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: October 12, 2023

Boosting Food Safety in Romblon: DOST’s Initiative for a Healthier Community.
ODIONGAN, Romblon – With an increasing focus on promoting safe food handling and preparation, the Provincial Science and Technology Center (PSTC) under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is ramping up its efforts to educate local eateries and small food enterprises. Marcelina Servañez, the S&T Director for DOST-Romblon, detailed in a recent interview that a new initiative, the Food Establishment Inspection and Grading System (FEIGS), was trialed in the municipalities of Odiongan and Romblon. This is in line with the province’s aim to elevate food safety standards, considering the surge in tourism.


Assistance program to Central Luzon Farmers: New Rice Processing Initiatives Unveiled.
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga – To fortify the agricultural backbone of Central Luzon, the Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PHilMech) has embarked on collaborative ventures with local governmental bodies. A memorandum of understanding was inked on Wednesday, bringing together PHilMech and the municipalities of Baliuag, Pulilan in Bulacan, the provincial leadership of Nueva Ecija, and the Quezon municipality within Nueva Ecija. This collaboration aims to erect state-of-the-art rice processing facilities, championed under the Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (RCEF) mechanization agenda.

Last Updated on December 5, 2021

Last Updated on December 5, 2021

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *