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.....