|No. of Household||49,368|
|Local Dialects||Northern Cantduanes Bicolano and Southern Catanduanes Bicolano|
|Poverty Incidence||33.6%(on Families); 43.4%(on Population)|
|Magnitude of Poor (families)||20,022|
|Annual per Capital||P21,660.00|
|Land Area Devoted for Agriculture|
|Land Areas in has||Land Area Devoted to SAAD in has|
|No. of Heads||No. of Heads provided by SAAD|
The island province of Catanduanes is a kidney-shaped island at the easternmost seaboard of the Philippines. It is the first landmass of the Philippine archipelago to kiss the Paicific Ocean at 13 degress to 14 degrees’ north latitude and 124 degrees to 125.5 degrees longitude. A part of Bicol Region, Catanduanes is the 12th largest island of the Philippines and is separated from the Bicol peninsula by the Maqueda Channel and Lagonoy Gulf.
Catanduanes is a lush island of mountains and water. Forest cover about 46 percent of the total land area. Surfacing from the mountains are numerous springs, waterfalls and rivers training out into the ocean. The island is lined with more than 20 islets and rocks that give it an interesting shoreline. It also provides the choice of deed swells and surfs of the Pacific Ocean in the northeastern tip. On the southern tip, one can view the gentle lolling of the ebb and the flow of the waters of Maqueda Channel over its over its cream sand beaches.
|Total Land Area||149,216 has.|
|District||1 congressional district|
|Climate||Type II Climate|
|Year||Intervention||Municipality||Number of Beneficaries|
|2019||Upland Rice||Bato, Baras, Bagamanoc, San Miguel, Gigmoto, Panganiban||286 Individuals|
|High Value Crops|