Facts - Some
Do's and Dont's in Cebu - Cebu Getting
Around - Cebu Past
and Present - Cebu Heritage
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.
Philippines Cuisine History and Influences
During the pre-Hispanic era in the Philippines, the preferred Austronesian methods for food preparation were boiling, steaming and roasting. The ingredients for common dishes were obtained from locally raised livestock. These ranged from kalabaw (water buffaloes), baka (cows), manok (chickens) and baboy (pigs) to various kinds of fish and seafood. More details at Philippines Cuisine History and Influences