Quezon City

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Quezon City

Lungsod Quezon
The Heart of Quezon City.jpg
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Flag of Quezon City
Flag
Official seal of Quezon City
Seal
Nickname(s): 
City of Stars[1][2]
Map of Metro Manila with Quezon City highlighted
Map of Metro Manila with Quezon City highlighted
OpenStreetMap
Quezon City is located in Philippines
Quezon City
Quezon City
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°38′N 121°02′E / 14.63°N 121.03°E / 14.63; 121.03Coordinates: 14°38′N 121°02′E / 14.63°N 121.03°E / 14.63; 121.03
CountryPhilippines
RegionNational Capital Region (NCR)
Provincenone
Districts1st to 6th districts of Quezon City
Barangays142 (see Barangays)
Incorporated (city)12 October 1939
Highly Urbanized CityDecember 22, 1979
Named forManuel L. Quezon
Government
[3]
 • TypeSangguniang Panlungsod
 • MayorJoy Belmonte (HNP)
 • Vice MayorGian Sotto (HNP)
 • Representatives
List
 • Council
Councilors
 • Electorate1,330,118 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total166.20 km2 (64.17 sq mi)
Elevation
67 m (220 ft)
Population
 (2020 census)
 • Total2,960,048
 • Rank1st
 • Density18,000/km2 (46,000/sq mi)
 • Households
660,249
Demonym(s)Taga-QC
Economy
 • Income classspecial city income class
 • Poverty incidence3.31% (2015)[5]
 • Revenue₱17,058,330,468.11 (2016)
Service provider
 • ElectricityManila Electric Company (MERALCO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
1100 to 1138[6]
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)2
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Native languagesTagalog
Websitewww.quezoncity.gov.ph

Quezon City, or Q.C., is the largest city of the Philippines. It is just south of Manila. In 2015, it had a population of 2.936 million people.[7] The city, on Luzon island, was named after Manuel L. Quezon, the former president of the Commonwealth of the Philippines.

References[change | change source]

  1. San Diego, Bayani, Jr. (July 21, 2012). "QC, 'City of Stars,' goes indie". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Archived from the original on April 19, 2019. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  2. Villamente, Jing (August 5, 2018). "Quezon City to host festival of Filipino films". The Manila Times. Archived from the original on April 19, 2019. Retrieved April 19, 2019. ...a float parade and Grand Fans Day will be held in Quezon City which had been tagged the "City of Stars."
  3. "2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 – Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  4. "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  5. "Quezon City ZIP Code", Philippine ZIP Codes Directory
  6. https://www.psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/attachments/hsd/pressrelease/NCR.xlsx

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