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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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  • Myoliver Vacation Transient House, Mart (guest) wrote 2 days ago:
    One of the best transient house in Baguio. Very friendly people =) - Mart
  • Brgy. Sto. Tomas Proper, me (guest) wrote 18 days ago:
    so u mean that all from balacbac who stay for a decade or years is squatter?
  • Baguio School of Business and Technology (BSBT College, Inc.), Bsbt Fdn wrote 27 days ago:
    eMAIL OF THE SCHOOL IS and the mozcom account has been disengaged
  • Baguio School of Business and Technology (BSBT College, Inc.), Bsbt Fdn wrote 27 days ago:
    We are now offering Senior High School - Tech Voc Strand and the ABM..this 2015-2016
  • de Aro's Resident, ART (guest) wrote 1 month ago:
    nagdakkel to balaymo moding
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