Metro Cebu

What is Metro Cebu known for?


davao city

ceased operations in February 1998 after being grounded by the government due to an accident (Cebu Pacific Flight 387), but resumed services later the next month following re-certification of its aircraft. It initially started with 24 domestic flights daily among Metro Manila, Metro Cebu and Davao City. By the end of 2001, its operations had grown to about 80 daily flights to 18 domestic destinations. The '''City of Mandaue''' is a city (Philippine city) in the province (Philippine province) of Cebu in the Philippines. It is one of the three urbanized cities in the island and forms a part of the Cebu Metropolitan area (Metro Cebu). '''Marcelo Fernan Bridge''' is an extradosed cable-stayed bridge located in Metro Cebu, Cebu (Cebu Province) in the Philippines. It spans across Mactan Channel connecting Cebu Island to Mactan Island. The 12th ASEAN Summit was originally set to be hosted on Cebu island in the Philippines from December 10 to 14. However on December 8, organizers decided to move the summit schedule to January 12–15, 2007 due to Typhoon Seniang (2006 Pacific typhoon season#Typhoon Utor (Seniang)). Cebu Metropolitan Area (Metro Cebu) (composed of Cebu City, Mandaue City, Talisay City, and Lapu-Lapu City) jointly hosted varied events of the summit. The actual conference was held at the Cebu International Convention Center in Mandaue City while the Shangri-La Mactan Island Resort & Spa in Lapu-Lapu City provided accommodations for delegates and venues for smaller meetings. The next EAS was to be held on December 13, 2006 in Metro Cebu, Philippines. After the confidence building of the inaugural EAS the 2006 EAS will help to define the future role of the EAS, its relationship with ASEAN Plus Three and the involvement of Russia in EAS. However in the face of Tropical Typhoon Utor (2006 Pacific typhoon season#Typhoon Utor (Seniang)) the summit was postponed until January 2007. Bangkok Post - Asean summit may be reset for Jan 8-13 Sun Star - Asean summit shelved ‘effectively’? It was re-scheduled for January 15, 2007, approximately a month after the original scheduled date. population 115,400 (2009) regions '''Luzon''': Metro Manila, Baguio City '''Visayas''': Metro Cebu, Iloilo City, Bacolod City '''Mindanao''': Davao City, Cagayan de Oro City languages Korean (Korean language), English (English language), Tagalog (Tagalog language), various Philippine languages (Languages of the Philippines#Indigenous languages)


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from the neighboring provinces such as Bohol and Misamis Oriental to name a few, prefer to go to Metro Cebu to take up tertiary-level education. There is also a sizable number of South Korean and Iranian students who take up tertiary-level courses in Metro Cebu. Most of these Koreans came here to learn the basics of conversational English while the majority these Iranians study Medicine and other medical-related courses. Cebu has two internationally connected educational institutions


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of Cebu and Central Visayas Region. It plays a vital role in the Philippine's shipping industry with about 80 percent of the country's shipping companies that are based here. The port is located at the center of the province's east coast. It is nestled in a natural harbor in the narrow strait between Cebu City and Mactan Island, the latter providing a natural cover and breakwater, making the port one of the safest and operational the whole year round. Cebu International Port and Cebu


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Lapu-Lapu. Metropolitan Cebu was conceptualized by government planners in the 1970s and was based on experiences of urban planning in Metro Manila. Metro Cebu represented the province's thriving urban centers that are physically proximate to Cebu City which is the leading commercial and financial hub in the Visayas and northern Mindanao areas with a population largely dependent on the economic opportunities prevailing in the area. People Ancestry The people of Cebu


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Roads thumb right An intersection within Cebu Business Park (File:Cebu business park.jpg) Metro Cebu's roadways are among the country's busiest. The south highway, Osmena Boulevard, Colon, and V. Rama are Metro Cebu's major roads. A new highway which is the South Coastal Road or the Cebu Coastal Road is almost complete. The 12 kilometer, 4-lane highway was created to improve traffic in Metro Cebu. It connects Cebu City, Talisay City and other southern municipalities. In conjunction with the development of the Cebu South Coastal Road, a roadway underpass nearly a kilometer long is currently under construction to connect the South Coastal Road with the Sergio Osmeña Avenue in the North Reclamation Area. Other planned projects include a series of flyovers in the north district, the Cebu North Coastal Road and Cloverleaf interlink road project. The resort island of Mactan is connected to the island of Cebu via two bridges. The Marcelo Fernan Bridge and the, much older, Mactan-Mandaue Bridge. A 3rd Cebu-Mactan link is being proposed by the local leaders of Cebu City and Lapu-Lapu, citing the growing inconveniences related to the existing two steel bridges. It has not yet been decided what mode this link would be (an undersea-tunnel or a bridge). Airport thumb The Mactan-Cebu International Airport (File:Mactan Cebu International Airport.jpg). Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA) is, officially, the only international airport in the Visayas and the only airport in the Metro Cebu. Located in Lapu-Lapu City, it is the second busiest airport in the Philippines, after Metro Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport. It also doubles as the Mactan-Benito Ebuen Air Base. Its current terminal complex is capable of handling and serving 3.5 - 4.0 million air passengers annually. The number of weekly international flights to and from MCIA has constantly increased over the years. Currently, there are direct regular and or charter flights to the following international destinations: Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo-Narita (Tokyo), Seoul-Incheon (Seoul), Busan, Taipei-Taoyuan (Taipei), Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi (Bangkok), Kuala Lumpur-Sepang (Kuala Lumpur) and Port Moresby. Metro Cebu's MCIA is the international gateway to the economic hub of the Central and Southern Philippines. There are numerous daily flights between Cebu and most Philippine cities. Air freight to and from Cebu is reliable and efficient with major international couriers like FedEx, Fastpak Global Express, and 2GO operating here. A new terminal has been proposed. This planned terminal will only be used by airlines flying international routes to from MCIA. Seaport Metro Cebu's Port of Cebu is the busiest domestic seaport in the Philippines. Along with the ports areas of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu, Cebu's "seaport complex" is considered as the busiest port in the Philippines in terms of number of annual passengers. It is also the main port of entry in the province of Cebu and Central Visayas Region. It plays a vital role in the Philippine's shipping industry with about 80 percent of the country's shipping companies that are based here. The port is located at the center of the province's east coast. It is nestled in a natural harbor in the narrow strait between Cebu City and Mactan Island, the latter providing a natural cover and breakwater, making the port one of the safest and operational the whole year round. Cebu International Port and Cebu Domestic Port serves container vessels and passenger ships with destinations around the country and the world. Cebu International Port is a multipurpose terminal covering an area of 10 hectares with 690 meters of berthing space and a controlling draught of minus 8.5 meters at MLLW. The Cebu Baseport — Domestic Zone is the area for the domestic transactions of different business coming from and going to the different island of the archipelago. It is dedicated to coastwise shipping with 3.5 kilometers of berthing space, 3 finger piers and 3 passenger terminals. Metropolitan Cebu Development Council thumb A view of Cebu City at night. (File:Cebunighttime2.jpg) The Metropolitan Cebu Development Council was created by the RDC through Resolution No.117 (1997) and was patterned after the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority. It is mandated to formulate development plans, prepare programs and projects, and coordinate monitor the implementation of programs and projects that address problems and concerns affecting Metro Cebu. The MCDC is composed of the Provincial Governor of Cebu; the Mayors of the Cities of Cebu, Mandaue, Lapulapu and Talisay; and the Mayors of the Municipalities of Compostela, Liloan, Consolacion, Cordova, Minglanilla and Naga. The Governor of Cebu acts as Interim Chairman of the Council. In August 2005, the Regional Development Council (RDC 7) of Central Visayas, composed of all the governors of Region VII, the Metropolitan Cebu Development Council headed by the Cebu Provincial Governor and Local Government Units of Metro Cebu expanded


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ecommunity sanfernando-cebu Official Website of the Municipality of San Fernando Cebu The provincial capitol, the central business district, major educational institutions and the international port are all located in Cebu City while major industrial companies and factories are located in Mandaue. The international airport and the export processing zone are located in Lapu-Lapu in Mactan Island. Danao is primarily a mining city while Talisay is a residential city

are called Cebuanos (Cebuano people). Some individuals have European, Chinese (Chinese people) and other foreign ancestries as well as ancestries from other Filipino (Ethnic groups in the Philippines) ethnic groups. Languages Cebuano (Cebuano language) is the most common language spoken in Metro Cebu, followed by Tagalog (Tagalog language). English (English language) is commonly used in educational institutions and business transactions. Other languages spoken include

Chinese (Chinese language), Spanish (Spanish language), and a range of Visayan languages. Education thumb right Cebu Doctors' University (File:CDU.jpg) Metro Cebu is the seat of well-known and highly regarded educational institutions in the country. These includes: *University of San Carlos (1595) *University of San Jose–Recoletos (1947) *University of the Philippines Cebu (1918) *Cebu Normal University (1915) Other note-worthy universities and colleges include


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, Fastpak Global Express, and 2GO operating here. A new terminal has been proposed. This planned terminal will only be used by airlines flying international routes to from MCIA. Seaport Metro Cebu's Port of Cebu is the busiest domestic seaport in the Philippines. Along with the ports areas of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu, Cebu's "seaport complex" is considered as the busiest port in the Philippines in terms of number of annual passengers. It is also the main port of entry in the province


major international

'''Cebu''' (Cebuano (Cebuano language): '''''Sugbo''''') is a province (provinces of the Philippines) in the Philippines, consisting of Cebu Island (Cebu (island)) and 167 surrounding islands (List of islands belonging to Cebu Province). It is located to the east of Negros (Negros Island), to the west of Leyte (Leyte Island) and Bohol (Bohol Island) islands. Cebu is a long narrow island stretching 225 kilometers from north to south, surrounded by 167 neighbouring, smaller islands, which include Mactan, Bantayan (Bantayan Island), Malapascua (Malapascua Island), Olango (Olango Island Group) and the Camotes Islands. Cebu has narrow coastlines, limestone plateaus and coastal plains. It also has rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges traversing the northern and southern lengths of the island. Cebu's highest mountains are over 1000 meters high. Flat tracts of land can be found in the city of Bogo (Bogo, Cebu) and in the towns of San Remigio (San Remigio, Cebu), Medellin (Medellin, Cebu) and Daanbantayan (Daanbantayan, Cebu) at the northern region of the province. Its capital is Cebu City, the oldest city in the Philippines, which forms part of the Cebu Metropolitan Area (Metro Cebu) together with four neighboring cities which include Danao City, Lapu-Lapu City, Mandaue City and Talisay City (Talisay City, Cebu) and eight other municipalities. Mactan-Cebu International Airport, located in Mactan island, is the second busiest airport in the Philippines. Cebu City is the centre of a metropolitan area called Metro Cebu, which includes the cities of Carcar, Danao, Lapu-lapu, Mandaue, Naga, Talisay. Metro Cebu has a total population of about 2 million people. The Mactan-Cebu International Airport, located in Lapu-Lapu City is only a twenty-minute drive away from Cebu City. To the northeast of the city are Mandaue City and the town of Consolacion (Consolacion, Cebu), to the west are Toledo City, Cebu Toledo


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. Metro Cebu is a metropolitan area that is located in Cebu City, the capital (Capital (political)) of Cebu and the regional center of Central Visayas with twelve surrounding cities and municipalities. The Metropolitan Cebu Development Council (MCDC) is a body mandated to formulate development plans for the Metro Cebu area and coordinate their implementation. Unlike the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, the MCDC does not have legal and institutional powers

num - align center Talisay City (Talisay, Cebu) align right 200,772 align right 39.87 align right ''' '''¹'''2010 Census ''Note:'' In October 2005, development planners from Regional

Development Council 7, Metropolitan Cebu Development Council headed by the Cebu Provincial Governor and Local Government Units of Cebu expanded the definition of Metro Cebu to include the cities of Carcar and Danao (Danao, Cebu), and the municipality of San Fernando (San Fernando, Cebu). RDC enlarges Metro Cebu - Sun. Star Cebu, October 8, 2005


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in Lapu-Lapu City, it is the second busiest airport in the Philippines, after Metro Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport. It also doubles as the Mactan-Benito Ebuen Air Base. Its current terminal complex is capable of handling and serving 3.5 - 4.0 million air passengers annually. The number of weekly international flights to and from MCIA has constantly increased over the years. Currently, there are direct regular and or charter flights to the following international destinations: Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo-Narita (Tokyo), Seoul-Incheon (Seoul), Busan, Taipei-Taoyuan (Taipei), Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi (Bangkok), Kuala Lumpur-Sepang (Kuala Lumpur) and Port Moresby. Metro Cebu's MCIA is the international gateway to the economic hub of the Central and Southern Philippines. There are numerous daily flights between Cebu and most Philippine cities. Air freight to and from Cebu is reliable and efficient with major international couriers like FedEx, Fastpak Global Express, and 2GO operating here. A new terminal has been proposed. This planned terminal will only be used by airlines flying international routes to from MCIA. Seaport Metro Cebu's Port of Cebu is the busiest domestic seaport in the Philippines. Along with the ports areas of Mandaue and Lapu-Lapu, Cebu's "seaport complex" is considered as the busiest port in the Philippines in terms of number of annual passengers. It is also the main port of entry in the province of Cebu and Central Visayas Region. It plays a vital role in the Philippine's shipping industry with about 80 percent of the country's shipping companies that are based here. The port is located at the center of the province's east coast. It is nestled in a natural harbor in the narrow strait between Cebu City and Mactan Island, the latter providing a natural cover and breakwater, making the port one of the safest and operational the whole year round. Cebu International Port and Cebu Domestic Port serves container vessels and passenger ships with destinations around the country and the world. Cebu International Port is a multipurpose terminal covering an area of 10 hectares with 690 meters of berthing space and a controlling draught of minus 8.5 meters at MLLW. The Cebu Baseport — Domestic Zone is the area for the domestic transactions of different business coming from and going to the different island of the archipelago. It is dedicated to coastwise shipping with 3.5 kilometers of berthing space, 3 finger piers and 3 passenger terminals. Metropolitan Cebu Development Council thumb A view of Cebu City at night. (File:Cebunighttime2.jpg) The Metropolitan Cebu Development Council was created by the RDC through Resolution No.117 (1997) and was patterned after the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority. It is mandated to formulate development plans, prepare programs and projects, and coordinate monitor the implementation of programs and projects that address problems and concerns affecting Metro Cebu. The MCDC is composed of the Provincial Governor of Cebu; the Mayors of the Cities of Cebu, Mandaue, Lapulapu and Talisay; and the Mayors of the Municipalities of Compostela, Liloan, Consolacion, Cordova, Minglanilla and Naga. The Governor of Cebu acts as Interim Chairman of the Council. In August 2005, the Regional Development Council (RDC 7) of Central Visayas, composed of all the governors of Region VII, the Metropolitan Cebu Development Council headed by the Cebu Provincial Governor and Local Government Units of Metro Cebu expanded the definition of Metro Cebu to include the towns of San Fernando (San Fernando, Cebu) and Carcar City in the south and Danao City in the north of the MCDC believe the commercial and industrial area of Cebu has already expanded to the towns of San Fernando and Carcar City and to Danao City. MCDC does not have legal and institutional powers and resources like the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). The MCDC defines the coverage of Metro Cebu for planning purposes only. The Province of Cebu has proposed a bill to create a permanent Metropolitan Cebu Development Authority (MCDA). This bill is still pending in both the House of Representatives and Senate in he Congress of the Philippines. NEDA RDC7 Accomplishment Report(7 2001 - 12 2002) References , and tags ----------------------------------------------------------- -- '''Marcelo Fernan Bridge''' is an extradosed cable-stayed bridge located in Metro Cebu, Cebu (Cebu Province) in the Philippines. It spans across Mactan Channel connecting Cebu Island to Mactan Island. The 12th ASEAN Summit was originally set to be hosted on Cebu island in the Philippines from December 10 to 14. However on December 8, organizers decided to move the summit schedule to January 12–15, 2007 due to Typhoon Seniang (2006 Pacific typhoon season#Typhoon Utor (Seniang)). Cebu Metropolitan Area (Metro Cebu) (composed of Cebu City, Mandaue City, Talisay City, and Lapu-Lapu City) jointly hosted varied events of the summit. The actual conference was held at the Cebu International Convention Center in Mandaue City while the Shangri-La Mactan Island Resort & Spa in Lapu-Lapu City provided accommodations for delegates and venues for smaller meetings. The next EAS was to be held on December 13, 2006 in Metro Cebu, Philippines. After the confidence building of the inaugural EAS the 2006 EAS will help to define the future role of the EAS, its relationship with ASEAN Plus Three and the involvement of Russia in EAS. However in the face of Tropical Typhoon Utor (2006 Pacific typhoon season#Typhoon Utor (Seniang)) the summit was postponed until January 2007. Bangkok Post - Asean summit may be reset for Jan 8-13 Sun Star - Asean summit shelved ‘effectively’? It was re-scheduled for January 15, 2007, approximately a month after the original scheduled date. population 115,400 (2009) regions '''Luzon''': Metro Manila, Baguio City '''Visayas''': Metro Cebu, Iloilo City, Bacolod City '''Mindanao''': Davao City, Cagayan de Oro City languages Korean (Korean language), English (English language), Tagalog (Tagalog language), various Philippine languages (Languages of the Philippines#Indigenous languages)

Metro Cebu

'''Metropolitan Cebu''', or simply '''Metro Cebu''', ( ), is the main urban (Urban area) center of the province of Cebu in the Philippines. Metro Cebu is located along the central eastern portion of the island including the nearby island of Mactan (Mactan Island). It accounts for 20 percent of the land area and 60 percent of the population (''2007 census'') of the entire province of Cebu.

Metro Cebu is a metropolitan area that is located in Cebu City, the capital (Capital (political)) of Cebu and the regional center of Central Visayas with twelve surrounding cities and municipalities.

The Metropolitan Cebu Development Council (MCDC) is a body mandated to formulate development plans for the Metro Cebu area and coordinate their implementation. Unlike the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, the MCDC does not have legal and institutional powers.

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