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GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: Alcala is an old town situated in the middle of Cagayan some 38 kilometers north of Tuguegarao.
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:
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
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, PLDT and DIGITEL
SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
HOSPITALS: Alcala Municipal Hospital
MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
Registered retirement accommodations:
Nearest PRA satellite office: Baguio Satellite Office
Number of PRA retirees:
Investment zones: Cagayan Special Economic Zone Authority and Free Port
Government agencies/branch offices: Public Employment Service Office (PESO)