Tabaco City is a 4th class city in the province of Albay in the Philippines. It is one of the three component cities of the province. The mainland part of the city is bordered by the town of Malinao to the north, the towns of Polangui and Oas to the west, Ligao City to the southwest, Malilipot town to the southeast, and Lagonoy Gulf to the east. Beautifully symmetric Mayon Volcano, the most active volcano in the Philippines, lies south of the city. Tobaco is one of the eight towns and municipalities that share the volcano, dividing the peak like slices of pie.