Bambang is a 1st class landlocked municipality of Nueva Vizcaya, Cagayan Valley Region, Philippines.
Profile of Bambang Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western side of Nueva Vizcaya in Region 2 (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Ambaguio, Bayombong and Quezon (north), Kasibu (east), Dupex del Norte, Dupax del Sur and Aritao (south), Kayapa (west)
Area –> 345.00 km2 (133.21 sq mi)
Population –> 53,433 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 169,932,800.53
Barangays –> 25
Terrain –> Mountainous
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Gaddang, Kalanguya, Ifugao, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> Lone
Congressman –> Luisa Cuaresma
Mayor –> Dr. Pepito Balgos
Vice Mayor –> Gregorio B. Allas Jr.
History of Bambang
The town of Bambang was founded in 1609 by Spanish missionaries led by Father Tomas Gutierez.
Economy of Bambang
Bambang is an agricultural town where rice, corn and vegetables are the major products. It is the home of the largest agriculture trading center in Region 2.
Tourist Spots in Bambang
Salinas Natural Monument
Saint Catherine of Siena Parish Church
Festival in Bambang
Map of Bambang Municipality in Nueva Viscaya