Loyola Heights
Barangay
Ateneo de Manila University Campus aerial view
Ateneo de Manila University Campus aerial view
Loyola Heights is located in Metro Manila
Loyola Heights
Loyola Heights
Loyola Heights is located in Philippines
Loyola Heights
Loyola Heights
Coordinates: 14°38′25″N 121°04′28″E / 14.64028°N 121.07444°E / 14.64028; 121.07444
CountryPhilippines
RegionNational Capital Region
CityQuezon City
District3rd District
EstablishedSeptember 26, 1960
Named forSt. Ignatius of Loyola
Government
 • TypeBarangay
 • Barangay CaptainDarwin Hayes
Population
 (2020)[1]
 • Total21,140
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
Postal Code
1108

Loyola Heights is a barangay of Quezon City. According to the 2021 Census, it has a population of 21,140 people.[1] It is an affluent district, containing high-end gated communities such as the Loyola Grand Villas, Xavierville, and Alta Vista Subdivision. It is the home to prestigious universities such as the Ateneo de Manila University and Miriam College. It was established on September 26, 1960, through City Ordinance No. 60-4512, which created the Barrio of Loyola Heights.[2] It was named after Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus or Jesuits that also runs the Ateneo de Manila University.[3]

Geography

A segment of the West Valley Fault traverses Loyola Heights.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Highlights of the Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  2. ^ Ordinance No. 60-4512 (September 26, 1960). Ordinance amending ordinance no. 60-4472, creating the Barrio of Loyola Heights, so as to make some corrections on the boundaries of the said Barrio. Retrieved July 26, 2022.
  3. ^ Ordona, JP (December 10, 2021). "The Battle of Katipunan". Property Report. Retrieved July 26, 2022.
  4. ^ "Metro Manilans need to brace themselves for THE BIG ONE". BusinessWorld Online. June 2, 2015. Retrieved June 19, 2021.