Region 5 : Cities and Provinces in Bicol Region V Philippines
List of the 17 Regions in the Philippines
National - Capital Region ● I - Ilocos ● II - Cagayan ● III - C. Luzon ● IV-A - Calabarzon ● IV-B - Mimaropa ● V - Bicol ● VI - W. Visayas ● VII - C. Visayas ● VIII - E. Visayas ● IX - Zamboanga ● X - N. Mindanao ● XI - Davao ● XII - Soccsksargen ● XIII - Caraga ● XIV - CAR ● XV - ARMM
|Guaranteed one senator to represent Bicol Region V and its provinces, cities/municipalities and barangays.|
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|The Bicol region V has 6 province, 7 Cities, 107 Municipalities, and 3,471 Barangays.
The population of Region V (Bicol Region) as of August 1, 2015 was 5,796,989 based on the 2015 Census of Population.
List of Municipalities in the Albay Province within Region V(Bicol) 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
List of Municipalities in the Camarines Norte Province within Region V(bicol region) in the Republic of The Philippines
Basud | Capalonga | Daet (Capital) | Jose Panganiban | Labo | Mercedes | Paracale | San Lorenzo Ruiz | San Vicente | Santa Elena | Talisay | Vinzons
List Of Municipalities In The Camarines Sur Province within Region V(Bicol) in the Republic of The Philippines
Baao || Balatan || Bato || Bombon || Buhi || Bula || Cabusao || Calabanga || Camaligan || Canaman || Caramoan || Del Gallego || Gainza || Garchitorena || Goa || Lagonoy || Libmanan || Lupi || Magarao || Milaor || Minalabac || Nabua || Ocampo || Pamplona || Pasacao || Pili (Capital) || Presentacion || Ragay || Sagñay || San Fernando || San Jose || Sipocot || Siruma || Tigaon || Tinambac
Cities In The Province Of Camarines Sur: Iriga City || Naga City
List of Municipalities in the Masbate Province within Region V(Bicol) in the Republic of The Philippines
Aroroy || Baleno || Balud || Batuan || Cataingan || Cawayan || Claveria || Dimasalang || Esperanza || Mandaon || Milagros || Mobo || Monreal || Palanas || Pio V. Corpuz || Placer || San Fernando || San Jacinto || San Pascual || Uson
Cities in the Province of Masbate: Masbate City (Capital)
List of Municipalities in the Sorsogon Province within Region V(Bicol) in the Republic of The Philippines
Barcelona | Bulan | Bulusan | Casiguran | Castilla | Donsol | Gubat | Irosin | Juban | Magallanes | Matnog | Pilar | Prieto Diaz | Santa Magdalena
Cities in the Province of Sorsogon: Sorsogon City (Capital)
- Information As 2010 from the NSCB
- Land area of roughly 18,130.4 square kilometers
- Registered Voters (2010) 2,774,327
- Population (as of Aug 1, 2007): 5,109,798
- Number of provinces = 6
- Number of Cities = 7
- Number of municipalities 107
- Number of barangays 3,471
- article from the NSCB on 07112010:1209
Bicol Region, as Region V is more popularly known, is situated at the southernmost tip of the Luzon landmass. It is straddled between 11 - 30’ to 14 - 20’ North latitude and 122 - 20’ to 124 - 30’ East longitude.
The Region has a total land area of roughly 18,130.4 square kilometers, 6.0 percent of the country's total land area. It is politically subdivided into six provinces, one chartered city, six component cities, 107 municipalities, and 3,471 barangays. At present, it has 14 congressional districts.
The population of the Bicol Region reached 4,686,669 as of May 1, 2000, growing at an average annual rate of 1.73 percent between 1995 and 2000. The region's population density increased to 258.5 persons per square kilometer in 2000. A region rich in history and natural resources, Bicol is inhabited by hospitable, smiling and fun-loving people.
The province of Albay, which is strategically located in the center of the region, is home to the world famous Mount Mayon with its perfect cone shape. Legazpi City, also in Albay and is called the Gateway City of Bicol, is the regional center. On the northernmost part of the region is the province of Camarines Norte whose capital, Daet, holds the distinction of being the town to erect the first monument of the country's national hero, Jose Rizal. Naga City in the province of Camarines Sur is host to Colegio de Sta. Isabel, the first known normal school for girls in the Orient. The province of Catanduanes boasts of white beaches and resorts is an island paradise in the Pacific. The province of Masbate, which lies exactly at the center of the Philippine archipelago, is known for its mining and cattle industry while Sorsogon, the province known for its historic and panoramic places, shelters the world's largest fish - the whale shark locally known as Butanding.
With its strategic location in the Philippine archipelago, the region is accessible by land, air and sea transportation facilities.
The region’s economy is basically agricultural with close to 50 percent of its workforce dependent on the industry. Owing to its location, Region V is known for its natural resorts and white beaches and has thirteen major fishing grounds supplying fish markets in places as far as Metro Manila. Mining is also one of the contributors to the region’s economy. It is also the site of two major geothermal fields which contribute substantially to the Luzon Power Grid.