Facts About Makati City

Makati is the Philippines' financial centre; it has the country's largest concentration of global and local companies. Major banks, corporations, department stores, and foreign embassies in Makati are located.

The Philippine Stock Exchange's largest trading floor is located along Ayala Avenue, in the city. Makati is also renowned for being the Metro Manila 's main cultural and entertainment center.

Makati is situated in the middle of Metro Manila, inside the radius of 14′40′′ north and 121′3′′ ° E. The region is surrounded by the Pasig River to the north, facing Mandaluyong, Pasig to the north-east, Pateros and Taguig to the southeast, Manila to the north-west and Pasay to the south-west. Makati has a total area of 27.36 sq km (10.56 sq mi) of land.

It has a population of 582,602 [3], according to the 2015 census, making it the 17th most populous city in the country and ranked as the 41st most densely populated city in the world with 19,336 inhabitants per square kilometer.

While its size is just half a million, it is projected that the city's daytime population is more than one million on a normal working day owing to the huge amount of people coming to the city to live, shop and do business. Traffic is often anticipated during peak hours and holiday seasons.