• Iloilo City - Philippines!

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    Cities have always been the natural economic units of theworld. But in the past several decades, what we once thought of as separatecities ?with central cores surrounded by rural villages, or later bysuburbs ?have grown into "megaregions" composed of two or morecities, like the Boston-New York-Washington corridor. Richard Florida of


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    The geographical location of this city makes this city a central place to be a major participant in the country's overall economic and financial portfolio. There are too many attractions in this historical city but the Bouskoura forest is the only natural attraction in the city. Not only this but there is so many other things to do and places to visit while having a family trip or a business tour to this attraction of Morocco. You can find a lot of foreign tourists in Casablanca and if you are traveling from London, you can easily book your cheap flights to Casablanca from London.- Allen Ross

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    A city usually consists of residential, industrial and business areas together with administrative functions which may relate to a wider geographical area. A large share of a city's area is generally taken up by houses, roads, and streets. Lakes and rivers may be the only undeveloped areas within the city. -

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    In a big city, people have the best chance to study and work. There are many good universities to choose from in a big city. Moreover, when you graduate, you also find it easier to find opportunities to get a good job with a good salary. That is quite difficult in small cities or countrysides, where there are not as many many big companies and groups. Hence, many graduate students choose big cities to live and work. In short, it is where you can take advantage of a city's benefits for yourself.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Highly Urbanized Cities in the Philippines

In Philippines the classification of  the cities are based on the population and income. Highly Urbanized City is considered to be top classification. The cities belongs here  should have a minimum population of two hundred thousand (200,000) inhabitants, as certified by the National Statistics Office, and with the latest annual income of at least Fifty Million Pesos (P50,000,000.00) based on 1991 constant prices, as certified by the city treasurer. There are currently 33 highly urbanized cities in the Philippines, 16 of them located in Metro Manila.

Highly Urbanized Cities are the main part in the economic development of every region, province or island.

Below is the list of cities which are identified as Highly Urbanized City.

1. Caloocan
2. Las Pinas
3. Makati
4. Malabon
5. Mandaluyong
6. Manila
7. Marikina
8. Muntinlupa
9. Navotas
10. Paranaque
11. Pasay
12. Pasig
13. San Juan
14. Quezon
15. Taguig
16. Valenzuela

Based on NSO CY 2007
1. Angeles
2. Baguio
3. Lucena
4. Olongapo
5. Puerto Princesa
2. Cebu
3. Iloilo
5. Mandaue
6. Tacloban
1. Butuan
2. Cagayan de Oro
3. Davao
4. General Santos
5. Iligan
6. Zamboanga

These highly urbanized cities help a lot in the development of the nation.  They have high facilities that can accommodate a lot of events, tourists and businesses.