Virac - Catanduanes Destinations


It is a municipality in the province of Catanduanes, Philippines.

Virac is the third largest town and the capital municipality of Catanduanes. It has a land area of 188 km². According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 57,067 people in 11,202 households.

Almost half of the area is rugged and mountainous, with topography interspersed by hills and plains dotted by marshy land and rocky jutting cliffs and crags.

The town is bounded on the east and south by the Pacific Ocean, on the north by high and green mountain ranges of San Miguel, and on the west by the gently rolling terrain and breast-shaped hills of San Andres.

Virac is criss-crossed by macadam, asphalt and concrete roads. It has a deep harbor and an airport. Transportation is catered by sea and air carriers. Inland transportation is by jeepneys and tricycles.


If you're fond of spelunking, then check out Buyo Cave or the Vargas Cave.