» Cauayan City

CAUAYAN CITYis a 4th class city in Isabela, Philippines.

PROFILE

THE PEOPLE
Currently, the population is 103,952 people in 21,143 households. Predominant language used is Ilocano followed by Ibanag, Yogad, and Gaddang. However, the residents can also speak and clearly understand English and Filipino language.

COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
Cauayan City generates a combined income with Isabela of Php 266,970,783.55 which is higher by 4.85% this year as a result of concerted effort by the City government and intensive tax collection campaigns.

Today, the City also has 18 banks, 11 lending institutions, 24 insurance agencies, 59 real estate businesses and 11 pawnshops with over 1,442 commercial establishments that include distributors, wholesalers and retailers, and regional sales offices of several multi-national companies.

CLIMATE
The City has two types of climate which is wet and dry season. The place also experiences moderate rainfall which is distributed throughout the year. The average temperature is at 27.1 °C.

LOCAL PRODUCTS
Cauayan City’s garment industry is now fast becoming popular since its establishment as of 2006, as well as furniture making using narra and other indigenous forest materials like “Gmelina”. Added potential city income also comes from investments in fisheries and tourism.  Magat Dam is utilized for fishcage operations such as tilapia production.

FAMOUS FOODS
Cauayan City is known for its “Binallay” and other native delicacies.


LIST OF “BARANGAYS” (or communities)
Cauayan City has 65 barangays:

  • Bayanan
  • Poblacion
  • Putatan
  • Tunasan
  • Alicaocao
  • Alinam
  • Amobocan
  • Andarayan
  • Bacolod
  • Baringin Norte
  • Baringin Sur
  • Buena Suerte
  • Bugallon
  • Buyon
  • Cabaruan
  • Cabugao
  • Carabatan Chica
  • Carabatan Grande
  • Carabatan Punta
  • Carabatan Bacareno
  • Casalatan
  • San Pablo (Casap Hacienda)
  • Cassap Fuera
  • Catalina
  • Culalabat
  • Dabburab
  • De Vera
  • Dianao
  • Disimuray
  • District I (Pob.)
  • District II (Pob.)
  • District III (Pob.)
  • Duminit
  • Faustino (Sipay)
  • Gagabutan
  • Gappal
  • Guayabal
  • Labinab
  • Linglingay
  • Mabantad
  • Maligaya
  • Manaoag
  • Marabulig I
  • Marabulig II
  • Minante I
  • Minante II
  • Nagcampegan
  • Naganacan
  • Nagrumbuan
  • Nungnungan I
  • Nungnungan II
  • Pinoma
  • Rizal
  • Rogus
  • San Antonio
  • San Fermin
  • San Francisco
  • San Isidro
  • San Luis
  • Santa Luciana (Daburab 2)
  • Santa Maria
  • Sillawit
  • Sinippil
  • Tagaran
  • Turayong
  • Union
  • Villa Concepcion
  • Villa Luna
  • Villaflor

MAJOR TOURIST SPOTS

MAGAT DAM
The Dam is considered as one of the biggest dams in Asia and it has a Power House costing to of P 6.5 Billion, generating 360 megawatts of electricity for the Luzon Grid and supplies the irrigation for 102,000 hectares of agricultural land in Region 2 and CAR.

SEASCAPE AND NATURAL LANDSCAPES
The City of Cauayan prides itself in various seascapes and landscapes such as the Northern Sierra Madre Natural Park which is an ideal place for researchers and outdoor enthusiasts. Other towns in the City are also recommended for trekking, mountaineering, camping and exploration.

HOW TO GET TO CAUAYAN CITY

BY LAND
Metro Manila. Independent motorists may take the North Diversion Road and use the Sta. Rosa Exit. Air-conditioned buses also ply the major route, such as GV Florida Transport Inc.; Royal Eagle; DANGWA Transport; Baliwag Transit; Victory Liner; EMC Bus Corporation; Auto Bus Corporation; Aladdin Bus Company; Dagupan Bus Company; Deltra Bus Company; and Nelbusco.