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Manila
Maynila
Caipital Ceety
City of Manila

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Nickname(s): Pearl of the Orient[1]
The City of Our Affections
Distinguished and Ever Loyal City
Motto: Linisin at Ikarangal ang Maynila
("Clean and Honor Manila")
Map o Metro Manila showin the location o the ceety o Manila
Manila is located in Philippines
Manila
Manila
Map o the Philippines showin the location o Manila
Coordinates: 14°35′N 120°58′E / 14.583°N 120.967°E / 14.583; 120.967
Kintra Banner o Philippines Philippines
Region Naitional Caipital Region
Destricts 1st tae 6t destricts o Manila
Ceety zones 100
Barangays 897
Settled 10 Juin 1574
Government
 • Type Mayor–cooncil
 • Mayor Alfredo Lim (Liberal)
 • Vice Mayor Isko Moreno (Nacionalista)
 • Representatives
 • Ceety Cooncil
Area
 • Caipital Ceety 38.55 km2 (14.88 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)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Caipital Ceety 1,652,171
 • Density 42,858/km2 (111,000/sq mi)
 • Urban 21,951,000
 • Urban density 15,400/km2 (40,000/sq mi)
 • Metro 11,855,975
 • Metro density 18,567/km2 (48,090/sq mi)
Demonym Manileño (m) / Manileña (f), Manilan
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 0900 to 1096
Area code(s) 2
Website manila.gov.ph

Manila (Tagalog: Maynila; pronounced /maɪˈnilaʔ/ in Tagalog, /məˈnɪlə/ mə-NIL in Inglis), offeecially the Ceety o Manila, is the caipital o the Philippines an ane o the saxteen ceeties athin the Manila metropolitan aurie, ane o the maist populous metropolitan auries in the warld wi a population o 20 million fowk.[3][4] It is locatit on the eastren shores o Manila Bay on the wastren side o the island o Luzon. Several ceeties lee on its border: Navotas an Caloocan tae the north, Quezon Ceety tae the northeast, San Juan an Mandaluyong tae the east, Makati tae the sootheast, an Pasay tae the sooth.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Manila haes a nummer o sister ceeties warldwide, as classifee'd bi the ceety govrenment. Each sister ceety is dividit intae three pairts, namely the International, Friendly location an Local Ceety.[5] Manila haes 33 Internaitional Sister Ceeties, three Friendly Location Ceeties an twa Local Sister Ceeties.

Friendly Location
Local ceety

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  4. "World: metropolitan areas". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 2013-01-05. Retrieved June 15, 2010. 
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 "Sister Cities of Manila". City Government of Manila. Retrieved 2009-07-02. 
  6. "Sister Cities". Beijing Municipal Government. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  7. Allison Lopez (August 7, 2008). Manila mayor flies to 'sister city' for Beijing Olympics. Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 2008-09-09. 
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  9. "Mapa Mundi de las ciudades hermanadas" (in Spanish). Madrid City Government. Retrieved 19-04-10. 
  10. "Sister Cities of Manila". City Government of Manila. Retrieved 2009-09-02. 
  11. "Manila-Montreal Sister City Agreement Holds Potential for Better Cooperation". 24-06-05. Archived from the original on 2008-01-24. Retrieved 19-04-10. 
  12. "Villes jumelées avec la Ville de Nice" (in French). Ville de Nice. Retrieved 2013-06-24. 
  13. "The 45 Sister Cities of taipei". taipei.gov. Retrieved 2008-09-09. 
  14. Sister Cities. New Winnipeg. Archived from the original on 2005-12-28. Retrieved 2008-09-09. 
  15. "Eight Cities/Six Ports: Yokohama's Sister Cities/Sister Ports". Yokohama Convention & Visitiors Bureau. Archived from the original on 2009-05-05. Retrieved 2009-07-18.