The Municipality of Vintar is a landlocked area which dominantly sprawls at the northeastern part of the Province of Ilocos Norte. Approximately, it is situated between coordinates 1812’6” to 1829’11” latitude and 12037’9” to 12058’35” longitude.
It is bounded on the north by the Municipalities of Bangui and Adams; on the northwest by the Municipality of Burgos; on the south by the Municipalities of Piddig and Carasi; on the southwest by the City of Laoag; and on the west by the Municipalities of Bacarra and Pasuquin (see Location Map).
Located seven (7) kilometers from Laoag City, the province’s capital, the town is accessible by means of public utility jeepneys (PUJs) plying the Vintar-Laoag route or tricycles on a chartered basis, in a matter of fifteen (15) minutes. San Fernando City, La Union, the region’s capital is about 225 kms. from Vintar while Metro Manila, the national capital, which can be reached by bus or plane from Laoag City, is approximately 495 kms. away from the town.