Fringed by white sand beaches and surrounded by sparkling turquoise seas in the center of the 7,641 islands that make up the Philippine archipelago is the historic and dynamic city of Cebu.
Home to a population of 923,000, Cebu, when aggregated with its neighbouring cities, comprises the second largest metropolitan area in the Philippines and is the seat of the eponymously named Cebu province but is governed separately from.
•Metro Cebu consists of Cebu City (the capital of Cebu and the regional center of Central Visayas) along with twelve surrounding cities and municipalities
•As of the 2015 Census, almost 3 million people inhabit the metropolitan area
•While it only accounts for 20% of the area of Cebu province, Metro Cebu is home to over 60% of the island’s residents.