Ormoc

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Leyte
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Ormoc City is a port city and is the biggest city in Leyte via land region and the second biggest in Eastern Visayas after Calbayog City in Samar. At the head of Ormoc Bay, the city's landscape is generally of tenderly moving fields. It is limited on the northwest by the towns of Matag-ob and Merida, in the north by Kananga, in the upper east by the towns of Jaro, Pastrana and Dagami, and in the south by the town of Albuera. High mountain ranges separate Ormoc from the eastern bit of Leyte. Various waterways and streams cross Ormoc. Among them are the Bao River in the north, Pagsangahan River in the west, the Bagong-bong River in the south, the Panilahan River additionally in the south and the Anilao and Malbasag Rivers which fringe the eastern and western flanks of Ormoc City Proper. Ormoc City's financial base is a decent blend of farming, aquaculture, industry, tourism, and business administrations. Sugar stick, rice and pineapple are the mass produce of the rural division. The city appreciates financial development since it supplies a substantial part of the nation's energy needs with its plenteous geothermal force assets from the Tongonan Geothermal Power Plant in Barangay Tongonan and neighboring Kananga town. Ormoc is likewise the passage to the Leyte Industrial Development Estate in the close-by town of Isabel, home of the Philippine Phosphate Fertilizer Plant, the biggest manure plant in Asia, and the Philippine Associated Smelter and Refining Company, the nation's greatest copper preparing plant, among different ventures.