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Quirino’s varied and extensive territory, which lies in the headwater region of Cagayan Valley is virtually untapped and unexplored.

 

Located within the Sierra Madre Mountains with croplands suitable for industrial crops , Quirino is hailed as the region’s “ Industrial Crops Producer and Agri-Tourism Destination”.

 

SALIENT FEATURES

 

BASIC FACTS

 

Capital - Cabarroguis

 

Towns - 6 Municipalities

 

Barangays - 132 Barangays

 

Classification - 3rd Class

 

Land Area - 305,720 hectares

 

Climate - Relatively dry from January to  April

                  Relatively wet from May to December.

 

Population (Census 2007) - 163,610

 

Population Density (Census 2007) - 54  per sq. km.

 

Labor Force - 48,600

 

Employment Rate - 93.17%

 

Literacy Rate - 91.51%

 

Language/Dialect - Ilocanos, Tagalog, Ifugaos, Ibaloi, Kankanai, Aklanos, Bontoc and Bicol, Pangasinense, Bugkalot

 

 

PRIORITY INVESTMENTS AREAS

 

A. Agri-based Industry

B. Forestry-based & GHD

C. Tourism Industry

D. Infrastructure and Utilities

E. Mining Industry