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programs projects

chief executive of the city. He exercises the general supervision and control over all programs, projects, services, and activities of the city government. http: webcache.googleusercontent.com search?q cache:http: www.dilg.gov.ph PDF_File resources DILG-Resources-201162-99c00c33f8.pdf He is then accompanied by the law making body of the city which is called, The Sangguniang Panlungsod headed by the elected City Vice-Mayor as the presiding officer, together with ten (10) elected Sangguniang Panlungsod Members and the President of the Liga ng mga Barangay as an ex-officio member. http: www.lawphil.net judjuris juri1993 nov1993 gr_109455_1993.html City officials


television shows


ancient history

discoveries made in recent years in the country such as the Golden Tara of Butuan and 14th century pottery and gold jewellery artifacts found in Cebu, is highly important in revising the ancient history of the Philippines (History of the Philippines (900–1521)), which prior to the LCI discovery was considered by some western historians to be culturally isolated from the rest of Asia, as no evident pre-Hispanic written records were found at the time. Noted Philippines historian William Henry Scott (William Henry Scott (historian)) debunked these theories in 1968 with his ''Prehispanic Source materials for the Study of Philippine History'' which was subsequently published in 1984.


annual song

2071 title Butuan Archeological Sites - UNESCO World Heritage Centre publisher Whc.unesco.org date accessdate 2014-01-02 On 1001 CE, the kingdom had established contact with the Song Dynasty of China. The annual ''Song Shih'' recorded the appearance of a Butuan mission at the Chinese imperial court, and the kingdom was described as a small Hindu (Hinduism) country with a Buddhist (Theravada Buddhism) monarchy, which had a regular trade connection


centuries numerous

in abundance on Northern Mindanao particularly in places as Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, and Camiguin. The Camiguin variety is especially sweet and succulent. In the period between the 7th to the beginning of the 15th centuries, numerous prosperous centers of trade had emerged, including the Kingdom of Namayan which flourished alongside Manila Bay,


dano

; small Legislative: * 13th Sangguniang Panlungsod Members: ** Sammuel Allan M. Amante ** Rema E. Burdeos ** Ramon P. Carampatana ** Jaime M. Cembrano, Jr. ** Ryan Anthony B. Culima ** Erwin L. Dano ** Ferdinand E. Nalcot ** Virgilio G. Nery, Jr. ** Sergio C. Pascual ** Derrick A. Plaza ** Nestor D. Amora (ABC Liga ng mga Barangay President) Barangay Council Association of Barangay Captains (Liga


love radio

- '''95.1''' Love Radio Butuan (DXMB-FM) DXMB Manila Broadcasting Company Love-Radio-Butuan 565465480131823 2F Cesia Building, Exequiel V. Montilla Blvd. Butuan City - '''97.5''' Magik FM (DXMK-FM) DXMK Century Communications Company 5th Floor D&V Building, Jose C. Aquino Ave. Butuan City - '''98.5


industry world

was actually held in the city. Wood industry World War II caused an almost complete destruction of the city. Devastated by bombings, the place was totally scorched in 1943 following the uprising by Filipino rebels against the occupying forces. By 1945, the city was liberated. The economic growth of Butuan City began during the early 1960s, mainly due to the production and shipping of wood to neighboring cities. This spurned on economic activity that today the city is recognized as one


contemporary cultural

Butuan's prehistoric existence and rich cultural heritage. There are two exhibit galleries. The Archaeological Hall and Ethnological Hall specimens of stone crafts, metal crafts, woodcrafts, potteries, goldsmith, burial coffins, and other archaeological diggings are exhibited. At the Ethnological Hall are exhibits of contemporary cultural materials the Butuanon or every Filipino for matter used for a living. thumbnail right Guingona Park (File:Guingona Park Butuan.jpg) :;Guingona Park: Guingona Park is the native name used for that park. Due to changes of government, however, that resulted in change of name to Rizal Park. This came about because it was contended that Rizal went there and that they named the park after him. Recently, the government of Butuan City headed by Mayor Amante reconstructed the Park and put the name back to Guingona, as it was he who donated the said park some decades past. :;Delta Discovery Park: Delta Discovery Park is a newly opened zip-line in Butuan. Delta Discovery Park is located at Brgy. Bonbon, Butuan City. A Hidden Paradise in the heart of the city. This is also known as the longest zip-line in Mindanao and in Asia as well with a length of 1.3 kilometers. :;Bood Promontory Eco Park: This historic hill is believed to have been the site where Magellan and his men celebrated the first Catholic Mass on Philippine soil and erected a cross when he landed in Mazaua on March 31, 1521. The highest elevation nearest the seaside village of present day Masao, Bood is a wooded area located at a bend in the Masao River (El Rio de Butuan), overlooking Butuan Bay and ancient Butuan as well as the serpentine Masao River. Today, the indigenous Hadlayati tree still abound lording over a clonal nursery and tree park, amidst fishponds and archaeological treasures. According to the chronicles of Spanish historian Pigafetta, the event took place in the afternoon of March 31, 1521 after the Easter Mass was celebrated in the morning of the same date. Two Butuanon brother kings attended these Easter ceremonies. Pigafetta also noted the surrounding fields and balanghai boats on the bay that could be seen from the hill. The eco-park was established to provide the people of Butuan and its visitors a place to rekindle the past amidst a relaxing natural setting. Local government thumb 280px right City hall (File:Butuan City Hall.jpg) The local government of Butuan City is headed by an elected City Mayor and is considered to be the local chief executive of the city. He exercises the general supervision and control over all programs, projects, services, and activities of the city government. http: webcache.googleusercontent.com search?q cache:http: www.dilg.gov.ph PDF_File resources DILG-Resources-201162-99c00c33f8.pdf He is then accompanied by the law making body of the city which is called, The Sangguniang Panlungsod headed by the elected City Vice-Mayor as the presiding officer, together with ten (10) elected Sangguniang Panlungsod Members and the President of the Liga ng mga Barangay as an ex-officio member. http: www.lawphil.net judjuris juri1993 nov1993 gr_109455_1993.html City officials


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. Two Butuanon brother kings attended these Easter ceremonies. Pigafetta also noted the surrounding fields and balanghai boats on the bay that could be seen from the hill. The eco-park was established to provide the people of Butuan and its visitors a place to rekindle the past amidst a relaxing natural setting. Local government thumb 280px right City hall (File:Butuan City Hall.jpg) The local government of Butuan City is headed by an elected City Mayor and is considered to be the local

Butuan

'''Butuan''', officially the '''City of Butuan''' (Butuanon (Butuanon language): ''Dakbayan hong Butuan'') and often referred to as '''Butuan City''', is a highly urbanized city (Cities of the Philippines#Classification) in the Philippines. The city is the regional center of the Caraga Region. It is located at the northeastern part of the Agusan Valley, Mindanao, sprawling across the Agusan River. It is bounded to the north, west and south by Agusan del Norte, to the east by Agusan del Sur and to the northwest by Butuan Bay. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 309,709 people.

Butuan City was the capital of the province of Agusan del Norte until 2000, when Republic Act 8811 transferred the capital to Cabadbaran City.

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