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Country  Philippines
District  1st District
Time zone  PST (UTC+8)
Area  82.97 km²
Province  Ilocos Norte
Region  Ilocos (Region I)
Barangays  3
ZIP code  2911
Local time  Friday 6:21 AM
Dialling code  77
Weather  20°C, Wind NW at 0 km/h, 77% Humidity

Sabo dam carasi ilocos norte july 2014

Carasi is a fifth class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 1,567 people, making it the least populous municipality in the province.


Map of Carasi, Ilocos Norte, Philippines


Carasi is a land-locked town situated in the eastern border of Ilocos Norte. It has an area of 157.48 km2. Vintar is situated in the north of Carasi, Calanasan in the east, Nueva Era in the south and Piddig in the west. It is in the foot of the Cordillera Mountains.


Carasi is politically subdivided into 3 barangays.

  • Angset
  • Barbaqueso (Poblacion)
  • Virbira
  • Demographics

    In the 2015 census, the population of Carasi was 1,567 people, with a density of 19 inhabitants per square kilometre or 49 inhabitants per square mile.

    Local government

    As of the term 2013-2016, these are the elected officials of Carasi:

  • Mayor: Rene V. Gaspar
  • Vice Mayor: Villamor G. Julian
  • Councillors:
  • Nestor S. Julian
  • Eric P. Advincula
  • Domingo R. Pumaras
  • Joepat P. Aguibay
  • Edgar S. Sueb
  • Rhelly S. Rivac
  • Clemente P. Abal
  • Rey Transfiguracion
  • Government seal

    Shield, denotes that Carasi is within the Province of Ilocos Norte

    Deer, represents hunting as means of livelihood of the townspeople

    Pine Tree, stands for the forest products that abound in the town

    Center Design, signifies defense and protection (shield); hardwork (bolo); and patriotism and bravery (spear).


    Carasi Wikipedia

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