Cebu City - Wikipedia
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Cebu City (Cebuano, Dakbayan sa Sugbo) is a highly urbanized 1st-class city in the Central Visayas Region of the Philippines. It is the sixth-most populous city in the country and the Visayas' most populous. According to the 2020 census it has 964,169 residents.
It is the capital and regional center of Central Visayas, and the seat of government for the province of Cebu. However, it is independent. It and its surrounding area have a significant influence on commerce, trade and industry in the entire Visayas region and Mindanao. It is home to approximately 80% of the country’s domestic shipping companies.
Cebu is bordered on the north by Balamban and Danao, and on its west by Toledo and the cities of Lapu-Lapu, and Mandaue, and on its east by the cities Liloan and Consolacion, and Compostela. On the south, Talisay is the only city. It is located at the eastern shore of Cebu Island's Cebu Island. It is the heart of Metro Cebu. This area, the second-largest in terms of population and economy, includes the cities of Carcar and Danao, Lapu–Lapu, Mandaue and Naga, as well as the municipalities (towns), of Compostela and Consolacion Cordova, Liloan and Minglanilla. Metro Cebu was home to 2,849,213 people in 2015, making it second most populous metro area after Metro Manila in Luzon.