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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 in[edit]

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 around[edit]


  • 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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