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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.
Philippine Cuisine Island Philippines
Dishes range from the very simple, like a meal of fried salted fish and rice, to the elaborate paellas and cocidos created for fiestas, of Spanish origin. Popular dishes include: lechón (whole roasted pig), longganisa (Philippine sausage), tapa (cured beef), torta (omelette), adobo (chicken and/or pork braised in garlic, vinegar, oil and soy sauce, or cooked until dry), kaldereta (meat in tomato sauce stew), mechado (larded beef in soy and tomato sauce). More details at Philippine Cuisine Island Philippines