Bago City

From Wikipilipinas: The Hip 'n Free Philippine Encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
City of Bago
Ph seal negros occidental bago city.png
Ph locator negros occidental bago.png
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Negros Occidental
Barangays 24
Physical characteristics
Total (2000) 141,721

Bago City is a 2nd class city in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 141,721 people in 27,965 households.

The city is located 21 kilometers south of Bacolod.

Ramon D. Torres was elected Mayor in 2007 replacing Janet E. Torres; whose husband served as mayor for three consecutive terms. The coliseum located in the heart of the main town was named after him.

Bago City has its own subsidized college located in Barangay Balingasag. Most of the students come from the southern part of the island.

Buenos Aires Mountain Resort is one of the main areas flocked by tourist. Kipot Twin Falls is another beautiful spot.



The town fiesta is celebrated every November 1-5.


Bago City is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.

  • Abuanan
  • Alianza
  • Atipuluan
  • Bacong-Montilla
  • Bagroy
  • Balingasag
  • Binubuhan
  • Busay
  • Calumangan
  • Caridad
  • Dulao
  • Ilijan
  • Lag-Asan
  • Ma-ao Barrio
  • Jorge L. Araneta
  • Mailum
  • Malingin
  • Napoles
  • Pacol
  • Poblacion
  • Sagasa
  • Tabunan
  • Taloc
  • Sampinit

External links

Flag of the Philippines.png This Philippine-related article is a stub. You can help WikiPilipinas by expanding it.

Coordinates: 10°32′N, 122°50′E

Original Source

Original content from Wikipedia under GNU Free Documentation License. See full disclaimer.