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[edit]

  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.