Cebu is the country’s oldest city; it was the first Spanish settlement and the first capital of the Philippines.
What is the main capital of the Philippines?
Is the Philippines a US territory?
For decades, the United States ruled over the Philippines because, along with Puerto Rico and Guam, it became a U.S. territory with the signing of the 1898 Treaty of Paris and the defeat of the Filipino forces fighting for independence during the 1899-1902 Philippine-American War.
What is the language of Manila?
Tagalog has always been the language of Manila, the political and economic center of the Philippines during the Spanish and American eras.