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Unformatted text preview: GAPO CITY - PAST & PRESENT This chapter presents an analysis of the sources of revenue for the local government
of Olongapo City and their growth trends. It assesses the overall performance of different
sources of revenue from 1990 to 1998. The beginning of the chapter provides a backdrop to
the City of Olongapo, describing its socio economic setting. An assessment of revenue
growth and the growth of different sources of revenues incorporated by the city are then
discussed. 3.1 Socio Economic Profile of Olongapo
Olongapo City is located at the southern region of Zambales province, on the West
Coast of Central Luzon region of Philippines, 127-Km northwest of Manila. Olongapo is the
only municipality with the city status in the province of Zambales (see Map Fig.3.1). The
second largest town, Subic, which borders Olongapo City in the north, has one-fourth the
population of Olongapo City. The city is adjacent to the former Subic naval base on the
southwest, presently Subic Freeport zone, popularly known as Subic Bay Metropolitan
Authority (SBMA). Topographicall...
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