Furniture Capital of the Philippines
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The City of Mandaue (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Mandawe; Tagalog: Lungsod ng Mandaue) is a 1st class city in the province of Cebu, Philippines. It is one of the three highly urbanized cities in the Province of Cebu and form the core of the Metropolitan Cebu area. It consists of 27 barangays.

Land Area

34.87 k²


Mandaue lies right across from Mactan Island where Lapu-Lapu City is located. Lapu-Lapu City is the site of the Mactan-Cebu International Airport, the country's second busiest. Mandaue is connected to Mactan Island via two bridges: the original Mactan-Cebu Bridge and the relatively new Marcelo Fernan Bridge. These bridges are the only two routes between the airport and Cebu City.

The City of Mandaue is one of the major cities of Cebu, a province located between 9'°25' N & 11'°30' N and between 123'° 25' E & 124'° 30'E in the center of the archipelago. Cebu is 3 65 miles south of Manila and can be reached in an hour through air travel.


Cebu's weather is relatively moderate, having no distinct wet and dry season, the perfect vacation spot for seasons. One can bask under the sunshine the whole year through since Cebu is blessed with a tropical climate with a generally fair temperature range of between 23 '33'°C (73-91'°F). Coolest temperature can be felt in January and warmest in May.


According to the 2000 census, Mandaue has a population of 259,728 people in 54,882 households.


Cebuano is the dialect in the province, which is also widely spoken in the Visayas and Mindanao. Tagalog and English are also spoken and understood.


Philippine Peso (Php) in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 1 in pesos and. 25, 10, 5 and 1 in centavos.


Mandaue City is known as the "Emerging Convention City in Asia." The city is one of the two highly urbanized cities in the province of Cebu and form the core of the Metropolitan Cebu area.

Investors and businessmen favor the bustling metropolis of Mandaue not only because it is the “Furniture Capital of the Philippines". Mandaue has a long history of commerce. It was once a busy port where merchants traded and conducted business.

Today it is a modern metropolis with incredible energy, extraordinary entrepreneurs, and enterprising and talented people. About 40 percent of Cebu's export companies are found in Mandaue.

Mandaue City is home to some of companies: San Miguel Corporation, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. and Shemberg, one of the companies that exports carrageenan.Mandaue City also accounts for 75 percent of the country's total export in the furniture sector, thus making the city the furniture capital of the country.

Mandaue City is Cebu's new economic driver with more than 10,000 business establishments. Its fast and stable economic growth couple with the city's steadfast support for booth local and foreign businesses boost investor's confidence and make the city an ideal business destination.


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Date  Title  Action
27 Sep 2010  DIRECTORY: Suppliers of IT & IT Enabled Services/Electronics  View
29 Mar 2008  HISTORY OF MANDAUE  View
13 Oct 2007  One Stop Export Documentation Center  View
11 Oct 2007  Tourist Operators  View
11 Oct 2007  Hotels for Mandaue Visitors  View
11 Oct 2007  Special Interest  View
11 Oct 2007  Tourist Attractions for Mandaue Visitors  View
11 Oct 2007  Accredited Agencies in Cebu  View
07 Oct 2007  Mandaue' s Product Guide  View
07 Oct 2007  Domestic Suppliers of Mandaue's Products  View
02 Oct 2007  Guide to Mango Processors & Exporters  View
02 Oct 2007  Guide to Mango Processors & Exporters  View
05 Aug 2010  RPís furniture capital looks forward to recovery   View
20 Apr 2008  Annual hog convention set April 24-26 in Cebu  View
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