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Makati City
Lungsod ng Makati
Heichlie urbanisit ceety
City of Makati
Nickname(s): The Financial Capital of the Philippines, the Wall Street of the Philippines
Motto: Makati, Mahalin Natin, Atin Ito
Map o Metro Manila heichlichtin Makati Ceety
Map o Metro Manila heichlichtin Makati Ceety
Makati City is located in Philippines
Makati City
Makati City
Location athin the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°33′N 121°02′E / 14.550°N 121.033°E / 14.550; 121.033
Country Philippines
Region National Caipital
Destricts 1st an 2nt destricts o Makati City
Settled 1670
Cityhood January 2, 1995
Barangays 33
 • Teep Mayor–cooncil govrenment
 • Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay, Jr. (Unitit Naitionalist Alliance)
 • Vice Mayor Romulo V. Peña, Jr. (Leeberal)
 • Makati City Council
 • Tot 21.57 km2 (8.33 sq mi)
Elevation 15.4 m (50.5 ft)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Tot 529,039
 • Density 24,527/km2 (63,520/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP Code 1200 to 1299
Dialing code 2

The Ceety o Makati (pronounced /məˈkɑːtɪ/ mə-KAH-tee; Filipino: Makati) is ane o the 16 ceeties that make up Metro Manila, ane o the maist populous metropolitan auries in the warld. Makati is the financial center o the Philippines an ane o the major financial, commercial an economic hubs in Asie. As the host o various embassies, it is an' a' an important center for internaitional affairs.

Wi a population o 510,383, Makati is the 16t lairgest ceety in the kintra an ranked as the 40t maist densely populatit ceety in the warld wi 18,654 inhabitants per km2.

Makati wis foondit bi Spaniard Miguel López de Legazpi, who dismissed Makati as a wirthless swamp. Accordin tae folklore, Legazpi asked for the name o the place but, acause o the leid barrier, wis misinterpretit bi the natives. Pointin tae the recedin tide o Pasig River, the natives answered, “Makati, kumakati na,” literally meanin ebbin tide.

Makati became the financial center o the Philippines durin the 1950s. Mony districts an landmarks in the ceety hae become well kent tae ootsiders. Makati haes been iconified as the "Financial Caipital o the Philippines". Anchored bi Ayala Avenue, Makati is the financial caipital o the Philippines an is the hame o the Philippine Stock Exchynge an the Makati Business Club, ane o the maist important economic hubs in the Philippines. Warld-class research universities are locatit in the ceety.

Barangays[eedit | eedit soorce]

Makati is deevided into 33 barangay.

Barangay Population (2004) Population (2010)[2] Area (km2) District
Bangkal 22,433 23,378 0.74 1st
Bel-Air 9,330 18,280 1.71 1st
Carmona 3,699 3,096 0.34 1st
Cembo 25,815 27,998 0.22 2nd
Comembo 14,174 14,433 0.27 2nd
Dasmariñas 5,757 5,654 1.90 1st
East Rembo 23,902 26,433 0.44 2nd
Forbes Park 3,420 2,533 2.53 1st
Guadalupe Nuevo 22,493 18,271 0.57 2nd
Guadalupe Viejo 13,632 16,411 0.62 2nd
Kasilawan 6,224 5,291 0.09 1st
La Paz 8,843 7,931 0.32 1st
Magallanes 7,509 5,576 1.20 1st
Olympia 20,172 21,270 0.44 1st
Palanan 16,614 17,283 0.65 1st
Pembo 35,035 44,803 1.23 2nd
Pinagkaisahan 6,186 5,804 0.16 2nd
Pio del Pilar 22,495 27,035 1.20 1st
Pitogo 13,367 15,332 0.14 2nd
Poblacion 8,446 17,120 0.46 1st
Rizal 37,022 41,959 3.55 2nd
San Antonio 12,226 11,443 0.89 1st
San Isidro 8,686 7,589 0.50 1st
San Lorenzo 6,487 10,006 2.09 1st
Santa Cruz 7,419 7,440 0.47 1st
Singkamas 6,226 7,426 0.13 1st
South Cembo 13,570 14,672 0.20 2nd
Tejeros 16,820 13,868 0.29 1st
Urdaneta 3,817 3,717 0.74 1st
Valenzuela 5,908 7,261 0.24 1st
West Rembo 28,889 28,406 0.55 2nd

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Diplomatic missions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Kintras that hae set up permanent missions or offices in the ceety include:

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Makati's sister ceety is Los Angeles, Californie. Makati is twinned wi Ramapo, New York an Vladivostok, Roushie an aw.

Internaitional ceeties

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Province: NCR, FOURTH DISTRICT". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "2010 Census of Population and Housing: National Capital Region" (PDF). National Statistics Office of the Republic of the Philippines. Retrieved 12 Juin 2012.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "2010_census" defined multiple times with different content