Dumaguete, City of Gentle People 

The City of Dumaguete is a city in the Philippine province of Negros Oriental. It is the capital, principal seaport, and largest city of the province. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 116,392 people. A person from Dumaguete is called a "Dumagueteño". The city is nicknamed The City of Gentle People. Dumaguete is referred to as a university town because of the presence of four universities and a number of other colleges where students of the province converge to enroll for tertiary education. The city is also a popular educational destination for students of surrounding provinces and cities in Visayas and Mindanao. The city is best known for Silliman University, the country's first Protestant university and the first American private university in Asia. There are also 12 elementary schools and 9 high schools. The city's student population is estimated at 30,000.

Shopping area in Dumaguete City
Shopping area in Dumaguete City

Entrance to Lee Super Plaza
Entrance to Lee Super Plaza

Holy Child Hospital
Holy Child Hospital

Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria
Cathedral of St. Catherine of Alexandria

Campanario de Dumaguete
Campanario de Dumaguete

Quezon Park
Quezon Park

Quezon Park
Quezon Park

Quezon Park
Quezon Park

Quezon Park
Quezon Park

Quezon Park
Quezon Park

Quezon Park
Quezon Park

Tourist Information Center
Tourist Information Center

Tourist Police Center
Tourist Police Center

Barry visiting the desk officers of the Tourist Police
Barry visiting the desk officers of the Tourist Police

Tourist Police shoulder patch
Tourist Police shoulder patch

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