Quezon, Quezon

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Quezon
Municipality of Quezon
Official seal of Quezon
Seal
Map of Quezon with Quezon highlighted
Map of Quezon with Quezon highlighted
Quezon is located in Philippines
Quezon
Quezon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°03′N 122°08′E / 14.05°N 122.13°E / 14.05; 122.13Coordinates: 14°03′N 122°08′E / 14.05°N 122.13°E / 14.05; 122.13
Country Philippines
RegionCalabarzon (Region IV-A)
ProvinceQuezon
District4th District
FoundedJanuary 1, 1914 [1]
Named forManuel Luis Quezon
Barangays24 (see Barangays)
Government
[2]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorMa. Caridad P. Clacio
 • Vice MayorLeo L. Oliveros
 • CongressmanAngelita D. Tan
 • Electorate10,653 voters (2019)
Area
[3]
 • Total71.22 km2 (27.50 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[4]
 • Total15,228
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4332
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)42
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)55,537,446.81 (2016)
Native languagesInagta Alabat language
Tagalog

Quezon, officially the Municipality of Quezon, (Tagalog: Bayan ng Quezon), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,228 people.[4]

The municipality was named after Manuel L. Quezon, the second President of the Philippines, first President of the Philippine Commonwealth, and the former governor. It is home to the recently started Yubakan Festival and 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]

Quezon is politically subdivided into 24 barangays, 6 urban and 18 rural.

  • Apad
  • Argosino
  • Barangay I (Poblacion)
  • Barangay II (Poblacion)
  • Barangay III (Poblacion)
  • Barangay IV (Poblacion)
  • Barangay V (Poblacion)
  • Barangay VI (Poblacion)
  • Cagbalogo
  • Caridad
  • Cometa
  • Del Pilar
  • Guinhawa
  • Gumubat
  • Magsino
  • Mascariña
  • Montaña
  • Sabang
  • Silangan
  • Tagkawa
  • Villa Belen
  • Villa Francia
  • Villa Gomez
  • Villa Mercedes

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Quezon
YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 2,627—    
1939 4,450+2.54%
1948 5,346+2.06%
1960 8,095+3.52%
1970 10,604+2.73%
1975 10,465−0.26%
1980 10,734+0.51%
1990 11,345+0.56%
1995 13,200+2.88%
2000 14,594+2.18%
2007 15,011+0.39%
2010 15,142+0.32%
2015 15,228+0.11%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[4][5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://quod.lib.umich.edu/p/philamer/ACD6603.1913.001?rgn=main;view=fulltext
  2. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Province: Quezon". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  4. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "Province of Quezon". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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