General Nakar

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General Nakar
Municipality of General Nakar
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Official seal of General Nakar
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Largest municipality in Calabarzon
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General Nakar is located in Philippines
General Nakar
General Nakar
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°45′47″N 121°38′06″E / 14.76306°N 121.635°E / 14.76306; 121.635Coordinates: 14°45′47″N 121°38′06″E / 14.76306°N 121.635°E / 14.76306; 121.635
Country Philippines
RegionCalabarzon (Region IV-A)
ProvinceQuezon
District1st District
FoundedJuly 21, 1949
Named forGuillermo Peñamante Nakar
Barangays19 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorLeovigildo R. Ruzol
 • Electorate18,918 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total1,343.75 km2 (518.82 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total29,705
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4338
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)42
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class1st municipal income class
Revenue (₱)222.7 million  (2016)
Native languagesUmiray Dumaget language
Sinauna language
Tagalog
Websitewww.generalnakar.gov.ph

General Nakar, officially the Municipality of General Nakar, (Tagalog: Bayan ng Heneral Nakar), is a 1st class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 29,705 people.[3] It is the largest municipality in the province in terms of land area, occupying 1,343.75 square kilometres (518.82 sq mi).

It was named after Major General Guillermo Peñamante Nakar (1905–1942), the martyred leader of the 1st Battalion of the 71st Infantry Division of the USAFFE against the attacking Japanese Forces.

Barangays[edit]

General Nakar is composed of 19 barangays.

  • 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
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 5,494—    
1970 8,569+4.54%
1975 11,751+6.54%
1980 12,127+0.63%
1990 18,323+4.21%
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 Authority[3][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Quezon". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Quezon". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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