General Nakar

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General Nakar
Municipality
Welcome Arch
Welcome Arch
Official seal of General Nakar
Seal
Nickname(s): Largest Municipality in Quezon
Map of Quezon showing the location of General Nakar
Map of Quezon showing the location of General Nakar
Gen. Nakar is located in Philippines
Gen. Nakar
Gen. Nakar
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°46′N 121°37′E / 14.767°N 121.617°E / 14.767; 121.617Coordinates: 14°46′N 121°37′E / 14.767°N 121.617°E / 14.767; 121.617
Country Philippines
Region Calabarzon (Region IV-A)
Province Quezon
District 1st District of Quezon
Founded July 21, 1949
Barangays 19
Government[1]
 • Mayor Leovigildo R. Ruzol (Liberal Party)
Area[2]
 • Total 1,343.75 km2 (518.82 sq mi)
Population (2015)[3]
 • Total 29,705
 • Density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4338
Dialing code +63 (0)42
Income class 1st Class; Partially Urban
Website www.generalnakar.gov.ph

General Nakar is a municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. It was named after Guillermo Peñamante Nakar, the leader of the 1st Battalion of the 71st Infrantry Division of the USAFFE. According to the 2015 census, the town has a population of 29,705 people.[3] It is classified as a first class municipality, and is the largest municipality in the province in terms of land area, occupying 1,343.75 square kilometres (518.82 sq mi).

Barangays[edit]

General Nakar is composed of 19 barangays.[2]

  • Anoling
  • Banglos
  • Batangan
  • Catablingan
  • Canaway
  • Lumutan
  • Mahabang Lalim
  • Maigang
  • Maligaya
  • Magsikap
  • Minahan Norte
  • Minahan Sur
  • Pagsangahan
  • Pamplona
  • Pesa
  • Poblacion
  • Sablang
  • San Marcelino
  • Umiray

Demographics[edit]

Population census of General Nakar
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 18,323 —    
1995 21,121 +2.70%
2000 23,678 +2.48%
2007 24,895 +0.69%
2010 25,973 +1.55%
2015 29,705 +2.59%
Source: Philippine 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 "Highlights of the Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population". 2015 Census of Population and Housing. Philippine Statistics Office. Retrieved 26 May 2016. 

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