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Dinogmaan, Roxas City
Philippines

Roxas City is a medium-sized city in the province of Capiz, Philippines and the chief port of Northern Panay. Formerly known as the Municipality of Capiz but was named Roxas City after it became a chartered city on May 12, 1951. As of 2010, the city mayor is former city vice mayor Angel Alan Celino who was elected during the 2010 election. The city is famed for its aquaculture production dubbed as the country's seafood capital. The old Capiz Bridge (now Roxas City Bridge) made the city known as the "Venice of the Visayas". The language spoken in Roxas City are Capiznon and Hiligaynon. Based on the 2010 census, the city has a population of 156,157 with a density of 1,542.89/km2 (3,996.07/sq mi)people. And reaching up to 400,000 during daytime due to the influx of people from neighboring provinces from Northern Iloilo, Masbate, Romblon, Aklan and Antique to do business, study, vacation and etc. The abundance of marine life makes Roxas City the "Seafood Capital of the Philippines." This environment-friendly city is home to one of the richest fishing grounds in the country. Being a recipient of the Cleanest and Greenest Component City in Western Visayas Award in the Gawad Pangulo sa Kapaligiran (GPK) Cleanliness and Environmental contest is a clear testament of its people's commitment in ensuring a healthier and brighter future for all its residents and visitors as well. Recently, Roxas City has been a recipient of major awards from various government agencies. The Department of Health (DOH) awarded this city with the Red Orchid Award for being "100 percent tobacco-free." It has also gained the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Seal of Good Housekeeping and lauded the Best Police Station in the region by the Philippine National Police.

- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roxas_City

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