What is Kabankalan City known for?

Kabankalan is also known for its Mag-aso Falls and the Balicaocao Resort. Also located in the city is the main campus of the Central Philippines State University (CPSU). Kabankalan City won the major award as the “Best Performing City” in Region VI in the 2011 Regional Search for Excellence in Local Governance (EXCEL).

Is Bacolod part of Cebu?

With a total of 600,783 inhabitants as of the 2020 census, it is the most populous city in Western Visayas and the second most populous city in the entire Visayas after Cebu City….

Region Western Visayas
Province Negros Occidental (geographically only)
District Lone district
Founded 1755 or 1756 (town)

What is the history of Kabankalan City?

In early years, Kabankalan started as a barrio of Ilog, a neighboring town of the city today. When Kabankalan turned into a town in 1903, its first town president was Capitan Lorenzo Zayco, but in mid-1907 a group of rebel called “pulahan” led by Papa Isio raided the town and burned all the houses.

What is Kabankalan festival?

Sinulog sa Kabankalan Festival is one of the most celebrated festivals on the island of Negros. It is celebrated on the 3rd week of January every year. Honoring the intervention of the Señor Sto. Niño which leads to the safety of the townspeople from the attacks of the pirates.

What is the population of Kabankalan City?


Type city (component)
Population (2020) 200,198
Density (2020) 286 / km2 (742 / sq mi )
Coordinates 9° 59′ North, 122° 49′ East (9.9904, 122.8164)
Estimated elevation above sea level 12.0 meters (39.4 feet)

What is Udyakan festival?

Udyakan Festival is a weeklong celebration of songs and dances, as well as an agro-industrial fair that showcases the indigenous products of its farmers. It became a showcase of different cultural and traditional arts of its barangays—exhibits, cultural programs, and festival dances.

How many cities are there in Bacolod?

13 cities
Negros Occidental comprises 19 municipalities and 13 cities, further subdivided into 662 barangays. It has the most chartered cities among all the provinces in the Philippines. Although Bacolod serves as the capital, it is governed independently from the province as a highly urbanized city.

How many barangays are there in Himamaylan City?

19 barangays
Himamaylan City is politically subdivided into 19 barangays.

Is Bacolod a global city?

BACOLOD CITY—From 97th place last year, Bacolod City leapt to 89th in the 2018 Tholons Services Globalization Index (TSGI) of the world’s top 100 cities for global outsourcing services. In 2015 Tholons ranked the city at No.