Ilocos Norte, Philippines

Ilocos Norte Province, Philippines

  • The province of Ilocos Norte is in the north/western tip of the Island of Luzon within Region 1

Capital of Ilocos Norte

Laoag City is the capial city of the province of Ilocos Norte.

  • Address: Provincial Capitol, 2900 Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
  • Phone: (077) 772-1211; 770-3966
  • Fax: (077) 772-1772; 770-3950

Location of Ilocos Norte, Philippines

  • 18.1667° N, 120.7500° E – Ilocos Norte, Coordinates
  • The province of Ilocos Norte is within Region I
  • Ilocos Norte is located on the northernmost edge of western Luzon. Its boundaries are formed by the Babuyan Channel on the north and its sister province, Ilocos Norte, on the south. To the west are the tribulent waters of the South China Sea, while the eastern borders are formed by part of the Cagayan Valley, Abra and the Mountain Province. A well-paved coastal highway connects the province with the rest of the country.

People of Ilocos Norte, Philippines

  • Population of Ilocos Norte as of 2020 census = 609,588
  • For 2015 Ilocos Norte Population = 593,081
    • For 2007 Ilocos Norte Population = 547,284
  • Ilocos Norte Registered Voters (2010): 299,583

Featured News of the Philippines

Updated: June 3, 2023

PPP Board reorganized to boost private sector participation.
MANILA – President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has amended the composition of an overall policy-making body for public-private partnership (PPP) – related matters to strengthen the private sector’s participation. Executive Order (EO) 30, inked by Marcos on June 1, makes changes in the PPP Governing Board (PPPGB) in view of the reorganization of the National Competitive Council (NCC). Under EO 30, the President is authorized to appoint one representative from the private sector, “coming from a reputable organization in the banking, business, or infrastructure sector.”


‘Habagat’ to bring rains over Occidental Mindoro, Palawan
MANILA – The southwest monsoon (habagat) will bring rains on Saturday, particularly to the western section of the country. In its 4 a.m. weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said monsoon rains may affect Occidental Mindoro and northern Palawan, including Calamian Islands. The weather disturbance will also bring cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in Metro Manila, Zambales, Bataan, Batangas, Cavite, the rest of Mimaropa, and Western Visayas.


Last Updated on December 5, 2021

Last Updated on December 5, 2021

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