Frequent question: Where is the biggest slum in the Philippines?

San Andres is the most densely populated district in Manila.

What is the biggest slum in the Philippines?

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What are the poorest provinces in the Philippines?

Among the country’s poorest provinces are Lanao del Sur, Sulu, Saranggani, Northern Samar, Maguindanao, Bukidnon, Sultan Kudarat, Zamboanga del Norte, Siquijor, and Agusan del Sur.

How many slums are there in Manila?

Slums are now scattered over 526 communities in all cities and municipalities of Metro Manila, housing 2.5 million people on vacant private or public lands, usually along rivers, near garbage dumps, along railroad tracks, under bridges and beside industrial establishments.

How dangerous is Tondo Manila?

Tondo has the highest crime rates in the country with usually at least one murder a week. These are mostly drug related and do not involve foreigners but there are some very dangerous men living there. There are also pockets of communist insurgents in various parts of Luzon and Visayas which must also be avoided.

What city is Tondo Manila?

Tondo, Manila

Tondo
Region National Capital Region
City Manila
Congressional District 1st and 2nd districts of Manila
Area
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