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For other uses, see Quezon (disambiguation).
Quezon
Municipality
Official seal of Quezon
Seal
Map of Quezon showing the location of Quezon
Map of Quezon showing the location of Quezon
Quezon is located in Philippines
Quezon
Quezon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°03′N 122°08′E / 14.050°N 122.133°E / 14.050; 122.133Coordinates: 14°03′N 122°08′E / 14.050°N 122.133°E / 14.050; 122.133
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Quezon Province
District 4th district of Quezon
Founded January 1, 1914
Barangays 24
Government[1]
 • Mayor Crispin S. Clacio
Area[2]
 • Total 71.22 km2 (27.50 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 15,142
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4332
Dialing code 42
Income class 5th Class; semi-urban

Quezon is a fifth class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines, located on the southern part of Alabat Island. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 15,142 people.[3] This municipality was named after Manuel L. Quezon, the second President of the Philippines, first President of the Philippine Commonwealth, and the former governor. It is home to the recently started Yubakan Festival.

Barangays[edit]

Quezon is politically subdivided into 24 barangays, 6 urban and 18 rural.[2]

  • Apad
  • Argosino
  • Cagbalogo
  • Caridad
  • Cometa
  • Del Pilar
  • Guinhawa
  • Gumubat
  • Magsino
  • Mascariña
  • Montaña
  • Barangay I (Pob.)
  • Barangay II (Pob.)
  • Barangay III (Pob.)
  • Barangay IV (Pob.)
  • Barangay V (Pob.)
  • Barangay VI (Pob.)
  • Sabang
  • Silangan
  • Tagkawa
  • Villa Belen
  • Villa Francia
  • Villa Gomez
  • Villa Mercedes

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Quezon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,345 —    
1995 13,200 +2.88%
2000 14,594 +2.18%
2007 15,011 +0.39%
2010 15,142 +0.32%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: QUEZON". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 

External links[edit]


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GMA News
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 22:38:01 -0700

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Inquirer.net
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 02:02:02 -0700

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Philippines – Operatives from the Quezon Environment Enforcement Group (QEEG) have intercepted an estimated 3,000 board feet (7.08 cubic meters) of illegally cut narra logs on Wednesday morning while these were being towed ...

Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:26:15 -0800

LUCENA CITY — A giant sperm whale that was stranded near a coastal village in Calauag, Quezon, on Tuesday died early morning Wednesday, a provincial environment official said. Manny Calayag, community coordinator of the Quezon-Environment and ...

Rappler

Rappler
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:01:19 -0700

Another historical attraction within the complex is the Quezon Heritage House, the former residence of Manuel L. Quezon. Quezon used the home as a weekend retreat and eventually as a place of convalescence for his tuberculosis. The Quezon City ...

Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 23:23:45 -0800

LUCENA CITY, Quezon, Philippines – Despite the massive government campaign against firecrackers, eight New Year's Eve revelers still sustained blast injuries in Quezon province, police said Thursday. A report from the Quezon provincial police ...
 
InterAksyon
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:36:26 -0700

LUCENA CITY, Quezon - Quezon 2 District Engineer Nestor Cleofas of the Department of Public Works and Highways and Quezon 2nd District Rep. Vicente “Kulit” Alcala appealed to their constituents and the riding public and motorists to be more patient for ...

Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:47:31 -0700

LUCENA CITY, Philippines —Sixteen persons, 10 of them inmates of the Quezon provincial jail here, were injured in a collision involving a jail van and a private pickup along the old zigzag road in Pagbilao, Quezon on Wednesday afternoon, police said.
 
Inquirer.net
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:58:26 -0700

Have you noticed how August has become, in many schools, “Filipiniana month”? I hear parents grumbling about their children having to practice for some Philippine-related activity, usually a cultural show, decked out in expensive Filipino “costumes.”.
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