Pili is a 1st class landlocked municipality and the capital of Camarines Sur Province, Philippines.
Profile of Pili Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Midlle part of Camarines Sur in Bicol Region (See map below)
Neighboring Towns and City –> Naga (north), Ocampo (east), Bula (south), Minalabac and Milaor (west)
Area –> 126.25 km2 (48.75 sq mi)
Population –> 89,545 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 230,657,834.85
Barangays –> 26
Terrain –> Plain with hills and mountains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Vegetables, Coconut, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 3rd
Congressman –> Gabriel “Gabby” Bordado
Mayor –> Tomas Bongalonta Jr.
Vice Mayor –> Rogelio Raymund D. Regondola
History of Pili
The settlement of Pili was established by the American authorities in 1901. It formally became a municipality in 1919. On June 6, 1955, the town was declared as the provincial capital by virtue of Republic Act 1336, replacing Naga City.
Economy of Pili
Pili is an agricultural town where rice, sugar and corn are the major products. As the capital of the province however, many commercial establishments had been established to serve the growing population including thousands of government officials.
Pili is envisioned to be the agro-industrial center of the Bicol Region. In operation are three industrial centers namely: Old agro-industrial zone, Santa Rita Industrial Park, and Isarog Heights Special Economic Zone. Products manufactured in the town includes sugar, coconut oil, feeds, milled rice, and power from bio-mass.
The town is home to Naga Airport which serves the whole province and the main campus of Central Bicol State University of Agriculture.
Tourist Spots in Pili
Mount Isarog National Park
Filipino-Japanese Friendship Monument
Tinagrawan Falls at Tinangis
Slide Falls and the Balang (Shower) Falls and six other smaller falls in one river
Camsur Watersports Complex
Our Lady of Saint Raphael Parish Church
Our Lady of Remedies Parish Church
Festivals in Pili
Feast of St. Raphael the Archangel
Map of Pili Municipality