Capital

Ilagan

No. of City/Towns

3 Cities

34 Municipalities

No. of Barangays

1,055

Land Area

1,066,456 has.

Climate

Relatively wet from May to Oct.

Relatively dry from Nov. to April

Population (CY 2010)

1,489,654

Number of Households

297,929

Average Annual Population Growth Rate

1.62

Average Household Size

5

No. of Barangays

1,055

Language / Dialect

Ilokano, Tagalog, Ibanag, Yogad, Gaddang

Income Classification

1st Class

Total Revenue (million pesos)

P 1,777,780,001.82

Labor Force

1,493,000 (Region 02)

Employment Rate (2002)

91.5

Underemployment Rate (2002)

6.8

Literacy Rate

95.8%

 

Salient Features of the Province

Second largest Province in the Philippines

Strategic location between the part of Cagayan Economic Zone and the National Capital Center of the country – Metro Manila

Productive Forest Land & Watershed Areas

Hybrid Corn & Rice Champion of the Philippines

Home of Magat Dam, a major source of power and water supply of the Northern Luzon

Home to the biggest corn processing facility in South East Asia