The Halsema Highway in Cordillera Philippines // One of the most dangerous road in the world

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Halsema Highway (also known as the Benguet–Mountain Province Road, Baguio–Bontoc Road or Mountain Trail) is a national secondary highway in the Philippines.

Situated within the Cordillera Central range in northern Luzon, it stretches from the city limit of Baguio to the municipality of Bontoc.Its highest point is at 7,400 feet (2,300 m) above sea level in the municipality of Atok.

It was officially recognized as the highest altitude highway in the Philippines until 2019 when the 2,428.66 m (7,968.0 ft) high point Kiangan–Tinoc–Buguias Road in Tinoc, Ifugao was recognized as the new holder of the distinction.

The 150-kilometre (93.2 mi) highway covers 95 kilometres (59 mi)of Benguet province and traverses eight of its municipalities (La Trinidad, Tublay, Atok, Bokod, Kabayan, Buguias, Bakun, and Mankayan).

It also covers four Mountain Province towns (Bauko, Sabangan, Bontoc, and Sagada).The road splits into two upon reaching the village of Dantay, in Bontoc. One road leads to downtown Bontoc, while the other leads to the town of Sagada, 29 kilometres (18.0 mi) farther from the junction.

The entire highway forms a component of the National Route 204 (N204) of the Philippine highway network.

Source: Wikipedia

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