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Metropolitan Manila, commonly known as Metro Manila or simply Manila, is the official and administrative definition of the urban area surrounding the Philippine capital city, Manila. It is the capital region of the Philippines, the seat of government, and the second-most populous and most densely populated region of the country. Also officially known as the National Capital Region (NCR), it is composed of the City of Manila, Quezon City, the country's most populous city, and the cities of Caloocan, Las Piñas, Makati, Malabon, Mandaluyong, Marikina, Muntinlupa, Navotas, Parañaque, Pasay, Pasig, San Juan, Taguig, and Valenzuela, including the only remaining municipality of Pateros.The National Capital Region, with an area of 619.5 km2, has a population of, making it the second most populous region in the Philippines, as well as the 9th most populous metropolitan area in Asia. The total urbanized area, referring to its continuous urban expansion into the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Rizal and Batangas, was listed as having a population of by Demographia, making it the 4th most populous urban area in the world. These 5 provinces, plus Metro Manila and Pampanga, sum to 30.7 million residents as of the newly counted census of 2015.
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