Alcala, Cagayan

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Alcala
Municipality
Map of Cagayan showing the location of Alcala
Map of Cagayan showing the location of Alcala
Alcala is located in Philippines
Alcala
Alcala
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°54′N 121°39′E / 17.900°N 121.650°E / 17.900; 121.650Coordinates: 17°54′N 121°39′E / 17.900°N 121.650°E / 17.900; 121.650
Country Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Province Cagayan
District 1st District
Barangays 25
Government[1]
 • Mayor Criselda "Dadang" I. Antonio
Area[2]
 • Total 187.20 km2 (72.28 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 37,773
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3507
Dialing code 78
Income class 3rd class

Alcala is a third class municipality in the province of Cagayan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 37,773 people.[3]

One of good places to visit is the Saint Philomene Church, regarded as the widest church in the Cagayan Valley.

Alcala Milk Candy is a famous product of this municipality.

Barangays[edit]

Alcala is politically subdivided into 25 barangays.[2]

  • Abbeg
  • Afusing Bato
  • Afusing Daga
  • Agani
  • Baculod
  • Baybayog
  • Cabuluan
  • Calantac
  • Carallangan
  • Centro Norte (Pob.)
  • Centro Sur (Pob.)
  • Dalaoig
  • Damurog
  • Jurisdiction
  • Malalatan
  • Maraburab
  • Masin
  • Pagbangkeruan
  • Pared
  • Piggatan
  • Pinopoc
  • Pussian
  • San Esteban
  • Tamban
  • Tupang

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Alcala
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 29,161 —    
1995 32,035 +1.78%
2000 33,997 +1.28%
2007 35,694 +0.67%
2010 37,773 +2.08%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: CAGAYAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 

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