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City of Parañaque

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CITY OF PARAñAQUE AT A GLANCE

History Where Parañaque got its name – Palanyag There are several accounts as to how the City of Parañaque got its name. One such story stated that long ago, at the mouth of what is now known as the Parañaque River, there stood a balete tree that, when viewed from afar, looked like a majestic ship. This earned it the name Palanyag, taken from the term ‘palayag’, which means “point of navigation”. Another version of the story was that, before … Keep Reading