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Makati City

Makati City (pop. 379,310, 2000 Census) is one of the cities and municipalities that comprise Metro Manila in the Philippines. Makati is bounded on the north by the Pasig River, facing the City of Mandaluyong[?], on the east by the Municipality of Pateros[?], on the northwest by the City of Manila, and on the south and southwest by the City of Pasay[?]. It is one of the 12 cities of the National Capital Region.

Table of contents
1 Population
2 Households and Household Size
3 Daytime Population
4 Districts and Barangays
5 Attractions
6 Educational Institutions
7 External Links

Location

Makati is located within the quadrangle of 12° 011 latitude north and 14° 331 longitude. It is bounded on the north by the Pasig River facing the City of Mandaluyong, on the east by the Municipality of Pateros, on the northwest by the City of Manila, and on the south and southwest by the City of Pasay. It is one of the twelve (12) cities of the National Capital Region which also includes five (5) municipalities.

Land Area

Makati has a total land area of 27.36 square kilometers or 2,736 hectares, it constitutes 4.3 percent of NCR's total land area, and is bigger than neighboring cities of Pasay and Mandaluyong. The city is composed of two (2) districts further subdivided into 33 barangays, the biggest of which is Forbes Park with 2.5266 square kilometers while the smallest is Kasilawan with only 0.0922 square kilometers.

Three(3)Geographical Areas of Makati

Area No. of Barangays
Land Area (sq.km.)
New Town 6 affluent villages &
Location of the Central
Business District
10.16665
Old Town 17 barangays
8.6969
Fort Bonifacio 10 barangays
8.4919

GETTING THERE

Makati is a short 15 minute-drive from the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and the Manila Domestic Airport. Air-conditioned buses plying the Epifanio De los Santos Avenue (EDSA) route from Baclaran in Paranaque to Quezon City and Kalookan City pass through the Central Business District (CBD) daily. Jeepneys ply Makati's inner roads, and connect the city to its surrounding towns and cities. The Manila Rail Transit (MRT) on EDSA has three stations located in Makati: Guadalupe, Buendia and Ayala Avenue.

 

Population

The City of Makati has a population of 524,000, according to the 2000 Census of Population conducted by the National Statistics Office (NSO). This figure represents an increase of 39,824 or 8 per cent over the 1995 figure. Among cities and municipalities in Metro Manila, Makati ranks fifth in population, with a 5 percent share. In a span of 97 years, Makati's population grew 193 times. The 1903 Census placed the population at 2,700.

Based on the 1995 Census of Population, the 20 barangays comprising Makati's First District have a combined population of 230,726, while the 13 barangays of the Second District have a combined population of 253,450. Barangay Pembo has the largest population, with 62,097 while the least populated barangay is Urdaneta with 3,575.

Households and Household Size

Makati has a total of 117,000 households with an average household size of 4.49. The number of households in the city increased by 16,078 or 16 per cent over the 1995 figure of 100,922 households. Barangay Pembo has the largest number of households with 12,396 followed by Bangkal with 6,367 and West Rembo with 6,113 households. On the other hand, barangays with least number of households are Forbes Park (558), Urdaneta (787) and Carmona (929).

Daytime Population

Although its population is listed at 484,176 in the 1995 Census, the daytime population of Makati is estimated at 950,000 during the weekdays, or an increase of almost 100 per cent, because of the large number of people who work, shop, or do business in the Central Business District (CBD).

Districts and Barangays Muntinlupa City is composed of a lone congressional district, and two legislative districts which are further subdivided into nine Barangays. Legislative District One contains four barangays in the southern half of the city, while legislative District Two occupies the five barangays in the northern portion of the city.

While barangays are the admnistrative divisions of the city, and are legally part of the addresses of establishments and homes, many residents indicate their subdivision (village) instead of their barangay.

Listed below are the barangays in each district plus some notable subdivisions.

District One Barangays

District I

BARANGAY
POPULATION
LAND AREA (Has.)
Bangkal
27,652
 
74.4581
Bel-Air
6,054
 
170.57
Carmona
4,344
 
33.8672
Dasmarinas
6,767
 
26.8790
Forbes Park
3,807
 
 
252.6642
Kasilawan
6,274
 
 
9.2284
La Paz
9,609
 
 
31.8110
Magallanes
6,963
 
 
119.8220
Olympia
22,414
 
 
44.3766
Palanan
18,635
 
 
65.3886
Pio del Pilar
23,283
 
 
64.6802
Poblacion
17,836
 
 
103.5215
San Antonio
12,227
 
 
89.1309
San Isidro
10,631
 
 
50.0824
San Lorenzo
5,264
 
 
209.3586
Sta. Cruz
8,802
 
 
47.33374
Singkamas
8,487
 
 
18.5965
Tejeros
20,535
 
 
28.6478
Urdaneta
3,575
 
 
73.7564
Valenzuela
7,567
 
 
23.9936
Sub-Total
230,726
 

District Two Barangays

District II

BARANGAY
POPULATION
LAND AREA (has.)
Cembo
26,880
 
 
24.9247
Comembo
15,555
 
 
26.8790
East Rembo
22,939
 
 
47.5842
Guad. Nuevo
24,803
 
 
57.4931
Guad. Viejo
13,250
 
 
62.0934
Pembo
51,570
 
 
123.0850
Pingkaisahan
7,778
 
 
123.0850
Pitogo
13,459
 
 
14.0373
Post Proper N
6,816
 
 
 
Post Proper S
16,458
 
 
 
Rizal
10,527
 
 
South Cembo
13,343
 
 
19.8749
West Rembo
30,072
 
 
53.7558
Sub-total
253,450
   

Subdivisions

  • Forbes Park
  • Dasmariņas Village
  • Eco Vill
  • Bel-Air Subdivision
  • Urdaneta
  • Palm Village

Attractions

  • Makati City Hall, tallest governmnet office in the Philippines
  • Ayala Center, one the the largest malls in Asia
  • Rockwell Ceneter, first class shopping and residential area

Educational Institutions

Colleges and Universities and Other Private Schools

  • University of Makati (Pamantasan ng Makati)
  • Colegio San Agustin
  • Assumption College
  • Don Bosco Technical Institute
  • Colegio de Sta. Rosa

High Schools

  • Makati Science High School
  • Makati High School
  • General Pio Del Pilar National High School
  • Fort Bonifacio National High School
  • San Isidro National High School
  • Benigno Aquino National High School
  • San Antonio National High School

Elementary Schools

DIST. I
Cembo Elem. Sch.
Makati Elem. Sch.
Guad. Viejo Elem. Sch.
San Jose Elem. Sch.
 
DIST. II
Pembo Elem. Sch.
Fort Bonifacio Elem. Sch.
Comembo Elem. Sch.
East Rembo Elem. Sch.
West Rembo Elem. Sch.
Tibagan Elem. Sch.
Rizal Elem. Sch.
 
DIST. III
Hen. Pio Del Pilar Elem. Sch.
Hen. Pio Del Pilar Elem. Sch. I
Bangkal Elem. Sch. (main)
Bangkal Elem. Sch. I
Bangkal Elem. Sch. II
Bangkal Elem. Sch. III
 
DIST. IV
F. Benitez Elem. Sch.
 
Nicanor Garcia Elem. Sch.
Jose Magsaysay Elem. Sch.
Maximo B Estrella Elem. Sch.
 
DIST. V
Nemesio I. Yabut Elem. Sch.
 
Guad. Nuevo Elem. Sch.
South Cembo Elem. Sch.
Pitogoi Elem. Sch.
 
DIST. VI
La Paz Elem. Sch.
Palanan Elem. Sch.
 
F. Benitez Elem. Sch. III
San Antonio Elem. Sch.
 
 

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