La Union

La Union (Ilocano: Probinsya ti La Union; Pangasinan: Luyag na La Union; Tagalog: Probinsya ng La Union), is a province in the Philippines locatit in the Ilocos Region in the island o Luzon. Its caipital is the ceety oe San Fernando.

La Union
Welcome Arch of La Union at the La Union-Ilocos Sur border
Welcome Arch of La Union at the La Union-Ilocos Sur border
Banner o La Union
Official seal of La Union
Location in the Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°30′N 120°25′E / 16.500°N 120.417°E / 16.500; 120.417Coordinates: 16°30′N 120°25′E / 16.500°N 120.417°E / 16.500; 120.417
Kintra Philippines
RegionRegion I
Foondit2 Mairch 1850
CaipitalSan Fernando
 • GovrenorManuel "Manoling" C. Ortega (NPC)
 • Vice GovrenorAureo Nisce (NPC)
 • Total1497.70 km2 (578.27 sq mi)
Area rank68t oot o 80
 • Total741,906
 • Rank37t oot o 80
 • Density500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
 • Density rank10t oot o 80
 • Independent ceeties0
 • Component ceeties1
 • Municipalities19
 • Barangays576
 • Districts1st and 2nd districts of La Union
Time zoneUTC+8 (PHT)
ZIP code
2500 – 2520
Dialin code72
LeidsIlokano, Pangasinan, Kankanaey, Ibaloi, Tagalog, Inglis

The province is bordered bi Ilocos Sur tae the north, Benguet tae the east, Pangasinan tae the sooth, an tae the wast bi the shores o the Sooth Cheenae Sea.


  1. "List of Provinces". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 30 Julie 2013.
  2. "Population and Annual Growth Rates for The Philippines and Its Regions, Provinces, and Highly Urbanized Cities" (PDF). 2010 Census and Housing Population. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 30 Julie 2013.

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