Taguig City, National Capital Region, Philippines

🇵🇭 Taguig, officially the City of Taguig, is a 1st class highly urbanized city in Metro Manila, Philippines. Located in the western shores of Laguna de Bay, the city is known for Bonifacio Global City, one of the leading financial centres of the Philippines. Originally a fishing village during the Spanish and American colonial periods, it experienced rapid growth when former military reservations were converted by the Bases Conversion and Development Authority into mixed-use planned communities. Taguig became a highly urbanized city in 2004.

The city is politically subdivided into 28 barangays: Bagumbayan, Bambang, Calzada, Central Bicutan, Central Signal Village, Fort Bonifacio, Hagonoy, Ibayo Tipas, Katuparan, Ligid Tipas, Lower Bicutan, Maharlika Village, Napindan, New Lower Bicutan, North Daang Hari, North Signal Village, Palingon Tipas, Pinagsama, San Miguel, Santa Ana, South Daang Hari, South Signal Village, Tanyag, Tuktukan, Ususan, Upper Bicutan, Wawa, and Western Bicutan. The city is also divided into two legislative districts: Pateros & Taguig.

Economy Taguig's centre of trade and commerce are at the Bonifacio Global City, Uptown district, McKinley Hills and McKinley West, and Arca South. The Philippine Stock Exchange main office and trading floor is located in Taguig.

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Taguig City has a population of over 886,722 people. Taguig City also forms one of the centres of the wider Metro Manila metropolitan area which has a population of over 13,482,000 people.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Taguig City is twinned with: 🇵🇭 Bacolod, Philippines; 🇵🇭 Iloilo City, Philippines; 🇵🇭 Tabaco, Philippines; 🇵🇭 Vigan, Philippines; 🇦🇺 Blacktown, Australia.

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