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Provinces & Destinations - Cagayan Province

Capital : Tuguegarao City

Area and Location
Cagayan Province lies on the northeastern part of Luzon . The province comprises an aggregate land area of 9,002.70 square kilometers which constitutes three percent of the total land area of the country and is the second largest province in the region. The province of Cagayan is bounded by the mountain range of the Sierra Madre on the east extending up to the beaches of the coastal towns, on the South is Isabela Province, on the west is the Cordillera Mountain and on the north by the Balintang channel, Babuyanes and the China Sea.

Geographic Profile
About two kilometers from the northeastern tip of the province is the island of Palaui , a few kilometers to the west is Fuga Island . The Babuyan Group of Islands which include Calayan, Dalupiri, Camiguin and Babuyan Claro is about fifty to sixty nautical miles north of Luzon mainland.

WHAT TO SEE

Aggao Nak Cagayan
Province-wide
This is also known as Cagayan Day, celebrated every June 29th.

Aparri Delta
Aparri
Aparri Delta is an impressive expanse of water where Cagayan River meets the China Sea . Walk into the jetty the juncture of the river mouth and the sea to find the awesome mouth of the Cagayan River .

Buntun Bridge
Buntun, Tuguegarao The Bridge is 2.5 kilometers from Tuguegarao town proper. Its length, 1.124 kilometers is the second longest bridge in the country and offers an unobstructed view of the Cagayan River.

Cagayan River or Rio Grande de Cagayan
Large parts of the province
Cagayan River or Rio Grande de Cagayan is the Philippines ' mightiest watercourse - the longest and widest river in the country. Small streams originating from Balete Pass , Cordillera, Caraballo and Sierra Madre Mountains meet other streams and rivers and found in the area.

Callao Caves
Aggugagdan, PeƱablanca

Callao Caves boast of massive limestone and other rock formations, skylights and a chapel.
Daily circadian flight of bats from a bat cave occur at dusk.

Iguig Calvary Hills
Iguig
It is a duplicate of the 14 Stations of the Cross situated atop an 11 hectare rolling terrain overlooking the Cagayan River .

Oldest Bell in Southeast Asia
Calamaniugan
The Oldest Bell in Southeast Asia is in Calamaniugan's Jacinto de Polonia Parish. Forged in 1595, it was brought to Manila in February 1937 as part of the attractions during the 33rd International Eucharistic Congress.

St. Peter's Cathedral
Poblacion, Tuguegarao
This is the seat of the Archdiocese of Tuguegarao. The picture of the Cathedral appears at Rome Basilica and is considered one of the most beautiful works of art in the country and the world today.

The Miraculous Lady of Piat
Piat
It is considered the "Antipolo of Northern Luzon", Mecca of the devoted pilgrims and the pilgrimage center of Cagayan Valley .

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