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MUNICIPALITY OF BOKOD (BENGUET)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION:   It is bounded on the north by Kabayan, on the south by Itogon, on the west by Atok, and on the east by Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya
   
ACCESSIBILITY:
    Nearest airport:  
Loakan Airport, Baguio City
    Nearest seaport:
    Major road networks:

CLIMATE AND WEATHER:
the municipality has two pronounced seasons, the wet season which occurs on the late part of the month of April until October and the dry season which occurs on the early part of November until March. The coldest temperature is 10 degrees centigrade that is felt during the month of December to January and warmest is 28 degrees centigrade during the month of April to July. Weather in the entire municipality is generally pleasant. It is pleasantly cool in the higher areas where summer heat is only felt during noon times.

HOTELS AND RESORTS:

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:
Mt. Kamaltakan, Badekbek Sulfur Spring, Palansa Panoramic View, Mossy Forest of Naswak, Mariamo Mountain and Lake, Banao River, Bolo- Bolo Waterfalls, Uwak - Karao Waterfalls, Ansudeng Waterfalls, Binejayeng Lake, Landing, Tael Cave, Bebeng Lake, Ambuclao Dam, Daclan Rice Terraces, Mango Grooves, Nayasna Mini Park, Edwagan Swimming Pool, Tael Tunnel

FIESTAS AND EVENTS:

ETHNIC GROUPS:  
Igorot

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:  
Kankanaey; Ibaloi; Kalanguya; Ilocano

RELIGION:  
Roman Catholic

FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:

COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:

SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
    Malls:
    Popular establishments:  

    Entertainment venues:

BANKS:

UNIVERSITIES:  
Benguet State University

HOSPITALS:

MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
    House Rental:
    Food:
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    Education:
    Health:

PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
    Accredited facilities:
    Merchant partners:
    Registered retirement accommodations:
    Retirement franchises:
    Nearest PRA satellite office:  
Baguio City satellite office
    Number of PRA retirees:
    LIRA MOA:

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:
    Investment zones:
    Government agencies/branch offices:   

LINKS:  

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bokod,_Benguet

http://www.benguet.gov.ph/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=263&Itemid=277


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