Port Area, Manila
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.
Anda Circle and the Bureau of Internal Revenue building in the background in the Port Area.
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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.
- "Highlights of the Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved July 11, 2017.