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Manila (Philippines)

LC control no.n 79056525
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingManila (Philippines)
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Geographic subdivision usagePhilippines--Manila
Variant(s)Maynila (Philippines)
City of Manila (Philippines)
Lungsod ng Maynila (Philippines)
Manila City (Philippines)
See alsoMetropolitan Manila (Philippines)
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Associated countryPhilippines
Special noteOld catalog heading: Manila.
Found inKurian, 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)
The world factbook, via WWW, September 10, 2015 (under Philippines: capital: Manila; geographic coordinates: 14 36 N, 120 58 E)
Wikipedia, September 10, 2015 (Manila (Filipino: Maynilà) is the capital city of the Philippines. It is one of the sixteen cities which, along with the municipality of Pateros, make up Metro Manila, the National Capital Region; 14°35ʹN 121°00ʹE)
GEOnet, September 10, 2015 (Manila (approved); City of Manila (approved); Maynila (approved); Lungsod ng Maynila (approved); capital of a political entity, Philippines, 14°36ʹ15ʺN, 120°58ʹ56ʺE (14.6042, 120.9822); also lists Manila (approved); City of Manila (approved); Maynila (approved); Lungsod ng Maynila (approved); variant: Manila City; first-order administrative division, Philippines, 14°35ʹ00ʺN, 121°00ʹ00ʺE (14.5833, 121); also lists other populated places with approved or variant name Manila in other first-order administrative divisions)
Geographic area codea-ph---