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Baguio City


The City of Baguio ; Filipino: Lungsod ng Baguio) is a highly urbanized city in northern Luzon in the Philippines. Baguio City was established by Americans in 1900 at the site of an Ibaloi village known as Kafagway. Baguio City was designated by the Philippine Commission as the Summer Capital of the Philippines on June 1, 1903 and incorporated as a city by the Philippine Assembly on September 1, 1909. Baguio is the seat of government of the Cordillera Administrative Region. The name of the city is derived from the word bagiw in Ibaloi, the indigenous language of the Benguet Region, meaning 'moss'. The city is at an altitude of approximately 1500 meters (5100 ft) in the Luzon tropical pine forests ecoregion conducive to the growth of mossy plants and orchids. Baguio City has become the center of business and commerce as well as the center of education in the entire Northern Luzon.

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  • Baguio Center Mall, belle (guest) wrote 1 day ago:
    try nio ang buttered chicken nila sa cathys restaurant sa may hilera ng old na prism likod nd jolibee session. its so yummy.
  • Pines Montessori School (International private school), Annie Grail Chiweran (guest) wrote 3 days ago:
    may I know you email address please
  • Quezon Hill Elementary School, samantha (guest) wrote 6 days ago:
    hellow andoon parin ung court
  • Lucban Elementary School, precious (guest) wrote 8 days ago:
    yow!!edilyn how are you!!!i miss lucbaaannn
  • Solibao Restaurant - Heritage Mansion, Igorotak (guest) wrote 10 days ago:
    Masarap pagkain ditoy
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