Regions » Bicol Region
Area: 17,632 sq. km
Cities: Iriga City, Naga City, Legaspi City
Region V is the Bicol Region.
It is made up of the provinces in the peninsula at the southeastern tip of Luzon and the two island provinces of Masbate and Catanduanes.
Camarines Norte, Sorsogon, and Catanduanes have no dry season as rains fall throughout the year. Camarines Sur has no pronounced dry season but a very distinct rainy season from November to February. The eastern half of Albay has no dry season but a very pronounced rainfall from November to January. The western half has evenly distributed rainfall throughout the year. Rains fall throughout the year in Masbate.
Mayon Volcano, the world's perfect cone, stands majestically from a broad base about 10 km in radius.
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