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

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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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