The city is located 21 kilometers south of Bacolod.
Ramon D. Torres was elected Mayor in 2007 replacing Janet E. Torres; whose husband served as mayor for three consecutive terms. The coliseum located in the heart of the main town was named after him.
Bago City has its own subsidized college located in Barangay Balingasag. Most of the students come from the southern part of the island.
Buenos Aires Mountain Resort is one of the main areas flocked by tourist. Kipot Twin Falls is another beautiful spot.
The town fiesta is celebrated every November 1-5.
Bago City is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.