Did you know: Makati Foundation Day | Inquirer News

Did you know: Makati Foundation Day

/ 05:59 AM June 01, 2015

Today, June 1, is the 345th foundation day of Makati City. Founded in 1670, San Pedro de Makati was under the jurisdiction of the Franciscans. In 1914, Act 2390 shortened the name of the municipality to Makati. In 1975, Makati was made part of Metro Manila while on Jan. 2, 1995, it was declared a highly urbanized city by virtue of Republic Act 7854. Makati City has a population of almost 530,000 based on the 2010 Census.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

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