Macalelon

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Macalelon
Municipality of Macalelon
Macalelon Harborfront
Macalelon Harborfront
Official seal of Macalelon
Seal
Map of Quezon with Macalelon highlighted
Map of Quezon with Macalelon highlighted
Macalelon is located in Philippines
Macalelon
Macalelon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°45′N 122°08′E / 13.75°N 122.13°E / 13.75; 122.13Coordinates: 13°45′N 122°08′E / 13.75°N 122.13°E / 13.75; 122.13
Country Philippines
RegionCalabarzon (Region IV-A)
ProvinceQuezon
District3rd District
Barangays30
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorNelson Reyes Traje
 • Electorate15,486 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total124.05 km2 (47.90 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total28,188
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4309
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)42
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)79.8 million  (2016)
Native languagesTagalog

Macalelon, officially the Municipality of Macalelon, (Tagalog: Bayan ng Macalelon), is a 4th 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.

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

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Macalelon
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 4,759—    
1918 6,442+2.04%
1939 6,587+0.11%
1948 6,775+0.31%
1960 10,025+3.32%
1970 14,787+3.96%
1975 16,215+1.87%
1980 17,167+1.15%
1990 19,887+1.48%
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 Authority[3][4][5][6]

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) Olongtao National High School (ONHS)

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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