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Catanduanes
Particulars Description
Total Population 260,964
Ethnicity None
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
Particular Description
Land Area Devoted for Agriculture
Land Areas in has Land Area Devoted to SAAD in has
Major Crops Rice(irrigated) 2,341.02 50
Rice(non-irrigated) 3,221.90
Abaca 23,671.00
Coconut 18,879.00
Lasa 2,950.00
Total
No. of Heads No. of Heads provided by SAAD
Major Livestock Chicken 716 1,250
Duck 13 480
Carabao 483
cattle 203
Hog 6,495
Goat 43 105
Native Pig 0 77
Total
PARTICULARS DESCRIPTION
Region Region V
Province Catanduanes
General Description

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.
Topography
District/s Lone district
Cities 0
Municipalities 11 municipalites
Barangays 315 barangays
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
Livestock

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