Bogo City

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The plebiscite for the cityhood of Bogo was held on 16 June 2007 in which 97.82% of voters of Bogo voted for cityhood. Former representative Clavel Asas-Martinez announced that the cityhood of Bogo has been ratified. It became the sixth component city of Cebu province.Template:Sfn

Government center

The new Bogo City Hall was inaugurated on 19 April 2013 by President Benigno Aquino III.[1] Later that year, on 8 November, a powerful super typhoon Yolanda,Template:Sfn[2] also known as Typhoon Haiyan, badly hit northern Cebu, where Bogo City is located, and the city was not spared in the ensuing widespread devastation. Typhoon Yolanda destroyed almost everything from infrastructure to agriculture, with 90% of the populace left homeless, plus thirteen local fatalities among the National death toll of more than 6,000. City Hall was one of the structures damaged: its roof got ripped off, many windows were broken, and other parts of the building were badly damaged.[3]

Geography

Bogo City is located in the northeastern coast of Cebu province, on the principal island of Cebu. It is Template:Convert from Cebu City and is accessible by land and sea. Bogo has an area of Template:Convert, which constitutes Template:Rnd% of the area of Cebu island and Template:Rnd% of the total land area of Cebu province.

Bogo City is bordered on the north by the town of Medellin, to the west by the town of San Remigio, on the east by the Camotes Sea, and on the south by the town of Tabogon.

Barangays

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Climate

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Demographics

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Fiestas and festivals

Piyesta sa Bogo

Bogo City celebrates two town fiestas in every year in honor of its patron saint, Saint Vincent Ferrer.Template:Citation needed

  • 5 April is the official feast day or the death anniversary of San Vicente Ferrer. Many pilgrims around the world will come to venerate the patron saint and almost all activities in this fiesta are religious activities only.
  • 26 - 27 May considered the biggest town fiesta celebration where most visitors come to witness the events, which include the search for Ms Bogo Festival Queen and the celebration of the official festival of Bogo City, the Pintos Festival.Template:Efn The Pintos Festival involves creative street dancing depicting the sangi (Planting) and thanksgiving of the abundant harvest and merrymaking through dancing the Kuyayang – a Bogohanon courtship dance staged in front of the community during fiestas. Barangays all around Bogo join together to form fives cluster tribes.[4]
Bogo City Charter Day

Education

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Media

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Cable and TV stations
  • Bogo Cable TV, Inc.

Major TV networks based in Cebu City have signals in the city

Newspapers

National and local daily newspapers, tabloids and magazines are available in the city.

City hall contact number +639179719977
City of Bogo has its own quarterly official publication "KANAAS" (Gikan sa Amihanan – A Whisper from the North).[6]

Blogs
  • The Bogo Times

City landmarks

The Archdiocesan Shrine of St. Vincent Ferrer
  • The Archdiocesan Shrine of St. Vincent Ferrer
  • The Shrine of the Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal - Lapaz, Bogo City
  • Bogo City Hall
  • Capitancillo Islet
  • Bogo City Plaza Park
  • Bogo City Public Library and Museum
  • Our Lady of Remedies in Odlot

Notable people

City hymn

The Bogo City council has passed an ordinance requiring all schools in Bogo to sing the Bogo Hymn in all flag-raising ceremonies and school programs just like the Philippine National Anthem, "Lupang Hinirang". Radio Stations based in Bogo are also required to play the hymn every sign-on and sign-off.[8] City legislation prohibits the alteration of the lyrics, tempo and tune in the rendition of Bogo hymn entitled "Padayon Bogo".[9]

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References

Sources

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  • Bogo Online, Eufrosino Ursal Luna (Template:Date), Don Pedro Rodriguez - Grand Old Man of Bogo DON PEDRO LAZALA RODRIGUEZ - 1869-1932: The Bogo Hero. (in Cebuano), archived from the original on Template:Date Check date values in: |date= and |archive-date= (help)
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  • "Comelec affirms Bogo is now 6th city of Cebu", Template:Date. 
  • "MONSTER TYPHOON GROWS STRONGER; 10 areas in Visayas under signal no.4", Template:Date. 

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