Malinao is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines. It is the prime rice granary of the 1st district of Albay, is a 3rd class town situated in the northeastern rim of the southern-most tip of Luzon, w/ c forms the Bicol Peninsula. To its northern is the municipality of Tiwi; to its south, the City of Tabaco & to its west is the province of Camarines Sur.
The town takes a narrow stretch of plains hemmed in by Lagonoy Gulf in the east & Mount Malinao on the west.
The mountain ranges of Malinao, a dormant volcano whose highest altitude is estimated at 1,584 meters above sea level, dominate a large part of the town’s total land area, which is 10,750 ha or 107.50 square km.
The world renowned Mayon Volcano lies southwest of Malinao, providing the town a majestic ambiance for its agricultural setup.
Malinao is 587 km south of Manila, 32 km north of Albay Provincial Capitol (the Provincial Seat of Government) and 5 km north of Tabaco City, The leading trade center in the 1st district of Albay Province w/ an int’l port.
Mount Malinao is settled 182 km east (75°) of the approximate center of Philippines and 315 kilometers south east (115°) of the captial Manila.
- Mayon Volcano
- Magayon Festival
- Caramoan Peninsula
- Lake Buhi
- Bulusan Lake
- Mercedes Fishtival
- Bulusan Volcano
- Peñafrancia Basilica
- Libmanan Caves