Santa Fe (Nueva Vizcaya) Tourist Spots, History, Festivals

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

Santa Fe Municipal Hall
Santa Fe Municipal Hall in Nueva Vizcaya (Photo Credit: Elmer Domingo)

Profile of Santa Fe Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western side of Nueva Vizcaya in Region 2 (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Kayapa (north), Aritao (east), Caranglan in Nueva Ecija (south), San Nicolas in Pangasinan and Itogon in Benguet (west)
Area –> 399.81 km2 (154.37 sq mi)
Population –> 16,180 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 96,284,067.56
Barangays –> 16
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 –> Tidong Benito
Vice Mayor –> Jonathan M. Tindaan

History of Santa Fe

In 1917, the municipal district of Imugan was created by American Governor General Francis Burton Harrison of the Philippines. On November 9, 1950, then President Elpidio Quirino signed Executive Order No. 368 attaching Imugan to Aritao. On July 1, 1964, President Ferdinand Marcos reverted Imugan into a regular municipality and changing its name to Santa Fe by virtue of Executive Order No. 77.

Economy of Santa Fe

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

Tourist Spots in Santa Fe

Imugan Falls
Dalton Pass
Malico View Point
Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish Church Church

Festival in Santa Fe

Kalanguya Festival

Map of Santa Fe Municipality in Nueva Viscaya

See also: Profile of Mayor Tidong Benito, Governor Carlos Padilla

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