TOPOGRAPHY

POLITICAL SUBDIVISION

Bauang is politically and administratively subdivided into thirty-nine (39) barangays; these barangays are composed of puroks. Four (4) of its barangays are categorized as urban, namely Calumbaya, Central East, Central West and Quinavite by the National Statistics Office (NSO) and thirty five (35) are rural.

Subdivided into 39 Barangays

Acao Calumbaya Pagdalagan Sur Pottot
Baccuit Sur Carmay Palintucang Pudoc
Baccuit Norte Casilagan Palugsi-Limmansangan Pugo
Bagbag Central East Parain Oeste Quinavite
Ballay Central West Parian Este Santa Monica
Bawanta Dili Paringao Santiago
Boy-utan Disso-or Payocpoc Norte Este Taberna
Bucayab Guerrero Payocpoc Norte Oeste Upper San Agustin
Cabalayangan Lower San Agustin Payocpoc Sur Urayong
Cabisilan Nagrebcan Pilar

 

LAND AREA

Of the total area of 7,160 hectares in Bauang, about 91.55 percent or 6,555 hectares are certified alienable and disposable lands while 605 hectares or 8.4 percent are public forestlands. Public forests are located in barangays Sta. Monica, Cabalayangan, Ballay, and San Agustin. The protected forest area, those with a slope of more than 50% or over, is estimated to be 464 hectares. Basing from the 1990 land use map of the municipality, most of the areas, however, are classified as grassland or shrub land.

 

EXISTING LAND USE

Of the total area of 7,160 hectares in Bauang, about 91.55 percent or 6,555 hectares are certified alienable and disposable lands while 605 hectares or 8.4 percent are public forestlands. Public forests are located in barangays Sta. Monica, Cabalayangan, Ballay, and San Agustin. The protected forest area, those with a slope of more than 50% or over, is estimated to be 464 hectares. Basing from the 1990 land use map of the municipality, most of the areas, however, are classified as grassland or shrub land.

 

PROPOSED LAND USE

Of the total area of 7,160 hectares in Bauang, about 91.55 percent or 6,555 hectares are certified alienable and disposable lands while 605 hectares or 8.4 percent are public forestlands. Public forests are located in barangays Sta. Monica, Cabalayangan, Ballay, and San Agustin. The protected forest area, those with a slope of more than 50% or over, is estimated to be 464 hectares. Basing from the 1990 land use map of the municipality, most of the areas, however, are classified as grassland or shrub land.

 

POPULATION

TOTAL POPULATION BY BARANGAY: CY2015

BARANGAY URBAN/RURAL POPULATION BARANGAY URBAN/RURAL POPULATION
Acao Rural 4,283 Palintucang Rural 1,099
Baccuit Norte Rural 2,488 Palugsi-Limmansangan Rural 1,558
Baccuit Sur Rural 2,322 Parian Oeste Rural 1,223
Bagbag Rural 1,349 Parian Este Rural 1,899
Ballay Rural 1,646 Paringao Urban 4,044
Bawanta Rural 1,166 Payocpoc Norte Este Rural 1,343
Boy-utan Rural 1,202 Payocpoc Norte Oeste Rural 1,884
Bucayab Rural 1,426 Payocpoc Sur Urban 2,947
Cabalayangan Rural 1,593 Pilar Rural 415
Cabisilan Rural 675 Pudoc Rural 1,737
Calumbaya Rural 2,525 Pottot Rural 1,412
Carmay Rural 482 Pugo Rural 3,058
Casilagan Rural 1,104 Quinavite Rural 3,706
Central East (Pob.) Urban 4,308 Lower San Agustin Rural 1,085
Central West Pob.) Rural 4,135 Santa Monica Rural 1,276
Dili Rural 2,026 Santiago Rural 3,245
Disso-or Rural 1,064 Taberna Rural 1,814
Guerrero Rural 969 Upper San Agustin Rural 1,239
Nagrebcan Rural 1,458 Urayong Rural 1,320
Pagdalagan Sur Rural 2,507 TOTAL   75,032

RELIGION

Bauang residents are predominantly Roman Catholic, followed by Iglesia ni Cristo, United Church of Christ, and Jehovah’s witness. The rest are followers of other religious groups.

CLIMATE

ETHNIC ORIGIN OF PEOPLE