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Philippines - Regions & Provinces

Discussion in 'Life in the Philippines' started by HaloHalo, Aug 19, 2019.

  1. HaloHalo
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    Aklan - Oldest province in the Philippines
    Agusan del Norte - Land of Antiquated Finds
    Alimodian, Iloilo - Banana Capital of Panay
    Antipolo - City in the Sky
    Antique - Province where the mountain meets the sea
    Aurora - Land of Golden Sunrise
    Bacoor - Band Capital of the Philippines
    Bacolod - The City of Smile
    Baguio City - Summer Capital and the City of Pines
    Bataan - History Hub of Central Luzon
    Batangas - Diving and Shipping Capital
    Batanes - Land of True Insulars
    Benguet - Salad Bowl of the Philippines
    Biliran - Shipyard of Antiquity
    Bohol - Land of Chocolate Hills and Tarsier
    Borongan - King City of the East
    Bulacan - Manila's Gateway to the North
    Bukidnon - Pineapple Capital
    Butuan - Timber City of the South
    Cagayan de Oro - City of Golden Friendship
    Cainta, Rizal - Bibingka Capital
    Calamba - Hot Spring Capital
    Calbayog - City of Waterfalls
    Camarines Sur - Wakeboarding Capital
    Camiguin - Island Born of Fire
    Catbalogan - City of Captivating Contrast
    Cotabato - Land of Mightiest Mountain
    Catanduanes - Land of the Howling Wind
    Cauayan, Isabela - Mushroom City of the North
    Cavite - Cradle of Phil. Revolution
    Cebu City- Oldest City in the Philippines
    Cebu - Gateway to a Thousand Journeys
    Dagupan - Bangus Capital
    Dapitan - Shrine and Historic City of the South
    Davao - Fruit Basket and King City of the South
    Davao City - Largest City in the Philippines
    Davao del Norte - Durian and Banana Capital
    Digos - Clay Capital of Mindanao
    Dinagat Island - Mystical Province of Love
    Dipolog - The Phil. Orchid City
    Donsol, Sorsogon - World's Whale Shark Capital
    Dumaguete - City of Gentle People
    Eastern Samar - Gateway to Philippine Discovery
    El Nido - Heaven on Earth
    El Salvador, Misamis Oriental - City of Divine Mercy
    General Santos City - Tuna Capital
    Gingoog - City of Good Luck
    Guimaras - Mango County of Visayas
    Gutalac, Zamb. Norte - Pebble Capital
    Iligan - industrial City of the South
    Iloilo - Province with most number of barangays
    Iloilo City - The First queen City of the South
    Imus - The Philippine Flag Capital
    Ilocos Sur - Heritage Haven of the Far North
    Isabela - Rice Granary of the North
    Isulan - Oil Palm Capital of the Philippines
    Kalinga - White Rafting Capital of the North
    Kidapawan - City at the foot of Mt Apo
    Koronadal - Ilonggo City of the South
    Laguna - The Silicon Valley
    Lanao del Norte - Land of Beauty and Bounty
    Lanao del Sur - Cradle of Muslim Art
    Lantapan, Bukidnon - Vegetable Basket of Mindanao
    La Trinidad, Benguet - Strawberry Capital
    La Union - Surfing Capital of the North
    Las Pinas - Salt Center of Metro Manila
    Legazpi - City of Fun and Adventure, ATV Capital
    Lingayen - The Most Romantic Place
    Lipa, Batangas - City of Pride
    Lucena, Quezon - Biofuel & Biopalm City
    Maasin City, Southern Leyte - The Religious City
    Mandaue, Cebu - Furniture Capital
    Malaybalay, Bukidnon - Summer Capital of the South
    Malita - Banana Capital of Davao
    Molo, Iloilo - Athens of the Philippines
    Makati - Manhattan of the Philippines
    Maguindanao - Seat of Muslim Mindanao
    Manduluyong - Shopping Capital
    Manila - Ever Distinguished Loyal City
    Marikina - Shoe Capital of the Philippines
    Marinduque - Heart of the Philippines
    Masbate - Great Wild West of Philippines
    Mati - Coconut City of the South
    Miagao, Iloilo - Municipality with most number of barangays, Onion Capital of Visayas
    Misamis Occ - Christmas Capital of Mindanao
    Muntinlupa - The Emerald City
    Naga - Bicols Queen City
    Navotas - Fishing Capital of Greater Manila
    Negros Occidental - Province with Most Number of Cities and the Sugar Capital of the Philippines
    Negros Oriental - Whale and Dolphin Haven
    Nueva Ecija - Rice Granary of the Philippines
    Nueva Vizcaya - Watershed Haven of Cagayan Valley
    Oriental Mindoro - Harbor Gateway to the South
    Oroquieta - City of Good Life
    Pagadian - Little Hong Kong of the South
    Pampanga - Culinary Capital of the Philippines
    Pangasinan - Saltmaking Capital
    Palawan - Largest Province in the Philippines
    Palawan - Philippines' Last Frontier
    Paranaque - Fashion Capital
    Pasay - Travel Capital
    Passi - Sweet City at the Heart of Panay
    Pateros - Balut Capital
    Pototan, Iloilo - Christmas Capital of Visayas
    Puerto Galera - Poors man Boracay
    Puerto Princesa - EcoTourism Capital
    Quezon City - City of Stars and New Horizons
    Quirino - Forest Heartland of Cagayan Valley
    Rizal - Cradle of Philippine Arts
    Roxas City - Seafood Capital of the Philippines
    Romblon - Marble Capital
    Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro - Largest Municipality in the Philippines
    Samal - Philippine Island Garden City
    Samar - Spelunking Capital
    San Fernando, Pampanga - Lantern Capital
    San Juan - Tiangge Capital
    Siquijor - Island of Fire
    Sitangkai, Tawi Tawi - Venice of the South
    South Cotabato - Conference Capital of Mindanao
    Sulu - Land of Exotic Fruits
    Surigao del Norte - Surfing Capital
    Tacloban City - City of Hope
    Tagbilaran - City of Peace and Friendship
    Taguig - The ProvinSyudad
    Tagum - Music Capital of the South
    Tarlac - Melting Pot of Central Luzon
    Tuguegarao - Premier Ybanag City
    Valenzuela - Vibrant City of Discipline
    Zambales - Chromite Capital
    Zamboanga del Norte - Province of South's Twin City
    Zamboanga City - Asias Latin City, Sardines Capital, City of Flowers
  2. Druk1
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    Siquijor land of fire and camiguin land born of fire?Been to both though :) Stayed in sitangkai got its name venice of the south because the main street floods,someone had burnt the hotel down when I was there o_O
  3. Alexnew
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    It lists Legazpi rather than Albay?
  4. Druk1
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    Puerto Galera...Poor Mans Boracay :lol::lol: who makes these names up :rolleyes:
  5. graham59
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    graham59 Well-Known Member

    Dagupan... 'Bangus Capital'. I live about 10 miles north of the city.

    Yes, lots of fish farms up here. Shame I'm not a big fan of fish or seafood. :(

    We also have some nice beaches though....and lovely friendly people...and Mangoes. :like:
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