Cebu, Philippines

"Queen of the South". Because of its all-year round tropical weather visitors enjoy the heat of the sun in its beaches and blue waters with corals and white sands on the shore.

Shipping is a chief industry in Cebu and consists mainly of trade with other Philippine ports. Among other industries in the city are the manufacture of processed food, textiles, and chemicals. Cebu is also a world center for production of rattan furniture. The Mactan Export Processing Zone, an industrial tax-free zone that includes approximately 35 foreign- and Philippine-owned ventures, is located on Mactan Island adjacent to the airport. Tourists are drawn to nearby beaches and coral reefs.

"The Queen City of the South". It stands out among the islands in Visayas. It is also called "The Next Economic Miracle", Asia's newest booming city. Among its valuable products crops of tobacco, sugar, cotton, coffee, hemp, and corn. The principal industries there are coal mining and the manufacturing of cloth, pottery, and refined sugar.

Cebu is a paradise. It is perfect place for vacation and also for business. It is one of the top destinations in the Philippines visited by tourists and entrepreneurs.  Not only the beach and sunlovers are attracted to Cebu. Business people will enjoy a trip in the town. First class accommodations, sports facilities, native and exotic cuisines, discos and bars await them. The "Queen City" is a modern metropolis. There are large malls, luxurious hotels and professional business centers.

Metro Cebu is the second largest metropolitan area in the Philippines after metropolitan Manila. Population (1990) city, 610,417; metropolitan area (1990 estimate), 1,066,000.

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Cebu is one of the oldest Spanish settlements in the Philippines. Spanish conquerors founded the city in 1565 and made it their capital until 1571.

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