|Places to See|
Calanasan has two pronounced seasons: dry and wet. The dry season starts in the later part of December and ends in the middle part of June. The wet season starts in July and ends in the middle part of December. May is the hottest month and rainfall is heaviest in August. Strong typhoons usually occur from August to October.
The town's main economic activity is farming and fishing. Though the municipality almost has no level land for extensive rice production (except in the northern part of the municipality), its total land area devoted to agriculture is still 45.316 hectares (2,347.49 hectares irrigated). Produce includes coffee, corn, root crops, peanuts and other legumes, bananas, pineapples and some vegetables. Livelihood activities include basketry, soft broom making and furniture making.
|Location and Topography|
The town’s has a predominantly rugged and mountainous topography with sporadic flood plains and plateaus. Calanasan cradles the larger part of the Apayao-Abulog watershed area, the main source of streams that fills the mighty river which originates from the municipality. It is bounded by Adams (Ilocos Norte), Sta. Praxedes (Cagayan) and Claveria (Cagayan) on the north; by Luna, Pudtol and Pamplona (Cagayan) on the east; Kabugao on the south; and Solsona (Ilocos Norte) and Carasi (Iocos Norte) on the west.
|Where to Stay|
Most of the people speak the Isneg dialect
Most of the townspeople are Isneg. Others include Ilocanos, Igorots and Kalingas.
|How to Get There|
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