Place:Bicol, Philippines

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NameBicol
Alt namesBicol Peninsulasource: Wikipedia
Bicolandiasource: Wikipedia
TypeRegion
Located inPhilippines


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The Bicol Region, also known simply as Bicol and historically known as Ibalong prior to Spanish colonization, (Spanish: Bicolandia; ; Rinconada Bicol: Rehiyon ka Bikol; ) is a region of the Philippines, designated as Region V. Bicol comprises six provinces, four on the Bicol Peninsula mainland (the southeastern end of Luzon) – Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, and Sorsogon – and the offshore island provinces of Catanduanes and Masbate.

The regional center and largest city is Legazpi City. The region is bounded by the Lamon Bay to the north, Philippine Sea to the east, and the Sibuyan Sea and Ragay Gulf to the west. The northernmost provinces, Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur, are bordered to the west by the province of Quezon.

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