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Overview

Cagayan has 28 towns and 820 barangays



Brief History



The Spaniards, Capt Juan Pablo Careon and his 100 soldiers, by order of the Spanish Civil Governor Don Gonzalo



Ronquillo de Peñaloza came to Cagayan in 1581 to settle there and with a mission to convert the natives to Christianity.



Another Spaniard, Juan de Salcedo in Massi, Tular and Aparri on June 29, 1583. Soon after, the Spanish friars soon established mission posts in Camalaniugan and Lallo.



At the close of the 18th century, there were 29 municipalities in the Province of Cagayan. By 1902, 35 municipalities have been founded. Today, there are only 28 towns and 1 city.



Major Crops



Rice, tobacco



Major Industries



Farming, fishing, cattle raising such as hogs, carabaos, and poultry; woodcraft furniture making using hardwood, rattan, bamboo, and other indigenous materials



Famous Landmarks and Tourist Spots



Cagayan River

General Information


Island
Luzon
Region
REGION II (CAGAYAN VALLEY)
Province
CAGAYAN
Capital
Tuguegarao
Language & Dialects
Population
1,199,000 (2015, PSA)
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