Quezon, Quezon

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Quezon
Municipality
Official seal of Quezon
Seal
Location within Alabat Island in Quezon province
Location within Alabat Island in Quezon province
Quezon is located in Philippines
Quezon
Quezon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°03′N 122°08′E / 14.050°N 122.133°E / 14.050; 122.133Coordinates: 14°03′N 122°08′E / 14.050°N 122.133°E / 14.050; 122.133
Country Philippines
Region Calabarzon (Region IV-A)
Province Quezon
District 4th district of Quezon
Founded January 1, 1914
Barangays 24
Government[1]
 • Mayor Crispin S. Clacio
Area[2]
 • Total 71.22 km2 (27.50 sq mi)
Population (2014)[3]
 • Total 15,228
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4332
IDD:area code +63 (0)42
Income class 5th Class; semi-urban

Quezon is a fifth class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines, located on the southern part of Alabat Island. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,228 people.[3] This 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.

Barangays[edit]

Quezon is politically subdivided into 24 barangays, 6 urban and 18 rural.[2]

  • 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
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,345 —    
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 Office[3]

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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