San Juan, officially the City of San Juan, is a 1st class highly urbanised city in the National Capital Region of the Philippines. It is geographically located at Metro Manila's approximate centre and is also the country's smallest city in terms of land area.
The city is known historically for the site of the first battle of the Katipunan, the organisation which led the 1896 Philippine Revolution against the Spanish Empire. Notable landmarks today such as Pinaglabanan Shrine and heritage homes are located in the city. Other locations include Greenhills and Santolan Town Plaza, making the city a major shopping hub with a range of upscale, boutique and bargain retail.
The Greenhills Shopping Center is the hub of trade and commerce in San Juan. The shopping complex housed shopping malls, the Virra Mall, Shoppesville, Greenhills Theater, Greenhills Bowling Alley, and Unimart.
San Juan City has a population of over 126,347 people. San Juan City also forms part of the wider Metro Manila metropolitan area which has a population of over 13,482,000 people.
Sister cities: Davao City • Iloilo City • San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States • Maui, Hawaii, United States • Santa Barbara, California, United States.