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.
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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...
COMMUNIDAD BSN IV 2- Buyacaoan, Buguias, Benguet,
BP: 13 patay matapos mahulog ang sinasakyang jeep sa Buguias, Benguet; 5 sugatan
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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.
KB: 5 sugatan sa aksidente sa Buguias, Benguet, iimbestigahan na ng mga pulis
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igorot wedding video.
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Community Exposure at Buguias, Benguet.
Manila Standard Today
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:18:17 -0700
BAUKO, Mountain Province—Three teenage girls from this town, who were reported missing for more than a week, were found weak and unable to speak during the weekend in a vacant lot in Buguias, Benguet, police said on Monday. Sr. Supt.
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 08:33:45 -0700
A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) was recently signed by Beneco and the Development Bank of the Philippines approving the loan for the three-megawatt Man-asok Mini Hydroelectric Power Plant project of the electric cooperative in Buguias, Benguet.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:04:25 -0700
Camp Dennis Molintas, Benguet — The anti-illegal logging task force of the Benguet Police Provincial Office (PPO), arrested two suspected illegal loggers in Barangay Loo, Buguias, Benguet. Senior Superintendent Rodolfo Azurin, Jr., PPO director ...
Baguio Midland Courier
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:56:15 -0700
Laoagan also ordered Punasen's arrest and will try him for sexually abusing a girl last April 22, 2013 at Nadekkan, Buguias, Benguet. Last month, CIDG agents arrested an alleged notorious illegal recruiter, who raked in huge amount, and three more ...
Baguio Midland Courier
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:56:15 -0700
Dalmacio Miguel ES of Atok, Benguet was second best followed in descending ranking by Otucan Norte ES of Bauko, Mountain Province; Tindo-Bosania Primary School of Buguias, Benguet; and Don Mariano Marcos ES of Baguio City. In the plot garden ...
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:54:50 -0700
“The Department of Energy notified us of the award of three hydropower service contracts to Trans-Asia covering certain areas in Pililia, Rizal (300 MW); Ilagan, Isabela (10 MW) and Buguias, Benguet (10 MW),” the company said. The contracts, Trans-Asia ...
International Water Power and Dam Construction
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 02:33:45 -0700
According to reports from InterAksyon, the Department of Energy awarded the Phinma Group company service contracts for a 300MW project in Pililia, Rizal, a 10MW project in Ilagen, Isabela, and a further 10MW scheme in Buguias, Benguet. The contracts ...
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 04:48:45 -0700
... Dalmacio Miguel Primary School, Atok, Benguet (PhP 50,000,00); Otucan Norte Elementary School, Bauko, Mt. Province (PhP 40,000.00); Tindo Basanio Elementary School Buguias, Benguet (PhP 30,000.00); and, Don Mariano Marcos Elementary School, ...
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