Taguig City

Taguig City

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official_name = City of Taguig
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native_name = "Lungsod ng Taguig"
nickname = "Home of the Global City"
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motto = "Forward Taguig"

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image_caption = Bonifacio Global City

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map_caption = Map of Metro Manila showing the location of Taguig City Coordinates: 14° 33' N, 121°5', E

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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = Philippines
subdivision_type1 = Region
subdivision_name1 = National Capital Region
subdivision_type2 = Districts
subdivision_name2 = 1st and 2nd Districts of Taguig City
subdivision_type3 = Barangays
subdivision_name3 = 18
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leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Freddie Tinga (2007-2010; Lakas-CMD/KDT)
leader_title1 = Vice Mayor
leader_name1 = George Elias (2007-2010; Lakas-CMD/KDT)
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established_title2 = Incorporated (town)
established_date2 = April 25, 1587
established_title3 = Incorporated (city)
established_date3 = December 8, 2004
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population_as_of = 2007
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population_total = 613,343
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timezone = PST
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elevation_m = 16.0
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postal_code_type = Zip code
postal_code = 1630 to 1638
area_code = 2
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website = [http://www.taguig.gov.ph/ www.taguig.gov.ph/]
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Taguig (formerly spelled as "Tagig"; Filipino: "Lungsod ng Taguig") is a city in Metro Manila in the Philippines. From a thriving fishing community along the shores of Laguna de Bay, it is now an important residential and industrial suburb of Manila. The recent construction of the C-5 highway and the acquisition of the Fort Bonifacio development area has paved the way for the cityhood of the municipality.

Taguig City lies on the western shore of Laguna de Bay and is bordered by Muntinlupa City to the south, Parañaque City to the southwest, Pasay City to the west, Cainta and Taytay on the northeast and Makati City, Pateros, and Pasig City to the north. Taguig River, a tributary of the Pasig River cuts through the northern half of the municipality and Napindan River, also a tributary of the Pasig forms the common border of Taguig with Pasig City.

The city ranked first among Philippine cities in the Ease of Doing Business Index, conducted by the World Bank's International Finance Corporation [ [http://www.doingbusiness.org/Philippines World Bank Group - System Maintenance ] ] .


Taguig City is politically subdivided into 18 barangays together with Fort Bonifacio as a special economic and development district.

ee also

*Fort Bonifacio
*Metro Manila
*Buhawi Dance Artists

External links

* [http://www.taguig.gov.ph/ Official Website of Taguig City]
* [http://www.manilatimes.net/national/2004/dec/10/yehey/metro/20041210met12.html Taguig Cityhood Gets Comelec Approval] "The Manila Times"
* [http://www.manilatimes.net/national/2003/mar/14/metro/20030314met6.html Fernando, Jean. “Judge: Fort Bonifacio in Taguig, not Makati.”] "The Manila Times."
* [http://www.ops.gov.ph/records/eo_no256.htm “Executive Order No. 256: Declaration on the Effect of Special Patent No. 3596 and Establishing a Makati-Taguig Boundary Committee.”] Office of the President, Republic of the Philippines.


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