Etymology

The name of the Barangay Nungulunan was derived from the root word “gulun” which is a local term for cogon. It was named after this grass, since the place before was thickly covered with cogon. This type of grass was widely used before by the people for roofing their native houses.

Geographical Location

The Barangay is located mid-north bisecting the municipality. The Barangay hall is built along the road. It is nine (9) kilometers from the Poblacion, Hungduan and nine (9) kilometers from Banaue, Ifugao. It has two shared major rivers named Hapao River and Howang River which makes the south and north boundaries, and twelve (12) creeks with one hot spring. The barangay is politically divided into 39 sitios or clusters.

Sitios:

Banngon

Bulon

Bukling

Dayukung

Duyong

Dotal

Dotal (upper)

Galing

Higiyon

In-angot

Kait

Kibuhungan

Kibulligit

Ki-ambututan

Ki-inhongde

Ki-ugub

Kiginid

Kitampikan

Kubu

Likungan

Magode

Mahiniw

Matikid

Muya

Naahal

Nabannu-uy

Nabbali

Nabuyuk

Nungulunan Proper

Pah-adan

Pata-al

Patpat

Pingad

Pinnugu

Tawal

Tid-ong

Tikidan

Tuggiyang

Timmam-uy

Quick Facts:

Population: 857 (NSO 2010)

No. of Household: 116 (CBMS 2012)

Attractions:  Nungulunan Rice Terraces

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