Pasig River

Local namePasig River
LocationPhilippine Continental Shelf, Philippines

The Pasig River is a river in the Philippines that connects Laguna de Bay to Manila Bay. Stretching for 25 kilometres, it bisects the Philippine capital of Manila and its surrounding urban area into northern and southern halves. Its major tributaries are the Marikina River and San Juan River. The total drainage basin of Pasig River, including the basin of Laguna de Bay, covers 4,678 square kilometres.The Pasig River is technically a tidal estuary, as the flow direction depends upon the water level difference between Manila Bay and Laguna de Bay. During the dry season, the water level in Laguna de Bay is low with the river's flow direction dependent on the tides. During the wet season, when the water level of Laguna de Bay is high, the flow is reversed towards Manila Bay.

The Pasig River used to be an important transport route and source of water for Spanish Manila.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pasig_River

Address Posadas Ext., Manila, Philippines

Coordinates 14°35'6.058" N 121°0'34.039" E

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