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  WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Baguio City, approximately 250 kilometers north of Manila, is situated in the heart of the Province of Benguet.
The area of the city is 49 square kilometers enclosed in a perimeter of 30.6 kilometers.
The population of the city as of 1995 was 226,883.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=105   (247 words)

  
 Baguio City at AllExperts
Baguio City is a 1st class highly urbanized city in northern Luzon in the Philippines.
Baguio City was established by the Americans in 1900 and created by the Philippine Assembly as the Summer Capital of the Philippines on June 1, 1903.
Baguio City comprises one congressional district that is represented by a congressman in the House of Representatives.
en.allexperts.com /e/b/ba/baguio_city.htm   (2993 words)

  
 Baguio City, Philippines - Info
Baguio City is the summer capital of the Philippines.
Baguio is a favorite vacation destination of Filipinos and foreign tourist specially during summer because of its year-round cool climate.
Baguio City Cathedral is a majestic church built on top of a hill, and is seen from many parts of the city.
www.philsite.net /baguio.htm   (575 words)

  
 Baguio City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Additionally, Baguio is the seat of government of the Cordillera Administrative Region.
The languages spoken in Baguio are Ilocano, English, Kankana-ey, Ibaloi, Tagalog, Chinese.
Baguio City is politically subdivided into 129 barangays.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baguio_City   (3018 words)

  
 Baguio Philippines
Baguio is the seat of the national Philippine Military Academy, the Univ. of Baguio, and St. Louis University.
The city is bordered by the municipality of Tuba to the south and west, by Itogon to the east, and by Benguet's capital, La Trinidad to the north.
Flights to Baguio are scheduled only in the morning as visibility approaches zero in the afternoon when the fog starts to move in and cover most of the area surrounding the airport.
www.wowphilippinestravelagency.com /Baguio.asp   (749 words)

  
 About Baguio: Afineplace to stay while there
Baguio is a marvelous recreational city carved on a valley in upland Cordillera Region of the Philippines.
Baguio is in the Benguet Province 250 kilometers north of Manila.
Baguio is a city with an altitude of 1,500 meters above sea level.
www.afineplace.com /about_baguio/aboutbaguio_place2stay.html   (532 words)

  
 Baguio Philippines - General Information - TravelPH.Com
In the summer months of March, April and May, Baguio lives up to its title as the "Summer Capital of the Philippines" when thousands of visitors from the lowlands and Manila take their annual exodus to the city to cool off.
Baguio City, approximately 250 kilometers north of Manila, is situated in the Province of Benguet.
Baguio City as the Summer Capital of the Philippines, is the most frequented destinations in Northern Luzon by local and foreign tourists alike.
www.travelph.com /resorts/baguio   (1158 words)

  
 Afineplace to Stay in Baguio
Baguio until today has always been a great mountain resort as Americans planned and built it to be.
Baguio is on a 1,500-meter high plateau in the Cordillera mountain range of Northern Luzon.
Baguio is tropical paradise from November to May. In the summer months of March, April, May, Baguio is indeed the “Summer Capital of the Philippines” when tourists travel to Baguio to cool off.
baguio.afineplace.com   (704 words)

  
 BAGUIO CITY TRAVEL INFORMATION, PHILIPPINES
Situated amidst the mountainous region of Cordillera, 1,500 meters above the sea, 250 kilometers north of Manila, Baguio City is one of the few place in the Philippines blessed with a cool climate.
Baguio has a number of attractions to please the most discriminating of sightseers.
Baguio Cathedral - Rising above the city skyline are the pinkish hues of the Baguio Cathedral.
www.asiatravel.com /philippines/baguio1.html   (1306 words)

  
 Baguio City the mountain resort of the Philippines.
Baguio is fresh and delightful, as you start your final ascent to Baguio, you can smell the pine trees before you can see them, the smell is clean and crisp and is a great way to start your journey and exploration of this unique Philippine city.
Baguio was first established by the Americans in 1909, who recognized the tourist potential of the area, it was not until world war II that the Americans established a recreational area for there service men called Camp John Hay.
Baguio City is the administrative centre of the Cordillera Administration Region.
www.philippines-travel-guide.com /baguio-city.html   (1094 words)

  
 Philippine Post Magazine: Baguio
Known as the summer capital of the Philippines, Baguio City is set apart from the rest of the country because of its pine trees and cool temperature averaging 68 F or 20 C year round.
Baguio City is one of the few places in the Philippines blessed with a cool climate that is least eight degrees cooler than any place in the lowlands.
The Baguio City Market is where you can find the freshest produce straight from the farms of La Trinidad and Benguet-- from sweet strawberries and giant red tomatoes to bright green lettuce and lively mushrooms.
www.philpost.com /0902pages/0902baguio.html   (920 words)

  
 Ten Years after the Earthquake, Baguio is a Disaster Waiting to Happen
But not only have Baguio residents seen tragedy up close like their Payatas counterparts, most of the factors that led to the deaths in the Quezon City dumpsite are also present here - and could result in calamities that can claim as many, or more, lives.
Because Baguio has one of the 10 highest daily rainfall records in the world and is visited by an average of five cyclones in a three-year period, landslides and sinkhole-related mishaps are givens.
But while Baguio officials are well aware of the delicate nature of their city, little has been done to discourage people from constructing homes and even buildings in areas where the ground is unstable.
www.pcij.org /stories/2000/baguio.html   (2205 words)

  
 Baguio City Philippines - www.gobaguio.com
Baguio is bordered by the municility of Tuba to the south and west, by Itogon to the east and to the north by Benguet's capital, La Trinidad.
Baguio retains its title as the Summer Capital of the Philippines no longer because it is the seat of government during the warm months of April, May and June, but because its cool temperature is a much needed respite from the tropical heat that the rest of the country endures on those months.
On September 9, 1909, Baguio was declared a chartered city and the "Summer Capital of the Philippines" with The Mansion as the residence of
www.gobaguio.com /general.html   (942 words)

  
 Baguio City Travel Tips and Information - Baguio City Travel Hotels Resorts Lodging Discounts Philippines
The presidentia of Baguio was first established in the house of the Campulet at the top of the new Tabacalera road at the lower end of Guisad Valley.
Baguio was bombed on December 8, 1941 by the Japanese and they occupied it on December 27 of the same year.
In Baguio City teetered their horses at the water trough which is still intact at its original site until 1984 when it was demolished to give way to the Diamond (75th) Jubilee marker right in the confluence of Session Road and the roads going to Pines Hotel, YMCA and Teachers Camp.
alltravelnetwork.com /philippines/travelinfo/baguio-information.html   (3562 words)

  
 BAGUIO CITY NEWSBRIEFS 06-02-05
BAGUIO CITY (Feb. 12) — Councilor Faustino Olowan proposed the exclusive use of paper bags, buri bags and other biodegradable materials as containers for dry goods and groceries in the city.
BAGUIO CITY (Feb. 12) — Mayor Braulio Yaranon last week issued Administrative Order (AO) 23 creating a tuberculosis diagnostic committee, and named responsible persons for significant functions within the group.
BAGUIO CITY (Feb. 12) — Reports from the Department of Environment and natural Resources-Cordillera Administrative Region (DENR-CAR) showed that pest and fungus infestation killed the pine trees in various parks in the city, instead of the supposed strangulation by ivy plants surrounding the trees.
www.nordis.net /news/2006/ndw060212/ndw060212_17baguio.htm   (745 words)

  
 Baguio City In The Clouds
Baguio City is a melting pot of different cultures from neighboring communities scattered around the city.
As a “cultural cauldron”, problems brought about by these inter-cultural assimilations are also experienced by the city that has to be addressed with the help of the community.
Different institutions in and around the city, and sometimes even beyond the city, are available to help the community address such problems.
www.baguiohotel.com /aid.php   (66 words)

  
 The Apostolic Vicariate of Baguio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Apostolic Vicariate of Baguio, created July 6, 1992 from the then Apostolic Vicariate of the Mountain Provinces, now comprises the city of Baguio and the civil province of Benguet.
Baguio City within the province of Benguet is sometimes called Pines City because of its picturesque forests of Benguet Pine.
The Apostolic Vicariate of Baguio is run by 47 priests, 24 of them diocesan and 23 religious, assisted by 219 religious sisters in related activities.
www.cbcponline.org /baguio   (446 words)

  
 INNSISON Apartelles, Baguio Hotels
Established as the Summer Capital of the Philippines in 1903, Baguio City is the foremost tourist destination in the Philippines.
Mention Baguio City and the first few thoughts that comes to mind are pine trees, cool temperature, fresh vegetables, cultural and historical variety.
Baguio City is home to many tourist spots and is a getaway of those living not only in Metro Manila, nearby lowlands but the entire Philippine populace.
www.innsison.com   (574 words)

  
 Baguio Earthquake
Because of the extensive devastation, Baguio City was described to be a virtual "war zone." Also, it was running low on water, fuel, food, and other miscellaneous basic necessities to include much-needed medicines for the injured and sick people.
The three main access roads to Baguio were blocked by landslides that hundreds of motorists were stuck along the highways.
These were provided through the courtesy of the BAGUIO MIDLAND COURIER, a weekly publication based in the Baguio City - which in 1989-90 was adjudged as the "Most Outstanding Provincial Newspaper." These were front-page news and lead stories published in their issues for July 22 & 29 and August 5, 1990.
www.cityofpines.com /baguioquake/quake.html   (982 words)

  
 Baguio, Philippines Destination Guide from asia-hotels.com
Baguio's attractions have been stripped of its lustre as the city grapples with the ill effects of modernisation.
Still, Baguio has a bit of charm left found in the steady stream of strawberries, fresh vegetables, some varieties of which are not available in Manila's markets, and handicrafts that are traditionally made by the endemic Igorot tribes.
The village is a popular haunt of Baguio artists who regularly hold exhibits in the compound and an eclectic mix of workshops from painting, pottery, paper-making to performance arts.
www.asiahotels.com /cityguides/philippines-baguio.asp   (2411 words)

  
 The Baguio We All Want Petition
The City Council of the City of Baguio
We believe that uncontrolled urbanization took its toll and has made the city no longer as a prime tourist citadel that it used to be; no longer as conducive as a residential city that it used to be; and has ceased to be a prime scholastic friendly academic city.
We believe that Baguio City's heritage as a center of culture and as a promoter of environmental awareness is a valuable asset not just to the Philippines, but also to the world.
www.petitiononline.com /baguiows/petition.html   (1205 words)

  
 Baguio Tourist Information
Although Banauo is nine hours away from Baguio by bus, the tourist who takes the time to see this marvel of culture and architecture would be greatly rewarded.
Situated at the heart of the city, Burnham is the traditional venue of the city's numerous festivities.
A tour of Baguio is incomplete with a bite of the jumbo-sized burgers and sundaes at the Club which was formerly the RandR center of the United States Armed Force personnel in the Philippines.
www.asianinfo.org /asianinfo/philippines/baguio_tourist_information.htm   (1359 words)

  
 Baguio City In The Clouds
Baguio Hotels allows views of one of the cooler places in the Philippines with rolling clouds.
Baguio City is located ideally, with a breathtaking view of the green pine mountains.
Baguio City Philippines accommodations can be found under Lodging, where an array of hostels, hotels, resorts, inns, and homesteads can be found.
www.baguiohotel.com   (333 words)

  
 Baguio/Banaue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Towards the turn of the 20th century, the American city planner Daniel Burnham carved on a valley in the upland Cordillera region of northern Luzon a summer recreational center, the city of Baguio.
Baguio and Banaue are anchor tourist destinations and part of the 7,000 times more islands that make up the Philippine archipelago.
While Baguio bursts at the seams with restaurants, one has a limited choice in Banaue where most dining outlets are found in the mountain inns and lodges.
www.dotpcvc.gov.ph /Destinations/baguio.htm   (1970 words)

  
 Baguio HomePartners Real Estate Services - Site Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Baguio is the place to be in summer — and its summer in Baguio all year round.
It is the only city in the country which, back in the 1900’s, was planned and designed.
Baguio HomePartners┬« Real Estate Services is a Licensed Real Estate Brokerage, registered with the Department of Trade and Industry — Baguio City, Philippines and is authorized to facilitate contracts between buyers and sellers of properties.
www.baguiohomes.com /content.php   (1071 words)

  
 Greening Baguio City - Apr. 21, 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Both government and private architects unveiled five cross-sections of a redesigned Baguio last week, and the results were less a reworking of a future city, and more a repudiation of what it had become, said Joseph Alabanza, former presidential adviser on urban reforms.
A former city architect, Alabanza had been pushing for a "less congested" Baguio for the better part of his career.
Their resulting plans capitalized on Alabanza's conviction that a future Baguio should explore its "sense of place." It is the only city that was designed from the ground up by the American colonial government in 1909.
www.inq7.net /reg/2004/apr/21/reg_9-1.htm   (493 words)

  
 Sun.Star Network Online - Baguio City continues anti-meningococcemia vaccination   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
BAGUIO CITY -- The City Health Officer Florence Reyes advised Saturday Baguio residents to bring their children aged two and eight to the nearest health centers to avail the free anti-meningococcemia vaccination.
Forty percent of the cases occurred in Benguet, 30 percent in Baguio, 16 percent in Mt. Province and one percent in Ifugao.
The vaccination threshold has exceeded in the provinces of Benguet and Mt. Province and in Baguio City and in consideration of the population congestion in specific municipalities and with the mobility of the population, a semi-mass vaccination strategy" is needed.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/net/2005/11/13/baguio.city.continues.anti.meningococcemia.vaccination.html   (559 words)

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