26 October, 2007

Metro Manila Map Postcard

Metropolitan Manila (Filipino: Kalakhang Maynila) or the National Capital Region (NCR) is the greater metropolitan area of the city of Manila. Manila Bay lies to the west and Laguna de Bay to the southeast. It is bordered by the provinces of Bulacan to the north, Rizal to the east, Cavite to the southwest and Laguna to the south.

Land Area: Approx. 636.00 sq. kms.
Population: 9,932,560 (2000 Census)
Population Density: 15,617 persons/sq. kms.

Metro Manila Map Postcard

The size of the postcard is 5"x6.5". Shown in the postcard are images of different landmarks that can be found in Luzon, including the tourist attractions. The images around the map are (from left topmost moving clockwise): Makati -- Black Nazarene Procession, Quiapo -- Intramuros -- Rizal Shrines -- Manila City Hall -- Fort Santiago, Intramuros-- Philippine Brahma with gypsies woven handicraft carriage, Diliman -- San Agustin Church, Intramuros -- Ortigas Center -- Manila Bay sunset -- Roxas Boulevard -- Rizal Monument on Luneta Park -- Manila Cathedral, Intramuros -- MRT in Ortigas Center -- Spanish-inspired horse-driven calesa, Intramuros

Local government units: Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Manila, Marikina,
Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, Pateros, Quezon City, San Juan, Taguig, Valenzuela

SOURCES:
Metro Manila Wikipedia Entry

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