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CITY OF SORSOGON (SORSOGON)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION:
   

ACCESSIBILITY:
    Nearest airport:  
Legaspi Airport (in Albay)
    Nearest seaport:  
Legaspi and Matnog Port
    Major road networks:  
Maharlika (Pan Philippine) Highway


CLIMATE AND WEATHER:


HOTELS AND RESORTS:


TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:  
Bacon Beach, Bay City Sorsogon, Bucalbucalan Spring, Danao Lake, Paroja Hill and Grotto, Pepita Park, Rizal Park, Sorsogon Bay Walk, Sorsogon Provincial Museum and Heritage Center, Tolongapo Beach



FIESTAS AND EVENTS:  
June 1 to 30 - Pili Festival, June 28 to 29 - feast day of Saints Peter and Paul, last week of October - Kasanggayahan Festival (province-wide), December 16 - SOSOGON FESTIVAL


ETHNIC GROUPS:


LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:
  
Bicolano, Tagalog, English


RELIGION:  
Roman Catholicism


FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:
   Loida Nicolas-Lewis - Chair and Chief Executive Officer of TLC Beatrice


COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:
    Telephone:  
Bayantel, Digitel, Globe, Smart, Sun
    Internet:  
Globe Broadband, Smart Bro, Sun Wi-Fi
    TV:  
ABS-CBN Channel 7, ABC (TV5) Channel 11, ACQ-KBN Channel 31
    Radio:  
Spirit 102.3 FM, DZRS (RMN) 1179 AM, DZZH (DZRH) 1287 AM


SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:
    Malls:  
Centro, LCC Mall
    Popular establishments:  
Caltex gas station, Greenwich, Mercury Drug, Shell gas station
    Entertainment venues:


BANKS:  
Allied Bank, Banco de Oro, Bank of the Philippine Islands, China Banking Corporation, Development Bank of the Philippines, Land Bank of the Philippines, Metro Bank,  Philippine National Bank, Philippine Postal Savings Bank, United Coconut Planters Bank


UNIVERSITIES:  
AMA Computer Learning Center, Aemilianum College, Annunciation College of Sorsogon, Asian College of Science and Technology, Bicol Merchant Marine College, Lewis College, Our Lady of Penafrancia Major Seminary, Saint Louise de Marillac College of Sorsogon, Sorsogon Chiang Kai Shek School, Sorsogon College of Criminology, Sorsogon State College, Speed Computer College, WRI Computer College


HOSPITALS:  
DR. FERNANDO B. DURAN, SR. MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, STS. PETER AND PAUL HOSPITAL, ST. THERESE OF THE CHILD JESUS HOSPITAL, SORSOGON MEDICAL MISSION GROUP HOSPITAL


MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
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PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
    Accredited facilities:
    Merchant partners:
    Registered retirement accommodations:
    Retirement franchises:
    Nearest PRA satellite office:  
Head Office (in Makati, Metro Manila)
    Number of PRA retirees:    6

    LIRA MOA:


GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:
    Investment zones:
    Government agencies/branch offices:  
Department of Trade and Industry, Land Transportation Office, Social Security System


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