Gamu is a 4th class landlocked municipality of Isabela Province in Cagayan Valley Region or Region 2, Philippines.
Profile of Gamu Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Isabela Province in northeastern Luzon Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Quirino (north), Ilagan City (northeast), Naguilian and Reina Mercedes (south), Burgos (west)
Area –> 129.40 km2 (49.96 sq mi)
Population –> 29,904 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 92,008,460.47
Barangays –> 16
Terrain –> Lowland
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Peanut, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Go here to see the elected municipal officials of Gamu.
History of Gamu
In 1686, Sta. Rosa de Gamut was founded as a missionary outpost. On December 5, 1741, Gamu was established as an independent pueblo.
Economy of Gamu
Gamu is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.
Tourist Spots in Gamu
National Shrine of Our Lady of the Visitation
Cathedral of Saint Michael the Archangel
St. Rose of Lima Parish
Festivals in Gamu
Map of Gamu Municipality in Isabela