Perez, Quezon

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Perez
Municipality of Perez
Map of Quezon with Perez highlighted
Map of Quezon with Perez highlighted
Perez is located in Philippines
Perez
Perez
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°11′N 121°56′E / 14.18°N 121.93°E / 14.18; 121.93Coordinates: 14°11′N 121°56′E / 14.18°N 121.93°E / 14.18; 121.93
Country Philippines
RegionCalabarzon (Region IV-A)
ProvinceQuezon
District4th District
FoundedOctober 14, 1929
Named forGovernor Felimon Perez
Barangays14 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorPepito Caparros Reyes
 • Vice MayorRodrigo Alpay Caparros
 • Electorate8,255 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total57.46 km2 (22.19 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total12,173
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4334
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)42
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)50,562,887.18 (2016)
Native languagesAlabat Island Agta
Tagalog

Perez, officially the Municipality of Perez, (Tagalog: Bayan ng Perez), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 12,173 people.[3] The town is home to a few speakers of the critically endangered Inagta Alabat language, one of the most endangered languages in the world as listed by UNESCO.

Barangays[edit]

Perez is politically subdivided into 14 barangays, 4 of which are urban and the rest are rural barangays.

  • Maabot
  • Mainit Norte
  • Mainit Sur
  • Pambuhan
  • Pinagtubigan Este
  • Pinagtubigan Weste
  • Pagkakaisa Pob. (Barangay 1)
  • Mapagmahal Pob. (Barangay 2)
  • Bagong Pag-Asa Pob. (Barangay 3)
  • Bagong Silang Pob. (Barangay 4)
  • Rizal
  • Sangirin
  • Villamanzano Norte
  • Villamanzano Sur

Etymology[edit]

It was named as a token of gratitude to then Governor of the province, Felimon Perez who helped make this place an independent municipality.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Perez
YearPop.±% p.a.
1939 2,967—    
1948 3,507+1.88%
1960 4,741+2.54%
1970 5,789+2.01%
1975 6,464+2.24%
1980 7,551+3.16%
1990 8,609+1.32%
1995 10,264+3.35%
2000 10,454+0.39%
2007 11,022+0.73%
2010 12,039+3.26%
2015 12,173+0.21%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Local government[edit]

Elected officials 2013-2016:

  • Mayor: Pepito Reyes
  • Vice Mayor: Boyet Buerano
  • SB Members:
    • Ryan A. Panol
    • Larry E. Canizares
    • Marlo B. Manaog
    • Richard R. Mascarina
    • Roberto R. Buerano
    • Czarina C. Caringal
    • Joel A. Villabroza
    • Delio D. Corales

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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