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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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Inquirer.net
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:08:03 -0700

When I was a child, a week on or around Aug. 19 was set aside to celebrate “Linggo ng Wika” (National Language Week), when we were encouraged to speak in Filipino and remember Manuel Luis Quezon as the “Father of the National Language.” I come ...
 
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 ...

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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 ...

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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
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.”.

Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net
Tue, 06 May 2014 20:52:34 -0700

MANILA, Philippines–At least three inmates were killed while 15 got injured in a riot that broke out inside the Quezon Provincial Jail, police said. Senior Superintendent Ronaldo Ylagan, Quezon Provincial Police chief, told INQUIRER.net over the phone ...

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Inquirer.net
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:40:41 -0700

SALUTE TO MLQ Members of the honor guard on Tuesday add solemnity to the Quezon City government's commemoration of the 136th birth anniversary of the city's founder, President Manuel L. Quezon. The towering monument marks his final resting place ...
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