Print of steel engraving titled „Ruinen in einem Vorstadt“.
Engraved by Chavannes.
From the „Oceanie ou cinquieme partie du monde. Revue geographique et ethnographique de la Malaisie, de la Micronesie, de la Polynesie et de la Melanesie“. Firmin Didot Freres, Paris. 1836.
Manila is the capital city of the Philippines. It is one of the sixteen cities which, along with the municipality of Pateros, make up Metro Manila, the National Capital Region, that has an overall population of around 12 million.The city of Manila is located on the eastern shore of Manila Bay and is bordered by the cities of Navotas and Caloocan to the north; Quezon City and San Juan to the northeast; Mandaluyong to the east; Makati to the southeast, and Pasay to the south. It has a total population of 1,652,171 making it the second most populous city in the Philippines, behind Quezon City. The populace inhabit a land area of only 2,498 hectares, making Manila arguably the most densely populated city in the world.