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Metro Manila, Islands Philippines

Philippines: Capitals and Major Centers

Metro Manila, in Luzon, is the capital and principal centre of government, business, commerce and education.

Metro Manila is composed of four cities and 13 municipalities which cover 630 square kilometres.

Baguio City, Islands PhilippinesBaguio is located in the Cordillera Mountains in northern Luzon five hours from Manila and is the summer capital of the country.

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Cebu City, Islands PhilippinesThe island province of Cebú is the second gateway to the Philippines and lies in the middle of the Visayans island group.

It is composed of 167 islands and Cebú is the province's capital.

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Davao is the capital of Mindanao and is one of the largest cities in the world in terms of land area.

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The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. Marcel Proust

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Merienda Philippines Cuisine

Merienda is taken from the Spanish, and is a light meal or snack especially in the afternoon, similar to the concept of afternoon tea. If the meal is taken close to dinner, it is called merienda cena, and may be served instead of dinner.

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About Philippines

The Philippines, officially known as the Republic of the Philippines (Filipino: Repúblika ng Pilipinas), is a sovereign island country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. West across the South China Sea sits Vietnam. The Sulu Sea to the southwest lies between the country and the island of Borneo, and to the south the Celebes Sea separates it from other islands of Indonesia. It is bounded on the east by the Philippine Sea.


Luzon Philippines Area
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Mindanao Philippines Area
Cagayan de Oro Philippines, Davao Philippines, Zamboanga Philippines


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