Veinte Reales

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Veinte Reales
Barangay
Veinte Reales is located in 1st Legislative district of Valenzuela, Philippines
Veinte Reales
Veinte Reales
Location of Veinte Reales in the 1st Valenzuela legislative district
Coordinates: 14°42′56″N 120°57′58″E / 14.71556°N 120.96611°E / 14.71556; 120.96611
Country  Philippines
Region National Capital Region
City Valenzuela City
Congressional districts Part of the 1st district of Valenzuela
Government
 • Barangay
Chairman
Pio San Diego Jr.
 • Barangay
Councilors
Jojit Sanchez, Remy Padilla Jay Luces, Vic Felix, Sol Santiago, Erick Francisco and Rodelio Lucero
Area
 • Total 192.90 km2 (74.48 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 17,800
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
ZIP code 1444
Area code(s) 2

Veinte Reales is one of the constituent barangays in the city of Valenzuela, Metro Manila in the Philippines. The barangay is home to industrial factories of wire, fishball, packaging and rubber products.[1]

Etymology[edit]

The origin of the name Veinte Reales came from a legend that their ancestors paid "veinte reales" or twenty reales (2.50 pesos) for the land to the Spaniards during the Spanish occupation of the Philippines. Another legend was that there was a magic well that contains delicious water that can quickly heal any sickness. But in order for you to drink it, you must pay Veinte Reales (20 reales).

Education[edit]

Facade, Barangay Hall

The barangay has two public educational facilities for elementary - Tugatog Elementary School and Paltok Elementary School.

Economy[edit]

The barangay is home to industrial factories of wire, fish balls, packaging and rubber products.[1]

Landmarks[edit]

Famous landmarks in Veinte Reales include the Valenzuela Memorial Park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Veinte Reales". Tayo na, Valenzuela! Official Website of Valenauela. Retrieved on 2014-12-21.

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