Cabagan is a 1st class municipality in the province of Isabela. According to the latest census, it has a population of 43,562 people in 7,250 households.

Cabagan had been the business center of three nearby towns (Santa Maria, San Pablo and Santo Tomas) before they had their own market center. It is locally famous for its pancit Cabagan. Its people are called Ybanag. Nowadays, Ybanags are well-educated and the source of the province's top politicians, professionals and a world class athlete.

During Christmas, the Cabagan Square Park could be seen flashing brightly with many Christmas lights and lanterns. Cabagan's top schools are Cabagan Science Elementary School and Isabela State University Science and Technology High School.

The Malasi lake is a sanctuary for migratory birds located in barangay San Antonio and has been hailed by the DENR. The Taguinod Cattle Ranch in Sitio Carumay is an ecofriendly farm where you can find different crops, the world-famous carabao mango and also a place to find pure breed American Brahman cattles. The biggest gymnasium in Isabela and in the whole Region 2 is located in this town and the beautiful century-old well that was built by the Spaniards is located at St. Ferdinand College, Cabagan Campus.

Alex Pagulayan, the 2004 world champion in billiards, hails from San Juan, a remote barrio of Cabagan. Philippines Vice President Jejomar Binay's mother is a Cabagueña. New York's Grace Gollayan Baldisseri, a poet, published author and stage director, one of the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the United States (2007) is a beloved daughter of Cabagan.

 

 

Facts and Figures

 

Basic Profile

 

 

LGU Type

:

Municipality

Income class

:

1st

Population

:

48,350

Total Land area in hectares

:

43,036.0

No. of Barangays

:

26

No. of Households

:

9,404

Financial Profile

 

 

IRA share

:

PhP 89,257,236.00

Local-Sourced Revenues

:

PhP   8,756,103.96

Other Revenues

:

PhP      0.00

Total LGU Income

:

PhP 98,013,339.96

Ecosystems

 

 

 

 

Agricultural Ecosystem

 

 

Freshwater Ecosystem

Economic Activity

 

Agricultural

 

 

Commercial and Service Center

 

 

Industrial

Government Officials

   

Mayor

:

Hon. Christopher A, Mamauag

Vice Mayor

:

Hon. Lovier V. Masigan

Sources: http://www.blgs.gov.ph , PENRO-Isabela