Baguio City

Province: 
Benguet

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Administrative Boundary

Administrative boundary of the city or capital including barangays

ESRI Shapefile (.shp)

WGS 1984, Lat/Long

GADM

0.9 (2008?)

Description: 
Baguio is found exactly 1,540 meters (5,050 feet) above ocean level, settled inside the Cordillera Central mountain range in northern Luzon. The city is encased by the area of Benguet. It covers a little range of 57.5 square kilometers (22.2 sq mi). The vast majority of the grew part of the city is based on uneven, bumpy landscape of the northern area. At the point when Daniel Burnham draughted plans for the city, he made the City Hall a reference point where as far as possible broaden 8.2 kilometers (5.1 mi) from east to west and 7.2 kilometers (4.5 mi) from north to south. The economy of Baguio is focused on tourism and its instructive establishments, of which it has no less than eight schools and colleges, and in addition a plenty of exchange and specialized schools. Another key wellspring of pay for Baguio is its position as the business center point for the region of Benguet. A significant number of the rural and mining merchandise created in Benguet go through Baguio for handling, deal or further circulation to the "marshes."