The municipality of Gamu, the oldest town in Mallig Plains, is located in the central part of the Province of Isabela.  It is approximately 10 kilometers away from the Provincial Capitol of Isabela and about 395 kilometers from the National Capital City of the Philippines, Manila.


It is bounded on the north by the municipality of Ilagan, or the northwest by the municipality of Quirino, on the south by the municipality of Reina Mercedes and on the southwest by the municipality of Burgos, and on the Southeast by the municipality of Naguilian.


Gamu has a total land area of 129.40 square kilometers with 16 barangays, 3 of which are classified as urban barangays, District I, II and III, and the rests are considered rural barangays.




Facts and Figures


Basic Profile



LGU Type



Income class





29,904 (CY 2015)

Total Land area in hectares



No. of Barangays



No. of Households



Financial Profile



IRA share


PhP 51,075,312.00

Local-Sourced Revenues


PhP   4,320,212.59

Other Revenues


PhP      0.00

Total LGU Income


PhP 55,395,524.59



Agricultural Ecosystem

Economic Activity





Commercial and Service Center

Government Officials




Hon. Nestor M. Uy

Vice Mayor


Hon. Nestor R. Lacerna

Sources: , PENRO-Isabela ,