Barlig, Mountain Province
|— Municipality —|
|Region||Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)|
|• Mayor||Edmond Sidchayao|
|• Total||228.64 km2 (88.28 sq mi)|
|• Density||27/km2 ( 70/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|Income class||5th class|
|Population Census of Barlig|
Barlig is a 5th class municipality in the province of Mountain Province, Philippines. It is bounded in the east by Natonin in the west by Bontoc and Sadanga. In the north, it is bounded by Tinglayan and in the south by the town of Mayoyao. The town is separated into three settlements or cluster of villages such as Barlig town proper, Lias and Kadaclan.
According to the latest census, it has a population of 6,168 people in 1,425 households.
Barlig is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.
- Lias Kanluran
- Gawana (Pob.)
- Lias Silangan
The people of Barlig are dominantly of Igorot descent. Locals call themselves Ifiallig which is a reference to someone born or have roots from villages. In the cluster of villages in Lias, people call themselves I-lias while those from Kadaclan villages call themselves Ekachakran. Despite living in a single town, the people speak different languages and probably traditions.
Barlig town boasts of its own rice terraces, the Barlig Rice Terraces in the near the center of the town and Lias Rice Terraces in the Lias, which is a cluster of villages. In Kadaclan, which is another cluster of villages, the annual Menaliyam festival is held.
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