Mountain Province is centrally located in the Cordillera mountain range. It is bounded on the north by
Kalinga, on the east by Isabela, on the south by Ifugao
and Benguet, and on the west by Ilocos Sur. Its terrain is dominated by
high mountains. Climate is characterized by having no pronounced seasons. The months of November to April are relative
dry and the rest of the year is wet.
Mt. Province Provincial Capitol
Famous People from Mountain Province
Economic Profile, Products, and Industries
- Lamberto Avellana - Movie Director; 1976 National Artist for Film
- Marky Cielo - Young movie and television actor
Agricultural production of Mt. Province in 2007 are as follows (figure in thousand metric tons, rank among 79 provinces)
Animal inventory of Mt. Province in 2007 are as follows (figure in thousand, rank among 79 provinces)
Poverty incidence is very high. In 2006, it stood at 50.4% as against the national average of 32.9%. There were
8 banks in the province with total deposits of 1.2 biilion pesos.
The production of export quality organic foods is highly recommended. The production of the Kalinga coffee should be expanded
in order to meet volume for export. The production and canning of mushroom as well as furniture and wooden articles manufacturing are encouraged.
Modernized weaving factories can thrive in the province.
See List of Municipalities of Mt. Province
Places of Interest/ Tourist Spots in Mountain Province
- Sagada Caves
- Bontoc Museum
- Mt. Data
- Mt. Amuyao
Capitol photo credit to heritageconservation.wordpress.com
- Mountain Province State Polytechnic College-Main
- Mountain Province State Polytechnic College-Mt. Data
- Mountain Province State Polytechnic College-Tadian
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