Resorts and Tourist Attraction
Different resorts and tourist spots that can be found at Municipality of Tinambac.
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Villa Namoro, Caloco, San Antonio
AGCA Marine Sanctuary
Tinambac is a philippine municipality. It is located in the province Camarines Sur in Region V Bicol Region which is a part of the Luzon group of islands. The municipality of Tinambac is seated about 26 km north of province capital Pili and about 265 km east-south-east of Philippine main capital Manila. The geographic coordinates of Tinambac are 13° 49′ 0” N, 123° 19′ 59” E.
Administratively the Municipality of Tinambac is subdivided into 44 barangays. 6 compose the center of the municipality whereas the other 38 are in the outlying areas. Some of them are even several kilometers away from the center of the Municipality.
Tinambac is a first class Municipality in the Province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 62,435 people. Based on the number of its inhabitants Tinambac is number 348 of the most populous municipalities of the Philippines and at 200 in Luzon group of islands and at 9 of the most populous municipalities of province Camarines Sur. With an area of 351.62 km² Tinambac is one of the principal municipalities in terms of area in region Bicol Region. Based on its urban area, it is 6th biggest city of the region and is number 3 of the biggest municipalities of the province of.
According to the Philippine income classification for provinces, cities and municipalities Tinambac is a 1st class municipality. The urbanization status of Tinambac is classified as partly urban. The town of Tinambac was considered to be a trading center of villages surrounding the eastern side of Mt. Isarog. It was in this place where tobacco, then a prohibited product, was exchanged by the townspeople of Tinambac. Its establishment as a separate municipality occurred during the latter part of the 18th century and this was known as the mission post of Himoragat. In 1829 when the Spanish administration divided the province of Camarines Sur into four districts, Tinambac fall under the District of Isarog.
A church was built atop a hill which still stands at present where the residents of this simple town give way to the celebration of its fiesta every 17th day of May. St. Pascual Baylon is the patron saint of this town.
Generally, the climatic classification of Tinambac and the rest of the province is describes as tropical climate. This type of weather pattern is influenced by two-distinct variation of air masses passing thru the country .These two air masses are the Southwest monsoon and the Northeast monsoon. The Southwest monsoon locally referred as Habagat” is a humid air stream which enters the country in Southwest direction in April on May and moves gradually northward. The air mass being humid brings less rainfall in the area and the 96 country as whole. The second air mass in the northeast monsoon locally termed as “Amihan”. This air mass brings heavy rains from October to February.
Another phenomenon that influenced the area is the Intertropical Convergence Zone (ICZ). The occurrence of cold fronts also influences the area and the country as a whole. Temperature drops as low as 18 degrees during this period. Under the modified Corona Climate Classification System, the municipality falls under the type II climate characterized by the absence of dry season with a very pronounced maximum rain period during the months of December to January.
The Municipality of Tinambac agricultural area is estimated to be 17,230 hectares (42,600 acres), 96% of which are planted with coconut. Only around 4% are devoted to rice, corn, banana and root crops. Fishponds cover around 464 hectares (1,150 acres) or 1.8% of the total agricultural area.
The hydro-graphic features of the municipality greatly favor fishing. Among the most important fishing areas are San Miguel Bay and Lamit Bay. Fishing sustains the economy of the municipality as some 17 barangays relied on fishing for their livelihood.