Real, Quezon

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Official seal of Real
Map of Quezon showin the location of Real
Map of Quezon showin the location of Real
Real is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°40′N 121°36′E / 14.667°N 121.600°E / 14.667; 121.600Coordinates: 14°40′N 121°36′E / 14.667°N 121.600°E / 14.667; 121.600
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Quezon
District 1st District of Quezon
Founded December 15, 1960
Barangays 17
 • Mayor Bing Aquino
 • Vice Mayor Joel Amando Diestro
 • Total 563.89 km2 (217.72 sq mi)
Population (2015)[2]
 • Total 35,979
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4335
Dialing code 42
Income class 1st Class; Partially Urban

Reál is a first class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 35,979 people.[2] This coastal town, located on the eastern shores of Luzon facing the Philippine Sea, is noted for its rural beach resorts.


Real is a small town facing the Pacific Ocean, approximately 133 kilometres (83 mi) from the Quezon capital Lucena City and 145 kilometres (90 mi) from Manila. Real has 17 barangays: 14 rural and 3 urban. Its total land area is 563.8 km², the second largest in the province.

Tourist spots include zigzag road views, Balagbag Falls, river scenery, and Baluti Island. Its beaches also attract tourists during summer time. The towns of Tignoan and Malapad are also known for surfing.[3]


Real is politically subdivided into 17 barangays.[1]

  • Poblacion I (Barangay 1)
  • Capalong
  • Cawayan
  • Kiloloron
  • Llavac
  • Lubayat
  • Malapad
  • Maragondon
  • Pandan
  • Tanauan
  • Tignoan
  • Ungos
  • Poblacion 61 (Barangay 2)
  • Maunlad
  • Bagong Silang
  • Masikap
  • Tagumpay


Spanish forces landed at the site of Real early in the colonization period, calling it Puerto Real. Spanish galleons and ships docked at the port reinforced forces stationed at the nearby place "Binangonan del Ampon" known now as Infanta.

Formerly a barrio of Infanta, Real was created into a municipal district with a set of government comprising the barrios of Llavac, Cawayan, Capalong, Tignoan, Kiloloron, Lubayat and Pandan which were all segregated from the mothertown of Infanta. This was by the virtue of Executive Order No. 410 dated December 15, 1960, by President Carlos P. Garcia.

In November 29, 2004, Real was hit hard by Typhoons Winnie, Violeta, and Yoyong. About 500 people were either killed or missing.


Population census of Real
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 20,475 —    
1995 27,641 +6.19%
2000 30,684 +2.11%
2007 33,073 +1.08%
2010 35,189 +2.09%
2015 35,979 +0.45%
Source: Philippine Statistics Office[2]


  1. ^ a b "Province: QUEZON". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Ventura, Anika. "Classes. More Fun in the Philippines". It's More Fun in the Philippines. Philippine Department of Tourism. Retrieved 26 November 2015. 

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