Map of Manila showing the location of San Nicolas.
San Nicolas is one of the sixteen areas in the city of Manila in the Philippines. It is located at the west central part of the city, on the northern bank of Pasig River bouded by the areas of Binondo to the east, and Tondo to the north and west. This community has kept its 19th-century ancestral houses, which symbolizes the wealthy lives of the people who used to live there just like the ancestral houses of Silay City and Vigan City.
As of the May 1, 2010 national census, the population of San Nicolas is 44,241 with 15 barangays named as numbers from 268 to 276 and from 281 to 286.