REGION I situated on… the northwestern coast of Luzon; bounded by … • the China Sea on the west • the Cagayan Valley and the Cordillera Autonomous Region on the east • the Central Luzon on the south • the Bangui Bay on the north
REGION I Facilities An extensive road network links Region I to the other parts of Luzon. Sea transport facilities are concentrated in the Port of San Fernando and Currimao. The Salomague Port in Cabugaohas facilities as a containerized transhipment port. These are primarily for the movement of goods.
REGION I Facilities The Laoag International Airport in Ilocos Norte serves as the main gateway to the Ilocos Region. It caters to international flights to and from Taiwan, Hongkong and Guangzhou, and to local flights as well via Cebu Pacific and Asian Spirit. The San Fernando Airport is now serving Manila- San Fernando City and La Union – Manila route through Asian Spirit.
REGION I has four (4) provinces Ilocos Norte Ilocos Sur La Union Pangasinan The cities of Dagupan, San Carlos, Urdaneta, and Alaminos are situated in Pangasinan. Candon City and Vigan City are in Ilocos Sur. Laoag City and Batac City are in Ilocos Norte. San Fernando City is in La Union.
REGION I populated by… nearly 4.5 Million Filipinos known for agriculture-based industries… crop production, fishing mining industry manufacturing industry cottage industry
REGION I Cultural Groups The Region has three (3) distinct groups: Ilocanos, Pangasenenses and Igorots. Ilocanos occupy the coastal provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur and La Union and certain parts of Pangasinan. The natives of Pangasinan are the Pangasenenses. There are also Tinguguians who live in the secluded mountains of Ilocos Sur.
REGION I Economy As part of the Northwestern Luzon Growth Quadrangle (NWLGQ) and Northern Luzon-South China growth area, it has good potential for export-oriented agri-industrial development and tourism activities. It is the leading producer of tobacco and mango for export.
REGION I Urban Centers Laoag City in Ilocos Norte, Vigan in Ilocos Sur, San Fernando City in La Union and the capital town of Lingayen and the cities of Dagupan and San Carlos in Pangasinan are the centers of trade, business, and education.
REGION I Natural Resources
REGION I the home of Nature’s Bests… Scenic Beaches
REGION I Rich Heritage
REGION I Tourist Destination
REGION I High Regard on Education Region I aims for a sustained high quality of education. This includes, among others participation to competitions and activities that lead to the enhancement of the learners’ skills and talents like…
REGION I Campus Journalism
Congratulations to Region XI, the host of the… 2010 National Schools Press Conference…