Maconacon Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Maconacon is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Isabela Province in Cagayan Valley Region, Philippines.

Maconacon Municipal Hall
Maconacon Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: maconacon-isabela.gov.ph/)

Profile of Maconacon Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Isabela Province (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Penablanca in Cagayan Province (north), Divilacan (south), Cabagan and San Pablo (west)
Area –> 538.66 km2 (207.98 sq mi)
Population –> 4,253 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 96,921,374.12
Barangays –> 10
Terrain –> Mountainous with narrow coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Ibanag, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Antonio T. Albano
Mayor –> Maria Lycelle Kate Vicente
Vice Mayor –> Jolly A. Taberner

History of Maconacon

Due to the operation of Acme Plywood Company, many migrant workers decided to become residents of the town. This increased the population which droved many people to seek a separate municipality. On June 21, 1969, the town of Maconacon was created by virtue of Republic Act No. 5776. It was previously a territory of Cabagan Municipality.

Economy of Maconacon

Maconacon is an agricultural town where rice and corn are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Maconacon

Bilagbag Beach
Kabikawan Beach

Festivals in Maconacon

Binaging Festival

Map of Maconacon Municipality

See also: Profile of Mayor Maria Lycelle Kate Vicente, Governor Rodolfo Albano III

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