Lagawe History, Tourist Spots, Festivals, Officials

Lagawe is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ifugao, Cordillera Region, Philippines.

Lagawe Municipal Hall
Lagawe Municipal Hall

Profile of Lagawe Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central Part of Ifugao Province (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Hingyon and Banaue (north), Mayoyao (east), Diadi in Nueva Vizcaya (south), and Kiangan and Lamut (west)
Area –> 208.91 km2 (80.66 sq mi)
Population –> 19,333 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Handicraft Items
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ifugao, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 20
Revenue (2016) –> 85,847,702.37
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman –> Solomon Chungalao
Mayor –> Martin Habawel Jr.
Vice Mayor –> Reynold A. Kimayong

History of Lagawe

Lagawe was founded in 1961.

Economy of Lagawe

Being the capital of Ifugao, Lagawe is the commercial and financial center of the province. Both Land Bank of the Philippines and Philippine National Bank have branches here. Still agriculture is the main source of income in the town where rice, sweet potato, coffee and vegetables are produced. Some families are engaged in the production of handicraft items and wooden furniture.

Tourist Spots in Lagawe

Ibulao River
Bintakan Cave
Najtoban Cave in Barangay Boliwong

Festivals in Lagawe

Kulpi Festival
Feast of St. Mary Magdalene

Map of Lagawe Municipality in Ifugao Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Martin Habawel Jr., Governor Jerry Dalipog

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