Naga City Cebu History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Naga is a 5th class coastal city of Cebu Province in Central Visayas Region or Region 7, Philippines.

Naga City (Cebu) City Hall
Naga City (Cebu) City Hall (Credit: Naga City LGU video)

Profile of Naga City (Geography)
Location –> Central part of Cebu Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns and Cities –> Toledo City (north), Minglanilla (east), San Fernando (southwest), Pinamungahan (northwest)
Area –> 101.97 km2 (39.37 sq mi)
Population –> 115,750 (2015 Census)
No. of Barangays –> 28
Revenue (2016) –> 463,120,652.25
Terrain –> Mountainous with rolling hills and coastal plains
Industries –> Trading, Tourism, Manufacturing, Agriculture
Major Products –> Vegetables, Poultry, Cement, Electricity, Corn, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Eduardo Gullas Sr.
Mayor –> Kristine Vanessa T. Chiong
Vice Mayor –> Virgilio M. Chiong

History of Naga

Naga was founded as pueblo in 1785. It became a city on September 2, 2007.

Economy, Business and Investment in Naga

Although agriculture still plays a big part of the local economy, Naga is fast becoming an urban center. In fact, it is now part of Metro Cebu where a lot of subdivisions, malls, and other commercial establishments have sprang up.

Naga is home to a large cement factory and two thermal electric power plant. Other large companies which call Naga their home are FSP Group, MRC Allied Industries, Kyocera Kinseki Philippines, Inc., Pryce Gases, Inc., and Rikio Southeast Asia.

Aerial View of Naga City Cebu
Aerial View of Naga City Cebu (Credit: Naga City LGU Video)

In the mountains are found many vegetable gardens as well as poultry and piggery farms.

Tourist Spots in Naga

Mount Naupa
Naga Boardwalk

Naga City Boardwalk
Naga City Boardwalk (Credit: youtube video)

Bonifacio Park

Festival in Naga

Dagitab Festival

Map of Naga City in Cebu Province

See also: List of Philippine Cities by Region and Province
See also: Biography of Governor Gwendolyn Garcia

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