Lagawe is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ifugao, Cordillera Region, Philippines.
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
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
Najtoban Cave in Barangay Boliwong
Festivals in Lagawe
Feast of St. Mary Magdalene
Map of Lagawe Municipality in Ifugao Province