Macalelon

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Macalelon
Municipality
Macalelon Town.jpg
Official seal of Macalelon
Seal
Map of Quezon showing the location of Macalelon
Map of Quezon showing the location of Macalelon
Macalelon is located in Philippines
Macalelon
Macalelon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°45′N 122°08′E / 13.750°N 122.133°E / 13.750; 122.133Coordinates: 13°45′N 122°08′E / 13.750°N 122.133°E / 13.750; 122.133
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Quezon
District 3rd district of Quezon
Barangays 30
Government[1]
 • Mayor Nelson Reyes Traje
Area[2]
 • Total 124.05 km2 (47.90 sq mi)
Population (2015)[3]
 • Total 28,188
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4309
Dialing code 42
Income class 4th class; partially urban

Macalelon is a fourth class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 28,188 people.[3]

The Tikoy Festival (rice cake) and the Kubol Festival are well known for this town.

Barangays[edit]

Macalelon is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.[2]

  • Amontay
  • Anos
  • Buyao
  • Candangal
  • Calantas
  • Lahing
  • Luctob/Townsite
  • Mabini Ibaba
  • Mabini Ilaya
  • Malabahay
  • Mambog
  • Olongtao Ibaba
  • Olongtao Ilaya
  • Padre Herrera
  • Pajarillo
  • Pinagbayanan
  • Rodriquez (Pob.)
  • Rizal (Pob.)
  • Castillo (Pob.)
  • Pag-Asa (Pob.)
  • Masipag (Pob.)
  • Damayan (Pob.)
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • San Nicolas
  • San Vicente
  • Taguin
  • Tubigan Ibaba
  • Tubigan Ilaya
  • Vista Hermosa

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Macalelon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 19,887 —    
1995 23,094 +2.84%
2000 22,935 −0.15%
2007 25,986 +1.74%
2010 26,419 +0.60%
2015 28,188 +1.24%
Source: Philippine Statistics Office[3]

Places of Interest[edit]

Immaculate Conception Parish Church[edit]

Immaculate Conception Parish Church; Macalelon, Quezon

Coral stone blocks make up this edifice which was erected 1854. Flanked by two small belfries, it projects a quaint but grand appeal. Good to note that a flight of stairs precedes the church, since it is situated on top of a small hill. A usual location for churches in coastal towns.

Communication[edit]

All major network are available here: Globe, Smart and Sun Cellular; also fixed landlines by SANTELCOR. Internet in some establishments are available through their Internet Cafes at the center of the municipality.

Educational Institute[edit]

SECONDARY LEVEL Calantas National High School (CNHS) Macalelon High School (MHS) Mary Immaculate Parochial School (MIPS) Olongato National High School (ONHS)

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 27 May 2016. 

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