Cauayan is a city in Isabela situated in the center of this big and naturally rich province.  The town got its name from the word “Cauayan” meaning bamboo in the dialect of Gaddang, the early settlers of this place.

 

Cauayan was an original town of the Province of Cagayan.  It was transferred to Nueva Vizcaya when it became a province in 1839.  Upon the creation of Isabela as a province by a Royal Decree issued on May 1, 1856, it was reverted as a town of the province.

 

Cauayan City is a fast-growing rural industrial center centrally located in the province and in the entire stretch out of Cagayan Valley.  It is about 375 kilometers northeast Manila; 34.5 kilometers south of Ilagan, the capital town of Isabela; about 48 kilometers north Santiago City; and roughly 117 kilometers away from Tuguegarao City in Cagayan Province.

 

 

Facts and Figures

 

Basic Profile

 

 

LGU Type

:

City

Income class

:

1st

Population

:

120,360

Total Land area in hectares

:

34,550.0

No. of Barangays

:

65

No. of Households

:

25,384

Financial Profile

 

 

IRA share

:

PhP 388,260,717.00

Local-Sourced Revenues

:

PhP   92,572,873.00

Other Revenues

:

PhP       0.00

Total LGU Income

:

PhP 480,833,590.00

Ecosystems

 

Agricultural Ecosystem

 

 

Freshwater Ecosystem

Economic Activity

 

Agricultural

 

 

Commercial and Service Center

 

 

Industrial

 

 

Fishery

 

 

Mining

Government Officials

   

Mayor

:

Hon. Bernard Faustino L. Dy

Vice Mayor

:

Hon. Leoncio Dalin, Jr.

 

Sources: http://www.blgs.gov.ph , PENRO-Isabela