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Manila
Maynilà
Capital City
Fort santiago 1,intramuros.jpg
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Allan Jay Quesada- Quiapo Church DSC 0065 The Minor Basilica of the Black Nazarene or Quiapo Church, Manila.JPGManila Central Post office by the Pasig river.jpg
From top, left to right: The Manila Bay area skyline, Rizal Monument, Gate of Fort Santiago, Malacañang Palace, Manila City Hall, Quiapo Church, and the San Lazaro Tourism and Business Park.
Official seal of Manila
Seal
Coat of arms of Manila
Coat of arms
Nickname(s):
Pearl of the Orient
Paris of Asia[1]
The City of Our Affections
Distinguished and Ever Loyal City
Motto: Forward Ever, Backward Never
Region National Capital Region
District 1st to 6th districts of Manila
Bruneian Empire (Kingdom of Maynila) 1500s
Spanish Manila June 24, 1571
Barangays Template:Comma separated entries
Government[2]
 • Type Mayor–council
 • Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada (PMP)
 • Vice Mayor Francisco Domagoso (PMP)
 • Representatives
 • City Council
Area[3][4]
 • City 38.55 km2 (14.88 sq mi)
 • Land 24.98 km2 (9.64 sq mi)
 • Urban 1,474.82 km2 (569.43 sq mi)
 • Metro 638.55 km2 (246.55 sq mi)
Elevation 16.0 m (52.5 ft)
 • Urban density 15,400/km2 (40,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Manileño (m) / Manileña (f), Manilan
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 0900 to 1096

References[tulaika | edit source]

  1. "'PEARL OF ORIENT' STRIPPED OF FOOD; Manila, Before Pearl Harbor, Had Been Prosperous—Its Harbor One, of Best Focus for Two Attacks Osmeña Succeeded Quezon". New York Times. 5 February 1945. Retrieved 3 March 2014. Manila, modernized and elevated to the status of a metropolis by American engineering skill, was before Pearl Harbor a city of 623,000 population, contained in an area of fourteen square miles. 
  2. "Cities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  3. "Manila City Profile". FuturArc. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  4. "List of Cities". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 24 April 2014.