Background:

  • Covers Lucena City, Tayabas City and 39 municipalities.
  • Total land area is 870,660 has. representing 53.6% of the regional territory.
  • Total population of CY 2010 is 1,987,030*.
  • Of the 41 municipalities/cities, 34 are coastal/lakeshore areas translating to 414 coastal/lakeshore barangays.
  • 33 MFARMCs are organized and 3 IFARMCs are integrated (Ragay Gulf, Lamon Bay & Tayabas Bay).
  • Contributed 105,905.93 M.T. or 32 % of the total regional production for CY 2016.
  • Major marine resources include Calauag Bay, Lamon Bay, Polillo Strait, Ragay Gulf and Tayabas Bay.
  • Major freshwater resource is Tikub Lake in Tiaong, Quezon.
  • Length of coastline is 1,066.36 kms.