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MUNICIPALITY OF BACARRA (ILOCOS NORTE)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: Bacarra is situated at the center of the western side of Ilocos Norte. It is about 495 kilometers north of Manila and seven kilometers north of Laoag City, the capital of the province. The town is bounded by Laoag City on the south, by Vintar on the east, Pasuquin on the north, and the China sea on the west.

ACCESSIBILITY:

Nearest airport:   Laoag International Airport
Nearest seaport:   Currimao Seaport
Major road networks:   Manila North Road

CLIMATE AND WEATHER:

wet -   May to October
dry -   November to April
temperature:   25 - 27 C (average)
humidity:   75% (average)

HOTELS AND RESORTS:   Cooperative Development Authority

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:   St. Andrews Church and Convent, Lazo Ancestral Home, Ruins of Vijia Tower, Natba Beach and Delta , Calioet Beach, Dams of Corocor and Cabulalaan, Libtong-Teppang Irrigation Tunnel, Bacarra Town Plaza, Bacarra Heroes Park, Don Mariano Marcos Public Theater, Don Candido Albano Multi-Purpose Auditorium, Bacarra Sports Complex, Bacarra Catholic Church and Convent, Bacarra Bell Tower, Bacarra Secret Garden, Paninaan Small Water Impounding Dam, Calioet - Libong Beach

FIESTAS AND EVENTS:   May 19-20 - Farmer’s Festival, November 23-December 01 - Bac-Bacarra Festival/Balikbayan Day, December 28 - Street Party, Dec 29 - Mini-Agro, Industrial, Commercial & Cultural Fair, Military and Floral Parade, Dec 30 - Folk Dance Competition/Dance Parade, Sabet on Easter Sundays, Santacruzan

ETHNIC GROUPS:   Ilocano

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:   English, Ilocano, Tagalog, Bicolano, Panggalatoc, Ilonggo, Waray, Cebuano, Ibanag, Pangasinense

RELIGION:    Roman Catholicism, Iglesia Ni Cristo, Independiente, 7th Day Adventist, Baptist, Born Again, Jehova's Witnesses, Mormons

FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:

COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:

Telephone and internet providers:   PLDT, Digitel, Globe
TV and radio stations:   ABS-CBN TV-7, Studio 23, GMA TV-5, QTV 29, TV2

SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:

Malls:   Bacarra Supermarket, Municipal Auction Market
Popular establishments:   Bacarra Supermarket, bagsakan Center
Entertainment venues:   Philip Corpus velascoi Socio-Civic and Cultural Center (PCVSCCC), Bacarra-USA National Cultural Center, Bacarra Sports Fest

BANKS:

UNIVERSITIES:   Baccarra Medical Center School of Midwifery

HOSPITALS:

MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:

House Rental:   P1,000 - P5,000
Food:   P35/meal
Utilities:  
Transportation/Travel:   PUV Bacarra to Laoag City and vice versa P14, PUB Laoag City to Manila P700
Education:   For public schools (both elementary and secondary for free) Private: ranges from P1,000 and above
Health:

PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:

Accredited facilities:
Merchant partners:
Registered retirement accommodations:
Retirement franchises:
Nearest PRA satellite office:   Baguio Satellite Office Unit 8, Bldg. 3 Nevada Square No. 2 Loakan Road, Baguio City
Number of PRA retirees: None
LIRA MOA:

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:

Investment zones:   Fort Ilocandia Tourism Economic Zone
Government agencies/branch offices:   Bureau of Telecommunications, Department of Agrarian Reform

LINKS:   http://www.bacarra.gov.ph


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