Manabo is a philippine municipality in the province Abra in Region Cordillera Administrative Region which belongs to the Luzon group of islands. The municipality Manabo is seated about 27 km south-south-east of province capital Bangued and about 313 km north of Philippine main capital Manila.
Manabo is a 5th class municipality. Regarding urbanization Manabo is classified as partly urban. Manabo occupies an area of 110.95 km². By the end of 2007 Manabo was the home of 10,538 residents. Thus by average 94.98 people are living on one km².
Administratively the Municipality of Manabo is subdivided into 11 barangays. One forms the center of the city wheras the other 10 are in the outlying areas. Some of them are even several kilometers away from the center of the Municipality. The most populous are Santo Tomas, Catacdegan Viejo, San Juan Norte, San Jose Norte, San Jose Sur, Catacdegan Nuevo, San Juan Sur, Luzong, Ayyeng (Pob.), San Ramon West, San Ramon East.
Among the bigger cities and municipalities in the neighborhood of Manabo there are Roxas (Isabela) 98 km east-south-east, Laoag City (Ilocos Norte) 89 km north, City Of Candon (Ilocos Sur) 37 km west-south-west, Tuao (Cagayan) 84 km east-north-east, City Of Tabuk (Kalinga) 77 km east, City Of San Fernando (La Union) 97 km south-south-west, Bacnotan (La Union) 85 km south-south-west, Bangued 26 km north-west, City Of Vigan (Ilocos Sur) 42 km west-north-west as well as 75 km north-west of Manabo the municipality City Of Batac (Ilocos Norte).