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Wednesday, 14 July 2010 10:22

Cebu Facts

Written by Chris

15 Quick Facts about Cebu

Here is to get you started loving ♥ Cebu....

  1. Cebu Province consist of Cebu island and 167 other islands
  2. Total Population is 3,500,000 with Cebu City having around 800,000
  3. The major currency being use is the Philippine Peso
  4. Weather is best from December to May when its not too hot and not too wet
  5. Cebu is the 7th best island in the world according to Conde Travel Magazine
  6. The island boasts world class beaches and diving spots
  7. Number 1 tourist spot in the country
  8. People speak Cebuano( a dialect that is spoken mostly in the Visayas and Mindanao Region)
  9. English is also widely spoken.
  10. Cebu was known as Zubu or Sugbo
  11. Sinulog, probably the biggest festival in the Philippines, is celebrated every third week of January
  12. Cebu is home to the "Prisoners who danced to Michael Jackson's thriller"
  13. Colon street is the oldest street in the Philippines
  14. Fort San Pedro is the oldest and smallest tri-bastion fort in the country
  15. University of San Carlos Cebu was founded in 1595 by the Spaniards, making it the oldest University in the Philippines and in Asia.
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