Many years ago when Spanish colonists added the words "de Oro" ("of gold") to the name of the old coastal settlement of Cagayan, they were referring to the specks of gold they had discoevered in the Cagayan River. But today the terms has come to describe the "golden friendship" of a city known for its warm people and old-fashioned hospitality, as well as its emerging status as a booming eduational and commercial center. Cradled between the ancient mountains of Mindanao's interior and the gentle waters of Macabalan Bay. Cagaya de Oro - the capital of Misamis Oriental Province - is a growing center for both business and pleasure.
Cagayan is a territory of the Philippines in the Cagayan Valley area in the upper east of Luzon Island, and incorporates the Babuyan Islands toward the north. The territory fringes Ilocos Norte and Apayao toward the west, and Kalinga and Isabela toward the south. Its capital is Tuguegarao.
Cagayan was one of the early provincias that existed amid the Spanish Pilgrim Time frame. Called La Provincia de Cagayan, its fringes basically secured the whole Cagayan Valley, which incorporated the present territories of Isabela, Quirino, Nueva Vizcaya, Batanes and segments of Kalinga and Apayao. The previous capital was Nueva Segovia, which additionally filled in as the seat of the Ward of Nueva Segovia. Today, just 9,295.75 square kilometers (3,589.11 sq mi) stay of the previous incomprehensibility of the region. The whole district, notwithstanding, is still alluded to as Cagayan Valley.