Makati

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Makati City
Lungsod ng Makati
City
City of Makati
The Makati skyline
The Makati skyline
Nickname(s): The Financial Capital of the Philippines, the Wall Street of the Phils.
Motto: Makati, Mahalin Natin, Atin Ito
Map of Metro Manila highlighting Makati City
Map of Metro Manila highlighting Makati City
Country Philippines
Region National Capital
Districts 1st and 2nd districts of Makati City
Settled 1670
Cityhood January 2, 1995
Barangays 33
Government
 • Type Mayor–council government
 • Mayor Jejomar Erwin S. Binay, Jr. (PDP-Laban)
 • Vice Mayor Romulo V. Peña, Jr. (Independent)
 • Makati City Council
Area[1]
 • Total 21.57 km2 (8.33 sq mi)
Elevation 15.4 m (50.5 ft)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 529,039
 • Density 24,527/km2 (63,520/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP Code 1200 to 1299
Dialing code 2
Website www.makati.gov.ph

The City of Makati (/məˈkɑːtɪ/ mə-KAH-tee; Tagalog: Makati), in the Philippines, is one of the sixteen cities that make up Metro Manila. Makati is the financial center of the Philippines. As the host of various embassies, it is also an important center for international affairs.

With 529,039 people, Makati is the 16th-largest city in the country and ranked as the 41st most densely populated city in the world with 19,336 inhabitants per square kilometer.

Makati became the financial center of the Philippines during the 1960s. It is home to the Philippine Stock Exchange and the Makati Business Club.[3][4]

Makati is notable for its exceptionally multicultural lifestyle, as a significant center for intercontinental matters and for its reputation as a major entertainment center in the metropolis.[5] The city is also known for its cosmopolitan culture because of its major shopping centers, condominiums, financial hubs, hotels, and entertainment hubs, which are located around the city.[6] Makati is a city in the Philippines. It is known as the financial center of the Philippines. Makati has 529,039 people.

Makati first became as the financial center of the Philippines during the 1960s. The Philippine Stock Exchange and the Makati Business Club are there.[7][8]

Barangays[change | change source]

Makati has divided into 33 barangays.

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


References[change | change source]

  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 June 2012.  Invalid <ref> tag; name "2010 census" defined multiple times with different content
  3. ww.whereinmanila.com/philippine-stock-exchange-ayala-tower-1
  4. http://www.mbc.com.ph/
  5. http://www.makaticity.com/about/
  6. http://www.touristcenter.com.ph/philippines/information/makati.html
  7. "Philippine Stock Exchange – Ayala Tower 1". Where in Manila. Retrieved 10 March 2013. 
  8. "About Us". Makati Business Club. Retrieved 10 March 2013. 

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