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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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  • Cresencia Village, analyn (guest) wrote 18 hours ago:
    i would like to know about it's population, religious groups, language spoken and ethnic groups in cresencia village
  • sapphire viewdeck and app., Graham (guest) wrote 1 month ago:
    This a fantastic place cheap but only financially very friendly people own it. A very quiet area. Jeepney stop just outside or phone/hail a taxi. Within walking distance of Mines View Park.
  • Pag-IBIG Fund - Baguio Branch, Dipasupil Baguio wrote 5 months ago:
    i think they've changed their phone number due to changed office location. I've also experienced same problem.
  • Benguet Prime Hotel, Gem Alvarez (guest) wrote 6 months ago:
    Accessible and practical!
  • Coca-Cola Baguio Sales Office / Depot, kristelle (guest) wrote 7 months ago:
    what is the telephone number
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