Alfonso Castañeda Tourist Spots, History, Festivals

Alfonso Castañeda is a 4th class landlocked municipality of Nueva Vizcaya, Cagayan Valley Region, Philippines.

Alfonso Castaneda Municipal Hall
Alfonso Castaneda Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: Kitzella’s Corner)

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
Government Officials
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

Mount Guiwan
Galintuja Falls
Canili Lake
Black Nazarene Parish Church

Festival in Alfonso Castañeda

Kasipegan Festival

Map of Alfonso Castañeda Municipality in Nueva Viscaya

See also: Profile of Mayor Wilson Capia-ao, Governor Carlos Padilla

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