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.

Manila

Maynila
City of Manila
Frae top, left tae right: The Manila skyline, Rizal Monument, Fort Santiago, Malacañang Palace, Varsity o Santo Tomas, Manila Ceety Haw, Quiapo Kirk
Banner o Manila
Banner
Official seal of Manila
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
Pearl of the Orient[1]
The City of Our Affections
Distinguished and Ever Loyal City
Motto(s): 
Linisin at Ikarangal ang Maynila
("Clean and Honor Manila")
Map o Metro Manila showin the location o the ceety o Manila
Map o Metro Manila showin the location o the ceety o Manila
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Coordinates: 14°35′N 120°58′E / 14.583°N 120.967°E / 14.583; 120.967Coordinates: 14°35′N 120°58′E / 14.583°N 120.967°E / 14.583; 120.967
Kintra Philippines
RegionNaitional Caipital Region
Destricts1st tae 6t destricts o Manila
Ceety zones100
Barangays897
Settled10 Juin 1574
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor–cooncil
 • MayorAlfredo Lim (Liberal)
 • Vice MayorIsko Moreno (Nacionalista)
 • Representatives
 • Ceety Cooncil
Area
 • Caipital Ceety38.55 km2 (14.88 sq mi)
 • Urban
1474.82 km2 (569.43 sq mi)
 • Metro
638.55 km2 (246.55 sq mi)
Elevation
16.0 m (52.5 ft)
Population
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 • Urban
22,710,000[2]
 • Urban density15400/km2 (40,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
11,855,975
 • Metro density18567/km2 (48,090/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Manileño (m) / Manileña (f), Manilan
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
0900 to 1096
Area code(s)2
Websitewww.manila.gov.ph

Sister ceetiesEedit

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

ReferencesEedit

  1. "'PEARL OF ORIENT' STRIPPED OF FOOD; Manila, Before Pearl Harbor, Had Been Prosperous—Its Harbor One of Best Focus for Two Attacks Osmena Succeeded Quezon". New York Times. 1945-02-05. Retrieved 18-06-10. 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. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help); Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. "Demographia World Urban Areas PDF (March 2013)" (PDF). Demographia. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  3. Brinkhoff, TH. "The Principal Agglomerations of the World". CityPopulation. Retrieved 15 Juin 2010.
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  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 2 Julie 2009.
  6. "Sister Cities". Beijing Municipal Government. Retrieved 23 Juin 2009.
  7. Allison Lopez (7 August 2008). "Manila mayor flies to 'sister city' for Beijing Olympics". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 9 September 2008. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  8. "Guangzhou Sister Cities[via WaybackMachine.com]". Guangzhou Foreign Affairs Office. Archived frae the original on 24 October 2012. Retrieved 21 Julie 2013.
  9. "Mapa Mundi de las ciudades hermanadas" (in Spanish). Madrid City Government. Retrieved 19-04-10. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  10. "Sister Cities of Manila". City Government of Manila. Retrieved 2 September 2009.
  11. "Manila-Montreal Sister City Agreement Holds Potential for Better Cooperation". 24-06-05. Archived frae the original on 2008-01-24. Retrieved 19-04-10. Check date values in: |accessdate=, |date=, and |year= / |date= mismatch (help)
  12. "Villes jumelées avec la Ville de Nice" (in French). Ville de Nice. Retrieved 24 Juin 2013.
  13. "The 45 Sister Cities of taipei". taipei.gov. Retrieved 9 September 2008.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  14. "Sister Cities". New Winnipeg. Archived frae the original on 28 December 2005. Retrieved 9 September 2008. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  15. "Eight Cities/Six Ports: Yokohama's Sister Cities/Sister Ports". Yokohama Convention & Visitiors Bureau. Archived frae the original on 5 Mey 2009. Retrieved 18 Julie 2009.