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MUNICIPALITY OF GATTARAN (CAGAYAN)


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.

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:Maduppaper Caves, Mapaso Hot Spring, Tanlagan Falls,  Dummun River,  Bolos Point, and  Wildlife sanctuary.

FIESTAS AND EVENTS: Aggao Nac Cagayan (June 23-29)

ETHNIC GROUPS:   Ibanag, Malauegs, Itawits, Gaddangs

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:   Ibanag, Ilocano

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:

    Entertainment venues:

BANKS:
Rural Bank of Gattaran, Inc.

UNIVERSITIES:

HOSPITALS:  
Abulug 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:  
LTO Gattaran Extension Office, Public Employment Service Office (PESO)

LINKS:  

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

http://lakbaypinas.ph/destination.aspx?city=1513

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



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