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Kiangan is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ifugaomarker, Philippinesmarker. According to the latest census, it has a population of 15,448 people in 2,692 households.

Locally spoken languages include Tuwali, Ilocano, Tagalog, and English.

Kiangan is the oldest town in the province. It derives its name from Kiyyangan, an ancient village near the bank of the Ibulao River across the Lagawe valley. The name Kiyyangan is enshrined in Ifugao mythology and is believed to be the dwelling of Wigan and Bugan, the mythological ancestors of the Ifugao.The death of the Philippine Army,Gen.Paulino Santos,Santos died in Kiangan, Mountain Province on August 29, 1945

The Kiangan Shrine

Located in Kiangan is the Kiangan Central School old home economics building, which marks the spot where the highest Commander of the Japanese Imperial Army, General Tomoyuki Yamashita (also known as the Tiger of Malaya), surrendered to the Filipino & American Forces on 2 September 1945.


Kiangan is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.

  • Ambabag
  • Baguinge
  • Bolog
  • Bokiawan
  • Dalligan
  • Duit
  • Hucab
  • Julongan
  • Lingay
  • Mappit
  • Mungayang
  • Nagacadan
  • Pindongan
  • Poblacion
  • Tuplac

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