Metro Manila

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Metropolitan Manila (Kalakhang Maynila) is the seat of government and one of the three defined metropolitan areas of the Philippines.wikipedia
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Metropolitan Manila (Kalakhang Maynila) is the seat of government and one of the three defined metropolitan areas of the Philippines.
The capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City, both part of Metro Manila.

Quezon City

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It is officially known as the National Capital Region (NCR), and is commonly known as Metro Manila or simply Manila. It is made up of 16 cities namely: the City of Manila (the Philippine capital), Quezon City (the country's most populous city and former capital), Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality of Pateros.
It is the largest city in terms of population and land area in Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines.

Marikina

Marikina CityMariquinaMarikina, Philippines
It is officially known as the National Capital Region (NCR), and is commonly known as Metro Manila or simply Manila. It is made up of 16 cities namely: the City of Manila (the Philippine capital), Quezon City (the country's most populous city and former capital), Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality of Pateros.
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.

Makati

Makati CityMakati, PhilippinesSan Pedro de Macati
It is officially known as the National Capital Region (NCR), and is commonly known as Metro Manila or simply Manila. It is made up of 16 cities namely: the City of Manila (the Philippine capital), Quezon City (the country's most populous city and former capital), Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality of Pateros.
Makati is also known for being a major cultural and entertainment hub in Metro Manila.

Pasig

Pasig CityCity of PasigPasig City, Philippines
It is officially known as the National Capital Region (NCR), and is commonly known as Metro Manila or simply Manila. It is made up of 16 cities namely: the City of Manila (the Philippine capital), Quezon City (the country's most populous city and former capital), Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality of Pateros.
Pasig, officially the City of Pasig, or simply known as Pasig City, is a 1st class highly urbanized city in Metro Manila, Philippines.

List of metropolitan areas in the Philippines

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Metropolitan Manila (Kalakhang Maynila) is the seat of government and one of the three defined metropolitan areas of the Philippines.
Metro Manila is the largest conurbation or urban agglomeration in the country, and its official metropolitan area is composed of the city of Manila plus 15 neighboring cities and the municipality of Pateros.

Las Piñas

Las Piñas CityCity of Las PiñasLas Pinas
It is officially known as the National Capital Region (NCR), and is commonly known as Metro Manila or simply Manila. It is made up of 16 cities namely: the City of Manila (the Philippine capital), Quezon City (the country's most populous city and former capital), Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality of Pateros.
It was established as a small fishing port and became a major sea salt-producing municipality, through the use of salt evaporation ponds, dating back to the Spanish Era, the city has grown into an important residential, commercial and industrial suburb of Metro Manila.

Muntinlupa

Muntinlupa CityAlabangAlabang, Muntinlupa
It is officially known as the National Capital Region (NCR), and is commonly known as Metro Manila or simply Manila. It is made up of 16 cities namely: the City of Manila (the Philippine capital), Quezon City (the country's most populous city and former capital), Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality of Pateros.
It is given the nickname "Emerald City" by the tourism establishment and also known as the "Gateway to Calabarzon" as it is the southernmost city of the National Capital Region.

Parañaque

Parañaque CitySucat, ParañaqueSucat, Parañaque City
It is officially known as the National Capital Region (NCR), and is commonly known as Metro Manila or simply Manila. It is made up of 16 cities namely: the City of Manila (the Philippine capital), Quezon City (the country's most populous city and former capital), Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality of Pateros.
Like the rest of Metro Manila, Parañaque experiences a tropical climate with only two distinct seasons, wet (July to September) and dry (October to June).

List of islands in the Greater Manila Area

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This included the well-known Pasig River delta settlements of Maynila and Tondo, but smaller settlements such as those at Tambobong, Taguig, Pateros, and the fortified polity of Cainta.
There are several small islands located within the Manila metropolitan area, particularly along the coast of Manila Bay, both natural and artificial.

Valenzuela, Metro Manila

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It is officially known as the National Capital Region (NCR), and is commonly known as Metro Manila or simply Manila. It is made up of 16 cities namely: the City of Manila (the Philippine capital), Quezon City (the country's most populous city and former capital), Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality of Pateros.
Valenzuela,, officially the City of Valenzuela,, or simply known as Valenzuela City, is a 1st class highly urbanized city in Metro Manila, Philippines.

Culture of the Philippines

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The region is the center of culture, economy, education and government of the Philippines.
Contemporary-style housing subdivisions and suburban-gated communities are popular in urbanized places such as Metro Manila, Central Visayas, Central Luzon, Negros Island and other prosperous regions.

Sampaloc, Manila

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The creation of Manila in 1901 is composed of the places and parishes of Binondo, Ermita, Intramuros, Malate, Manila, Pandacan, Quiapo, Sampaloc, San Andrés Bukid, San Fernando de Dilao, San Miguel, San Nicolas, Santa Ana de Sapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Mesa and Tondo.
It is known as Metropolitan Manila's "University Belt", after the clusters of prominent higher educational institutions located there.

Imelda Marcos

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President Ferdinand Marcos appointed his wife, First Lady Imelda Marcos as the first governor of Metro Manila.
In November 2018, she was convicted of corruption charges for her activities some forty years earlier, during her term as governor of Manila.

Regions of the Philippines

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It is the second most populous and the most densely populated region of the Philippines.
June 2, 1978: Metropolitan Manila declared as the National Capital Region.

Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex

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The Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex, Metropolitan Folk Arts Theater, Philippine International Convention Center, Coconut Palace and healthcare facilities such as the Lung Center of the Philippines, Philippine Heart Center, and the Kidney Center of the Philippines are all constructed precisely for this purpose.
The Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex, also known as CCP Complex, is an 88 ha owned by The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) located along Roxas Boulevard in Metro Manila, Philippines, most of which fall under the jurisdiction of the city of Pasay.

Laguna (province)

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Former Laguna province governor Joey Lina was the last to serve as the Officer-In-Charge governor of Metro Manila.
Its capital is Santa Cruz and the province is situated southeast of Metro Manila, south of the province of Rizal, west of Quezon, north of Batangas and east of Cavite.

List of mayors of Metro Manila

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Mayors in the metropolis chose from among themselves the chair of the agency.
The following is the list of mayors of Metro Manila.

Philippine International Convention Center

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The Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex, Metropolitan Folk Arts Theater, Philippine International Convention Center, Coconut Palace and healthcare facilities such as the Lung Center of the Philippines, Philippine Heart Center, and the Kidney Center of the Philippines are all constructed precisely for this purpose.
The Philippine International Convention Center (, or PICC) is a convention center located in the Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex in Pasay, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Marikina River

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The Marikina Valley has fertile land suitable for crop cultivation while the Marikina River provides water for industrial uses and discharge.
Marikina River (Tagalog: Ilog Marikina) is a river in eastern Metro Manila, Philippines.

People Power Revolution

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The popular uprising, now known as the People Power Revolution, made international headlines as "the revolution that surprised the world".
The majority of the demonstrations took place on a long stretch of Epifanio de los Santos Avenue, more commonly known by its acronym EDSA, in Metro Manila from February 22–25, 1986.

Pasig River

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The region lies along the flat alluvial lands extending from the mouth of the Pasig River in the west to the higher rugged lands of Marikina Valley in the east.
Stretching for 25 km, it bisects the Philippine capital of Manila and its surrounding urban area into northern and southern halves.

Manila Bay

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The Coastal Margin that faces the Manila Bay possesses resources for offshore fisheries and fishpond development.
With an area of 1994 km2, and a coastline of 190 km, Manila Bay is situated in the western part of Luzon and is bounded by Cavite and Metro Manila on the east, Bulacan and Pampanga on the north, and Bataan on the west and northwest.

Pateros, Metro Manila

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It is officially known as the National Capital Region (NCR), and is commonly known as Metro Manila or simply Manila. It is made up of 16 cities namely: the City of Manila (the Philippine capital), Quezon City (the country's most populous city and former capital), Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality of Pateros.
Executive Order No. 20 dated February 29, 1908 partitoned Pateros from Taguig, and the town regained independent status as a municipality on January 1, 1909, by Executive Order No. 36. On November 7, 1975, Pateros became a part of the new Metropolitan Manila Area through Presidential Decree No. 824.

San Juan, Metro Manila

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It is officially known as the National Capital Region (NCR), and is commonly known as Metro Manila or simply Manila. It is made up of 16 cities namely: the City of Manila (the Philippine capital), Quezon City (the country's most populous city and former capital), Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality of Pateros.
On 7 November 1975, President Ferdinand Marcos signed Presidential Decree No. 824 that established the National Capital Region, and San Juan was among the towns excised from Rizal Province.