Comprehensive Guide to Camarines Norte

Camarines Norte is a province located in the Bicol Region in Luzon, Philippines. Its capital is Daet. The province is bordered by the provinces of Quezon to the west, Camarines Sur to the south, and the Philippine Sea to the north. It has a land area of 2,320.07 square kilometers.

An Overview of Camarines Norte

The province is divided into two legislative districts comprising 12 municipalities. The municipalities are Basud, Capalonga, Daet, Jose Panganiban, Labo, Mercedes, Paracale, San Lorenzo Ruiz, San Vicente, Santa Elena, Talisay, and Vinzons.

As of 2020, the province has a population of 597,639 people. The economy of Camarines Norte is largely based on agriculture, with coconut as the main crop. It is also known for its rich gold and iron ore deposits. The province is also a growing tourist destination, with its beautiful beaches and historical sites attracting visitors from around the country and the world.

The real estate market in Camarines Norte is growing, with more residential and commercial developments being built in recent years. The province’s growing economy and increasing population have led to a demand for more housing and commercial spaces. However, the market is still considered affordable compared to other provinces in the region.

Exploring the Cities of Camarines Norte

San Vicente

San Vicente is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. It has a total land area of 57.49 square kilometers and is politically subdivided into 9 barangays: Asdum, Cabanbanan, Calabagas, Fabrica, Iraya Sur, Man-Ogob, Poblacion District I (Silangan/Barangay 1), Poblacion District II (Kanluran/Barangay 2), and San Jose (formerly Iraya Norte).

As of the 2020 census, San Vicente has a population of 12,579 people. The municipality’s economy is classified as a 5th municipal income class, with a poverty incidence of 27.21% as of 2018. The revenue for 2020 was reported to be ₱69.38 million, with assets amounting to ₱185.8 million and liabilities of ₱82.51 million.

Source: wikipedia

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