City of Vigan, the capital of the province Ilocos Sur, is situated
along the western coast of Northern Luzon. It is bounded on the
north by the Municipality of Bantay, on the east by the Municipality
of Santa and on the South by the Municipality of Caoayan, on the
West by he Municipality of Sta. Catalina and on the Southwest by
China Sea. It is 408 kilometers to the City of Manila; 80 kilometers
from Laoag City and 139 kilometers from San Fernando, La Union.
It has a total land area of 2,511 hectares or 25. 11 square kilometers.
The poblacion barangays which consist of nine barangays have a total
land area of 144. 75 has. The adjoining 30 barangays make up 23.
The heart of Vigan is located approximately between
the meridian 120 23' 15" east longitude and the parallel 17
34' 30" north latitude. Vigan has 39 barangays including the
nine barangays created under PD No. 86.