Top midle: represents the image of the Virgin of Rule, the patron saint of the city

top left: indicates that the city is the center of guitar-making throughout the country; also indicates the abundance of marine products

top right: represents the bridge linking the island city to mainland Cebu thru mandaue city

Center: depicts the killing of Magella by Lapu-Lapu on April 27, 1521

center left: represents the monument of Magellan located at Mactan

center right: symbolizes the monument of Lapu-Lapu

Lower Portion: represents the alternate international airport