San Lorenzo Ruiz is a 5th class inland municipality of Camarines Norte Province in Region 5 of Bicol Region, Philippines.
Profile of San Lorenzo Ruiz Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Camarines Norte (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> San Vicente (north), Daet and Basud (east), Del Gallego in Camarines Sur (southwest)
Area –> 119.37 km2 (46.09 sq mi)
Population –> 14,063 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous and hilly
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Coconut, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Bicolano, Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 12
Revenue (2016) –> 59,517,282.29
Legislative District –> Second
Congressman –> Marisol “toots” C. Panotes
Mayor –> Nelson Delos santos
Vice Mayor –> Arnulfo D. Bacuño
History of San Lorenzo Ruiz
San Lorenzo Ruiz was formerly part of Calasgasan, an independent municipality which was later merged with the capital town of Daet. On November 8, 1970, a new municipality was created upon the approval of Republic Act No. 6144. It was named Imelda in honor of former First Lady of the country, Imelda Romualdez Marcos.
On February 10, 1989, Imelda was renamed San Lorenzo Ruiz by virtue of Republic Act 6144 to honor the first Filipino saint.
Economy of San Lorenzo Ruiz
San Lorenzo is primarily an agricultural town where rice, coconut, and root crops are the main products.
Tourist Spots in San Lorenzo Ruiz
Bridge Over Mampurog River
San Lorenzo Ruiz Parish Church
Festival in San Lorenzo Ruiz
Map of San Lorenzo Ruiz Municipality in Camarines Norte
See also: Profile of Mayor Nelson Delos santos, Governor Edgardo Tallado