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The Port Area is a place located in Manila, Philippines. Post-war developments at the Manila South Harbor eventually paved the way for the migration of people from the different provinces, making it one of the largest urban poor community in the Philippines.

Port Area
Anda Circle and the Bureau of Internal Revenue building in the background in the Port Area.
Anda Circle and the Bureau of Internal Revenue building in the background in the Port Area.
Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Port Area, Manila
Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Port Area, Manila
Port Area
Location within Metro Manila 14.588726, 120.968597
Coordinates: 14°35′19″N 120°58′07″E / 14.588726°N 120.968597°E / 14.588726; 120.968597Coordinates: 14°35′19″N 120°58′07″E / 14.588726°N 120.968597°E / 14.588726; 120.968597
CountryPhilippines
RegionNational Capital Region
CityManila
5th DistrictFifth
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total66,742

BarangaysEdit

Port Area, Manila is made up of 5 Barangays numbered 649, 650, 651, 652 and 653. Barangay 649 contains the Engineer's Island, now informally known as the Baseco Compound. The Island is regarded as one of the biggest urban poor community in the Philippines.

Barangays of Port Area, Manila
Barangay Population (2015)[1]
Barangay 649 59,847
Barangay 650 3,857
Barangay 651 2,967
Barangay 652 51
Barangay 653 20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Highlights of the Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved July 11, 2017.

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