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Photo of Metro Manila and surrounding provinces taken from the International Space Station, with north in the upper-left corner. May 2016.

Metropolitan Manila (Filipino: Kalakhang Maynila; Kamaynilaan), commonly known as Metro Manila, is the National Capital Region (NCR) of the Philippines. It is the seat of government. It has more people than most regions and metropolitan areas of the country.


There are 16 cities in Metro Manila. They include Manila, Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, Quezon City, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, as well as the municipality Pateros.

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