INFORMATION

GENERAL

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GEOGRAPHY

• Capital: Cebu City​​

• Region: Central Visayas Region (Region VIII)​

​• Total Land Area: 4,864 square kilometers

• Nickname: "Queen City of the South"​​

• ​Philippine Time (PST): GMT+08:00

• ​Zip Code: 6000

POPULATION (as of 2012 statistics)

• Total Population: 4.2 million ​

• Literacy Rate: 93.4%

​• Employment Rate: 91.8%

LANGUAGE

• Native Tongue: Cebuano (Bisaya)​

​• Common Language: English, Tagalog, and other Visayan dialects (e.g. Ilonggo, Waray, Hiligaynon)

• Spoken By Some: Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin and Fukien), Korean, Japanese​

WEATHER AND CLIMATE

• Relatively moderate tropical climate, having no distinct wet or dry season​

​• Temperature Range: 22 to 33 degrees Celcius, or 73 or 91 degrees Fahrenheit

• Start of Rainy Season: July​

ECONOMY AND CURRENCY

• Currency: Peso (₱ or PHP)​

• Principal Crops: Rice, Corn, Cassava, Sugarcane, Coconut

• Principal Industries: Real Estate, Coal Mining, Cloth Manufacturing, Pottery, Refined Sugar​

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

• Modes of Transportation (as of 2010 Fare Prices): Jeepney (₱8), Taxi (₱40 Flagdown) ​

• Buses are available for transportation outside the city.

​• Ships and Ferries are also available for transportation outside the province.

GOVERNMENT

• Form of Government: Democratic Government (Presidential)​

• Current President: President Benigno "Noynoy" S. Aquino III

• Current Governor: Governor Gwendolyn "Gwen" Garcia

• Current Mayor: Michael "Mike" Rama