Top 10 Cities in the Philippines
The video will show the top 10 Cities in the Philippines by size. Made up of about 7,100 islands, the Philippines is on the southeastern rim of Asia and is bordered by the Philippine Sea on the east, the South China Sea on the west, the Luzon Strait on the north, and the Celebes Sea on the south. Its land area, which is slightly larger than that of Arizona, measures 300,000 square kilometers (115,830 square miles), and its coastline is 36,289 kilometers (22,550 miles).
The capital, Manila, is located on the island of Luzon within the highly urbanized National Capital Region, that is composed of twelve different urban areas such as the cities of Pasig, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Quezon, Kalookan, Las Piñas, Valenzuela, Makati, Muntinlupa, Parañaque, and Pasay. The primary financial district is Makati City.
The population of the Philippines has over tripled from 1948, ranges from 19 million up to an official estimation of 81.16 million in year 2000. From 1995 up to 2000, as well as the yearly growth rate of population was standing at 2.02%, a bit lower compared to in 1990 and 1/3 lower than the growth rate of 3% during the year 1960s.
The country is split into 3 groups of island: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, well-known together as Luzviminda. These Three groups are further more subdivided into Sixteen regions. The National Census of 2000 lists 61 chartered cities as well as 73 provinces throughout the Philippines, having the most inhabited regions within Luzon. There are 4 out of 10 people in the Philippines resides in the National Capital Region and also the adjoining regions of Central Luzon as well as Southern Tagalog.