The Philippines’ capital, Manila, has been declared the ‘most loving capital city’ in the world, according to a new global study by Crossword Solver.
The survey is based on how often people online write ‘love you.’
Crossword Solver collected a sample of geotagged tweets posted in countries and cities all over the world and analyzed which ones contained variations of the phrase ‘love you’, including tweets with ‘love u’ and ‘<3 you’ in them as well as those that had different types of heart emojis followed by ‘u’ and ‘you’.
It was found out that residents in Manila shares 1,246 loving tweets for every 100,000 posted on the social media platform.
The other capitals that followed are Guatemala City, Guatemala (1,224); Luanda, Angola (1,180); Jakarta, Indonesia (974); and Mexico City, Mexico (948).
“Love is at the core of most families, and immediate and extended family are considered very important in Filipino culture,” the study stated.