province of the Philippines

Sorsogon is a province in the Bicol Region of the Philippines. It is the farthest south province of Luzon. As of 2020, 828,655 people live there.[2] Sorsogon City is its capital and biggest city.

Flag of Sorsogon
Official seal of Sorsogon
Location of Sorsogon
Coordinates: 12°50′N 123°55′E / 12.833°N 123.917°E / 12.833; 123.917
RegionBicol Region
and largest city
Sorsogon City
 • Total2,119.01 km2 (818.15 sq mi)
 • Rank59th out of 81
Highest elevation1,565 m (5,135 ft)
 (2020 census)[2]
 • Total828,655
 • Rank36th out of 81
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
  • Rank15th out of 81
Time zoneUTC+8 (PHT)
Spoken languages

Its area is 2,119 square kilometres (818 sq mi).[1] Albay is to the north, the Philippine Sea is to the east, the San Bernardino Strait is to the south, the Ticao Pass is to the west, and the Burias Pass is to the northwest.

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Province: Sorgoson". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 July 2021.