The municipality of Gamu, the oldest town in Mallig Plains, is located in the central part of the Province of Isabela.  It is approximately 10 kilometers away from the Provincial Capitol of Isabela and about 395 kilometers from the National Capital City of the Philippines, Manila.

 

It is bounded on the north by the municipality of Ilagan, or the northwest by the municipality of Quirino, on the south by the municipality of Reina Mercedes and on the southwest by the municipality of Burgos, and on the Southeast by the municipality of Naguilian.

 

Gamu has a total land area of 129.40 square kilometers with 16 barangays, 3 of which are classified as urban barangays, District I, II and III, and the rests are considered rural barangays.

 

 

 

Facts and Figures

 

Basic Profile

 

 

LGU Type

:

Municipality

Income class

:

4th

Population

:

27,479

Total Land area in hectares

:

12,940.0

No. of Barangays

:

16

No. of Households

:

5,944

Financial Profile

 

 

IRA share

:

PhP 51,075,312.00

Local-Sourced Revenues

:

PhP   4,320,212.59

Other Revenues

:

PhP      0.00

Total LGU Income

:

PhP 55,395,524.59

Ecosystems

 

Agricultural Ecosystem

Economic Activity

 

Agricultural

 

 

Commercial and Service Center

Government Officials

   

Mayor

:

Hon. Nestor M. Uy

Vice Mayor

:

Hon. Nestor Lacerna

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