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ABOUT THE CITY OF SORSOGON

As part of the gateway to the Visayas and Mindanao, Sorsogon is a melting pot of cultures and influences. From its earliest days as trading post frequented by the Chinese and Malay merchants, Sorsogon has evolved into a center of trade and commerce in the Bicol Region. Sorsogon offers a promising economic climate, further bolstered by an investor-friendly City Government.

It is also a visitor-friendly eco-tour destination offering unspoiled and pristine scenic vistas all around enhanced by a warm, accommodating and hospitable people.

All these, and more, await you in Sorsogon City.

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WELCOME TO THE CITY OF SORSOGON

Central Bicolano: Ciudad nin Sorsogon; Tagalog: Lungsod ng Sorsogon; A third class city and capital of the Province of Sorsogon, the city was formed in the year 2000 by the merging of Bacon and Sorsogon towns. The city’s total population is spread across 64 barangays. It serves as transhipment point from the Visayas and Mindanao islands, and is dubbed as the “Gateway to Southern Philippines”. Sorsogon City is one of the region’s leading cities in urbanization and the most promising city in terms of development.

Seafood

The sumptuous seafood of Sorsogon City primarily consists of baloko(penshell), tahong(muscel) and kasag(crab). Seafood is a staple among Sorsoganons and holds a speacial place on the table of families during special occassions.

Seafood

The sumptuous seafood of Sorsogon City primarily consists of baloko(penshell), tahong(Mussels) and kasag(crab). Seafood is a staple among Sorsoganons and holds a special place on the table of families during special occasions.

pili nut

Pilinut kernels are loaded with nutrients such as magnesium, potassium and calcium. More importantly, they are rich in omega fatty acids, phosphorus and have high level of protein, promoting heart health and balancing cholesterol. The pilinut has a rich buttery flavor which is very similar to cashew and almonds. they are a healthy snacks or a wonderful additionto dessert and baked goods.

Karagumoy

One of the most commonly used materials for weaving from hats to mats and bags. he karagumoy shrub is also called “screw pine” because of its pineapple like leaves in a corkscrew pattern.

Karagumoy

One of the most commonly used materials for weaving from hats to mats and bags. he karagumoy shrub is also called “screw pine” because of its pineapple like leaves in a corkscrew pattern.

Bolo

The people of Barangay Gatbo, Bacon District take pride in its Bolo(Itak) Knife. Bolo making is one of the main sources of livelihood for this barangay. Bolo is a large cutting tool similar to the machete. Its primary use is clearing vegetation, whether for agriculture or trail blazing. It is also used in Filipino martial arts or Arnis as part or the training.

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