About Daet

Daet is a first class municipality on Luzon island in the province of Camarines Norte, Philippines. It is the provincial capital. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 95,572 people.

The current mayor of Daet is Tito Sarte Sarion. The first monument in honor of the first Filipino hero, Dr. José Rizal, can also be found here in Daet. Its foundation was made of mortars and boulders from the demolished old Spanish jail in Daet. Lt. Col. Antonio Sanz and Lt. Col. Ildefonso Alegre of Philippine Revolutionary Army initiated the construction of the monument which was unveiled on December 20, 1898