HISTORICAL FOCUS

The origin of the name "Muntinlupa" came from at least three versions. First, its association with the thin top soil in the area thus the term Muntinlupa. Second, residents, purportedly replying to a question by Spaniards in the 16th century what the name of their place was, said Monte sa Lupa apparently mistaking the question for what card game they were playing. Third, the topographical nature of the area, where the term Monte or mountain was expanded to Muntinlupa or mountain land. Read More


ABOUT THE SEAL

Designed by Manuel Amorsolo, son of a national artist, the City Seal features the Philippine Eagle – the biggest, the strongest and the highest flying bird of the Philippine Republic – a bird that symbolizes our dream, one day, to make Muntinlupa one of the leading investment hubs in the country.


VISION

We envision Muntinlupa City as one of the leading investment hubs in the country, with educated, healthy and God-loving people living peacefully and securely in a climate change-adaptive and disaster-resilient community, under the rule of transparent, caring and accountable leadership.

MISSION

  • To promote a broad-based economic growth and business-friendly environment for sustainable development;
  • To protect every person from natural and man-made hazards by ensuring strict enforcement of necessary safety measures;
  • To provide quality social services that include education, health care, livelihood and employment, socialized housing, and social assistance, among others; and
  • To institutionalize community participation in local governance, environmental protection, and economic development.