Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines

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Within these 17 regions in the Philippines, there are 42,027 barangays, 1486 municipalities, 148 cities, 82 provinces. It has a democratic form of government and the freedom of speech is upheld by law. English is the "lingua franca" and is the mode of instruction in all high schools, colleges and universities. Laws and contracts are written in English.

Barangays of Ilagan in the Isabela Province within Region 2 in the Republic of The Philippines

AggasianAlibaguAllinguigan 1stAllinguigan 2ndAllinguigan 3rdArusipBaculod (Pob.)Bagong SilangBagumbayan (Pob.)BaligatanBallacongBangagBatong-LabangBigaoCabannungan 1stCabannungan 2ndCabeseria 10 (Lapigui)Cabeseria 14 and 16 (Casilagan)Cabeseria 17 and 21 (San Rafael)Cabeseria 19 (Villa Suerte*)Cabeseria 2 (Dappat)Cabeseria 22 (Sablang)Cabeseria 23 (San Francisco*)Cabeseria 25 (Sta. Lucia*)Cabeseria 27 (Abuan)Cabeseria 3 (San Fernando)Cabeseria 4 (San Manuel)Cabeseria 5 (Baribad)Cabeseria 6 & 24 (Villa Marcos*)Cabeseria 7 (Nangalisan)Cabeseria 9 and 11 (Capogotan)CaduCalamagui 1stCalamagui 2ndCamunatanCapellanCapoCarikkikan NorteCarikkikan SurCentro - San AntonioCentro PoblacionFuguFuyoGayong-Gayong NorteGayong-Gayong SurGuinatanImelda Bliss VillageLullutanMalalamMalasin (Angeles)ManaringMangcuramMarana IMarana IIMarana IIIMinabangMoradoNaguilian NorteNaguilian SurNamnamaNanaguanOsmeña (Sinippil)PaliuegPasaPilarQuimalabasaRang-ayan (Bintacan)RugaoSalindinganSan Andres (Angarilla)San FelipeSan Ignacio (Canapi)San IsidroSan JuanSan LorenzoSan PabloSan RodrigoSan Vicente (Pob.)Santa Barbara (Pob.)Santa CatalinaSanta Isabel NorteSanta Isabel SurSanta Maria (Cabeseria 8)Santa VictoriaSanto TomasSiffuSindon BayaboSindon MarideSipayTangculVilla Imelda (Maplas)

The Philippines has been a "decentralized" form of government since 1991, contrary to what most Filipinos think. Ever since the creation of Republic Act 7160, each LGU is responsible for its own domain. Even the smallest LGU the barangay creates its own Budget. It is not dependent on handouts from the city, municipality or province. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!", it does not exist anymore. The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. "Budgetary planning has been DECENTRALIZED since 1991". It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem.

  • Ilagan City is the capital city of Isabela province. Isabela is within Region_II in the island of Luzon.
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List of Municipalities in the Isabela province within Region II-Cagayan in the Republic of The Philippines
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Cities in the province of Isabela: Cauayan City | Ilagan City (Capital) | Santiago City

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Wars of ancient history were about possessions, territory, power, control, family, betrayal, lover's quarrel, politics and sometimes religion.

But we are in the Modern era and supposedly more educated and enlightened .

Think about this. Don't just brush off these questions.

  • Why is RELIGION still involved in WARS? Isn't religion supposed to be about PEACE?
  • Ask yourself; What religion always campaign to have its religious laws be accepted as government laws, always involved in wars and consistently causing WARS, yet insists that it's a religion of peace?


There are only two kinds of people who teach tolerance:
  1. The Bullies. They want you to tolerate them so they can continue to maliciously deprive you. Do not believe these bullies teaching tolerance, saying that it’s the path to prevent hatred and prejudice.
  2. The victims who are waiting for the right moment to retaliate. They can’t win yet, so they tolerate.
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Municipality Hall of Ilagan, Isabela
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Ilagan, Isabela Sanctuary

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Ilagan City,
Isabela Province, Philippines

  • Ilagan is the capital of Isabela Province.

Geography of Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines

Ilagan Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 116,626

  • This makes Ilagan City the fourth largest City in The Philippines in terms of land area.
The four largest cities in the Philippines
  1. Davao City
  2. Puerto Princesa City
  3. Zamboanga City
  4. Ilagan City

Location of Ilagan City, Isabela, Philippines

  • 17.1333° N, 121.8833° E - Ilagan, Coordinates
  • Ilagan is in the Isabela province.
  • Isabela is within Region_II in the island of Luzon.

History of Ilagan City, Isabela, Philippines

There are two version of Ilagan’s etymology. The more popular one is that Ilagan is an inversion of “Nagali” an Ibanag word “Moved”. This derivation was due to the transfer of the capital from its former site in Naguilian Baculod, a barrio across the Cagayan river to its present location for economic and security reasons. The second version is more probable. According to Fr. Julian Malumbres in his book “La Historia del Isabela”, the town derived its name from the word “laga” an Ibanag term fro “smallpox” which broke out perhaps at the time of its founding.

Shortly after Juan de Salcedo conquered Northern Luzon in 1587, Gov. Rodrigo de Penalosa sent Capt. Pablo de Carreon to explore Cagayan Valley as well as to establish missions in towns. Among the Spanish Missionaries who penetrated deeply into the region was P. Pedro Jimenez who founded Ilagan. In May 4, 1686 and converted the natives to Christianity. Ilagan was made the Capital of Cagayan Valley when Brig. Manuel Sanchez Mira was governor of the whole territory. Upon the separation of Isabela in May 01, 1856, Ilagan became the capital of the province.

Ilagan was the scene of the 1763 revolt in Isabela led by Dabo and Marayag against the collection of tribute, the enforcement of tobacco monopoly and other unbearable abuses committed by the friars during the Spanish regime.

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The history of Christianity in the province of Isabela is intimately linked with that of its sister provinces in the Cagayan Valley region, namely Cagayan and Nueva Vizcaya. All three provinces were just one political unit called Cagayan during the early Spanish period.

Mission stations in the area which later became settlements were founded by Augustinian and Dominican friars as early as 1717. An earlier attempt at evangelization has been made in a little place called Ituy, found in what is now Nueva Vizcaya. Through the efforts of the Augustinians and the Dominicans the faith spread through out the region.

In 1841 the province of Vizcaya was created occupying the entire lower half of the Cagayan Valley. This divided the region into two provinces, the demarcation line cutting horizontally across what is now Isabela. Until 1856 Isabela was just part of the provinces of Cagayan and Nueva Vizcaya.

In 1856, Isabela province was created, deriving its territory half from Cagayan and half from Nueva Vizcaya. It was named after Queen Isabela of Spain, the reigning monarch at that time. Isabela is now the center province of the Cagayan Valley known as Region II. The entire region is traversed longitudinally by the Cagayan River, the largest and the longest river in the country which the Spaniards called the Rio Grande, or larger river. The capital of Isabela became Ilagan.

During the Philippine Revolution of 1896, Isabela was known to be a stronghold of Filipino forces under Colonel Daniel Tirona against Spain. But Isabela is more significantly remembered in the Philippine history as the place where General Emilio Aguinaldo, the president of the first Philippine Republic, was unfortunately captured by American forces in 1901, in the town of Palanan.

Today, Isabela is one of the rice granaries of the country. It is also known for its sprawling fertile valley and forests that are abounding in flora and fauna. It is home to Magat Dam and Tourism Complex known to be the highest dam in Asia. It is second largest province in the country in terms of land area.

The Diocese of Ilagan was created on January 31, 1970. It was canonically erected on May 12, 1970 with the Most Rev. Francisco R. Cruses, D.D as its first Bishop. Its titular patron is St. Ferdinand. It is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao. The territorial jurisdiction of the diocese has a total land area of 10,644 square kilometers. The natives of Isabela are: the Ybanags who inhabit the northern towns; and the Yogads and Gaddangs who are in Echague and Cauayan. Moreover, Ilocanos now comprise majority of the entire population of the province. Before its separation from the Diocese of Tuguegarao, which was one of the four new dioceses recognized by Pope Leo XIII (1878-1903) by the Bull Mari Sunico and implemented by Pius X (1903-1914) thru the Decretum Consistoriale on April 19, 1910, Isabela remained under the aegis of the Diocese of Tuguegarao.

Under the Diocese of Tuguegarao, the first appointed Vicar General was our own Rt. Rev. Msgr. Ricardo Jamias, D.P., S.T.L. who was also a member of the Council of Administrators, Pro-Synodal Examiners and Diocesan Directors.

On March 26, 1974, the Most Rev. Miguel G. Purugganan, D.D., a native of Cabagan, Isabela, succeeded the Most Rev. Francisco R. Cruses, D.D. as Bishop of the Diocese of Ilagan.

On February 10 1997, the Most Rev. Sergio L. Utleg, D.D., a priest of the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao from Solana, Cagayan, was appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Ilagan. He was consecrated to the episcopacy on March 17, 1997. On July 26, 1999, becoming the third Bishop of the Diocese of Ilagan. After a decade of a Spiritual father of Ilagan, the Most Rev. Sergio L. Utleg was transferred to the Diocese of Laoag.

On January 15, 2007, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Marino D. Gatan, H.P. a native son of the town of Cabagan became the Diocesan Administrator while the Diocese of Ilagan became sede vacante.

On January 5, 2008, a year and a half after the Diocese was declared vacant, His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Rev. Fr. Joseph Amangi Nacua, OFMCap., a Parish Priest of San Isidro Labrador Parish, Titay, Zamboanga Sibugay, (Prelature of Ipil) as the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Ilagan. He was ordained Bishop of Ilagan on August 19, 2008 at St. Joseph the Worker Cathedral, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay by His Excellency Most Rev. Diosdado Tamalayan, D.D. in the presence of the Most Rev. Edward Joseph Adams, D.D., Apostolic Nuncio to the Philippines.

There are 37 parishes today in the diocese, served by 40 priests (religious congregations included) and 37 sisters working in related pastoral activities.

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People of Ilagan City, Isabela, Philippines

  • Population of the CITY OF ILAGAN (Capital), as of 2020 census: 158,218
  • Ilagan Population (as of 2015) census = 145,568
  • Ilagan Population (as of 2010) census = 135,174
  • Ilagan Population (as of Aug 1, 2007) census = 131,243

  • Ilagan Registered Voters (2010) = 86,135
  • Ilagan Registered Voters (2007) = 78,107

Local Government Unit LGU of Ilagan City, Isabela, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.

Budget of Municipalities and Cities: The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. It has been decentralized since 1991. It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!".

Elected officials of Ilagan for the term of 2019-2022
  • Mayor of Ilagan City: DIAZ, JAY (PDPLBN) 61,368
  • Vice-Mayor of Ilagan City: BELLO, KIT (PDPLBN) 55,142
  • Councilors of Ilagan City:
  1. DIAZ, JAYVE (IND) 60,871
  2. UY, JESSAMYN (IND) 49,097
  4. MONTEREAL, JUN (IND) 45,611
  5. MADDARA, SAMUEL (IND) 44,000
  6. OLALIA, HAROLD (IND) 40,549
  7. TUGADE, ROLLY (IND) 40,114
  8. BRINGAS, LILLIAN (IND) 40,029
  9. RAMOS, JOEY (IND) 39,521
  10. CHIN, MARGARETTE (IND) 37,155

Elected officials of Ilagan for the term of 2016-2019
  • Mayor of Ilagan City: Evelyn Diaz
  • Vice-Mayor of Ilagan City: Piding Villanueva
  • Councilors of Ilagan City:
  1. Jay Eveson Diaz
  2. Mm Albano
  3. Jessamyn Uy
  4. Joey Ramos
  5. Emmanuel Joselito Añes
  6. Jun Montereal
  7. Margarette Chin
  8. Antonio Manaligod Jr.
  9. Samuel Maddara
  10. Joji Borromeo

Elected officials of Ilagan for the term of 2013-2016

Elected officials of Ilagan for the term of 2010-2013

Barangay's power and authority: A must read for all barangay officials


This is the "Barangay Code of the Philippines".

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A Barangay Clearance is NEEDED in order to get a Business License.
So why is the barangay name not in most business addresses?
Ask your Barangay Captain/Chairman to create a Resolution to make it mandatory to put the barangay name in all Business addresses.
Every Government Unit in the Philippines is within a Barangay. The municipal hall, city hall, the provincial capitol building, and even the Malacañang Palace where the president resides is within a Barangay.

The barangay has power and authority over its domain. The improvement of the barangay rests on the barangay officials. The barangay chairman, the barangay council and the local businessmen forge the prosperity of the barangay. Not the president of the Philippines, senate, nor congress. Not the governor of the province, not the mayor nor council of the municipality or city. Poor barangays stay poor because of weak and/or ignorant(uninformed) barangay leaders.

When roads or any infrastructure need to be built, improved or repaired, all the barangay officials have to do is make a resolution and present it to the city or municipality council. The resolution will force the city/municipal council or responsible government office to hear the legitimate demands. "The squeaky wheel gets the grease."

Each city or municipality is represented by the "barangay association or federation". The elected president of the Association of Barangay Council and the President of Kabataan (SK) association each have a seat in the City/Municipality council. Their powers are the same and equal to the elected city/municipality councilors. They are there to help lobby the demands of the barangays. They are not there just to collect a big salary and rub elbows with the regular elected city/municipality council, but to also represent the needs of the barangays.
The duties of the barangay officials are specifically written in Chapter III(Punong Barangay) and Chapter IV (The Sangguniang Barangay). Read it..

Practically anything that has to do with the barangay, the barangay officials have a say on it and most likely the authority over it. The majority of the barangay officials are not aware of their duties and power. They depend on the city council or mayor. The elected barangay officials are afraid of the mayor and city/municipality's "Sangguniang Panlungsod". They are in fear of being ousted or removed from office. The truth is, the "Sangguniang Panlungsod" does not have the power to remove or suspend any elected barangay officials from office. Only the COURT OF LAW can do this (judicial branch of the government). Elected public officials can't be suspended by the DILG or the office of the president unless an official complaint has been filed, there must be proof and there must be due process. Republic Act 7160 chapter 4, Section 60. Information is power. Be informed. Do not be intimidated by the president, senator, congressman, governor, mayor, vice-mayor, or councilors. Do your job.

The control of traffic is not up to the city council or chief of police. It is controlled by the barangay. If the barangay needs traffic enforcers, the barangay can make a resolution to demand it from the city or municipality council. When the electric coop or the water district do not maintain their lines, the barangay can directly demand for the maintenance from the utility companies. No need to wait for city council.

The citizens also has the power to make demands to the barangay officials. In case the officials get blinded. Simply file an official complaint with the barangay secretary naming the Punong barangay as the respondent representing the barangay.

If the power lines are sagging, don't go to the power company, go to the barangay office. Ask the barangay for a DEMAND resolution against the power company.
If the water lines are busted, don't wait for the water company, go to the barangay office. Ask the barangay for a DEMAND resolution against the water company.
If the potholes in the road are not fixed, don't wait for the The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), go to the barangay office. Ask the barangay for a DEMAND resolution against the DPWH.
Are you beginning to get the point?

Cleaning the shorelines, drainage systems, streets, rivers, and parks within your barangay is YOUR responsibility. You are accountable for this. It is not the responsibility of the City/Municipality officials. The citizens and officials of the barangay are responsible. Stop blaming others.

  • BUDGET: As far as the preparation for the budget expenditures, it starts at the barangay level, then moves on to cities, municipalities, provinces and regions. The barangays need to exercise their authority. They need to put their yearly budget together for their administration and future projects. The majority of the barangays leave this job to the municipality and city. This is so wrong. Then when the budget doesn't come or is lacking, they complain.
  • The budget for the barangays does go to the City or Municipality, but simply for holding and later distribution. The city or municipality DOES NOT approve the budget. It was already approved by congress. The city or municipality simply "distributes" the approved budget.
  • The bureau of internal revenue is in cahoots to subdue the barangays, municipalities and provinces. They call the rightful shares to the taxes collected as "Internal Revenue Allotment Dependency". It is not a dependency. It is the lawful and rightful share of the LGU as specified in "TITLE III, SHARES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS IN THE PROCEEDS OF NATIONAL TAXES, CHAPTER I, Allotment of Internal Revenue Taxes, Section 284."
  • "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!", it does not exist anymore. The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. "Budgetary planning has been DECENTRALIZED since 1991". It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem.
  • DURING ELECTIONS: Where do City and Municipality politicians go to campaign? They seek the support of the Barangay officials. They plead to the barangay folks for the votes. Even the candidate for president. But after the election they ignore you. Do not ever forget the power of the barangay.

Ignorance keeps the pinoys thinking that Manila rules. Be informed, be educated and make your barangay prosper.

  • Absolutely NO need for FEDERALISM. It is a ploy to give the Bangsamoro an Islamic State where the religion of Islam is financed by the Philippine government. Bangsamoro will be a HOMELAND not for all Filipinos but for only the Muslim Filipinos. It violates the constitution's "separation of church and state". Religion is always good for the people but it should never be embraced or financed by government. Tax exemption is not tantamount to financing. Every non-profit organization is tax-exempt.

Businesses in Ilagan City, Isabela, Philippines

How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

Take a picture of your Business (from a Sari-Sari Store to a Mega Mall). Upload that picture here in and that picture can immediately be your business webpage. It is that easy. Here are two examples of how a picture becomes the webpage of the business: FHM Garden Grill and Catering and ABC Shopping Center

  • Give your business a good description. Add your address and contact number if available.
Possible Businesses
  • Auto, Trucks, Motorcycle and Bicycle dealers
  • Banks, Lending Firms, Pawnshops, and Financial Institutions
  • Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
  • Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
  • Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
  • Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
  • Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
  • Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations

Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Ilagan City, Isabela, Philippines

  • If you have real estate property, whether its commercial, residential, farm land, or just an empty lot in Ilagan, you can list that property for FREE HERE in Z-wiki.
  • You can list your House and lot or farm land for sale or lease for free here in Z-Wiki

Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines

The name of your church, mosque, or place of worship can be listed in this community page. Take a picture of the facade of your church or place of worship and it can be posted here. We can even provide you with a free webpage. You can enter the data (story about your place of worship) here yourself, email the information or pictures to ( or via Facebook.

    Freedom of religion, yes. Equality, yes. But no favoritism.

Schools in Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines

  • Take a picture of your school building(s) and send your pictures via email to ( or message me via Facebook. I will then post the pictures in this page.

Due to Covid19: Pursuant to the instructions of President Roa Duterte, and as recommended by the DepEd, classes for the year 2021-2022 will be opened but will be monitored.

  • List of schools: >>> click

PUBLIC NOTICE: Why pretend that the National language of the Philippines is Tagalog? It should be English. To be a Teacher, doctor, lawyer, engineer, architect, nurse, computer technician; what books do you learn from? English books of course. All your tests are in English. The constitution of the Philippines is written in English. All the laws and new laws introduced by congress are in English. For that matter, you can't be a teacher in a school system unless you know English. The "Licensure Exam for Teachers" is in ENGLISH! Who are these people forcing Tagalog down our throats? Tagalog is simply one of the many dialects of the Philippines. Keep your dialects but learn and be fluent and proficient in ENGLISH.

The name of your school in Ilagan can be listed here. You can list it like this:

  • Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
    • Address of your school
    • Telephone Number
    • Principal of the school

You can also create a webpage for your school. We can help you.

Economy of Ilagan City, Isabela, Philippines

  • If you have an article that talks about the improvement of the economy of Ilagan you can post that article here. If you come across any news items that talk about the economy of Ilagan, you may post it here. Of course you have to reference the writer of the article. Any improvement to transportation, power and service usually improves the economy of the community, so go ahead and report that too.

Natural Resources of Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!

Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More

We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.


  • Secretary Roy Cimatu - since May 8, 2017
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.

Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Ilagan City, Isabela, Philippines

  • Help us post some interesting pictures. This will help boost the local economy of the community. Anything that is unique or anything that stands out in your community may be a tourist attraction.
  • Landmarks are usually photographed a lot by visitors. Send your pictures via email to ( or via Facebook.

Landmarks are usually photographed a lot by visitors. Post the Ilagan landmarks here.

  • The Ilagan Sanctuary:
The major tourist spot in Ilagan, Isabela; it features nine-chambered caves in different sizes. It was made famous for its stalactites and stalagmites, together with its naturally formed lattices, shining rocks and shapes that glow like crystals in the dark. Nearby is the still unexplored Immusok Cave which is more daring compared to other caves in the park; its cascading waters limit the trekkers from further expedition. A hike of about 2.5 kilometres will lead to Pinzal Falls; it measures 20 meters high from the water spout to the base of three meters wide and the source of refreshing water to the nearby pool.
Due to the number of visitors and its potential, the local government invested in the construction of amenities to include picnic area, swimming pool, cottages, conference hall, parking area, boating facility, horseback riding facility, zoo and botanical garden.

Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines

In the Philippines a fiesta is usually celebrated in barrios or barangays. It is the official holiday of the LGU, the barangay. Filipinos love fiestas. It is a time for joy and celebration. A fiesta is of Spanish origin and is usually commemorated in association with a christian patron saint. Most barangays whose population have been clustered by Muslims(Moros) and their population is more than that of the Christians, the celebration of the fiesta have been cancelled and replaced with the Hari Raya or Eid al-Fitr.

The cities or municipalities usually have yearly festivals where all the barangays participate. The cities or municipalities hold contests for the best floats in parades.

  • Magical Bambanti (Scarecrow) street festival: Bambanti means scarecrow, a figure revered in Isabela for keeping the crows and birds from feeding on the crops
  • Aggaw na Ilagan (May 4) – founding day
  • Mammangui Festival or Corn Festival
  • Binallay Festival or native Rice Cake Festival (May 30), May 30 is both the patronal and town fiesta of Ilagan, Isabela
  • Balai na Ilagan for arts and culture celebration

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The oldest man or woman in Ilagan, Isabela, Philippines

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Featured News of The Philippines

Updated: February 5, 2024

Unity and Progress: Philippine City Mayors Advocate for Collective Advancement

In a compelling call to action, the head of the Philippines’ 149-member city mayor’s association emphasized the critical need for unity to foster continued national progress, peace, and prosperity. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, serving as the national president of the League of Cities of the Philippines, voiced the association’s support for the Department of the Interior and Local Government’s vision of a harmonious country, one that maintains its trajectory of achievements in vital societal areas.


Ilagan City, Isabela, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

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Cycling Activity to Participate In

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  • ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
  • CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
  • Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>

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