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Metro Manila

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Located along the eastern border of Metro Manila, Marikina is the main gateway of Metro Manila to Rizal and Quezon provinces through Marikina–Infanta Highway.
It is composed of 16 cities: the city of Manila, Quezon City, Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality of Pateros.

San Mateo, Rizal

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It is bordered on the west by Quezon City, to the south by Pasig and Cainta, to the north by San Mateo and to the east by Antipolo, the capital of Rizal province. Nangka River runs through the north slicing between Marikina and San Mateo, while the small waterway called Sapang Baho Creek slicing the southeast between Marikina and Cainta and Antipolo City.
It is bordered by Quezon City to the west, Marikina and Antipolo to the south, and by the Municipality of Rodriguez to the north.

Quezon City

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It is bordered on the west by Quezon City, to the south by Pasig and Cainta, to the north by San Mateo and to the east by Antipolo, the capital of Rizal province.
When Quezon City was created in 1939, the following barrios or sitios: Balingasa, Balintawak, Galas, Kaingin, Kangkong, La Loma, Malamig, Masambong, Matalahib, San Isidro, San Jose, Santol, and Tatalon from Caloocan; Cubao, the western half of Diliman, Kamuning, New Manila, Roxas and San Francisco del Monte from San Juan; Balara, Barangka, the eastern half of Diliman, Jesus de la Peña and Krus na Ligas from Marikina; Libis, Santolan and Ugong Norte from Pasig and some barrios from Montalban and San Mateo were to be given to the new capital city.

Cainta

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It is bordered on the west by Quezon City, to the south by Pasig and Cainta, to the north by San Mateo and to the east by Antipolo, the capital of Rizal province. Nangka River runs through the north slicing between Marikina and San Mateo, while the small waterway called Sapang Baho Creek slicing the southeast between Marikina and Cainta and Antipolo City.
Cainta is bounded on the north by Marikina City and Antipolo City but not bounded San Mateo, on the west by Pasig City, and on the east and south by Taytay.

Pasig

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It is bordered on the west by Quezon City, to the south by Pasig and Cainta, to the north by San Mateo and to the east by Antipolo, the capital of Rizal province.
Located along the eastern border of Metro Manila, Pasig is bordered on the west by Quezon City and Mandaluyong; to the north by Marikina; to the south by Makati, the municipality of Pateros, and Taguig; and to the east by the municipalities of Cainta and Taytay in the province of Rizal.

Jesús dela Peña Chapel

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Here, the Jesuits established a mission and built a chapel still known today as Jesus dela Pena Chapel.
Jesús de la Peña Chapel or San Isidro Labrador Church is a historic visita in Marikina where the first Catholic Mass was held.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Antipolo

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The city is under the jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Antipolo.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Antipolo (Lat: Dioecesis Antipolensis; Filipino: Diyosesis ng Antipolo) is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Catholic Church in the Philippines that comprises the Province of Rizal and the city of Marikina in Metro Manila.

Sapang Baho River

Sapang Baho Creek
Nangka River runs through the north slicing between Marikina and San Mateo, while the small waterway called Sapang Baho Creek slicing the southeast between Marikina and Cainta and Antipolo City.
The Sapang Baho River is a river system that runs through Rizal Province and Marikina in the Philippines.

Rizal

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Located along the eastern border of Metro Manila, Marikina is the main gateway of Metro Manila to Rizal and Quezon provinces through Marikina–Infanta Highway. It is bordered on the west by Quezon City, to the south by Pasig and Cainta, to the north by San Mateo and to the east by Antipolo, the capital of Rizal province.
The town of Mariquina (Marikina) became the capital of the Province of Manila during the tenure of the revolutionary government of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo.

Santolan station (Line 2)

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The south portion is sliced by Marcos Highway and occupies most of the north side of the highway and extends to the west until it occupies the Line 2 Santolan Station depot until it reaches the Marikina River.
Santolan station is one of the many elevated stations that can be found on the line located in Barangay Calumpang in Marikina.

Circumferential Road 5

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The east occupies the southernmost of Quezon City hills which lies in Barangay Industrial Valley and sliced by C5 Road occupies the west side until it reaches Ateneo de Manila University campus.
The road serves as a beltway around Metro Manila, spanning some 32.5 km as it transverses through the cities of Parañaque, Taguig, Makati, Pasig, Marikina, Quezon City and Valenzuela.

Antipolo

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It is bordered on the west by Quezon City, to the south by Pasig and Cainta, to the north by San Mateo and to the east by Antipolo, the capital of Rizal province. Nangka River runs through the north slicing between Marikina and San Mateo, while the small waterway called Sapang Baho Creek slicing the southeast between Marikina and Cainta and Antipolo City.
Antipolo is landlocked; bounded to the north by San Mateo and Rodriguez; to the east by Tanay; to the south by Angono, Taytay and Teresa; and to the west by Cainta and Marikina City in Metro Manila.

Marikina River

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The south portion is sliced by Marcos Highway and occupies most of the north side of the highway and extends to the west until it occupies the Line 2 Santolan Station depot until it reaches the Marikina River. Marikina River runs through the mid-west portion of the city, with its tributary including Nangka River. Marikina River runs to the western part of the city and surrounded by many lush trees in the Marikina River Park on the riverbanks.
From Rodriguez, the river flows through San Mateo then to its namesake city of Marikina.

Marikina–Infanta Highway

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Located along the eastern border of Metro Manila, Marikina is the main gateway of Metro Manila to Rizal and Quezon provinces through Marikina–Infanta Highway. The south portion is sliced by Marcos Highway and occupies most of the north side of the highway and extends to the west until it occupies the Line 2 Santolan Station depot until it reaches the Marikina River.
The highway starts in Marikina near Katipunan Avenue, the Loyola Heights segment of Circumferential Road 5, in Quezon City.

Marikina River Park

Marikina River runs to the western part of the city and surrounded by many lush trees in the Marikina River Park on the riverbanks.
The Marikina River Park is a system of parks, trails, open spaces and recreation facilities along an 11 km stretch of the Marikina River in Marikina, eastern Metro Manila, Philippines.

Marikina Valley Fault System

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West Valley Fault System, previously known as Marikina Valley Fault Line, lies at the west of Marikina.
It extends from Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan in the north and runs through the provinces of Rizal, and the Metro Manila cities of Quezon, Marikina, Pasig, Makati, Taguig and Muntinlupa, and the provinces of Cavite and Laguna that ends in Canlubang.

Manila (province)

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Founded by the Jesuits on the fertile Marikina Valley in 1630, Marikina was the provincial capital of the Province of Manila under the First Philippine Republic from 1898 to 1899 during the Philippine Revolution.

Kapitan Moy Residence

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In 1968, Kapitan Moy's house (now known as Sentrong Pangkultura ng Marikina) was declared a national shrine by the town council and the National Historical Commission.
Kapitan Moy Building, situated in Marikina, Metro Manila, the Philippines, is the 200-year-old house of Don Laureano Guevarra (4 July 1851 – 30 December 1891), known as the founder of the Marikina shoe industry.

Philippine Revolution

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Founded by the Jesuits on the fertile Marikina Valley in 1630, Marikina was the provincial capital of the Province of Manila under the First Philippine Republic from 1898 to 1899 during the Philippine Revolution. During the Philippine Revolution in 1896, Andrés Bonifacio arrived in Mariquina before he and his Katipuneros proceeded to the caves of Montalban.
Ana, Pandacan, Pateros, Marikina, and Caloocan, as well as Makati and Taguig.

Typhoon Ruby (1988)

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On October 23, 1988, Typhoon Unsang brought heavy rains, causing widespread flooding in Marikina for the first time.
Eleven people died and 15,000 people lost their homes in Marikina, a suburb of Manila.

Imelda Marcos

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Located in the city are the Philippine International Footwear Center and the Shoe Museum, housing the infamous shoe collection of former First Lady Imelda Marcos, wife of the late Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos.
Her collection of shoes now lies partly in the National Museum of the Philippines and partly in a shoe museum in Marikina.

Andrés Bonifacio

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During the Philippine Revolution in 1896, Andrés Bonifacio arrived in Mariquina before he and his Katipuneros proceeded to the caves of Montalban.
Bonifacio and his troops regrouped near Marikina, San Mateo and Montalban.

Bayani Fernando

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By 1992, Marikina had become an industrialized urban municipality under the leadership of Bayani Fernando.
Fernando first ran for public office in 1992, becoming mayor of Marikina City.

Our Lady of the Abandoned Parish Church (Marikina)

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In 1572, Our Lady of the Abandoned Parish was established.
The Diocesan Shrine and Parish of Our Lady of the Abandoned (Spanish: Santuario y Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de los Desamparados; Tagalog: Dambanang Pangdiyosesis at Parokya ng Ina ng mga Walang Mag-Ampon) is a Roman Catholic church in Marikina, the Philippines.

Riverbanks Center

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Riverbanks Center is the city's commercial center situated southwest of the city where shopping malls and recreation areas are located.
Riverbanks Center (also known as Marikina Riverbanks/Marikina Riverbanks Center or simply Riverbanks) is an eco-friendly integrated development complex for shopping, recreational, business and commercial along A. Bonifacio Avenue adjacent to Marikina River in Barangka, Marikina, Metro Manila, Philippines.