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Geography of Echague


Echague also known as the "Queen Town of Isabela", a first class municipality in the province of Isabela which belongs to the Fourth District of the Province.  According to the latest census, it has a population of 67,553 people in 12,045 households of the town.

Echague has a land area of 680.80 square kilometers making it four times larger than the size of the Quezon City. The town is located 344 kilometers north of Metro Manila and 46.7 kilometers south of Ilagan City, the capital of Isabela.

Echague is 8 to 9 hours journey from Metro Manila or Baguio City if you travel by land.

The geographic coordinate of the town is 16°42′ North latitude and 121°39′ East longitude. 

Echague is bordered by San Guillermo, Angadanan and Alicia to the north, San Isidro and Santiago City to the west, Jones, San Agustin and Maddela to the south and the town of Dinapigue to the east where the Great Sierra Madre lies. 

The commercial areas in the municipality comprise of business district where the public market serves as the center of commercial activities.

The topography of Echague is mostly characterized by flat or nearly level vast areas of land situated in the northwestern part of the town. Considering the basic land features of the area, the flat land is classified as broad alluvial plain, a land form that is the product of stream depositional activities. 

The Cagayan River, the country's longest river pass through the town of Echague along its center and flows out to the Luzon Strait in the north, in the town of Aparri, Cagayan.

Echague features a Tropical monsoon climate, with warm weather and dry and wet seasons.
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