Cuyapo Tourist Spots, History, Festival

Cuyapo is a 1st class landlocked municipality of Nueva Ecija Province in Central Luzon or Region 3, Philippines.

Cuyapo Municipal Hall
Municipal Hall in Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija

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
Government Officials
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

Mount Bulaylay
Mount Bangkay
Apolinario Mabini Marker
San Roque Parish Church

Festivals in Cuyapo

Corn Husk Festival

Map of Cuyapo Municipality in Nueva Ecija

See also: Profile of Mayor Florida Esteban, Governor Aurelio Umali

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