Manila

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Manila is the capital of Philippines. The city is built on the island of Luzon.[1] Manila has a population of 1,581,082 and a land area of 38.55 km². Tagalog language is predominant around Manila.[2] The city has several tourist attractions and is a cultural center in the country.[3] Malacanang Palace is a major tourist attraction in the city.[4] It is the former residence of the Marcos family[4] and at present the residence of the President of the Philippines.

References

  1. James Dobson, John Sander, Judith Woodfield (2001). Living Geography. Nelson Thornes, p90. ISBN 017434323X. 
  2. Lloyd E. Hudman, Richard H. Jackson (2002). Geography of Travel & Tourism. Thomson Delmar Learning, p460. ISBN 0766832562. 
  3. Lloyd E. Hudman, Richard H. Jackson (2002). Geography of Travel & Tourism. Thomson Delmar Learning, p461. ISBN 0766832562. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 Brian G. Boniface (2001). Worldwide Destinations: The Geography of Travel and Tourism. Elsevier, p277. ISBN 0750642319. 
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