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    The Baranggay in Ancient Tmes

    Before the arrival of the Spanish colonizers in the Philippines in the 16th century, the Barangays were well-organized independent villages – and in some cases, cosmopolitan sovereign principalities, which functioned much like a city-state. The Barangay was the dominant organizational pattern among indigenous communities in the Philippine archipelago. The name barangay originated from balangay, a […] More