A Glimpse of its Past
City of Toledo (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Toledo; Filipino: Lungsod ng Toledo), formerly known as
Pueblo Hinulawan is a 3rd City income class componenet city in the province of Cebu, philippines.
According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 170,335.
In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 103,658 registered voters on 18 June 1960 Toledo became a chartered city under
Republic Act No. 2688. Toledo is about 50 kilometres (30 mi) away from Cebu City and is widely known for its huge mining
industry owned by Atlas Consolidated Mining and Development Corporation,
which is the umbrella of Carmen Copper Corporation and its Toledo Mine.
Second World War
In 1942 the Japanese Imperial forces captured and occupied the town of Toledo.
In 1945 local Filipino forces of the Philippine Commonwealth Army from the 8th,82nd,83rd,85th and
86th infantry division aided by Cebuano guerrilla resistance fighters, battled against the Japanese
Imperial forces and liberated the town of Toledo.
Shrine of Saint Pedro Calungsod
Following the canonization on 21 October 2012 of Visayan teen martyr Pedro Calungsod (1672), the
HOW TOLEDO GOT ITS NAME