Echague is a 1st class municipality located in southern Isabela Province. It is bounded on the north by the towns of San Isidro, Alicia, Angadanan, and San Guillermo, on the east by Dinapigue, on the south by Quirino Province, San Agustin, and Jones, and on the west by Santiago City. It has a total land area of 680 square kilometers and is politically subdivided into 64 barangays.

Echague is one of the main corn producers of Isabela.

Isabela State University has its main campus in this town.

 

 

Facts and Figures

 

Basic Profile

 

 

LGU Type

:

Municipality

Income class

:

1st

Population

:

73,709

Total Land area in hectares

:

68,080.0

No. of Barangays

:

64

No. of Households

:

13,869

Financial Profile

 

 

IRA share

:

PhP  129,198,640.00

Local-Sourced Revenues

:

PhP     10,697,480.46

Other Revenues

:

PhP     19,191,118.24

Total LGU Income

:

PhP   159,087,238.70

Ecosystems

 

Agricultural Ecosystem

 

 

Forest Ecosystem

 

 

Freshwater Ecosystem

Economic Activity

 

Agricultural

 

 

Industrial

 

 

Commercial and Service Center

 

 

Mining

Government Officials

   

Mayor

:

Hon. Francis Faustino A. Dy

Vice Mayor

:

Hon. Amador A. Gaffud, Jr.

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