Naga, Camarines Sur

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Naga
Nueva Caceres
City of Naga
(From top, left to right) Holy Rosary Seminary, Universidad de Santa Isabel, Naga Metropolitan Cathedral, Our Lady of Peñafrancia, Ateneo de Naga University, Our Lady of Peñafrancia Shrine, Malabsay Falls, Naga City Hall, Carmelite Monastery, Peñafrancia Festival
(From top, left to right) Holy Rosary Seminary, Universidad de Santa Isabel, Naga Metropolitan Cathedral, Our Lady of Peñafrancia, Ateneo de Naga University, Our Lady of Peñafrancia Shrine, Malabsay Falls, Naga City Hall, Carmelite Monastery, Peñafrancia Festival
Flag of Naga
Official seal of Naga
Nickname(s): 
  • Queen City of Bicol
  • The Heart of Bicol
  • An Maogmang Lugar (The Happy Place)
  • Pilgrim City of Naga
  • One of the Seven Golden Cities of the Sun
Motto(s): 
Naga, Na! (Naga, Now!)
Map of Camarines Sur with Naga highlighted
Map of Camarines Sur with Naga highlighted
OpenStreetMap
Naga is located in Philippines
Naga
Naga
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°37′28″N 123°11′11″E / 13.6244°N 123.1864°E / 13.6244; 123.1864Coordinates: 13°37′28″N 123°11′11″E / 13.6244°N 123.1864°E / 13.6244; 123.1864
CountryPhilippines
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur (geographically only)
District 3rd district
Founded (as Ciudad de Nueva Caceres)1575
Royal City-Charter1595
Renamed as Naga1919
CityhoodJune 18, 1948
Founded byCapt. Pedro de Chavez
Barangays27 (see Barangays)
Government
 • TypeSangguniang Panlungsod
 • MayorNelson S. Legacion[1]
 • Vice MayorCecilia V. de Asis[1]
 • RepresentativeGabriel H. Bordado Jr.
 • City Council
Members
 • Electorate105,366 voters (2019)
Area
 • Independent component city84.48 km2 (32.62 sq mi)
 • Urban
225.79 km2 (87.18 sq mi)
 • Metro
1,342 km2 (518 sq mi)
Elevation
66 m (217 ft)
Highest elevation
1,864 m (6,115 ft)
Lowest elevation
−1 m (−3 ft)
Population
 (2020 census)
 • Independent component city209,170
 • Density2,500/km2 (6,400/sq mi)
 • Urban
342,769
 • Urban density1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
 • Metro
858,414
 • Metro density640/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
 • Households
41,280
Demonym(s)Nagueño (masculine)
Nagueña (feminine)
Nagueñians (English, unofficial)
Economy
 • Income class1st city income class
 • Poverty incidence9.12% (2018)[4]
 • Revenue₱1,362,455,732.76 (2020)
 • Assets₱5,536,429,754.93 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱1,293,811,218.42 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱718,795,774.34 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityCamarines Sur 2 Electric Cooperative (CASURECO 2)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4400
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)54
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Native languagesCentral Bikol
Inagta Partido
Tagalog
Feast dateThird Saturday and Third Sunday of September
Catholic dioceseArchdiocese of Caceres
Patron saintOur Lady of Peñafrancia
Websitenaga.gov.ph

Naga, officially known as the City of Naga (Central Bikol: Syudad nin Naga; Rinconada Bikol: Syudad ka Naga; Tagalog: Lungsod ng Naga) or the Pilgrim City of Naga, is a independent component city in the Bicol Region (Region V) of the Philippines. In the 2020 census, it has a population of 209,170 people.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Welcome to the City of Naga!". Naga City. Retrieved July 7, 2019.
  2. "2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 – Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  3. "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.