Tumauini is now a 1st class
municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines.
According to the latest census, it has a
population of 55,041 people in 9,239 households.
This quiet town boasts of a famous historical landmark, the
Tumauini Church. Built in the 1870s by the Dominicans, the church
has a unique cylindrical bell tower made of bricks.
There is little commercial activity for a town of its size,
however, there is a sizeable market providing venues for sales of
fruits, vegetables, meats, VCDs, and firecrackers.
It is currently led by Mayor Arnold Syjongtian Bautista who is now
on his 3rd term as mayor.
Tumauini is politically subdivided into 46 barangays
- Antagan I
- Antagan II
- Bayabo East
- Fugu Abajo
- Fugu Norte
- Fugu Sur
- Fermeldy (Hcda. San Francisco)
- Santa Visitacion (Maggayu)
- Malamag East
- Malamag West
- Barangay District 1 (Pob.)
- Barangay District 2 (Pob.)
- Barangay District 3 (Pob.)
- Barangay District 4 (Pob.)
- San Mateo
- San Pedro
- San Vicente
- Santa Catalina
- Santo Niño
- Sisim Abajo
- Sisim Alto