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Sablan Municipal Hall
Sablan Municipal Hall
Flag of Sablan
Official seal of Sablan
Location in the province of Benguet
Location in the province of Benguet
Sablan is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°31′N 120°31′E / 16.517°N 120.517°E / 16.517; 120.517Coordinates: 16°31′N 120°31′E / 16.517°N 120.517°E / 16.517; 120.517
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Benguet
District Lone district of Benguet
 • Mayor Arthur Camacho Baldo
 • Total 105.63 km2 (40.78 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 10,511
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2614
Dialing code 74
Income class 5th class

Sablan is a fifth class municipality in the province of Benguet, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 10,511 people, making it the least populous municipality in the province.[2]


The term "Sablan" was derived from the local word “Sabdang”, a local tree which thrived in the area.[3]

Sablan was created officially as a municipal district on July 1, 1927 under Executive Order No. 61 dated May 17, 1927 by then American Governor General Leonard Wood.[3]


Sablan is the westernmost municipality of Benguet. It is bounded by Kapangan on the north, Tublay on the northeast, La Trinidad on the east, Baguio City in the southeast, Tuba in the south, Aringay on the southwest, and Burgos to the west.


The 8 barangays of the Municipality of Sablan[4]
Rank Barangay Population Rank Barangay Population
1 Poblacion 2,650 6 Bagong 764
2 Bayabas 2,068 7 Pappa 594
3 Banangan 1,756 8 Balluay 507
4 Banengbeng 1,108 Sablan Total 10,511
5 Kamog 1,064


Population census of Sablan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 8,440 —    
1995 9,170 +1.57%
2000 9,652 +1.10%
2007 10,890 +1.68%
2010 10,511 −1.28%
Source: National Statistics Office[2][5]


Public schools[edit]

As of 2014, Sablan has 14 public elementary schools and 2 public secondary schools.[6][7][8]

Private schools[edit]

Saint Louis School of Sablan is the only private secondary school in the municipality, located at barangay Poblacion.

Major roads[edit]


  1. ^ "Province: Benguet". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Municipality of Sablan, Benguet profile". DILG - CAR. Department of Interior and Local Government (Philippines). Retrieved 16 September 2014. 
  4. ^ "2010 Census of Population and Housing: Population Counts - Cordillera Administrative Region" (PDF). National Statistics Office (Philippines), April 4, 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Province of Benguet". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 
  6. ^ "Masterlist of Public Elementary Schools for the School year 2012- 2013" (XLSX). Department of Education (Philippines), July 15, 2013. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 
  7. ^ a b "Masterlist of Secondary Schools (School Year 2013- 2014)" (XLSX). Department of Education (Philippines), July 4, 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "Masterlist of Public Schools SY 2013-2014" (XLSX). Department of Education (Philippines), 22 October 2014. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 

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Fri, 01 May 2015 03:18:45 -0700

Aside from Begnaen, other UC topnotchersare Brian Michael Cinco Padama from Pangasinan at 6th (88.25); Joeme Ud-ulon Balangue from Sablan, Benguet-7th(88.10) and Jona Jane Matulay Dodon from La Trinidad, Benguet-8th (88.05). Tied at sixth place ...
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 07:26:15 -0700

The Banengbeng Soft Broom Makers from Sablan, Benguet is one of the beneficiaries of the Livelihood Assistance Fund under CHARMP. The association with 19 members was formed by the Department of Agriculture which it provides funds to support their ...
Baguio Midland Courier
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:56:07 -0800

SABLAN, Benguet – This town, one of the gateways to Baguio and Benguet, started its 113th Charter Day with a fun run and will host the float parade today, Sunday. Sablan, headed by Mayor Arthur Baldo, turns 113 years old on Nov. 22, but a two-week ...
Manila Bulletin
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:26:15 -0700

SABLAN, Benguet — The mother accused of killing her three-year-old daughter in this town last May 26 is now in police custody, pending the issuance of a warrant of arrest by the court handling the parricide case. Senior Inspector Christian Alucod ...
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:14:00 -0700

Relatives of suspect Diane Argayan brought her to the police on June 17 for safekeeping pending the court's issuance of arrest warrant for parricide case. Investigators of Sablan Municipal Police Station filed the case against Argayan for killing her ...
Thu, 08 May 2014 05:16:11 -0700

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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:13:52 -0700

Tomas and a private property in Sablan, Benguet. Domogan assured the public that before the project starts, the city will comply with all environmental laws and procedures that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) requires.
Manila Bulletin
Fri, 16 May 2014 07:06:41 -0700

In her 10-page decision, Judge Marietta Brawner-Cualing of the 5th Municipal Circuit Trial Court in Tuba-Sablan, Benguet found Senior Inspector Dino Cosagi, Senior Police Officer 2 (SPO2) Jerry Silawon, SPO1 Reynado Badua, PO2 Geofrey Bantule, and ...

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