Aritao Tourist Spots, History, Festivals

Aritao is a 2nd class landlocked municipality of Nueva Vizcaya, Cagayan Valley Region, Philippines.

Aritao Municipal Hall
Aritao Municipal Hall

Profile of Aritao Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western side of Nueva Vizcaya in Region 2 (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Bambang (north), Dupax Del Sur (east), Carranglan in Nueva Ecija and Santa Fe (south), Kayapa (west)
Area –> 265.60 km2 (102.55 sq mi)
Population –> 37,225 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 138,114,145.29
Barangays –> 22
Terrain –> Mountainous
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Gaddang, Kalanguya, Ifugao, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman –> Luisa Cuaresma
Mayor –> Remelina Peros
Vice Mayor –> Ruben M. Sayo

History of Aritao

The town of Aritao was created on June 30, 1917.

Economy of Aritao

Aritao is an agricultural town where rice, corn and vegetables are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Aritao

Kirang Pass and Monument
Saint Joseph Parish Church

Festival in Aritao

Panagsisibuyas Festival

Map of Aritao Municipality in Nueva Viscaya

See also: Profile of Mayor Remelina Peros, Governor Carlos Padilla

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