Kasibu Tourist Spots, History, Festivals

Kasibu is a 3rd class landlocked municipality of Nueva Vizcaya, Cagayan Valley Region, Philippines.

Kasibu Welcome Arch
Kasibu Welcome Arch (Photo Credit: Jeff Feliciano)

Profile of Kasibu Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Nueva Vizcaya Province in Region 2 (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Bambang (northwest), Quezon (North), Diffun and Cabarroguis in Quirino Province, Nagtipunan in Quirino (south), Dupax del Norte (west)
Area –> 318.80 km2 (123.09 sq mi)
Population –> 37,705 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 37,705
Barangays –> (30) Antutot, Alimit, Poblacion (Alloy), Bilet, Binogawan, Bua, Biyoy, Capisaan, Cordon, Didipio, Dine, Kakiduguen, Lupa, Macalong, Malabing, Muta, Pao, Papaya, Pudi, Tokod, Seguem, Tadji, Wangal, Watwat, Camamasi, Catarawan, Nantawacan, Alloy, Kongkong, Pacquet (Ilongot Reservation)
Terrain –> Mountainous
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Gaddang, Ilongot, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman –> Luisa Cuaresma
Mayor –> Romeo Tayaban
Vice Mayor –> Alberto D. Bumolo Jr.

History of Kasibu

The town of Kasibu was created on January 9, 1956 by virtue of Executive Order No. 160 issued by President Ramon Magsaysay.

Economy of Kasibu

Kasibu is an agricultural town where rice, corn, fruits and vegetables are the major products. The most important product is citrus fruit. It is also the foremost mining town in the whole of Region 2 where gold is produced. OceanaGold Philippines Incorporated (OGPI) is operator of the mine in Barangay Didipio.

Tourist Spots in Kasibu

Capisaan Caves
Machalet Falls
Edralin Falls
Saint Patrick Parish Church

Festivals in Kasibu

Map of Kasibu Municipality in Nueva Vizcaya

See also: Profile of Mayor Romeo Tayaban, Governor Carlos Padilla

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