Alfonso Castañeda is a 4th class landlocked municipality of Nueva Vizcaya, Cagayan Valley Region, Philippines.
Profile of Alfonso Castañeda Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western side of Nueva Vizcaya in Region 2 (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Dupax del Sur and Dupax del Norte (north), Nagtipunan in Quirino Province (east), Maria Aurora in Aurora Province (southeast), Pantabangan in Nueva Ecoja (west)
Area –> 375.40 km2 (144.94 sq mi)
Population –> 7,940 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 73,077,754.85
Barangays –> 6
Terrain –> Mountainous
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Bungkalots, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> Lone
Congressman –> Luisa Cuaresma
Mayor –> Wilson Capia-ao
Vice Mayor –> Annie Copaos Bawayan
History of Alfonso Castañeda
The town of Alfonso Castañeda was named after the the first Governor of Nueva Vizcaya. It was created on April 20, 1979 by virtue of Batas Pambansa No. 27 sponsored by then Assemblyman Carlos Padilla and approved by President Ferdinand Marcos.
Economy of Alfonso Castañeda
Alfonso Castañeda is an agricultural town where rice, corn and vegetables are the major products.
Tourist Spots in Alfonso Castañeda
Black Nazarene Parish Church
Festival in Alfonso Castañeda
Map of Alfonso Castañeda Municipality in Nueva Viscaya