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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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34 news items

The Manila Times
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:45:00 -0700

SABLAN, Benguet: Motorists passing through the Naguillan Road or the Quirino Highway area are advised to use alternate routes to Baguio City because the Ribsuan Bridge was closed for repair. The bridge was damaged by Typhoon Mario in August 2014.
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 08:11:15 -0700

WORKERS In Sablan, Benguet, found rusting artillery shells from World War II while digging near the town hall. Unearthed last Thursday were two 80mm shells and one 60mm shell. Rebena Azalea of the Sablan Police Office said a member of the station's ...
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 07:15:00 -0700

Sablan, Benguet, Police Station Chief Azalea Rabena advised motorists travelling to or from Baguio City and Benguet to use Marcos Highway or Kennon Road in going to La Union, provinces in Region 1, Region 2 and other parts of the Cordillera region.
Baguio Midland Courier
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 20:33:45 -0700

... for municipalities. Alcedo said providing livelihood is one of the flagship programs of Mayor Victor Palangdan. Soft brooms, which are one of most well-known souvenirs from Baguio, are actually bought from San Gabriel, La Union and in Sablan, Benguet.
Baguio Midland Courier
Tue, 08 Sep 2015 20:54:53 -0700

SABLAN, Benguet – This town, famous for its fruits, launched its Fruit Festival Wednesday with a hope to sustain its moniker as the fruit basket of the province. Four floats filled with fruits paraded along the stretch of the Quirino Highway (formerly ...
Baguio Midland Courier
Tue, 08 Sep 2015 20:45:00 -0700

SABLAN, Benguet – This town has forged a sisterhood relation with the municipality of Agat in Guam, USA to promote mutual understanding and goodwill. Sablan Mayor Arthur Baldo and Agat Mayor Carol Tayama signed the sisterhood agreement last week ...
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 ...
Baguio Midland Courier
Tue, 15 Sep 2015 20:33:45 -0700

The taxi unit is registered to a driver with address at Kamog, Sablan, Benguet. Villanueva said the discovery of dogs is a violation of Republic Act 8485 as amended by RA 10631 or the Animal Welfare Act, which outlaws the transport of dogs for ...

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