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City MANDALUYONG
Official Website http://www.mandaluyong.gov.ph
Island Grouping Luzon
Region NCR
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The City of Mandaluyong (Filipino: Lungsod ng Mandaluyong) is one of the cities and municipalities that comprise Metro Manila in the Philippines. It is politically divided into 27 barangays under one congressional district. It has been classified as a Highly Urbanized City. Mandaluyong, the heart of the "Golden Triangle" (Manila, Makati, and Quezon City), has finally emerged as a veritable boom city. It is one of the leading business and industrial centers in the country today, the “New Tiger of Metro Manila", which made an unprecedented giant leap to progress.

LOCATION

It is bordered on the west by the country's capital, Manila, to the north by the municipality of San Juan, to the east by Quezon City and Pasig City, and by Makati City to the south. At present, its nicknames are "Tiger City of the Philippines", "Metro Manila's Heart", and the "Shopping Mall Capital of the Philippines". Mandaluyong is located at the very center of Metro Manila. With this geographical advantage, it has in recent years emerged as a veritable boomtown, the leading business and industrial mecca of the country.

LAND AREA

The city has a total land area of 1,124.97 hectares.

POPULATION

The total population was 286,870 as of the 1995 census.

LANGUAGE/DIALECT

Tagalog, English

CURRENCY

Philippine Peso (Php) in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 1 in pesos and, 25, 10, 5 and 1 in centavos.

ECONOMY

Mandaluyong City is located right at the center of Metro Manila. Among the many attractions in the city is the western half of the Ortigas Center, one of the major centers of business and commerce in the metropolis (the eastern half is in Pasig City). Found within the Mandaluyong portion of the Ortigas Center are the main headquarters of the Asian Development Bank and the San Miguel Corporation, the Southeast Asia's largest food and beverage company. Also at the Ortigas Center is the Shangri-La Plaza, locale for the Edsa Shangri-La Manila, the St. Francis Towers (one of the tallest towers in the Philippines when built). Shangri-La Plaza is adjacent to SM Megamall, one of the biggest shopping malls in Asia and the premiere mall of the largest chain of shopping malls in the country. The newly-renovated EDSA Central and Star Mall are also in the area. The Shaw Boulevard Station of the Metro Rail Transit or MRT is another mall in itself.  The station is connected to three other malls (Star Mall, Shangri-La Plaza and EDSA Central). The famous drug laboratory UniLab is located here.

Mandaluyong city also boasts some of the best educational institutions in the country, namely Lourdes School of Mandaluyong (est. 1960), a Franciscan-Marian all-boys school, in Ortigas Center. Slightly northwest of Ortigas Center is the La Salle Greenhills(est. 1959), a famous all-boys high school. Mandaluyong city also exhibits another exclusive all-male institution, the Don Bosco Technical College (DBTC) (est. 1953), a prestigious Salesian school and the Motherhouse of all Salesian works in the Philippines.

The National Center for Mental Health is found in the city.

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