Diego - Environment & Natural Resources Officer
  • MUNICIPAL MAYORS Hon. Franklin C. Odsey - Municipal Mayor, Bontoc Hon. Edward T. Latawan, Jr. - Municipal Mayor, Sagada Hon. Wellington B. Pooten - Municipal Mayor, Besao Hon. Constito Masweng - Municiapl Mayor, Tadian Hon. Simon Lacwasan - Municipal Mayor, Bauko Hon. Donato L. Danglose - Municipal Mayor, Sabangan Hon. Magdalena K. Lupoyon - Municipal Mayor, Barlig Hon. Cesar Rafael - Municipal Mayor, Paracelis Hon. Anna Marie Paz R. Banaag - Municipal Mayor, Natonin Hon. Estanislao C. Fagto - Municipal Mayor, Sadanga