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Metropolitan Manila (Philippines)


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    • Metro Manila (Philippines)
    • National Capital Region (Philippines)
    • NCR
    • MetroManila (Philippines)
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    • Sources

      • found: Its Executive Committee. Tuladan, the Philippine south, 1978 (subdiv.)t.p. (Metro Manila, Philippines)
      • found: NCR-National Capital Region : [Metropolitlan Manila], 1999
      • found: Kurian, G. T. Encycl. of the Third World, c1978, v. 2, p. 1189(Philippines: The capital is Manila, whose position as capital was restored in 1976 when Quezon, the former capital, and 15 other smaller towns were merged with Manila to form a new Metropolitan Manila with a population of 4.5 million, administered by Imelda Romualdez Marcos, the first lady)
      • found: Philippine almanac & hdbk. of facts, 1977, p. 49(Metropolitan Manila; Metro Manila)
      • found: Metropolitan Manila and the magnitude of its problems, 1976:t.p. (Metropolitan Manila) p. 8-9 (Presidential decree no. 824: There is hereby created a public corporation, to be known as the Metropolitan Manila, vested with powers and attributes of a corporation ... the corporation shall be administered by a commission created under this decree)
      • found: BGN, Tel. call.(Metropolitan Manila, Philippines, Admin. area, 14°35 min. north, 121°00 min. east)
      • found: Columbia gaz.(National Capital Region (NCR), (246 sq mi/636 sq km; 1990 pop. 7,948,392), W central Luzon, Philippines, consisting of Manila, the adjoining cities of Caloocan, Pasay, Pasig, and Quezon City, and 12 towns ; created in 1978 to integrate the country's most populous area; governed by a council known as the Metropolitan Manila Authority, the region is referred to as MetroManila (which is also a colloquial term for the entire Manila megalopolis, stretching from Bulacan prov. in the N to Cavite prov. in the S and into Rizal prov, in the W); see ref. from MetroManila, Philippines)
      • found: GEOnet, Jan. 8, 2003(Metropolitan Manila, ADM 2, 14°35ʹN, 121°00ʹE; variant: Metro Manila)
    • Editorial Notes

      • [SUBJECT USAGE: This heading is not valid for use as a subject. Works about this place are entered under the subject heading Manila Metropolitan Area (Philippines).]
      • [Old catalog heading: Metropolitan Manila, Philippines]
      • [Metropolitan Manila is treated as one of the provinces of the Philippines; local places within it are qualified by the name of the country (B.R. Tucker 6/3/83)]
    • Change Notes

      • 1980-09-04: new
      • 2014-01-05: revised
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