Arkong Bato, Valenzuela

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Arkong Bato
Barangay
Arkong Bato is located in 1st Legislative district of Valenzuela, Philippines
Arkong Bato
Arkong Bato
Location of Arkong Bato in the 1st Valenzuela legislative district
Coordinates: 14°41′53″N 120°57′3″E / 14.69806°N 120.95083°E / 14.69806; 120.95083
Country  Philippines
Region National Capital Region
City Valenzuela
Congressional districts Part of the 1st district of Valenzuela
Government
 • Barangay Chairman Rovin Andrew Feliciano
Area
 • Total 34.40 km2 (13.28 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 8,632
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
ZIP code 1444
Area code(s) 2
Stone arc

Arkong Bato is one of the constituent barangays in the city of Valenzuela, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Arkong Bato is a historical barangay named after the famous stone arc landmark that demarcates the boundary between the barangay and Santulan of Malabon. The notable stone arc was built by the Americans in 1910, originally as a boundary between Rizal and Bulacan province.[1]

Festivals[edit]

Residents celebrate the Sta. Cruz fiesta every 3rd Sunday of May [1]

Landmarks[edit]

Some of landmarks in Arkong Bato includes the Arkong Bato Chapel and the statue of Delfin Velilla at Navarette Street

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Valezuela; Arkong Bato, Valenzuela Retrieved on September 22, 2012

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