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GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: It is located on a peninsula nestled in the verdant Cagayan Valley. It is sheltered by the Sierra Madre Mountains in the East; Cordilleras in the West; and, the Caraballo Mountains in the South.
Nearest airport: Tuguegarao Airport
Major road networks:
CLIMATE AND WEATHER: Type II climate, and that means no pronounced season; relatively wet from May to October. Maximum rain periods are not very pronounced and dry seasons last from one to three months.
HOTELS AND RESORTS: Villa Blanca Hotel, Hotel Lorita, Hotel Ivory & Convention Center, Hotel Delfino, Hotel Candice, Casa Ludivina Tourism Inn, New Crown Lodge and Restaurant
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS: Buntun Bridge, Cagayan Provincial Museum and Historial Research Center, Palaui Island and St. Peter Cathedral
FIESTAS AND EVENTS: January - Sto. Nino Fiesta, June 22-29 - Aggao na Cagayan, August 10-17 - Pav-vurulun Festival
ETHNIC GROUPS: Ybanags, Ilocanos, Tagalogs, Itawes, Pampangos
LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS: Ibanag, Ilocano
FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:
COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:
Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT),
Digital Telecommunications Philippines, Inc. (DIGITEL),
Telecommunication Technologies of the Philippines, Inc. (TTPI)
Globe Telecommunications, Smart Communications and Sun Cellular.
Twelve (12) AM/FM radio stations, two (2) relay television stations and twenty seven (27) cable TV networks broadcast from Cagayan.
-Internet Service Providers
PhilWorld,Cyberspace and IT-Links PLDT and DIGITEL
SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
BANKS: Allied Bank, Banco De Oro, Bank of Commerce, Bank of Makati, Bank of the Philippine Islands, China Banking Corporation , Cooperative Rural Bank , East West Bank, Development Bank of the Philippines, Land Bank of the Philippines, Metrobank, Philippine National Bank, Philippine Postal Savings Bank, Philippine Savings Bank, Philippine Veterans Bank, Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation, Security Bank, Union Bank, United Coconut Planters Bank
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES: AMA Computer University - Tuguegarao City, Cagayan (Tuguegarao Campus), Cagayan State University, St. Paul University Philippines, STI College - Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, University of Saint Louis
HOSPITALS: Cagayan Valley Medical Center and St Paul Hospital
COST OF LIVING:
Registered retirement accommodations:
Nearest PRA satellite office: Baguio Satellite Office
Number of PRA retirees: 24
Investment zones: Cagayan Special Economic Zone Authority and Free Port
Government agencies branch offices: Bureau of Immigration; DTI-Region 2; NBI-Cagayan Valley Regional Office, BIR- Revenue Region No.3