Physiological Features and Natural Resources - Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines
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Physiological Features and Natural Resources

1.2 LOCATION AND BOUNDARIES

Geographical Locaation

The province of Nueva Vizcaya lies within the heart of Northern Luzon. It is one of the five (5) provinces of Region 02 and among the four (4) provinces of Cagayan Valley. It is geographically located at the southernmost part of the region and is often referred to as “The Gateway to Cagayan Valley”. The coordinates of the province range between 1.5 degree, 45 minutes and 30 seconds and 16 degree, 41 minutes and 30 seconds and 16 degree, 41 minutes and 30 seconds north latitude and 120 degree, 44 minutes and 20 seconds and 121 degree, 27 minutes and 6 seconds east longitude.

PHYSICAL AND PROVINCIAL BOUNDARIES

  • North – Ifugao and Lamut River
  • Northeast – Isabela
  • East – Quirino and the Sierra Madre Mountain
  • West – Benguet and Cordillera Mountain
  • South – Nueva Ecija and Caraballo Mountain
  • Southeast – Aurora
  • Southwest – Pangasinan
  • Land Area(in hectares)
  • A. Castañeda- 60, 491.54
  • Ambaguio- 15, 745.65
  • Aritao – 24, 772.78
  • Bagabag – 15,522.51
  • Bambang- 30,475.14
  • Bayombong – 16, 165.74
  • Diadi – 17, 977.70
  • Dupax del Norte – 31, 775.31
  • Dupax del Sur – 39, 422.87
  • Kasibu – 63, 151.20
  • Kayapa – 51, 672.25
  • Quezon – 23, 946.32
  • Santa Fe – 34, 192.26
  • Solano – 10,054.01
  • Villaverde – 7,359.51
Total = 442,724.8
 Source: PPDO GIS
How to reach Nueva Vizcaya
Nueva Vizcaya is about 250 kilometers away from Manila. It could be reached by taking one of the numerous buses plying regularly the Cagayan Valley route. Aside from reaching it  by air travel, it has four (4) regular entry points. These are through (a) the Dalton Pass at the town of Santa Fe, (b) the Daang Maharlika, entering the town of Bagabag, and (d) the Vizcaya-Benguet Road, entering the town of Kayapa.