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MUNICIPALITY OF LASAM (CAGAYAN)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: Lasam lies inland on the western edge of the northern part of the province of Cagayan, some seventy-two (72) kilometers northwest from the provincial capital in Tuguegarao City. The town is bounded by Allacapan and Lal-lo on the north, Gattaran on the east, Santo Niño on the south, and a part of Apayao province 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:

FIESTAS AND EVENTS:   May 15-21 - Aringay Festival

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:

UNIVERSITIES:

HOSPITALS:   Lasam District 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/Lasam,_Cagayan

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

http://lakbaypinas.ph/destination.aspx?city=1517


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