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Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

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List of Municipalities in the La Union province within Region I in the Republic of The Philippines
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Balaoan,
La Union Province, Philippines

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Geography of Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

Geography of Balaoan

Location of Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

Balaoan is one of the municipalities in the province of La Union that’s within the northern part of the Island of luzon and classified as part of Region I-Ilocos Region.

History of Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

The beginning of Balaoan

People of Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

Total Population of Balaoan

Local Government Unit LGU of Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


Elected officials of for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Balaoan: CONCEPCION, AL-FRED (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION
  • Vice-Mayor of Balaoan: OSTREA, GERARD JOSE (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION
  • Councilors of Balaoan:
  1. CONCEPCION, CARLO CASTOR (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 15597 13.42%
  2. CONCEPCION, ROGELIO (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 14578 12.54%
  3. OSTREA, CESAR (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 14543 12.51%
  4. LEDDA, ROBEN (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 14483 12.46%
  5. MARRON, MICHAEL (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 14287 12.29%
  6. PORTACIO, EMILIANA (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 14276 12.28%
  7. ORDINARIO, RAMON (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 14246 12.26%
  8. IS-ISA, ROSIE (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 14220 12.23%

Elected officials of for the term of 2010-2013

Barangay Elected Officials of Balaoan, La Union

Businesses in Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

Take a picture of your Business (from a Sari-Sari Store to a Mega Mall). Upload that picture here in zamboanga.com and that picture can immediately be your business webpage. It is that easy. Here are two examples of how a picture becomes the webpage of the business: Twins Fried Chicken Restaurant and ABC Shopping Center

  • Give your business a good description. Add your address and contact number if available.
Possible Businesses
  • Auto, Trucks, Motorcycle and Bicycle dealers
  • Banks, Lending Firms, Pawnshops, and Financial Institutions
  • Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
  • Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
  • Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
  • Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
  • Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
  • Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations

Real Estate for Sale in Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

  • If you have real estate property, whether its commercial, residential, farm land, or just an empty lot in Balaoan, you can list that property for FREE HERE in Z-wiki.
  • You can list your House and lot or farm land for sale for free here in Z-Wiki

Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

The name of your church, mosque, or place of worship can be listed here. We can even provide you with a free webpage. We can help you.

Schools in Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

The name of your school in Balaoan can be listed here. You can list it like this:

  • Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
    • Address of your school
    • Telephone Number
    • Principal of the school

You can also create a webpage for your school. We can help you.

Economy of Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

  • If you have an article that talks about the improvement of the economy of Balaoan you can post that article here. If you come across any news items that talk about the economy of Balaoan, you may post it here. Of course you have to reference the writer of the article. Any improvement to transportation, power and service usually improves the economy of the community, so go ahead and report that too.

Natural Resources of Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

  • Help us add some of the tourist attractions of Balaoan in Z-wiki. This will help boost the local economy of Balaoan. Anything that is unique or anything that stands out in your community may be a tourist attraction.
  • Landmarks are usually photographed a lot by visitors. Post the Balaoan landmarks here.

Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

Every city has some sort of a festival or tradition that is celebrated every year. In the Philippines almost all barangays that are predominantly populated by Christians celebrate fiesta. Tell us about the festivals, fiestas and traditions of Balaoan.

Your Story about Balaoan, La Union, Philippines

Tell your story about Balaoan. You can talk about the good things in Balaoan or simply talk about the past. You can talk about the eco-system of Balaoan. What is the local LGU doing about the preservation of your natural resources? The topic can start here and once it gets bigger it can have a page of its own in Z-Wiki. It's all up to you.

Balaoan, La Union Photo Gallery

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  • Copy and paste the code below in "GREEN" to the body or "Summary" of the image file that you are uploading.

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