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Macalelon, Quezon

Macalelon
Municipality
Macalelon is located in Philippines
Macalelon
Macalelon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates:
Country
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province
District 3rd district of Quezon
Barangays 30
Government[1]
 • Mayor Nelson Reyes Traje
Area[2]
 • Total 124.05 km2 (47.90 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 26,419
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Income class 4th class; partially urban

Macalelon is a fourth class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 26,419 people.[3]

The Tikoy Festival (rice cake) and the Kubol Festival are well known for this town.

Barangays

Macalelon is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.[2]

  • Amontay
  • Anos
  • Buyao
  • Candangal
  • Calantas
  • Lahing
  • Luctob/Townsite
  • Mabini Ibaba
  • Mabini Ilaya
  • Malabahay
  • Mambog
  • Olongtao Ibaba
  • Olongtao Ilaya
  • Padre Herrera
  • Pajarillo
  • Pinagbayanan
  • Rodriquez (Pob.)
  • Rizal (Pob.)
  • Castillo (Pob.)
  • Pag-Asa (Pob.)
  • Masipag (Pob.)
  • Damayan (Pob.)
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • San Nicolas
  • San Vicente
  • Taguin
  • Tubigan Ibaba
  • Tubigan Ilaya
  • Vista Hermosa

Demographics

Places of Interest

Immaculate Conception Parish Church

Immaculate Conception Parish Church; Macalelon, Quezon

Coral stone blocks make up this edifice which was erected 1854. Flanked by two small belfries, it projects a quaint but grand appeal. Good to note that a flight of stairs precedes the church, since it is situated on top of a small hill. A usual location for churches in coastal towns.

Communication

All major network are available here: Globe, Smart and Sun Cellular; also fixed landlines by SANTELCOR. Internet in some establishments are available through their Internet Cafes at the center of the municipality.

Educational Institute

SECONDARY LEVEL Calantas National High School (CNHS) Macalelon High School (MHS) Mary Immaculate Parochial School (MIPS) Olongato National High School (ONHS)

References

  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 "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 

External links

  • Philippine Standard Geographic Code
  • Philippine Census Information
  • Local Governance Performance Management System
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