Privacy Statement

Philippine Cities


The Philippines has a lot of beautiful, breath-taking cities that never fail to welcome an adventure-thirsty tourist. The Filipino people takes pride from the fact that foreigners from all over the globe love to relax, explore and even plans to retire in their own cities.

The following are a list of the major cities in the country:

Quezon City – is known as the Wellness Capital of the Philippines. This is the largest city in Metro Manila. It was also the former capital of the country (1948-1976). This city is the most prosperous local government unit in the Philippines in terms of share of internal revenue allotment (IRA), current assets, gross net income, gross income and cash in banks. The city remained as the only solvent of Philippine city as it functions on a surplus fund of more than 2 billion pesos. The city has a lot of features to offer to its residents like tree-lined boulevards, commercial areas, and spacious parks. It is the chief entertainment capital of the country it is more fondly called as the “Hollywood of the Philippines” since many Filipino TV shows, movies and music are formed in the city. Those big TV networks in the country have their central stations in the city.

Cebu City – known as the Queen City of the South. It is the oldest city in the country. Its local economy is generally propped up by services, tourism and trade. The small and medium enterprises, have played a major role in its economy, which is ambitiously run by its natural entrepreneurial tendencies of its own manpower.

The city is the country is a home to a number of international and national firms and is the major domestic shipping hub. These made the city as the 2nd most vital economic center.

Manila City – is known as the Global City of the country. This is also the capital of the Philippines from 1571 – 1948 and 1976 – present). It is the hub of a booming metropolitan area a home of more than 10 million people.

Davao City – is called as the Land of Promise. It also has an international title as the largest city in the world in terms of land area which occupies over a 2,400 square kilometers. Its seaport and the international airport are the most active cargo hubs in Southern Philippines. It is being prepared as a retirement haven because of its bigger area to house more people than other cities in the region.

As the World Bank present its Cities Development Project in the Philippines in 1999, the Philippine cities have become a center of innovative development activities, demonstrating the capability and the eagerness of the local governments to accept the improvement program into their own hands.


Back to Home