The City of Legazpi (Bikol: Ciudad nin Legazpi; Filipino: Lungsod ng Legazpi) is a component city and capital of the province of Albay and in the Bicol Region in the Philippines. The city is the regional administrative center of the Bicol region.http:/bicol.da.gov.ph/Statistics/regional_profile.html It is also the largest city in the region in terms of population with 182,201 inhabitants according to the 2010 census.
Legazpi is known as the "City of Fun and Adventure". It is also one of cities that occupy parts of the Mayon Volcano, one of the most popular icons and tourist destinations in the Philippines.More
In 2006, Legazpi City was recognized as one of the most competitive cities in the Philippines by the Asian Institute of Management. Also, it was recently cited as the most business-friendly city for the whole South Luzon by the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI).
With the construction of the South Luzon International Airport in nearby town Daraga, the province's investment Climate Change Adaptation, new businesses entering the city and its investments in various infrastructure projects, Legazpi City is poised to not only be the most progressive city in Bicol but also for South Luzon.More
Legazpi is the center of transportation in the Bicol Region, being strategically located in the middle of the region, between to other major cities in Bicol and is colloquially considered as the "Gateway to South Luzon". Legazpi also hosts the most modern aiprorts, seaports and transport terminals in the region.