Cupang
Cupang welcome arch at Manuel L. Quezon Street
Cupang welcome arch at Manuel L. Quezon Street
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Coordinates: 14°25′53.4″N 121°2′55″E / 14.431500°N 121.04861°E / 14.431500; 121.04861
CountryPhilippines
RegionNational Capital Region
CityMuntinlupa
District2nd Legislative district of Muntinlupa
Government
 • TypeBarangay
 • Barangay CaptainLuvi Constantino
Area
 • Total5.370 km2 (2.073 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)[1]
 • Total57,196
 • Density11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
Postal Code
1773
Area code02
RangeMarikina Valley Fault Ridge

Cupang is a barangay in the Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, Philippines.[2] The total land area of the barangay is 5.370 km2 (2.073 sq mi). It has a population of 57,196 as of the 2020 census. It is located in the northern section of the city.

Buli is located south of the City of Manila. It is bounded on the north by the Muntinlupa barangay of Buli, on the south by the Muntinlupa barangays of Alabang and Ayala Alabang, on the west by the Parañaque barangay of BF Homes and the Las Piñas barangay of Almanza Uno, and on the east by Laguna de Bay.

Etymology

Cupang is said to be named after the cupang tree that is abundant in the area. Parkia javanica or Cupang is a plant of the genus Parkia[3] in the family Mimosaceae.[4] It was also alternatively spelled as Kupang, apparently stylized in Tagalog.[5]: 97

Subdivisions

Alabang Hills Village

While barangays are the administrative divisions of the city, and are legally part of the addresses of establishments and homes, residents also include their subdivision. Listed below are subdivisions in this barangay.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ Census of Population (2020). "National Capital Region (NCR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  2. ^ "Brgy. Cupang – City Government of Muntinlupa". muntinlupacity.gov.ph. Philippines: Government of the Philippines. Retrieved 2019-01-06.
  3. ^ Parkia javanica, The Wood Explorer Database.
  4. ^ Deb. D.B. (1981)."The Flora of Tripura State". [vol I].pp. 134-135. Today & Tomorrows Printers and publishers. 24-B15. Deshbandhu Gupta Road, Karol Bagh, New Delhi- 110005.
  5. ^ Salonga, Isayas (1934). Rizal Province directory. Vol. 1. Manila: University of Michigan Digital Collections. Retrieved April 16, 2024.
  6. ^ "LIST OF SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF MUNTINLUPA". Archived from the original on 2016-01-14.