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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 City Hall, concern alumna (guest) wrote 21 hours ago:
    For the concern parent, how sure are you that what you heard is not a hoax? if you are really worried then go to the school and tell your concern directly to the administration. But if it is true then, maybe the purpose of the student for bringing the knife is for their TLE activity use. The school is secured with many CCTV cameras. I should have known better because I am an alumna of San Jose School.
  • Data Center College of the Philippines - Baguio City, nicole (guest) wrote 15 days ago:
    hi when will be your enrollment for first semester of 2014?
  • Classique Herbs Baguio CAR / NormRealty Baguio, NormRealty wrote 28 days ago:
    Classique Herbs Baguio CAR Mega Center
  • former MARANATHA BIBLE COLLEGE, MBC (guest) wrote 29 days ago:
    Maranatha Bible College in Baguio City is now located in Youngsan Mission Compound, Interior C, Balacbac Rd. Baguio City. The number of the school is: 074-422-6198.
  • Dominican - Mirador National High School, frankie d. englan, jr (guest) wrote 1 month 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.
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