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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
Barangays 8
 • 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. 

External links[edit]

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22 news items

Mon, 17 Aug 2015 00:12:18 -0700

BAGUIO CITY – A man was found dead along Naguilian Road in Sablan, Benguet on Monday, police said. Superintendent Jaime Rodrigo Leal, chief of the Scene of the Crime Operations (Soco) of the Cordillera regional police, said a Department of Public ...
Thu, 04 Jun 2015 05:33:45 -0700

MANILA -- A bus passenger was killed while 36 others were injured in a vehicular accident in Barangay Banangan in Sablan, Benguet Thursday afternoon, police said. Initial investigation showed that the BBL minibus with plate number AYL 773 was on its ...


Thu, 04 Jun 2015 15:41:15 -0700

BAGUIO CITY, Philippines—A passenger died while at least nine others were hurt when a bus bound for La Union province smashed into a mountainside along Naguilian Road in Sablan, Benguet, on Thursday, reports from the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) ...
Manila Bulletin
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 07:01:28 -0700

A happy family vacation turned into a nightmare after the boat they were in capsized in the Bicol River in Gainza, Camarines Sur, last Thursday night and killed three of their members; while a bus accident in Sablan, Benguet claimed the life of a man ...


Thu, 04 Jun 2015 05:27:58 -0700

... La Union; Jamaica Jean Valmonte, 10, Naguilian, La Union; Evelyn Cachero Vidad, 41, Naguilian, La Union; Delia Moswela Carolino, 49, of Holy Ghost Extension, Baguio City; Marites Fagayan, 56, a resident of Calot, Banangan, Sablan, Benguet.
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 ...
Wed, 18 Aug 2010 09:57:05 -0700

SABLAN, Benguet?William Laruan, who is recovering from a stroke, was enjoying the morning sun on his wheelchair outside his shanty on Naguilian Road here on Wednesday when a La Union-bound bus sped toward his direction. Laruan can only speak ...

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