The City of Santiago is an independent city located in the southwestern part of Isabela in north Luzon island of the Philippines. It is surrounded by four provinces (Nueva Vizcaya, Ifugao, Quirino and Isabela) and is the gateway to the vast lands of Cagayan, Isabela and Quirino. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 132,804.
Santiago is situated 326 kilometers north of Metro Manila. The city sits on a vast area of predominantly flat and fertile land in the Cagayan Valley, surrounded by the Caraballo Mountains to the south, the Great Sierra Madre to the east and the Cordillera Mountain Range to the west.

Santiago City is politically subdivided into 37 barangays.
Abra
Ambalatungan
Balintocatoc
Baluarte
Bannawag Norte
Batal
Buenavista (Urban)
Cabulay
Calao East (Pob.)
Calao West (Pob.)
Calaocan (Urban)
Villa Gonzaga
Centro East (Pob.)
Centro West (Pob.)
Divisoria
Dubinan East (Pob.)
Dubinan West (Urban)
Luna
Mabini (Pob.)
Malvar (Pob.)
Nabbuan
Naggasican
Patul
Plaridel (Urban)
Rizal (Urban)
Rosario (Urban)
Sagana
Salvador
San Andres (Urban)
San Isidro
San Jose
Sinili
Sinsayon (Urban)
Santa Rosa
Victory Norte (Pob.)
Victory Sur (Urban)
Villasis (Pob.)

List of the current elected officials
Congressman Giorgidi B. Aggabao (4th District of Isabela and Santiago City)
Mayor Joseph Salvador Tan
Vice-Mayor Marcelino Cabucana, Jr.
Sangguniang Panglungsod Members
Coun. Arlene Alvarez
Coun. Celine Abaya-Siquian
Coun. Pandong Lugod
Coun. Vinchy Aggabao
Coun. Aysen Marrero
Coun. Kathrina Sable
Coun. Nicky Bautista
Coun. Hex Alvarez
Coun. Andong Dirige
Coun. Brenda Ragsac-Luna

COMPOSITION OF THE REGULAR COMMITTEES OF THE 8TH CITY COUNCIL

1) COUN. ARLENE JANE A. REYES
Chairmanship: Committee on Rules
Committee on Appropriations
Committee on Public Utilities, Transportation & Communications
Membership: Committee on Education & Culture
Committee on Social Welfare & Community Development
Committee on Health & Sanitation

2) COUN. CELINE JEANE A. SIQUIAN
Chairmanship: Committee on Social Welfare & Community Development
Committee on City Planning, Building & Zoning Regulations
Membership: Committee on Public Works & Infrastructure
Committee on Public Order & Safety
Committee on Education & Culture
Committee on Games & Amusement

3) COUN. WOLFRANDO R. LUGOD
Chairmanship: Committee on Ways & Means
Membership: Committee on Public Works & Infrastructure
Committee on Public Utilities, Transportation & Communications
Committee on Tourism, Trade & Industry
Committee on Social Welfare & Community Development
Committee on Food & Agriculture

4) COUN. CHRISTIAN VINCENT NEVILLE A. AGGABAO
Chairmanship: Committee on Health & Sanitation
Committee on Games & Amusement
Membership: Committee on Appropriations
Committee on Tourism, Trade & Industry
Committee on Social Welfare & Community Development
Committee on Youth and Sports Development
Committee on Barangay Affairs & Community Relations

5) COUN. AISEN FAITH S. MARRERO
Chairmanship: Committee on Tourism, Trade & Industry
Membership: Committee on Appropriations
Committee on Public Works & Infrastructure
Committee on Education & Culture
Committee on Youth and Sports Development

6) COUN. NICASIO B. BAUTISTA III
Chairmanship: Committee on Labor & Employment
Membership: Committee on Rules
Committee on Ways & Means
Committee on Good Governance, Public Ethics & Accountability

7) COUN. KATHRINA SABLE MARTIN
Chairmanship: Committee on Food & Agriculture
Membership: Committee on Appropriations
Committee on Tourism, Trade & Industry
Committee on City Planning, Building & Zoning Regulations

COUN. HEXILON G. ALVAREZ
Chairmanship: Committee on Good Governance, Public Ethics & Accountability
Committee on Environmental Protection & Climate Change
Membership: Committee on Appropriations
Committee on Public Utilities, Transportation & Communications
Committee on Food & Agriculture
Committee on Health & Sanitation
Committee on Labor & Employment

9) COUN. ALESTER ALEJANDRO G. DIRIGE
Chairmanship: Committee on Public Works & Infrastructure
Membership: Committee on Tourism, Trade & Industry
Committee on Food & Agriculture
Committee on Games & Amusement
Committee on Barangay Affairs & Community Relations
Committee on City Planning, Building & Zoning Regulations

10) COUN. BRENDA R. LUNA
Chairmanship: Committee on Public Order & Safety
Committee on Education & Culture
Membership: Committee on Rules
Committee on Public Works & Infrastructure
Committee on City Planning, Building & Zoning Regulations

11) COUN. MAURICE S. NAVARRO
Chairmanship: Committee on Barangay Affairs & Community Relations
Membership: Committee on Ways & Means
Committee on Public Order & Safety
Committee on Environmental Protection & Climate Change

12) COUN. ARREL SHAYNE D. SAGAD
Chairmanship: Committee on Youth and Sports Development
Membership: Committee on Public Utilities, Transportation & Communications
Committee on Labor & Employment
Committee on Education & Culture
Committee on Good Governance, Public Ethics & Accountability
Committee on Environmental Protection & Climate Change

Tags
Queen City of the North
Investment Hub of the North
Premier City of Cagayan Valley
Commercial And Industrial Center of Region 2