Bacnotan is a coastal municipality in the province of La Union. It is known for its beekeeping industry. It is the home to the Don Mariano Marcos State University. The municipality is also known to house the cement industry particularly the Holcim Cement Inc., the leader in the cement industry in North Luzon.

Surfers have discovered the surfable break beside the Holcim Cement Factory. Although, no resorts yet and ground area is inconsistent, surfing students have been spotted to learn surfing in this area.

Municipality Profile

Income Class: First Class Municipality
Land Area: 7,655 has. /76.5477 sq. kms.
Population: 42,078
Barangays: 47


Population: 42,078
Growth Rate:
Population Density: 550/km2 (1,400/sq. mi)
Major Languages/Dialects: Ilocano & Tagalog
Religion: Roman Catholic

Development Finance

Revenue: Php : 170,043,937.75 million
Expenditure: Php 137,748,912.83 million
Financial Institutions: 27

Development Security

Crime Rate:37.67

Contact Information

Address: Guerrero Ave, Nagsimbaanan, Bacnotan, 2515, La Union
Telephone: (072) 607 4261 / 604 3573

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