Carasi is a quiet rustic town perched on a plateau at the border of Ilocos Norte and Apayao. It is one of the province’s smallest towns and is a populated mostly by Yapayaos and Itnegs. The unpopulated area, which is more than half of the entire municipality’s land area, is forestland. Life remains uncomplicated in Carasi and vestiges of urbanity have yet to mar its landscape.

Year established: 1983
Land Area: 157,010 hectares
No. of Barangays: 3
Fiesta: May 16
Population: 1,435


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