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Legaspi

(ləgă`spē, lāgä`–), city (1990 pop. 121,116), capital of Albay prov., SE Luzon, the Philippines, on Albay Gulf. It is a large seaport and the southern terminus of the Manila railroad. Copra and hemp are shipped. Founded c.1639 as Albay, it was renamed Legaspi in 1925. In World War II it was the scene (Dec. 12, 1941) of a large Japanese landing, part of a pincers movement on Manila. Towering directly behind the city is the spectacular active volcano, Mt. Mayon. Its eruption in 1814 severely damaged the town and killed over 1,000 people.

Legaspi

 

a city and port in the Philippines, on the southeastern part of Luzon Island, on the Albay Gulf. Administrative center of Albay Province. Population, 83,000 (1969, municipal district). Legaspi is an important railroad junction and has an airport. Abaca, rice, and coconut palm products are processed, and handicraft articles are made from bamboo. Rice, abaca, and copra are exported. [14—726–1]

Legaspi

a port in the Philippines, on SE Luzon on the Gulf of Albay. Pop.: 178 000 (2005 est.)
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Legazpi City is a model city with a positive reputation of economic growth and disaster resiliency, said Jeremy Gustafson, director of the USAID Office of Environment, Energy and Climate Change.
Duterte also appointed Presidential Political Adviser Francis Tolentino to oversee government operations in Legazpi City relative to addressing the needs of Mayon evacuees.
Cebu Pacific has reduced its flights to and from Legazpi City, cancelling certain scheduled trips from Thursday until Saturday amid the continuing restlessness of the Mayon volcano.
Legazpi City, Albay -- The regional office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) here assured yesterday that the agency can provide food and non-food requirements of 20,000 families or 75,000 displaced persons for 100 days, if the need arises.
Comes November 14, Monday, the DENR EMB team will gather all members of the transport sector in Legazpi City for another round of Transport Forum.
For his part, businessman Elizaldy Co offered 41 hectares of prime land in Legazpi City as temporary evacuation site for displace residents.
Legazpi City -- Thousands of residents within the 9-kilometer extended danger zone (EDZ) in the vicinity of Mayon volcano were ordered to evacuate Tuesday in preparation for the imminent raising of the volcano's alert level to 5 or hazardous explosive eruption.