Pinili

Ilocos Norte

Pinili is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 16,732 people.


The place is called Pinili because Gregorio Aglipay, founder of the Philippine Independent Church, chose (pinili in Tagalog) to hide in this mountainous municipality. Aglipay has a statue in honor of him, having a bible and a revolver in ...

his hands.[citation needed]


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