Ivana: Gateway to the South

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Known as the smallest municipality in the entire country both in terms of land and population, Ivana lies in the southern coast 14 kilometers away from Basco.  Its people exhibit sheer unity and cooperation in all their community projects and undertakings, the vaunted Ivana spirit.

Today, it seats two of the province's prominent local vinegar processors from banana and sugarcane.  It also boasts of the biggest-sized quality garlic produce in the entire province.

The town of Ivana was established in 1783, almost the same time as Basco, the capital.  With its historical accessible seaport to the south, it serve as commercial gateway to the isolated town of Sabtang and vice-versa and serves as distribution link to Uyugan from Centro to Imnajbu.

Mayor: Hon. Leonardo V. Hostallero

Land Area: 11.8 sq. kms.

No. of Barangays: 4 (Radiwan, Salagao, Tuhel and San Vicente)

Population: 1,7249 (2010 census)

Population Density: 106/sq.km.

Classification: 6th Class Municipality

 

 

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