Dupax del Norte History, Tourist Spots, Festivals

Dupax del Norte is a class landlocked municipality of Nueva Vizcaya, Cagayan Valley Region, Philippines.

Profile of Dupax del Norte Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Nueva Vizcaya Province in Region 2 (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Bambang and Kasibu (north), Nagtipunan in Quirino Province (east), Alfonso Castaneda (south), Dupax del Sur (west)
Area –> 347.30 km2 (134.09 sq mi)
Population –> 27,514 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 107,156,587.36
Barangays –> 15
Terrain –> Mountainous
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fruits, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Gaddang, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congresswoman –> Luisa Cuaresma
Mayor –> Timothy Joseph Cayton
Vice Mayor –> Frederick G. Padilla

History of Dupax del Norte

The town of Dupax del Norte came into being when the old town of Dupax was split into two municipalities on November 26, 1974 by virtue of Presidential Decree 586 issued by President Ferdinand Marcos.

Economy of Dupax del Norte

Dupax del Norte is an agricultural town where rice, corn, fruits, and vegetables are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Dupax del Norte

Naruron Falls
Saint Anne Parish Church

Festival in Dupax del Norte

Ammungan Festival

Map of Dupax del Norte Municipality in Nueva Vizcaya

See also: Profile of Mayor Timothy Joseph Cayton, Governor Carlos Padilla

Dupax del Norte Municipal Hall
Dupax del Norte Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: Judge Floro)

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