Wednesday, April 30, 2014


Location: Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
Coordinates: 10°40'N 122°57'E
City Land Area: 162.67 km2 (62.81 sq mi)
Metro Land Area: 578.65 km2(223.42 sq mi)
No. of Districts: Lone District of Bacolod
No. of Barangays: 61
Time Zone: PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code: 6100
Dialing Code: 34
Date of Cityhood: June 18, 1938
Income Class: First Class

Descriptive Summary:Bacolod is dubbed to be the "city of smiles" because of its people's friendly faces. It being famous of its yearly Masskara Festival and the home to the prestigious Bongbong’s Piyaya, Inasal na Manok Bisaya

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This is a part of my April 11 – 15, 2014 Mount Kanlaon – Negros Occidental Trips which includes: Mount Kanlaon Climb; Mambukal Mountain Resort; The Ruins of Talisay; and Balay Negrense.

The Lagoon at the forefront with the Negros Museum at the background

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