Cuyapo is a 1st class landlocked municipality of Nueva Ecija Province in Central Luzon or Region 3, Philippines.
Profile of Cuyapo Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northwestern part of Nueva Ecija Province (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Rosales, Balungao, and Umingan in Pangasinan (north), Talugtug (east), Guimba (south), Nampicuan, San Manuel in Tarlac Province (west)
Area –> 215.73 km2 (83.29 sq mi)
Population –> 65,039 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 146,599,238.71
Barangays –> 52
Terrain –> Flat with some hills
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Congressman –> Estrellita Suansing
Mayor –> Florida Esteban
Vice Mayor –> Cinderella Ramos
History of Cuyapo
The town of Cuyapo became a Barrio of Rosales on September 25, 1849, with Senior Santiago Vergara as its first Teniente del Barrio. At that time, Rosales was part of Nueva Ecija. During the American regime, Rosales was made a town of Pangasinan. On October 29, 1859, Cuyapo was separated from Rosales, Pangasinan and made a full-fledged town with Don Juan Pangalilingan as the first Gobernadorcillo.
Economy of Cuyapo
Cuyapo is an agricultural town where rice and vegetables are the major products.
The Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX) passes through the municipality of Cuyapo.
Tourist Spots in Cuyapo
Apolinario Mabini Marker
San Roque Parish Church
Festivals in Cuyapo
Corn Husk Festival
Map of Cuyapo Municipality in Nueva Ecija