Baao, (Rinconada Bikol: Banwāan ka Baao; Tagalog: Bayan ng Baao), officially the Municipality of Baao, is a 3rd class municipalityin the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 58,849 people.
The municipality of Baao is within the 5th Congressional District of the province of Camarines Sur. The town is bounded on the north by the municipalities of Pili and Ocampo, on the east by the city of Iriga, on the west by Bula and south by the municipality Nabua. The town is approximately 480 kilometres (300 mi) south-east of Metro Manila, 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Naga City, 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) west of Iriga City, and 70 kilometres (43 mi) north of Legazpi City.