San Lorenzo Ruiz History, Tourist Spots, Festival

San Lorenzo Ruiz is a 5th class inland municipality of Camarines Norte Province in Region 5 of Bicol Region, Philippines.

San Lorenzo Ruiz Parish Church
San Lorenzo Ruiz Parish Church (Credit: Facebook Page)

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
Government Officials
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

Nacali Falls

SLR Zipline
Bridge Over Mampurog River

San Lorenzo Ruiz Parish Church

Festival in San Lorenzo Ruiz

Boyuboy Festival

Map of San Lorenzo Ruiz Municipality in Camarines Norte

See also: Profile of Mayor Nelson Delos santos, Governor Edgardo Tallado

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