Why is EDSA called Highway 54?
In the 1950s, the avenue was renamed Highway 54, because of the common misconception on that time that the avenue is 54 kilometers (34 mi) long. Rizalists wanted the avenue’s name to remain 19 de Junio, while President Ramon Magsaysay wanted the avenue named after Rizal.
Why is it always traffic in EDSA?
And so we must talk of too many cars that are the main reason for the traffic problem of EDSA. The over-population of communities along and near EDSA comes with an automatic increase in the number of private cars. The Chamber of Automotive Manufacturers of the Philippines Inc.
Who gave the name of the Philippines?
It is divided into three island groups: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The Philippines was named after Prince Philip (later King Philip II) of Spain, by the Spanish explorer Ruy Lopez de Villalobos during his 1542-1546 expedition to the islands.
What is the 17 regions in the Philippines?
The regions include the Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon, the Bicol Region, Central Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Western Visayas, the Zamboanga Peninsula, Northern Mindanao, the Davao Region, Calabarzon, the Cordillera Administrative Region and the National Capital Region (NCR).