La Union

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For places in Laitin Americae an Spain, see La Unión.
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
Offeecial seal o 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
Region Region I
Foondit 2 Mairch 1850
Caipital San Fernando
 • Govrenor Manuel "Manoling" C. Ortega (NPC)
 • Vice Govrenor Aureo Nisce (NPC)
 • Total 1,497.70 km2 (578.27 sq mi)
Aurie rank 68t oot o 80
Population (2010)[2]
 • Tot 741,906
 • Rank 37t oot o 80
 • Density 500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
 • Density rank 10t oot o 80
 • Independent ceeties 0
 • Component ceeties 1
 • Municipalities 19
 • Barangays 576
 • Districts 1st and 2nd districts of La Union
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2500 – 2520
Dialin code 72
Leids Ilokano, Pangasinan, Kankanaey, Ibaloi, Tagalog, Inglis

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.

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.

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  1. "List of Provinces". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 30 July 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 July 2013. 

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