Quezon, Quezon

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Quezon
Municipality
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
Region Calabarzon (Region IV-A)
Province Quezon
District 4th District
Founded January 1, 1914 [1]
Named for Manuel Luis Quezon
Barangays 24 (see Barangays)
Government[2]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Crispin S. Clacio
 • Electorate 9,528 voters (2016)
Area[3]
 • Total 71.22 km2 (27.50 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[4]
 • Total 15,228
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 4332
PSGC 045637000
IDD:area code +63 (0)42
Climate type Tropical rainforest climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 55,537,446.81 (2016)
Native languages Alabat Island Agta
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]

his 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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