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  1. Dumaguete es una ciudad filipina localizada en la provincia de Negros Oriental. Es la capital, principal puerto, y mayor ciudad de Negros Oriental. Según el censo de 2000 posee una población total de 102.265 habitantes. El gentilicio de la ciudad es dumagueteño. A la ciudad se la conoce como la Ciudad de la Buena Gente .

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    "Dumaguete" was coined from the Cebuano word dagit, which means "to snatch". The word dumaguet, meaning "to swoop", was coined because of frequent raids by Moro pirates on this coastal community and its power to attract and keep visitors, both local and foreign. In 1572, Diego López Povedano indicated the place as Dananguet, but cartographerPedro Murillo Velarde in 1734 already used present name of Dumaguete for the settlement.

    Capital after division

    The island of Negros was divided into the provinces of Negros Oriental and Negros Occidental by a royal decree executed by Governor General Valeriano Weyler on January 1, 1890. Dumaguete was made the first and only capital of the new Negros Oriental Province.

    Philippine Revolution

    During 1898, months after the arrival of Emilio Aguinaldo from exile, the Negros Revolution suddenly broke-out. Negros Occidental Province, which was still ruled by the Spanish authorities, eventually surrendered to the Negrense Revolutionary Forces after a battle on November 6. They then began a week-long march which captured Dumaguete on the 24th. By this time, the Spanish forces had left the entirety of Negros. The "Negros Republic" was then proclaimed on November 27.

    World War II

    Imperial Japanese forces landed at Dumaguete on 26 May 1942, after the fall of the Philippines, and all of Negros Oriental Province surrendered shortly thereafter. Resistance against the Japanese occupation continued by guerilla groups in the inner mountains, where many native residents had fled to. The local Negrense guerillas attacked the remaining Japanese officials and troops on August 6, 1945, and after their victory they welcomed combined American and Filipino forces that formally liber...

    Dumaguete has a land area of 3,362 hectares (8,310 acres), situated on the plains of the southeastern coast of the large island of Negros, near the mouth of the Banica River. Of the province's 19 municipalities/towns and 6 cities, Dumaguete is the smallest in terms of land area. It is bounded on the north by the town of Sibulan, on the south by the town of Bacong and on the west by the town of Valencia. As a coastal city, it is bounded on the east by the Bohol Sea and the Tañon Strait, serving as a natural border of southeastern Negros Island Region to the neighboring Central Visayas. The city's topography is generally flat from two to six kilometers from the shoreline. It slopes gently upwards to the adjoining municipality of Valencia. The highest ground elevation is located at the boundary of the municipality of Valencia, about one hundred meters above mean sea level. About 93% of the land have slopes of less than 3%. The remaining areas have 3% to 5% slope.

    As of the census in 2015, there are 131,377 people and 21,582 households residing in the city (as of 2010). The city has the least poverty incidence among urban centers in Visayas, according to the 2009 Small Area Estimates (SAE) of Poverty done by the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB). It has an average daylight population of 400,000 people. Dumaguete is the most populous city in Negros Oriental and most densely populated city in the entire Negros Island, comprising 9.05% of the province's total population. Its total voting population is 89,193 voters (2019). The Philippine Retirement Authority, a government agency under the Department of Tourism, has named the city as the "Best Place to Retire in the Philippines for 2018". Dumaguete is also listed 5th in Forbes Magazine's"7 Best Places to Retire Around the World".


    Tourism, the academe, the retail industries, BPO and technology-related activities are the major sources of income of the city. BPOs and IT firms, as well as retailing, are the fastest rising industries. Major banks in the country have put up multiple branches in the city such as BPI-Bank of the Philippine Islands to includes BPI Savings Bank and BPI BanKo (5), BDO-Banco de Oro (4), Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company (3) and PNB-Philippine National Bank (3); government-owned banks such as DB...


    DCCCO and PHCCI are among the prominent cooperatives in the country which are both rooted in Dumaguete.

    Power supply comes from the province main source, Palinpinon Geothermal Power Plant of Green Core Geothermal, Inc. situated some 20 kilometers from Dumaguete City center. Power distribution is being facilitated by Negros Oriental II Electric Cooperative (NORECO II), an electric cooperative that was organized on April 2, 1977 servicing the electrification needs of consumers from Tanjay City up to the municipality of Basay with its province's main business hub, Dumaguete City. The headquarters is situated along Real Street and maintain the two power substations in the city's barangays of Bagacay and Pulantubig. Metro Dumaguete Water (MDW), the city's sole water distributor is a joint venture between Metro Pacific Water and Dumaguete City Water District (DCWD) with agreement signed on September 2019 and commenced operations on February 1, 2021 to provide an improved water distribution services to the city and nearby communities. Meanwhile, the Dumaguete City Septage Water Treatment Fac...

    Data from the Department of Tourism show that Dumaguete, the province main gateway and Negros Oriental are listed among the top ten most visited tourist destinations in the country.

    Dumaguete has four major tertiary hospitals, namely the Holy Child Hospital, Negros Oriental Provincial Hospital, ACE Dumaguete Doctors Hospital and the Silliman University Medical Center which is currently associated with St. Luke's Medical Centerin Metro Manila.


    Sibulan Airport (IATA: DGT, ICAO: RPVD), also known as Dumaguete Airport or Dumaguete-Sibulan Airport, is the city's domestic airport located in neighboring Sibulan town in the north. It provides daily flights to and from Manila and Cebu City through Cebu Pacific, Cebgo and PAL Express while Cebgo is servicing both Mindanao important urban centers, thrice weekly flights to Davao City and Cagayan de Oro City. However, a new airport is being planned to be built in Bacong, a town bordering Dumag...


    Dumaguete, as a major port city, is a jump-off point for passengers/tourists who are going to other Visayas and Mindanao areas. Currently, the port is equipped with two modern port operations and passenger terminal facilities. It is also the headquarters site of Coast Guard Station Negros Oriental under Philippine Coast Guard Central Visayas District. As major point of Philippine Western Nautical Highway System, there are daily ferry connections to the islands of Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor and Min...


    The main form of public transport in Dumaguete is the motorized tricycle. The Dumaguete version of the motorized tricycle can fit up to 6-8 passengers. For transport to destinations outside the city limit, there are jeepney and buses travelling set routes. Meanwhile, Vallacar Transit Corporation, the company that operates Ceres buses recently constructed a 2-storey terminal building in Barangay Calindagan just beside the newly erected commercial center, the Marketplace.[citation needed]Buses...

    Dumaguete City has hosted numerous Asian, national, regional and provincial sports events, such as 4th Asian University Basketball Federation (AUBF) 2005, the 2013 Palarong Pambansa, 2012 Philippine National Games (POC-PSC), Philippine Volleyball League, National Frisbee Championship, Batang Pinoy Visayas, Dumaguete Dragon Boat Challenge, Unigames, CVIRAA, the Palarong NIR for short-lived Negros Island Region among others. The Don Mariano Perdices Memorial Coliseum hosted the 2010 Central Visayas Regional Athletic Meet and 2013 Palarong Pambansathat was located in Dumaguete. Its capacity was 25,000 people with rubberized track oval, main lobby, dormitory, and hostel. Beside it is the Olympic size swimming pool known as Lorenzo G. Teves Memorial Aqua Center. Lamberto Macias Sports Complex is an indoor arena located near the coliseum which can accommodate around 6,000 people.

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  4. Dumaguete es una ciudad filipina localizada en la provincia de Negros Oriental. Es la capital, principal puerto, y mayor ciudad de Negros Oriental. Según el censo de 2000 posee una población total de 102.265 habitantes. El gentilicio de la ciudad es dumagueteño. A la ciudad se la conoce como la Ciudad de la Buena Gente .

  5. Dumaguete és una ciutat de les Filipines, capital de la província de Negros Oriental. És també el principal port i la ciutat més gran de la província, amb una població de 116.392 habitants, segons el cens de 2007.

  6. Dumaguete. Origem: Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre. Dumaguete é um cidade de terceira classe de renda da cidade (d) na província Negros Oriental, nas Filipinas. De acordo com o censo de 1 de maio de 2020 possui uma população de 134 103 pessoas e 29 262 domicílios. Dumaguete é referido como uma cidade universitária, por causa da ...

  7. Dumaguete had bij de census van 2007 een inwoneraantal van 116.392 mensen. Dit zijn 14.127 mensen (13,8%) meer dan bij de vorige census van 2000. De gemiddelde jaarlijkse groei komt daarmee uit op 1,80%, hetgeen lager is dan het landelijk jaarlijks gemiddelde over deze periode (2,04%).

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