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Manila (/məˈnɪlə/ mə-NIL-ə; Maynila in Filipino), is the capital city of the Philippines and the most populous metropolitan area in the country and the 11th most populous in the world. Manila is the most densely populated city in the world and was divided into several districts. Manila has been a major settlement for three centuries, and since has been the political, economic, social, cultural, and educational center of the Philippines.
Manila is a leading global city, with its strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transport all contributing to its prominence.
The Pearl of the Orient Tower is the second tallest skyscraper within the city, located within the strip of Manila known for its cultural and economic vigor, the Roxas Boulevard.
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