Kayapa Tourist Spots, History, Festivals

Kayapa is a 3rd class landlocked municipality of Nueva Vizcaya, Cagayan Valley Region, Philippines.

Kayapa Municipal Hall
Kayapa Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: Judge Floro)

Profile of Kayapa Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Nueva Vizcaya Province in Region 2 (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Tinoc in Ifugao Province (north), Ambaguio, Bambang, and Aritao (east), Santa Fe (south), Itogon, Itogon, Bokod and Kabayan in Benguet Province (west)
Area –> 482.90 km2 (186.45 sq mi)
Population –> 23,714 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 114,520,473.25
Barangays –> 30
Terrain –> Mountainous
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Ilocano, Gaddang, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> Lone
Government Officials
Congressman –> Luisa Cuaresma
Mayor –> Elizabeth Balasya
Vice Mayor –> Peter L. Bay-an

History of Kayapa

The town of Kayapa was created on On November 11, 1950 by virtue of Executive Order No. 368 signed by President Elpidio Quirino.

Economy of Kayapa

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

Tourist Spots in Kayapa

Mount Santo Tomas
Mount Komkompol
Saint Joseph Parish Church

Festival in Kayapa

Owag shi Festival

Map of Kayapa Municipality in Nueva Vizcaya

See also: Profile of Mayor Elizabeth Balasya, Governor Carlos Padilla

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