Nestled at the foot of Mount Iriga (4,823 feet above sea level, it is located at the heart of Bicol Economic Growth Corridor and one of the fastest growing cities in the region. It has evolved into an eco-tourism, agro-economic and educational hub with two big universities in the city.
The city is 478 south of Manila and is between two other fast growing cities, Naga in the north and Legazpi in the south can easily be reached by air in the aforementioned cities and also by land.
There are more than thirty natural springs earning a name the “City of Crystal Clear Springs.”
Iriga is a Character City. Its people have earned the reputation as warm, friendly, and industrious.