About the LGU

General Information

Total Land Area - 11,860 has. (100%) or 118.600 sq. km.

Urban Land Area - 1,500 has. (12.65%) (16 barangays) Bagumbayan, Balinad, Bañag, Binitayan, Busay, Cullat, Ilawod, Kilicao, Kimantong, Market Area , Maroroy, Peñafrancia, Sagpon, San Roque, Sipi and Tagas.

Rural Land Area - 10,360 has. (92.40%)

Located at the intersection of two National Roads, one being the Manila South Road which enters the municipality centrally from the west and then traverse the center of the municipality south from the Poblacion to Sorsogon.

Boundaries: N - Mayon Volcano 
                  E - Legazpi City
                  W - Camalig
                  S - Sorsogon
No. of Barangays : 54 (Urban – 16; Rural – 38) No. of Households : 22,240 (2003 MPDO Survey) Urban - 11,031; Rural – 11,212

Total Population : 110,625 (NSO 2007 Survey) 115,180 (MPDO estimates) Male = 57,280; Female = 57,505 No Response = 395

Population Growth Rate : 1.07 %

Languages Spoken : English, Chinese, Filipino, Bicol

Primary Products : Rice, Coconut, Corn

Secondary Products : Livestock, Root Crops and Vegetables

Exported Products : Abaca Handicrafts and Rattan Products

Leading Home Industry : Abaca Handicraft

Occupation : Farmers, Wage and Salary Earners, Professionals

Income Classification : 1st Class

Natural Resources : non-metallic reserves (pyrite, aggregates, clay)

Climate : No definite dry season, with the most rainfall from November to January

Average Temperature : 27.0 °C

Average Rainfall : 223.4/mo.

Natural Resources : non-metallic reserves (pyrite, aggregates, clay)

Climate : No definite dry season, with the most rainfall from November to January

Average Temperature : 27.0 °C

Average Rainfall : 223.4/mo.

Water Supply : Urban residents: Piped water system managed by the Daraga Water District (DAWD) Rural residents: Deep Well, Level II, Level I, Springs and pumps

Power Supply : Sourced from the National Transmission Corporation (TRANSCO) through the Albay Electric Coperative (ALECO II)

Rural residents: Deep Well, Level II, Level I, Springs and pumps Power Supply : Sourced from the National Transmission Corporation (TRANSCO) through the Albay Electric Coperative (ALECO II)
Power Supply : Sourced from the National Transmission Corporation (TRANSCO) through the Albay Electric Coperative (ALECO II)

Transportation/Utilities
1 railway
1 airport

Roads:
      Gravel :       50 kms.
      Concrete :   19.5 kms.
      Earth :        29 kms.; 129 km. roads with this kind of surfacing

Mode of Transportation
Air :
PAL (Philippine Airlines), Cebu Pacific Airways via Legazpi City Airport, Zest Air and AirPhil Express
Land :
Philippine National Railways (PNR), Aircon-Buses (Philtranco, Executive Carrier, RSL Transport, Cagsawa Travel & Tours and Peṅafrancia Tours, going to Manila, Sorsogon and other parts of Visayas and Mindanao) Within the Municipality: Jeepneys, Motorcycles, Motorized Trycycles, Filcabs and private cars

Tourists Spots
Cagsawa Ruins Park and Resort, Budiao Ruins, Kimantong Skydrive, Daraga Church (National Cultural Treasure), Cagsawa Art Gallery, Naglaos Cave, (Bgy. Nabasan), San Rafael Cave, Cullat Tunnel, Abaca Craft Factories

Facilities for Accommodation
Pension Houses and/ or Lodging Houses :
Hotel and Restaurant :
Resort

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6 (Cagsawa Resort, Villa Jesusa Resort, Ranchwood, Maharlika Garden Resort, El Carlos Resort, Carmela’s Resort)

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Private Elementary School
Public School:
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2 (BAYANTEL, DIGITEL)
3 (Channel 12 GMA, 4 ABS-CBN & 6 PBN)
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