Uyugan: The Enterprising Town

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On the southernmost tip of Batan island lies the municipality of Uyugan, 18 kilometers away from the capital town.  It has only 15.5 square kilometers of land area but is endowed with scenic sports of natural rolling hills dubbed as Marlboro Country by modern day romanticists, and breathtakingly beautiful landscapes that lure adventurers. Pottery and salt making are flourishing industries in the barangay of Itbud, while the first commercial sale fish processing in the province of the local dibang (flying fish), dorado and other dimersal fishes its located in Centro.  Imnajbu, its farthest barangay six kilometers away from Centro, is famed for its unequaled quantities of locally produce quality "Sugar Baby" watermelons and melons. It also boasts of its great number of goats for sale, a come-on many chevon eater enthusiasts.

Recent infrastructure development has made travelling to this town easy, with the construction of Itbud bridge and the concreting of more than six kilometers national road network towards Imnajbu.

Mayor: Hon. Jonathan Enrique V. Nanud

Land Area: 15.5 sq. kms

No. of Barangays: 4 (Kayvaluganan, Itbud, Imnajbu, Kayuganan)

Population: 1,240 (2010 census)

Population Density: 80/sq.km.

Classification: 6th Class Municipality

 

 

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