Parañaque

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Parañaque
City of Parañaque
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Nickname(s): 
Mega City by the Bay
Motto(s): 
Dedicated to God
Anthem: Bagong Parañaque (English: New Parañaque)
Map of Metro Manila with Parañaque highlighted
Map of Metro Manila with Parañaque highlighted
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Parañaque is located in Philippines
Parañaque
Parañaque
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°28′N 121°01′E / 14.47°N 121.02°E / 14.47; 121.02Coordinates: 14°28′N 121°01′E / 14.47°N 121.02°E / 14.47; 121.02
CountryPhilippines
RegionNational Capital Region (NCR)
Provincenone
District 1st and 2nd district
FoundedNovember 30, 1572
Cityhood and HUCFebruary 13, 1998
Barangays16 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Panlungsod
 • MayorEdwin Olivarez
 • Vice MayorJose Enrico T. Golez
 • Representatives
  • Eric Olivarez (1st District)
  • Joy Tambunting (2nd District)
 • City Council
Members
 • Electorate328,924 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total47.69 km2 (18.41 sq mi)
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Highest elevation
108 m (354 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 census)
 • Total689,992
 • Density14,000/km2 (37,000/sq mi)
 • Households
159,587
Demonym(s)Parañaqueño (male)
Parañaqueña (female)
Economy
 • Income class1st city income class
 • Poverty incidence0.85% (2018)[3]
 • Revenue₱7,924,495,749.00 (2020)
 • Assets₱14,896,277,723.00 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱6,182,055,478.00 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱4,796,329,037.00 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityManila Electric Company (MERALCO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
1700–1720
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)02
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Native languagesTagalog
Websitewww.paranaquecity.gov.ph

Parañaque, officially the City of Parañaque (Tagalog: Lungsod ng Parañaque), in the Philippines, is one of the sixteen cities that make up Metro Manila.

Parañaque is the home of the PAGCOR Entertainment City, a gaming and entertainment complex under development by the state owned Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation spanning an area of 8 km2 (3.1 sq mi) in Bay City, where four large integrated resorts are based namely Solaire Resort & Casino, City of Dreams Manila, Okada Manila, and the soon to be completed Westside City Resorts World. It is also the home of the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange public transport and the Aseana City business district development which includes Ayala Malls Manila Bay.[4]

Barangays[change | change source]

Parañaque has divided into 16 barangays.

Barangay District Population[5]
(2010)
Area (km2)
Baclaran 1st 21,332 0.63
BF Homes 2nd 83,462 7.69
Don Bosco 2nd 47,621 3.84
Don Galo 1st 10,827 0.23
La Huerta 1st 8,788 0.53
Marcelo Green 2nd 28,772 3.06
Merville 2nd 20,391 3.04
Moonwalk 2nd 59,614 3.77
San Antonio 2nd 59,847 2.87
San Dionisio 1st 60,951 6.62
San Isidro 1st 69,035 3.65
San Martin de Porres 2nd 20,938 1.55
Santo Niño 1st 28,235 2.45
Sun Valley 2nd 37,586 1.77
Tambo 1st 26,209 3.09
Vitalez 1st 4,518 0.57

References[change | change source]

  1. "2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 – Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  2. https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/Table%202a.%20Updated%20Annual%20Per%20Capita%20Poverty%20Threshold%2C%20Poverty%20Incidence%20and%20Magnitude%20of%20Poor%20Population%20with%20Measures%20of%20Precision%2C%20%20by%20Region%2C%20Province%20and%20HUC_2018.xlsx; publication date: 4 June 2020; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  3. "LOOK: There's a new mall near Manila Bay". ABS-CBN News. 26 September 2019. Retrieved 3 September 2021.
  4. https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/attachments/hsd/pressrelease/National%20Capital%20Region.pdf

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