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MUNICIPALITY OF ALCALA (CAGAYAN)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: Alcala  is an old town situated in the middle of Cagayan some 38 kilometers north of Tuguegarao.

ACCESSIBILITY:
    Nearest airport:
Tuguegarao Airport
    Nearest seaport:
    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:

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:  
St. Philomene Church

FIESTAS AND EVENTS:   August 26 - Alcala Town Fiesta

ETHNIC GROUPS:   Ibanag, Malauegs, Itawits, Gaddangs

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:  Ilocano, Ybanag, Ytawes and Malaueg

RELIGION:   Catholic

FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:

COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:

-Telephone
 Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT),
 Digital Telecommunications Philippines, Inc. (DIGITEL),
 Telecommunication Technologies of the Philippines, Inc. (TTPI)
-Mobile
 Globe Telecommunications, Smart Communications and Sun Cellular.
-Radio
 Twelve (12) AM/FM radio stations, two (2) relay television stations and twenty seven (27) cable TV networks broadcast from Cagayan.
-CATV
-Internet Service Providers
 PhilWorld, PLDT and DIGITEL 

SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
    Malls:
    Popular establishments:
    Banks:
    Entertainment venues:

BANKS:


UNIVERSITIES:

HOSPITALS:   
Alcala Municipal Hospital

MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
    House Rental:
    Food:
    Utilities:
    Transportation/Travel:
    Education:
    Health:

PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
    Accredited facilities:
    Merchant partners:
    Registered retirement accommodations:
    Retirement franchises:
    Nearest PRA satellite office:  
Baguio Satellite Office
    Number of PRA retirees:
    LIRA MOA:

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:
    Investment zones:  
Cagayan Special Economic Zone Authority and Free Port
    Government agencies/branch offices:   
Public Employment Service Office (PESO)

LINKS: 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcala,_Cagayan

http://www.cagayan.gov.ph/


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