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. 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.
Quezon is politically subdivided into 24 barangays, 6 urban and 18 rural.
- Del Pilar
- Barangay I (Pob.)
- Barangay II (Pob.)
- Barangay III (Pob.)
- Barangay IV (Pob.)
- Barangay V (Pob.)
- Barangay VI (Pob.)
- Villa Belen
- Villa Francia
- Villa Gomez
- Villa Mercedes
|Population census of Quezon
|Source: National Statistics Office
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.”.
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 ...
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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