Cebu is a equatorial island located in the center of the Philippine archipelago. As one of the leading tourist destinations in the Philippines and is considered to be the world's most mentioned tourist destinations. The Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan landed there and indoctrinated the ruler and chiefs to Christianity because he was appealed by the island's section. The inhabitants in the island later on killed Magellan. Bisected by a range of not high volcanic hills, the island has meager level land except for the Bogo Plain in the far north, which is mainly a financial sugarcane area. The province comprised of Cebu Island, as well as 167 lesser area islands, which include Malapascua, Olango, Mactan, Camotes, and the Bantayan Islands. Cebu was probably the original island to plant corn on a broad basis after that plant’s introduction by the Spaniards. Talisay City, Danao City, Lapu-Lapu City, Toledo City, and Mandaue City are the primary locations aside to Cebu City. When a potent tropical cyclone, Super Typhoon Haiyan, that swept through the central Philippines in early November 2013 some locations in northern Cebu were badly damaged. One of the largest quake in the area for 90 years was in February 2012 Cebu island experienced the shaking of magnitude 6.7 earthquake on the neighboring island of Negros. In October 2013, Bohol and Cebu were hit by potent 7.2 magnitude earthquake which left more than 100 dead and devastated some buildings, including 5 old churches. The people of the Central Visayas is generally adolescent with about 37 percent of its population below 10 years old. The Cebuano language is voiced in Cebu, as well as in large areas of the Visayas, including Bohol. Cebu has some of the leading beaches in the country and it is also home to a variety of old, religious, and cultural sites that you can stay at in Cebu City tours. The majority of its population are Roman Catholic followed by more than 90% of Cebuanos and there are also patrons of Islam, Buddhism, Iglesia Filipina Independiente, and Hinduism. Venerated and consecrated at the Basilica of Santo Niño is the wooden image of Santo Niño de Cebú, the oldest Christian image in the Philippines. The wooden statue of the Santo Niño was given to the wife of the Rajah of Cebu by the Portuguese explorer Magellan according to the historical documents. The Sinulog where street parades and extravagant drum beats preceded by a Christian Mass is celebrated every third Sunday of January is displayed in Cebu's cultural celebration. The high school stage takes six years, from Grades 7 through to 12, taken after accomplishing from elementary school which commences from Grades 1 to 6.
There are more than a dozen other schools and universities pursuing in various courses in Cebu including eleven primary universities each with a number of college branches usually throughout the capital, Cebu City. The best time to go to Cebu would be from January to April if you are planning to stay at to do water activities or go to beaches. During this time, the weather is not too hot and there is few chance of rain.