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Information about Camalig

Camalig, officially the Municipality of Camalig (Central Bicolano: Banwaan kan Camalig; Tagalog: Bayan ng Camalig), is a 1st class municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it had a population of 66,904 people.  It is known for one of Bicol's finest delicacy, Pinangat.

In 1952, there was a mass conversion of certain sitios into barrios (now barangays), namely: Anoling, Binanderahan, Cabraran Pequeño, Cabangan, Ilawod, Mabugna, Magogon, Quinuartilan, Solong, and Sumlang.


According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 130.90 square kilometres (50.54 sq mi)  constituting 5.08% of the 2,575.77-square-kilometre (994.51 sq mi) total area of Albay.


Camalig is politically subdivided into 50 barangays.



In the 2015 census, Camalig had a population of 66,904.  The population density was 510 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,300/sq mi).

Notable people

Domingo Samson – propagandist; Governor of Albay (1908–12)

Justino Nuyda – zarzuela playwright and congressman

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