Cordon Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Cordon is a 3rd class inland municipality of Isabela Province in Cagayan Valley Region or Region 2, Philippines. The town is the gateway to Region 2 being the first town of the region along the national highway from Metro Manila.

Cordon Municipal Hall
Cordon Municipal Hall

Profile of Cordon Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Isabela Province in northeastern Luzon Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Aguinaldo in Ifugao Province (north), Ramon (northeast), Santiago City (east), Diffun in Quirino Province (south), Diadi in Nueva Vizcaya (west)
Area –> 144.00 km2 (55.60 sq mi)
Population –> 42,926 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 120,049,846.62
Barangays –> 26
Terrain –> Hilly with mountains and lowland
Industries –> Agriculture, Tourism and Trading
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Ifugao, Ibanag, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 4th
Government Officials
Congressman –> Sheena Tan
Mayor –> Lynn Zuniega
Vice Mayor –> Jane B. Ngipol

History of Cordon

In 1948, Cordon had a population of 5,686 which increased to 27,544 in 1990 and jumped to 42,926 in 2015.

Economy of Cordon

Cordon is an agricultural town where rice and corn are the major products. It is home to several resorts that provide additional income to the local government and employment to residents. It is also fast becoming a suburb of Santiago City with many establishments including car sales and malls being put up.

Tourist Spots in Cordon

Santo NiƱo de Praga Parish Church

Festivals in Cordon

Mannalon Festival

Map of Cordon Municipality in Isabela Province

See also: Profile of Mayor Lynn Zuniega, Governor Rodolfo Albano III

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