Malabon, officially the City of Malabon (Tagalog: Lungsod ng Malabon), or simply known as Malabon City, is a 1st class highly urbanized city in Metro Manila, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 365,525 people. Located just north of Manila, it is primarily a residential and industrial town and is one of the most densely populated cities in the metropolis. It has a total land area of 15.96 square kilometers. Malabon is part of the sub-region of Metro Manila informally called CAMANAVA, which consists of CAloocan, MAlabon, NAvotas, and VAlenzuela cities. Caloocan lies to the south and east, Navotas to the west, and Valenzuela to the north. Malabon also borders the town of Obando in the province of Bulacan to the northwest.