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GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: Gattaran lies on the eastern coastline on the northern part of the province of Cagayan, some sixty-six (66) kilometers north from the provincial capital in Tuguegarao City, facing the Pacific Ocean on the east. The town is bounded by Lal-lo on the north, Baggao and Alcala on the south, Santo Niño on the southwest, and Lasam on the west.
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:
FIESTAS AND EVENTS:
ETHNIC GROUPS: Ibanag, Malauegs, Itawits, Gaddangs
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, PLDT and DIGITEL
SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
Registered retirement accommodations:
Nearest PRA satellite office: Baguio Satellite Office
Number of PRA retirees: 2
Investment zones: Cagayan Special Economic Zone Authority and Free Port
Government agencies/branch offices: Public Employment Service Office (PESO)