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Information about Uyugan

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Type
City/Town
Location
Itbud, Uyugan, Batanes, Philippines
Distance From City Center
4.8 km
Family Friendly
Yes
Established date
May 20, 1909
Average rating
5.0
Number of reviews
338

Uyugan

Uyugan is a municipality in the Philippine province of Batanes and has a population of 1,297 people as of the 2015 census. The population of Uyugan has remained relatively stable since it was founded as a separate township on May 20, 1909. Its population is about a tenth of that of Batanes.

The town proper, or Uyugan Centro, contains the barangays of Kayuganan and Kayvaluganan. The other half of the population resides in Itbud and Imnajbu. The four barangays or municipal districts of Uyugan are located along the coasts and brooks. Each barangay has a main street that serves as the hub of its socioeconomic existence.

 

How to get there

If you’re coming from Basco town proper, Uyugan can be reached by tricycle. You can also join guided tours that include this destination.

 

Best time to visit

You can visit this municipality anytime of day. 

Frequently asked questions

What is the language or dialect used by the locals in Uyugan?

The majority of people use Ivatan as their native language. Ilocano, Tagalog, and English are considered their second languages.

Where is Uyugan located?

Uyugan is part of Batanes province, and is considered a small town.