Buguias is a third class municipality in the province of Benguet, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 39,271 people. It is about 75 kilometres (47 mi) away from Baguio City.
The name of the municipality came from the word Bogey-yas, a popular Igorot settlement during the pre-Spanish time. The spelling was modernized and spelled as Buguias" by Spanish authorities. Just like Bogey-yas, other names such as Loo, Tucucan, Tinoc, Buguias, Abatan, Ambuse (now Kabayan), Lutab, Karao, Bokkod, Acupan, Kafagway (now Baguio City), Benguet (now La Trinidad), Mankayan, Lepanto were popular Igorot settlements during the Spanish times.
Buguias is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.
- Baculongan Norte
- Poblacion (Central)
- Baculongan Sur
|Population census of Buguias
|Source: National Statistics Office
Historical markers and shrine
Veteran Memorial Marker
The Veteran Memorial Marker marks the liberation of Abatan and Buguias on July 27, 1945, that fought between the Japanese Imperial Army and the combined Filipino and American ground troops. Through municipal council resolution No. 19; July 27, 1945, was declared as the Liberation Day and local holiday in the municipality. Festivals during this date include parade, programs and wreath-laying.
World War II 66th Infantry Shrine
The World War II 66th Infantry Shrine symbolizes the bravery of the combined Filipino and American soldiers; this is where they stood their ground defending the area and firing their cannons against the Japanese forces. This historical monument is located in Lengaoan, along the Halsema Highway.
My Hometown BUGUIAS
LAYALY OS DI IGOLOT Band Buguias, Benguet
Performance of the LAYLAY-OS DI IGOLOT Band of Buguias, Benguet during the Awit Para Sa Kalikasan - environmental-cultural song competition which was held on...
Abatan, Buguias, Benguet! Sharp Curve Tragedy
This unexpected incident happened during the stay of the killer typhoon Pepeng on October 08,2009. He left with 27 deaths and with many injuries. Historical...
UB: AUV, nahulog sa bangin sa Buguias, Benguet; 13, patay, 5 sugatan
Sa imbestigasyon ng driver ng AUV na nadisgrasya sa Buguias sa Benget, 13 ang patay habang lima ang sugatan matapos mahulog sa bangin ang naturang AUV. --- T...
leandro and shirley igorot wedding buguias benguet
igorot wedding video.
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Poblacion, Buguias, Benguet
All the photos used in this presentation are all taken during the Annual Barangay Sports Festival at Poblacion, Buguias, Benguet.
BSN IV-C2 '08 Buguias, Benguet
Community Exposure at Buguias, Benguet.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:30:00 -0700
Ebil with the support of the municipal police station in Buguias, Benguet and the Department of Social Welfare and Development arrested bar managers Jesusa Onio, Kenneth Calonge Peralta and Luzvi Salvador Mangubat. The rescue operations stemmed ...
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:30:00 -0700
A police team led by SPO4 Ahop Caliguing collared Roland Otinguey Juliano, 45, small scale miner and a resident of Panat, Suyoc, Mankayan, Benguet; Francis Sab-it Buli-e, 48, and Paul Son Paat Kabasen, 28, a native of Lamagan, Buguias, Benguet, both ...
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