Cagayan Valley

region of the Philippines

Cagayan Valley is an administrative region in the Philippines. It is also known as Region II. It is in the northeastern part of Luzon Island. The capital is Tuguegarao City.

Cagayan Valley

Region II
Bangui Wind Farm
Bayombong,NuevaVizcayaCathedraljf0001 04.JPGThunderbird Resort in San Fernando, La Union
From left-to-right, top-to-bottom: Cagua Volcano; Bayombong Cathedral; Cape Engaño Lighthouse
Location in the Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Country Philippines
Island groupLuzon
Regional centerTuguegarao City
 • Total28,228.83 km2 (10,899.21 sq mi)
 • Total3,451,410
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ISO 3166 codePH-02

It has five provinces: Batanes, Cagayan, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, and Quirino.

Most of the region is in a large valley, between the Cordilleras and the Sierra Madre mountain ranges. The Cagayan River flows from the Caraballo Mountains to the Luzon Strait. The region includes the Babuyan Islands and Batanes Islands to the north.


  1. Census of Population (2015). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Unknown parameter |chapterurl= ignored (help); |access-date= requires |url= (help)