Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
Barangays of Legazpi City, in the Albay Province within Region 5 in the Republic of The Philippines
Bgy. 1 - Em's Barrio • Bgy. 2 - Em's Barrio South • Bgy. 3 - Em's Barrio East • Bgy. 4 - Sagpon • Bgy. 5 - Sagmin • Bgy. 6 - Bañadero • Bgy. 7 - Baño • Bgy. 8 - Bagumbayan • Bgy. 9 - Pinaric • Bgy. 10 - Cabugao • Bgy. 11 - Maoyod • Bgy. 12 - Tula-tula • Bgy. 13 - Ilawod West • Bgy. 14 - Ilawod • Bgy. 15 - Ilawod East • Bgy. 16 - Kawit-East Washington Drive • Bgy. 17 - Rizal Sreet. • Bgy. 18 - Cabagñan West • Bgy. 19 - Cabagñan • Bgy. 20 - Cabagñan East • Bgy. 21 - Binanuahan West • Bgy. 22 - Binanuahan East • Bgy. 23 - Imperial Court Subd. • Bgy. 24 - Rizal Street • Bgy. 25 - Lapu-lapu • Bgy. 26 - Dinagaan • Bgy. 27 - Victory Village South • Bgy. 28 - Victory Village North • Bgy. 29 - Sabang • Bgy. 30 - Pigcale • Bgy. 31 - Centro-Baybay • Bgy. 32 - San Roque • Bgy. 33 - PNR-Peñaranda St.-Iraya • Bgy. 34 - Oro Site-Magallanes St. • Bgy. 35 - Tinago • Bgy. 36 - Kapantawan • Bgy. 37 - Bitano • Bgy. 38 - Gogon • Bgy. 39 - Bonot • Bgy. 40 - Cruzada • Bgy. 41 - Bogtong • Bgy. 42 - Rawis • Bgy. 43 - Tamaoyan • Bgy. 44 - Pawa • Bgy. 45 - Dita • Bgy. 46 - San Joaquin • Bgy. 47 - Arimbay • Bgy. 48 - Bagong Abre • Bgy. 49 - Bigaa • Bgy. 50 - Padang • Bgy. 51 - Buyuan • Bgy. 52 - Matanag • Bgy. 53 - Bonga • Bgy. 54 - Mabinit • Bgy. 55 - Estanza • Bgy. 56 - Taysan • Bgy. 57 - Dap-dap • Bgy. 58 - Buragwis • Bgy. 59 - Puro • Bgy. 60 - Lamba • Bgy. 61 - Maslog • Bgy. 62 - Homapon • Bgy. 63 - Mariawa • Bgy. 64 - Bagacay • Bgy. 65 - Imalnod • Bgy. 66 - Banquerohan • Bgy. 67 - Bariis • Bgy. 68 - San Francisco • Bgy. 69 - Buenavista • Bgy. 70 - Cagbacong
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- Legaspi City is the capital city of the province of Albay. It is a 2nd class Component City and Urban. Legazpi City is in the Albay province and within Region V - in the southern tip of the island of luzon also called the Bicol Region.
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List of Municipalities in the Albay Province within Region V in the Republic of The Philippines
Bacacay | Camalig | Daraga (Locsin) | Guinobatan | Jovellar | Libon | Malilipot | Malinao | Manito | Oas | Pio Duran | Polangui | Rapu-Rapu | Santo Domingo (Libog) | Tiwi
Cities in the province of Albay: Legazpi City (Capital) | City Of Ligao | City Of Tabaco
Seal of Legazpi City
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Location of Legazpi City in the Albay Province, Philippines
Location of Albay within the Philippines
Legazpi City Hall
Legazpi City Hall
Legazpi City Hall
Legazpi City Airport
Legazpi City Airport
Legazpi City Airport
- Legazpi City has a total of 70 barangays
- Registered Voters of Legazpi City as of (2010) = 106,573
- Legazpi City is in the "2nd" Voting District of Albay.
- Population of Legazpi City (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 179,481
- Land Area of Legazpi City (as of 2007, in hectares) = 15,370
- Legazpi City is a 2nd class Component City and Urban.
- Legazpi City is in the Albay province and within Region V - in the southern tip of the island of luzon also called the Bicol Region.
- Legaspi City is the capital city of the province of Albay.
Geography of Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
Geography of Legazpi City
Location of Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
- 13.1333° N, 123.7333° E - Legazpi, Coordinates
History of Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
- Source: LGU of Legazpi City: verbatim
The City began as a Brangay called Sawangan (now Legazpi Port) whose inhabitants were mostly fisherman and farmers. From 1587 to 1616, the spiritual administration of the town was under the Franciscan friars of the DOCTRINA OF CAGSAWA (now Daraga). Officially the Royal Decree dated 22 September 1856 gave the name Legazpi to the ancient village of Sawangan, to perpetuate the memory of the Adelantado Don Miguel Lopez de Legazpi. Don Lorenzo Hac was the first elected Gobernadorcillo. Rev. Camilo Abainza was acting Parish Priest. First the City under the Becerra Law of 1892, it was dissolved into a municipality during the American occupation. A city for the second time for virtue of Republic Act No. 306 dated at July 1948, which included the Municipality of Daraga. On 8 June 1954, it was once more recreated as a municipality. Finally, on 12 June 1959, per Republic Act No. 2234, as amended by Republic Act No. 5525, Legazpi became a city for the third time. Presidential Decree No. 125, issued in 1973, declares the Municipality of Daraga as part of Legazpi City.
People of Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
Total Population (Census 2007): 179,481
The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.
They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.
- Elected officials of Legazpi City for the term of 2013-2016
- City Mayor of Legazpi City: Noel "NOEL" Ebriega Rosal (LP)
- City Vice-Mayor of Legazpi City: Vittorio "BITOY" Crisol Roces (NP)
- Councilor of Legazpi City
- Vicente Iii "VINCE" Fernandez Baltazar (LP)
- Gregorio Fernand "FERNAND" Marcha Imperial (NP)
- Ismael "BOT" Iii Baloloy Buban (IND)
- Alan "ALAN" Ong Rañola (LP)
- Lilian "LILAN" Reburiano Ramirez (NP)
- Melissa "MEL" Arias Abadeza (LP)
- Raul "ROLLY" Ebriega Rosal (LP)
- Alex "LEX" Jao Sy (LP)
- Lilibeth "BETH" Meneses Muñoz-Dimaculangan (LP)
- Elected officials of Legazpi City for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor of Legazpi City: Carmen Geraldine Barrameda Rosal
- Vice-Mayor of Legazpi City: Vittorio Crisol Roces
- Councilors of Legazpi City:
Barangay Elected Officials of Legazpi City, Albay for the term of 2010-2013
Businesses in Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
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- Legazpi City Realty
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
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Schools in Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
School year 2014-2015 starts June 2, 2014 and ends March 27, 2015, for public elementary and secondary schools. The school year will have 201 school days, of which 180 days are “nonnegotiable” student-teacher contact time.
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Sports and Recreation in Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
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Arts and Culture in Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
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Economy of Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
- LEGAZPI CITY SANITARY LANDFILL FACILITY
- Sanitary landfill is an engineered disposal facility designed, constructed, and operated in a manner that minimizes impacts to public health and the environment. In contrast to open dumpsites and controlled dumps, sanitary landfills undergo through planning right from the selection of the site up to post-closure management. Thus, although it requires substantial financial resources, it is the most desirable and appropriate method of final waste disposal on land.
- The Legazpi City Sanitary Landfill is a category II disposal facility, located in Barangay Banquerohan, 22 km from the city proper.
- Prior to construction and during preliminary investigation of the area, the western part of the city owned 12 hectare lot was considered such that in the preparation of the Master Plan for a sanitary landfill, an 18 hectare area was considered. With that in mind, the city government proposed for expansion of the area of the final disposal facility, since the existing area upon evaluation before showed that almost 50% of the total area has already been utilized as dumping area of the city for 15 years. Hence, through a SP resolution No. 0126-¬2009, the final disposal facility was redefined to 21 hectares. At present the 21 hectares includes the Open Dumpsite that will be close by the city this year, the phase 1 Sanitary Landfill Facility and its support facilities and the proposed site for future cell. The construction of the Sanitary Landfill Facility started December 2009 and was turned over to the city last November 2010.
- Enbarcadero de Legazpi - World-class commercial, entertainment , recreational and information technology center
- Legazpi Grand CentralTerminal - World-class integrated transport terminal under build-operate-transfer arrangement, the first of its kind in the Philippines
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Natural Resources of Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
Fishing Grounds, Metallic ore Reserves, Non-Metallic Reserves (Pyrite Aggregates, Fertilizer Materials, Coal Reserves, Perlite, Clay, Manganese)
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It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.
Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
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Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.
The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
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We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
- Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
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- Liberty Bell
- A bronze bell installed in 1945 by the American liberation forces located in Peñaranda Park along Rizal Street. It is enclosed with a dome-shaped concrete structure with this inscription, “Whenever oppression knocks at your door,feel free to ring this bell”.
- Mayon Volcano
- Once acclaimed as one of the “Seven Wonders of the World” with it’s nearly perfect cone shape. The southern foot of the Volcano is suited within the Barangays o f Buyuan, Matanag, Bogna and Mabinit. The volcano stands at an elevation of 8,189 feet from a broad base of about 10 kms. In radius and can be viewed within a radius of 10kms. Up to 50 kms. It has a crater measuring a half kilometer in diameter with a notched rim from which can be seen a pool of bubbling hot lava in the center and rich coal deposits on the sides.
- Japanese Tunnel
- A 40-meter long L-shaped and seven-feet deep tunnel used by the Japanese forces as an arsenal during the 2nd World War. It is located at Barangay EM’s Barrio South in Albay District.
- Jose Ma. Peñaranda Monument
- A monument built as a tribute to the late Jose Ma. Peñaranda who served as Governor of Albay from 1834-1843 located at Peñaranda Park along Rizal Street.
- Ligñon Hill
- A place good for hiking, climbing, zip line, rapelling and lava watching. It offers a 360 degree-view of the Mayon Volcano and a very good view of the city as well, especially at night. Visitors are encouraged to walk from the foot to the top of the hill.
- Peñaranda Park
- An improved park with elevated skating rink, concrete benches and stage surrounded with trees and ornamental plants and neon lights. It is located in front of the City Hall Building and the provincial Capitol of Albay.
- Rizal Park and Monument
- A modest place to pass away the time. It’s dominating features are the monument of Jose Rizal sculpted by National Artist Napoleon Abueva in 1966, the fountain located at the center of the park, and the colorful geolites.
- Legazpi Heroes Memorial Pylon
- A 16-meter high pylon in the commercial district of Legazpi. It is located at the junction of Rizal Street and Quezon Avenue in Legazpi Port District.
- Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine
- Located atop the Buraguis Hill overlooking the city proper, and features life-size images of the characters of the Way of the Cross stations arranged within the hill slopes. A 20-feet image of the Blessed Virgin Mary stands at the hilltop. The feast day is celebrated every 12th day of December. A mini museum is also located within the compound.
- St. Gregory the Great Cathedral
- This church attained the status of a cathedral when the Diocese of Legazpi had it’s residence in the Albay District; thus it became the Episcopal Seat.
- Headless Monument
- Located within the Legazpi City Post Office Compund at Barabgay Lapu-Lapu, thismonument was constructed as a dedication to the unknown heroes who died and shed their blood during the Japanese military occupation of Legazpi City.
- Kapuntukan Hill
- It is a two-hectare land and is barely half a kilometer from the Legazpi Port. It is described as the sleeping lion because of its form and contour. The view can be more appreciated within a radius of about five kms. It is located within the barangays Dapdap and Victory Village. Atop the hill, one os afforded a beautiful vista of Legazpi at night and the neighboring municipalities of Manito and Rapu-Rapu.
- St. Raphael Church
- A church located within the Legazpi Port Commercial District. St. Raphael is the Patron Saint of the city; feast day is celebrated every 24th day of October.
- Albay Park and Wildlife
- A picnic grove and a park rolled into one. This place is the best way to commune with nature right in the heart of Legazpi City. Have a satisfying get together with your family and friends while roaming the park which houses 347 animals belonging to 75 species.
- Legazpi City Ecology Park
- The Legazpi City Ecology Park is strategically located in the southern tip of the City going to Manito. It is almost 30 minutes drive from the City traversing the newly asphalt over-layed 15 kilometers road network. This 5.30 hectares park is intended to be developed as the natural museum of fauna and flora that were endemic in the Philippines or of the Bicol region. It is the home of endangered specie or nearly extinct plants and animals which were abundantly found or growing before in the Philippines. This will also serve as gene bank of these species wherein the present generation can still see and appreciate the features and characteristics of these once-abundant growing species in the country.
- Inside the park, are amenities like cottages and rest areas which were carefully planned to preserve and protect the natural features of the physical environment surrounding the area were also constructed to provide the tourist or visitors an opportunity to interact with nature. A lagoon where one can enjoy fishing or seeing the fresh fish which were formerly caught in the area will be also an added attractions. King crab culture was also put up for the people to see and experience the symbiotic relation of the nipa, mangrove and the crab living in one area. Hanging bridge, zip-line as well as rapelling and wall climbing will also found inside the park to let everyone enjoy their stay.
- Mangrove of different species will be also featured in the nursery. Butterfly, wild animals and birds that were common before in the region can be found in the park. Man made forest is now being developed to allow one appreciate nature while one is having his/her biking or jogging or strolling around the park. As a destination in the south, the place is very conducive for a collective activities like, camping, retreat, seminars and conference and other activities. It is very ideal for activities which require tranquility, natural air and away from busy streets in the town proper. It is a park where one can enjoy and say for themselves that “this the only place where I can really have the opportunity to have a close encounter with nature”.
Landmarks: Monuments or Historic buildings in Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
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Your Story about Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
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Families of Legazpi City, Albay, Philippines
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