Quezon

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Quezon
Tayabas
Province
Quezon Provincial Capitol Building
Quezon Provincial Capitol Building
Banner o Quezon
Banner
Offeecial seal o Quezon
Seal
Nickname(s): The Palm State
Map o the Philippines wi Quezon heichlichtit
Map o the Philippines wi Quezon heichlichtit
Kintra Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Foondit 1591 (as Kalilayan)
Caipital Lucena
Govrenment
 • Teep Province o the Philippines
 • Govrenor David C.Suarez (NUP)
 • Vice Govrenor Samuel B. Nantes (LP)
Area[1]
 • Total 9,069.60 km2 (3,501.79 sq mi)
Aurie rank 6th out of 80
Population (2010)[2]
 • Tot 1,740,638
 • Rank 13t oot o 80
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
 • Density rank 44t oot o 80
  Excludes Lucena City
Divisions
 • Independent ceeties 1
 • Component ceeties 1
 • Municipalities 39
 • Barangays 1,209
includin independent ceeties: 1,242
 • Destricts 1st tae 4t destricts o Quezon (shared wi Lucena)
Demographics
 • Ethnic groups Tagalog (93%), Bisaya (3%), Bicolano (3%), Ithers (1%)
 • Leids Tagalog (Tayabas dialect), Inglis
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4300 tae 4342
Dialin code 42
ISO 3166 code PH-QUE
Website www.quezon.gov.ph

Quezon (Tagalog pronunciation: [keˈzon]) is a province o the Philippines in the CALABARZON region o Luzon island. The province wis namit efter Manuel L. Quezon, the seicont Preses o the Philippines, an its caipital is Lucena.


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  1. "List of Provinces". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 22 November 2013. 
  2. "Population and Annual Growth Rates for The Philippines and Its Regions, Provinces, and Highly Urbanized Cities" (PDF). 2010 Census and Housing Population. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 

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