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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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  • Dominican - Mirador National High School, frankie d. englan, jr (guest) wrote 2 days ago:
    as of this school year 2014-2015, we have a new OIC Principal, in the name of FRANCISCO C. COPSIYAN, Education Program Supervisor I for Mathematics, Baguio City Division.
  • Quezon Hill Elementary School, samantha (guest) wrote 12 days ago:
    hellow andoon parin ung court
  • Patria de Baguio Bldg., ggggggggg (guest) wrote 19 days ago:
    part na rin eto ng porta vaga mall.
  • Bridges Tutorial & Learning Center, Xavier (guest) wrote 20 days ago:
    Hi! may I just ask if you are hiring for a part time job? Thank You and God Bless!
  • Sato Kokusai Learning Centre Inc., Mariou Dectan S. Wadingan (guest) wrote 25 days ago:
    Is this center still existing? I went searching and i did not find. the guard even at patricia de Baguio does not know where it is. thank you very much.
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