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MUNICIPALITY OF PIAT (CAGAYAN)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION: Piat lies inland on the southwestern part of the province of Cagayan, some thirty-five (35) kilometers northwest from the provincial capital in Tuguegarao City. The town is bounded by Santo Niño on the north, Amulung on the northeast, Solana on the east, Tuao on the south, and Rizal 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:  
Basilica Minore of our Lady of Piat;

FIESTAS AND EVENTS:   June 23-July 2 - Sambali Festival, July 1-2 Feast of Our Lady of Piat

ETHNIC GROUPS:   Ibanag, Malauegs, Itawits, Gaddangs

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:   Ibanag, Ilocano

RELIGION:   Roman Catholic

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:  
Nuestra Senora De Piat 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:   
Philippine Carabao Center - Cagayan State University (CSU), Public Employment Service Office (PESO)


LINKS:  

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

http://lakbaypinas.ph/destination.aspx?city=1520

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


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