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The City of Pasay (Filipino: Lungsod ng Pasay) is one of the cities and municipalities that comprise Metro Manila in the Philippines. It is bordered on the north by the country's capital, Manila, to the northeast by Makati City, to the east by Taguig City, and Paranaque City to the south.
Pasay City was one of the original four cities of Metro Manila. Due to its proximity to Manila, it fast became an urban town during the American Period.LOCATION
In terms of area, Pasay City is the third smallest political subdivision in the National Capital Region. It is adjacent to the City of Manila and is bounded to the south Paranaque, to the northeast by Makati and Taguig and to the west in Manila Bay. The city is located at latitude 14Ã‚Â° 32' and longitude 121 00'.LAND AREA
The City has a total land area of 18.50 square kilometers of which 5.5050 square kilometer is the City proper, 9.5 square kilometers is being occupied by the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) complex, which include the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) and the Villamor Air Base and the rest of the reclamation area with 4.00 square kilometers. Thus, among the local government in the region, Pasay has the greater area devoted to utilities covering 51.35% of its total land area or 9.50 square kilometers.POPULATION The city has a total population of 408,610 as of the 1995 census. LANGUAGE
Filipino and EnglishCLIMATE
Pasay City being part of Metro Manila as with the rest of the Philippines, lies entirely within the tropics. Its proximity to the Equator means that the temperature range is very small, rarely ever going lower than 25°C and going higher than 33°C. However, humidity levels are usually very high. It has a distinct dry season from November to May, and a wet season from June to October, when it is constantly battered by typhoons from the Pacific Ocean.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
Food manufacturing tops the industrial sector (20%), followed by construction activities (20%) export-oriented activities (18%) manufacture of metal products (17%) manufacture of paper and wood products (11%) each, rubber and plastic products (5%) and chemicals (4%). Since industrial firms generate revenue for the local government and employment for people, establishments of industries may be allowed if they would not contribute to the existing ecological problem of the city, e.g. atmospheric pollution._____________________________
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