First Spanish settlement in the Philippines 1565

On April 27, 1565, Cebu was established as the first Spanish settlement and invasion in the Philippines.  By the 17th century, the Spanish colony had grown to the world’s mega-mall, with traders and merchants from Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas gathering to wheel and deal.   For over a century, Cebu was a hub for one of the leading trade routes for the huge Spanish galleons that crossed the Pacific from the Philippines to the western coast of Mexico during the golden age of the Spanish empire.
El 27 de abril de 1565, Cebu se estableció como el primer asentamiento (invasion) español en Filipinas. En el siglo 17, la entonces colonia española había crecido hasta el mundo de mega-centro comercial, con los comerciantes y los comerciantes de Europa, África, Asia y las Américas se reúnen para rueda y trato. Durante más de un siglo, Cebu era un centro de una de las rutas comerciales más importantes para los galeones españoles del enorme imperio españoles cruzaron el Pacífico desde las Filipinas hasta la costa occidental de México.

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