Naga City in Cebu

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naga city of Cebu province

Naga City is one of Cebu Province’s cities located in the Southern part of Cebu City, Visayas Region, Republic of the Philippines.

The City has over 100 thousand residents according to the 2015 population census, and it has over 60 thousand eligible voters according to the electoral list in 2016.

Naga City is a fast developing economy hosting international business and industrial facilities within and around the city.

Aside from being an industrial area, Naga also offers attractions, historical sites, as well as exciting travel destinations.

Naga is only about 22 kilometers from the Provincial Capital, which is established in Cebu City. The Municipality of Minglanilla bounds it in the North; the Municipality of San Fernando bounds it in the South; the Municipality of Pinamungahan and Toledo City bound it in the West; and Bohol Strait bounds Naga in the East.

barangays of Naga

The City has 28 barangays under its jurisdiction. Here they are…

Alfaco, Bairan, Balirong, Cabungahan, Cantao-an, Central Poblacion, Cogon, Colon, East Poblacion, Inayagan, Inoburan, Jaguimit, Lanas, Langtad, Lutac, Mainit, Mayana, Naalad, North Poblacion, Pangdan, Patag, South Poblacion, Tagjaguimit, Tangke, Tinaan, Tuyan, Uling, West Poblacion.

It is worth knowing the names of these barangays especially when you are visiting the City and one or more of its barangays.

There were legal issues that concern Naga City’s cityhood especially Cityhood Laws. Naga has been on and off as a city but was finally declared and gained its cityhood in 2011 as one of the 16 municipalities that were proclaimed by the Supreme Court.

geography and land features

Naga City has a total land area, according to the Cadastral survey, of over nine thousand hectares. It has an arable land, residential areas, commercial and industrial zones.

It has certified alienable land, more forest and reservation land and some national parks and playgrounds.

Naga is comprised of about 44 percent mountainous areas out of the total land area. The rest is a combination of both flat lands and some rolling terrains which are being preserved a forest and agroforest areas.

travel resources

When you are traveling or simply visiting the City and its surrounding barangays, you would not find it blur and uninteresting as it has everything you need to for remote explorations and active events.

You can easily find commercial banks and exchange money centers if you need cash for your movement.

However, it is always advisable to bring around enough money to save yourself from the troubles of searching banks and spending time for that instead of freely moving around and exploring places.

business establishments

Certainly, you can find lots of shops where you can purchase your supplies for your travel.

In the city, it is easy to find restaurants and cafés, fresh fish and meat shops, general merchandise, service and repair shops, pharmacy, gas station, bakeries and other shops you might need in preparation for your activities.

Credit cards are not that quite accepted in most places.

Attraction and Travel Destinations

Naga is not just a city with industrial complex and noisy environment. Outside of it, you will find lots of sites, natural attractions, resorts and human-made structures or places for relaxation.

Anyhow, plan your visit so that you will have a more fruitful and memorable experience in the area. Some of the places recommended by many satisfied travelers are the following…

attractions & travel destinations

Naga City is not just a city with industrial complex and noisy environment. Outside of it, you will find lots of sites, natural attractions, resorts and human-made structures or places for relaxation.

Anyhow, plan your visit so that you will have a more fruitful and memorable experience in the area. Some of the places recommended by many satisfied travelers are the following…

  • Hot Spring Mainit
  • Balili Beach Resort Tana-an
  • Saint Francis Catholic Church
  • Old Municipal Hall
  • New City Hall
  • Beach Area Park and Sea Wall
  • Park and Fountain Area
  • Mountain Climbing / Hiking
  • Motorbiking
  • Boating and Kayaking
  • Teodoro Mendiola Sports Field and Oval – has track and field oval, swimming pools (Olympic standard), basketball court, tennis court, and volleyball court.

Thank you for reading through this page. Hopefully, this helps your search for this city. You can search more about the City here.

Have a fantastic day!

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