Cebu Ceety

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Cebu Ceety
Dakbayan sa Sugbo
Lungsod ng Cebu
Ciudad de Cebú
Heichly-urbanized ceety
Ceety o Cebu
(Frae tap, left tae richt) : Basilica Minore del Santo Niño, Magellan's Cross, Ayala Center Cebu, Globe Innove IT Plaza, Cebu Taoist Temple, Cebu Cety at nicht
Official seal of Cebu Ceety
Seal
Nickname(s): Hara nga Dakbayan sa Sugbo (Queen Ceety o the Sooth)
Cairt o Cebu shawin the location o Cebu Ceety
Cebu Ceety is located in Philippines
Cebu Ceety
Cebu Ceety
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°17′N 123°54′E / 10.283°N 123.900°E / 10.283; 123.900
Kintra Philippines Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu (capital)
Destricts First (North) an Seicont (Sooth) destricts o Cebu Ceety
Foondit 1565 (as Spainyie colony)
Reincorporatit Februar 24, 1937 (as ceety)
Barangays 80
Government
 • Type democratic government
 • Mayor Michael L. Rama (UNA)
 • Vice Mayor Edgar C. Labella (UNA)
Area[1]
 • Heichly-urbanized ceety 315.0 km2 (121.6 sq mi)
 • Metro 1,163.36 km2 (449.18 sq mi)
Elevation 17.0 m (55.8 ft)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Heichly-urbanized ceety 866,171
 • Density 2,700/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
 • Metro 2,551,100
 • Metro density 2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 6000
Dialin code 32
Legal class Heichly-urbanized ceety
Income class 1st
Website www.cebucity.gov.ph

The Ceety o Cebu (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Sugbo, Filipino: Lungsod ng Cebu, Spainyie: Ciudad de Cebú) is the caipital ceety o the province o Cebu an is the "seicont ceety" o the Philippines, bein the center o Metro Cebu, the seicont maist populous Metropolitan aurie in the Philippines efter Metro Manila. Wi a population o 866,171 as per the 2010 census, it is the fift maist populated ceety in the kintra.[2] Cebu Ceety is a signeeficant center o commerce, trade an eddication in the Visayas aurie.

The ceety is locatit on the eastren shore o Cebu island. It is the first Spainyie settlement an the auldest ceety in the Philippines.[3]

It is the center o a metropolitan aurie cried Metro Cebu, which includes the ceeties o Carcar, Danao, Lapu-lapu, Mandaue, Naga, Talisay an the municipalities o Compostela, Consolacion, Cordova, Liloan, Minglanilla an San Fernando . Metro Cebu haes a tot population o aboot 2.55 million fowl (2010 Census). Cebu Ceety is bordered tae the northeast bi Mandaue Ceety an the toun o Consolacion, tae the wast are Toledo Ceety, an the touns o Balamban an Asturias, tae the sooth are Talisay Ceety an the toun o Minglanilla. Athort Mactan Strait tae the east is Mactan Island.

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International
Indonesie Bandung, Indonesia
Spain Barcelona, Spain
Israel Beersheba, Israel
Sooth Korea Busan, South Korea
Unitit States Chula Vista, Californie, Unitit States
Mexico Guadalajara, Mexico[4]
Netherlands Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands
Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Xiamen, Cheenae
Republic o Cheenae Kaoshiung, Taiwan
Belgium Kortrijk, Belgium
Slovenie Ljubljana, Slovenie
Australie Parramatta Ceety, Australie
Unitit States Salinas, Californie, Unitit States
Unitit States Seattle, Washington, Unitit States
Roushie St. Petersburg, Roushie
Chile Valparaíso, Chile
Roushie Vladimir, Roushie[5]
Roushie Vladivostok, Roushie [6]
Sooth Korea Yeosu, Sooth Korea
Local
Philippines Butuan, Agusan del Norte
Philippines Davao City, Davao del Sur
Philippines Manila, Metro Manila

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Province: CEBU". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Population and Annual Growth Rates by Province, City, and Municipality; Region VII - Central Visayas: 1990, 2000, and 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 2012-11-16. 
  3. "History of Cebu". Cebu City Tour. Retrieved February 22, 2013. 
  4. "Sister Cities, Public Relations". Guadalajara municipal government. Archived from the original on March 2, 2012. Retrieved March 12, 2013. 
  5. Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of the Philippines 2008
  6. Vladivostok is a sister city of Cebu