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Learn More And Be Guided By These Philippines City Maps

Explore the Philippines with confidence with the help of Philippines city maps.

And city maps of the Philippines are readily available online and for the tourists and the constant travelers who may want to discover what these Philippine cities have to offer, what they need to do is to get online and use appropriate keywords like "Philippine cities" "cities in the Philippines maps" to learn more about these cities and the maps for these cities.

It should be easy to find sources for maps of cities in the country and all you need to do is to target the ones that have a high reputation or has many links.

This way you can easily confirm the validity of these maps and the information that can be sourced from the site. And just a simple check online will be helpful since you can see the targeted maps, and depending on the map provider you can actually download the maps for your own convenience.

Before you check out these maps of the cities, it is suggested that a little background on the Philippine cities should be in order. This is helpful if you will be discovering these cities and more important if you will immerse yourself to the day-to-day activities in these cities when you visit these. A Philippine city is a tier of the local government in the country. And all the cities that you can encounter are considered chartered cities, which mean that their existence as corporate and administrative entities is governed by their charters as backed by the Local Government Code of 1991.

Philippine cities are also given the power to appoint one congressional district and a representative for every 250,000 count in population. the city will also be given the chance to have a police force, the common seal and the power to take, purchase, receive, hold lease, convey and disposes the real and the personal property for the general interest of the city. Philippine cities are also given the power to effectively condemn a private property that will be used for public use.

Philippine cities are usually classified into one of three categories:

. Highly Urbanized Cities. These are the cities with over 200,000 residents as certified by the National Statistics Office and whose latest income is more than 50 million pesos based on the 1991 constant prices. There are currently 33 highly urbanized cities in the Philippines and half of which are in Metro Manila.

. Independent Component Cities. These cities are those that prohibit their voters from voting in the provincial elections. There are five independent component cities in the country and these are: Dagupan, Cotabato, Naga, Ormoc and Santiago.

. Component Cities. These cities which did not reach the requirements are called component cities in the provinces where they are situated.

These Philippine cities can also be classified according to their income in the past three fiscal years. The classifications of these cities are as follows:

. 1st Class with income of 300 million and above

. 2nd Class with income of 240 million or more but less than 300 million

. 3rd Class with income of 180 million or more but less than 240 million

. 4th Class with income of 120 million or more but less than 180 million

. 5th Class with income of 60 million or more but less than 120 million

. 6th Class with income below 60 million

Using the internet to find Philippines City Maps

Knowing this little information will prep you in the discovery of these cities courtesy of the maps of these Philippine cities. Of course you can start your search for maps using Wikipedia. Using, you will get to learn more about these cities and you will be lead to respective sites of the cities and their maps. A complete listing of municipalities and cities in the Philippines can be accessed in another Wiki page and this information can be accessed on

For an in-depth source of Philippines city maps and cities, then a check with Travel is an important and a suggested activity. The site offers an interactive city map. Aside from the Philippines city maps, you get to gain basic information about the cities and the possible restaurants where you can dine and spend some time off.

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