Dipolog History - From all angles, This City has blended quiet beautifully the old world charm of the spanish settlement...this City is the proud capital of the Province of Zamboanga del Norte, has kept it's promise to preserve the virtues of the old while keeping up with the changing times. The name Dipolog is derived from the Subanen term "dipag" which means accross the river. The Subanen were the original inhabitants of the place and were later joined by Muslim traders and other migrants from Luzon and the Visayas. A number of Chinese Traders and Spanish Explorers were among the first foreign settlers in Dipolog who integrated with the local people. Sta. Cruz : This cross was planted by a group of Boholanos when they first landed in this place on May 3, 1905. To this day this cross plays a significant role in the lives of the local folks...WELCOME TO THE CITY OF FRIENDLY PEOPLE.....


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