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Cebu : Political Subdivision
The five major cities in Cebu province are Cebu, Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu, Danao and Toledo; while there are 48 towns or municipalities. Facing Bohol Strait is the island's capital, Cebu City and historic Mactan Island lies just across the city's harbor.
Cebu City is bounded by the city of
Mandaue and the municipality of Consoalcion in the north; city harbor
and Bohol Strait in the east; Talisay town in the south and Toledo
City in the west. Of the 73 barangays comprising the city, 30 are
categorized as mountain barangays with land area totaling 27,797 hectares.
There are 6 congresional districts, 3 component cities, namely: Lapulapu,
Danao and Toledo; 2 highly urbanized cities: Cebu and Mandaue; 48
municipalities; and 1,122 barangays.
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Popular catches include tilapia, catfish (hito), milkfish (bangus), grouper (lapu-lapu), shrimp (hipon), prawns (sugpo), mackerel (galunggong, hasa-hasa), swordfish, oysters (talaba), mussels (tahong), clams (halaan and tulya), large and small crabs (alimango and alimasag respectively), game fish, sablefish, tuna, cod, blue marlin, and squid/cuttlefish (both called pusit).
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