Sampaloc, Quezon

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Sampaloc
Municipality
Sampaloc Municipal Hall
Sampaloc Municipal Hall
Official seal of Sampaloc
Seal
Motto: "Ang Galing ng Sampalukin"
Map of Quezon showing the location of Sampaloc
Map of Quezon showing the location of Sampaloc
Sampaloc is located in Philippines
Sampaloc
Sampaloc
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°10′N 121°35′E / 14.167°N 121.583°E / 14.167; 121.583Coordinates: 14°10′N 121°35′E / 14.167°N 121.583°E / 14.167; 121.583
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Quezon
District 1st District of Quezon
Barangays 14
Government[1]
 • Mayor Emmanuel Jesus S. Torres
Area[2]
 • Total 104.78 km2 (40.46 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 13,107
 • Density 130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4329
Dialing code 42
Income class 5th class

Sampaloc is a municipality in the province of Quezon, in the Philippines. The town is situated in a valley completely surrounded by high evergreen hills in the heart of the Sierra Madre Mountains between the towns of Lucban and Mauban, Quezon.

The town is a fifth class municipality in terms of income classification in 2007 with an approximate area of 10,478 hectares (25,890 acres).[2] According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 13,107 people,[3] which is lower than the 2007 Census of 13,534 people.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Sampaloc is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.[2]

  • Alupay
  • Apasan
  • Banot
  • Bataan
  • Bayongon (Pob.)
  • Bilucao
  • Caldong
  • Ibabang Owain
  • Ilayang Owain (Pob.)
  • Mamala
  • San Bueno
  • San Isidro (Pob.)
  • San Roque (Pob.)
  • Taquico

Schools[edit]

There are some schools that can be found in this town:

Elementary

  • Sampaloc elementary school (Main)
  • Sampaloc elementary school (annex)
  • Sampaloc elementary school (Greenhills)
  • Sampaloc elementary school (Bilucao)
  • Sampaloc elementary school (Apasan)
  • Sampaloc elementary school (Banot)
  • Sampaloc elementary school (Alupay)
  • Sampaloc Elementary School (Caldong)
  • Green Purple Kiddie Learning Center Inc.
  • Cocofed Kindergarten

Secondary

  • Sampaloc National Highschool(S.N.H.S)
  • Adela Torres National Highschool
  • Manuel S. Enverga Academy
  • SLSU (Sampaloc Campus)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sampaloc
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 11,132 —    
1995 10,977 −0.28%
2000 12,858 +3.21%
2007 13,534 +0.73%
2010 13,107 −1.06%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Local government[edit]

Municipal Mayor: Emmanuel Jesus "Naning" S. Torres[1] Municipal Vice-Mayor:Francisco Jr. "Boy" Abeja

Festivals[edit]

During the month of April Buli products such as bags,hats,flowers,pockets and more are decorated in their houses.Buliha Festival is also called "Mini Pahiyas".Parades roam arond the town some celbretie stars also visited here.Mean While there are also coocking contests,palarong pinoy,stage plays,beer fests,concerts,bag and hat making contests,fairs,and many more.

The festival which comes fro the word 'buri' or buli is a large palm tree which can be seen in the town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "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". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  4. ^ "2007 Census of Population". Philippine National Statistics Office. Retrieved 2008-10-04. 

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