Bogo City History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Bogo is a 6th class city of Cebu Province in Central Visayas Region or Region VII, Philippines.

Bogo City Hall
Bogo City Hall (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Bogo City (Geography)
Location –> Northeastern part of Cebu Island in Central Philippines (See map below)
*Distance from Cebu City –> 98.3 Kilometers
Neighboring Towns –> Medellin (north), Tabogon (south), San Remegio (west)
Area –> 103.52 km2 (39.97 sq mi)
Population –> 78,120 (2015 Census)
No. of Barangays –> 29
Revenue (2016) –> 384,325,949.38
Terrain –> Hilly with coastal plains and valleys
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Corn, Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 4th
Government Officials
Congressman –> Janice Salimbangon
Mayor –> Carlo Jose Martinez
Vice Mayor –> Maria Cielo A. Martinez

History of Bogo City

Bogo was already settled before the coming of the Spaniards. In 1850, It was separated from Daanbantayan and became a new parish.
On June 16, 2007, Bogo became a component city of Cebu Province by virtue of Republic Act 9390.

Economy, Business and Investment in Bogo City

Bogo City is the commercial and financial center of northern Cebu. Still, farming and fishing are the main sources of livelihood for many residents of the city.

Tourist Spots in Bogo City

Capitancillo Islet
Archdiocesan Shrine of St. Vincent Ferrer
Bogo City Plaza
Bogo Wharf

Festivals in Bogo City

Pintos Festival
Feast Day of San Vicente Ferrer

Map of Bogo 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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