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ABOUT THE GOV
Quezon City is a vast and teeming city with a steadily increasing income and occupation of one-third of Metro Manila’s total land area. It now serves as the Philippines’ government center with the legislature and other important government offices located in its area. All of these are reminiscent of the same noble dream that brought forth the creation of the City.
Quezon City is situated on the northeast portion of Metro Manila. It is bounded on the north by Caloocan City and San Jose del Monte City in Bulacan Province, on the east by San Mateo and Marikina, on the south by Pasig and Mandaluyong, San Juan and Manila, and on the west by Valenzuela, Caloocan, and Manila. Its northeastern and eastern boundaries are defined by the Novaliches Watershed and the Marikina River. With an area of 16,112.58 hectares (based on 1995 GIS graphical plot), it is the largest among the sixteen (16) cities and one (1) municipality in the region and is almost one-fourth the size of Metro Manila.
The Quezon City Government envisions itself to be a model of effective governance and responsible leadership, working in partnership with the citizenry in building a Quality Community.
To provide quality service which will make Quezon City an ideal community where people live, work and do business in a hospitable, progressive & peaceful environment.
On September 28, 1939, the National Assembly approved Bill No. 1206 as Commonwealth Act No. 502, otherwise known as the Charter of Quezon City. Signed by President Quezon on October 12, 1939, the law defined the boundaries of the City and gave it an area of 7,000 hectares carved out of the towns of Caloocan, San Juan, Marikina, Pasig, and Mandaluyong, all in Rizal Province. Continue Reading
The City’s economy continues to be dominated by small to medium-scale business establishments engaged mostly in the distribution of finished products and in the provision of basic services. There has been an increasing trend in the number of registered businesses from 2008-2013, with the latest total count reported at 64,515 with 13,417 as new and 51,098 renewals. Continue Reading
Meet the Mayor
Hon. Mayor Joy Belmonte
“Ang lahat ng ating nagawa at gagawin pa sa mga susunod na taon ay bunga ng hindi nagbabagong pangako natin sa isa’t isa – na lagi tayong magtutulungan para sa kabutihan ng lahat. I am proud of our accomplishments as a city, because these are the results of our collective efforts and commitment for positive change.”
Your QC Public Servants
QUEZON CITY CITIZEN’S CHARTER 2020 (1st Edition)