province of the Philippines

Abra is a province in the Cordillera Administrative Region of the Philippines. With Bangued as its capital, it is composed of 27 municipalities and 303 barangays.


Map of Abra

Get inEdit

Abra is accessible to its neighboring provinces through a network of highways and roads. A typical bus trip from the country's capital, Manila, lasts about 8 to 9 hours and is quite scenic. Bus lines going to and fro the province include the Philippine Rabbit and the Partas Trans.

Get aroundEdit


  • Pinaing or Sacred Stones in Dumayco - these stones are placed in the hollow of a huge Balete tree and symbolize the spirits of village ancestors
  • Don Teodoro Brillantes Family Museum - displays Spanish artifacts and personal mementos of the Brillantes family
  • Tugot ni Angalo - huge footprints believed to be made by a real giant in San Quintin. The prints are 15 meters long, 5 meters wide, and 10 feet deep.
  • Natural bodies of water found in the province, like the Abra River, the Boliney Hot Springs, Kimkimay Lake, and the Limbo Lake.


  • Explore the stalagmites at the Libtec Underground River and Sibud-Sibud Cave
  • Participate in the Arya Abra Festival, celebrating the creation of the province, and the Tingguian Festival, which features songs and dances of the Tingguian ethnic tribe.






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