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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, Bafflegab (guest) wrote 12 days ago:
    Many people emigrate now from Baguio - either to Bacolod or even Manila.
  • Rizal Elementary School, me myself and i (guest) wrote 1 month ago:
    still ms. annabel de guzman yeah shes one of my favorite teacher..
  • And Dating Montepino Building, Fred (guest) wrote 2 months ago:
    Back in my elementary inaakyat Namin sabay palipad ng kite sa taas natigil lang Nung may 2 muntik nang mamatay
  • Pines City Colleges, Jean (guest) wrote 2 months ago:
    Our Head Nurse is from Pines City Colleges.
  • Terminal of GL/Lizardo Trans in Dangwa, Eliane ABRAM (guest) wrote 4 months ago:
    Please ...Help !!! LIZARDO bus Cie : Schedules of buses going from BONTOC to BAGUIO Thank you very much
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