Cebu City

City of the Philippines and capital of the province of Cebu
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JulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovember0500
inception
1565
February 24, 1937
alias
Cebu
City of Cebu
official name
City of Cebu (english)
nickname
Queen City of the South (english)
First Capital of the Philippines (english)
Oldest City in the Philippines (english)
demonym
Cebuano (cebuano)
instance of
Cebuana (cebuano)
coordinate location
latitude10.3
longitude123.9
precision0.017
population
1980199020002010400k600k800k
922,611
point in time
August 1, 2015
determination method
preferred
799,762
point in time
August 1, 2007
determination method
718,821
point in time
May 1, 2000
determination method
662,299
point in time
September 1, 1995
determination method
610,417
point in time
May 1, 1990
determination method
490,281
point in time
May 1, 1980
determination method
413,025
point in time
May 1, 1975
determination method
347,116
point in time
May 6, 1970
determination method
866,171
point in time
May 1, 2010
determination method
deprecated
contains administrative territorial entity
elevation above sea level
5 metre
electorate
200520102015500k600k700k
709,608
point in time
May 9, 2019
preferred
630,003
point in time
2016
547,681
point in time
January 11, 2013
516,232
point in time
January 15, 2010
460,978
point in time
April 20, 2007
464,802
point in time
April 28, 2004
area
315 square kilometre
postal code
6000
official website
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fiscal/tax revenue
4,386,168,199.41 Philippine peso
point in time
2016
media
local dialing code
32
Commons category
Cebu City
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Wikipedia creation date
8/1/2003
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Wikipedia opening text
Cebu City, officially the City of Cebu (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Sugbu; Tagalog: Lungsod ng Cebu) is a 1st class and highly urbanized city of the island of Cebu in the Central Visayas Region, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 922,611 people, making it the fifth-most populated city in the nation and the most populous in the Visayas. It is the regional center of Central Visayas and is the seat of government for the province of Cebu, but is governed separately from it. The city is a significant center of commerce, trade and education in the Visayas. It is the Philippines' main domestic shipping port, and is home to about 80% of the country's domestic shipping companies. Located in the middle of the eastern side of Cebu Island, it is the center of Metro Cebu, the second largest metropolitan area in the Philippines by population, economy and land area, which includes the cities of Carcar, Danao, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Naga and Talisay; and the municipalities (towns) of Compostela, Consolacion, Cordova, Liloan, Minglanilla and San Fernando. Metro Cebu had a total population of 2,849,213 as of 2015, making it the second-most populous metropolitan area of the nation, after Metro Manila in Luzon. Cebu is the country's oldest city; it was the first Spanish settlement, and the first capital of the Philippines. It is the "Second City" of the Philippines after Manila. The city is considered the birthplace of Christianity in the Far East. Cebu is bounded on the north by the town of Balamban and the city of Danao, on the west by the city of Toledo, on the east by the cities of Lapu-Lapu and Mandaue and the towns of Liloan, Consolacion and Compostela, and on the south by the city of Talisay. It has entered the list of Condé Nast Traveler thrice: Last 2016, 2017, and 2019. In all years, Boracay led the list. The entire Visayas also ranked second with it on 2019, even the leading Boracay is also part of it.
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San Miguel, Cebu
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Cebú City
Cebu (city)
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Cebu City, Philippines
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City of Cebu
Basak pardo
Dakbayan sa Sugbo
Lungsod ng Cebu
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History of Cebu City
Banilad, Cebu City
Queen City of the South
Geography of Cebu City
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Siyudad sa Sugbo
Santísimo Nombre de Jesús
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