Bais City is a philippine component city in the province Negros Oriental in Region VII Central Visayas which belongs to the Visayas group of islands. The component city Bais City is seated about 36 km north-west of province capital Dumaguete City and about 602 km south-south-east of Philippine main capital Manila.
Bais City is a 3rd class component city. Regarding urbanization Bais City is classified as partly urban. Bais City occupies an area of 319.64 km². By the end of 2007 Bais City was the home of 74,702 residents. Thus by average 233.71 people are living on one km².
Administratively the Component City of Bais City is subdivided into 35 barangays. 2 compose the center of the city wheras the other 33 are in the outlying areas. Some of them are even several kilometers away from the center of the Component City. The most populous are Hangyad, Rosario, San Isidro, Tamogong, Consolacion, Katacgahan (Tacgahan), La Paz, Valencia, Olympia, Biñohon, Tangculogan, Dansulan, Mansangaban, Cambanjao, Cambaguio.
Among the bigger cities and municipalities in the neighborhood of Bais City there are San Carlos City (Negros Occidental) 99 km north, Dumaguete City 35 km south-east, City Of Kabankalan (Negros Occidental) 56 km north-west, City Of Carcar (Cebu) 80 km north-east, City Of Bayawan (Tulong) 48 km west, City Of Himamaylan (Negros Occidental) 63 km north-west, Cauayan (Negros Occidental) 69 km north-west, City Of Naga (Cebu) 99 km north-east, Hinigaran (Negros Occidental) 81 km north-west as well as 61 km north-north-east of Bais City the component city City Of Guihulngan.