The Ceety o Cebu (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Sugbo, Filipino: Lungsod ng Cebu, Spaingie: Ciudad de Cebú) is the caipital ceety o the province o Cebu an is the "seicont ceety" o the Philippines, bein the centre 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 centre o commerce, tred an eddication in the Visayas aurie.

Cebu Ceety

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Ceety o Cebu
Offeecial seal o Cebu Ceety
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
Hara nga Dakbayan sa Sugbo (Queen Ceety o the Sooth)
Cairt o Cebu shawin the location o Cebu Ceety
Cairt o Cebu shawin the location o Cebu Ceety
Cebu Ceety is locatit 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; 123.900Coordinates: 10°17′N 123°54′E / 10.283°N 123.900°E / 10.283; 123.900
KintraPhilippines Philippines
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu (capital)
DestrictsFirst (North) an Seicont (Sooth) destricts o Cebu Ceety
Foondit1565 (as Spainyie colony)
ReincorporatitFebruar 24, 1937 (as ceety)
Barangays80
Govrenment
 • Teepdemocratic government
 • MayorMichael L. Rama (UNA)
 • Vice MayorEdgar C. Labella (UNA)
Area
 • Heichly-urbanized ceety315.0 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 ceety866,171
 • Density2,700/km2 (7,100/sq mi)
 • Metro
2,551,100
 • Metro density2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
Zip Code
6000
Dialin code32
Legal classHeichly-urbanized ceety
Income class1st
Wabsteidwww.cebucity.gov.ph

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

It is the centre 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 fowk (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.

Sister citiesEedit

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

ReferencesEedit

  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" (PDF). 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 frae the oreeginal 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