The city of Talisay is a suburb of Metro Cebu. It is a coastal city fronting Bohol Strait in the east.
To the south is the town of Minglanilla and to the west is Toledo City. It has a total land
area of 43 square kilometer. Its terrain consists of a narrow coastal plain that gently rises into rolling hills towards
the interior part of Cebu Island. Most of the city are considered urban where built up areas consists of residential areas, low-lying commercial
buildings, government establishment and road networks.
Talisay is the fourth largest city of Cebu province in terms of population. Majority of the people are Cebuanos
and belong to the Roman Catholic Church. The city celebrates the Inasal and Halad Festivals.
Although considered urbanized, many areas are devoted to farming. Main products include corn, rice, rootcrops
and vegetables. In the coastal areas, many residents are engaged in fish and fish processing. A fish port is under construction.
Other industries include furniture-making especially rattancraft, ceramics, metalcratf, and garment manufacturing.
Talisay, Cebu has the potential to become a tourist haven and investors are encouraged to put up world-class
tourist facilities such as hotels, recreational centers, demonstration farms and food establishments. The city also
offers opportunities in food processing such as meat and fish processing. The manufacture of furniture, clothing
and fashion accessories, jewelry, personal care and other consumer goods are encouraged.
The establishment of commercial complexes and housing facilities are also welcomed in this city.
Places of Interest / Tourist Attractions in Talisay, Cebu
- Larawan Beach
- Lagtang Cave
- Igutan and Bucawe Falls
- New City Hall
- Sta. Teresa De Avila Church
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