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Pateros, officially the Municipality of Pateros (Tagalog: Bayan ng Pateros), is a 1st class municipality in Metro Manila, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 63,840 people.

This municipality is famous for its duck-raising industry and especially for producing balut, a Filipino delicacy, which is a boiled, fertilised duck egg. Pateros is also known for the production of red salty eggs and “inutak”, a local rice cake. Moreover, the town is known for manufacturing of “alfombra”, a locally-made footwear with a carpet-like fabric on its top surface. Pateros is bordered by the following highly urbanized cities of Pasig to the north, Makati to the west, and Taguig to the south.

Pateros is the only municipality and the smallest, both in population and in land area, in Metro Manila, but it is the second most densely populated at around 29,000 people per square kilometer after Manila.