Malanday
Malanday National High School
Malanday National High School
Location of Malanday in the 1st legislative district of Valenzuela
Location of Malanday in the 1st legislative district of Valenzuela
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Coordinates: 14°43′10″N 120°57′17″E / 14.71944°N 120.95472°E / 14.71944; 120.95472
Country Philippines
RegionNational Capital Region
CityValenzuela
Congressional districtsPart of the 1st district of Valenzuela
Government
 • TypeBarangay
 • Barangay Chairman[1]Efren Santiago
 • SK ChairmanMark Angelo Aravilla Dela Cruz
Area
 • Total295.60 km2 (114.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 Census[2])
 • Total19,060
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
1444
Area code2
Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish Church of Malanday.

Malanday (Tagalog pronunciation: [mɐlɐnˈdaj]) is a settlement and one of the constituent barangays in the city of Valenzuela, Metro Manila, Philippines. It is located in the northern section of the city bordering Meycauayan in the province of Bulacan.

Etymology

The name Malanday is said to derive from a phrase meaning 'a bowl plate' in the Filipino language.[3]

Demographics

The area is 295.60 square kilometers (114.13 sq mi) with a population of 19,060 and density of 61 inhabitants per square kilometer (160/sq mi) as of 2020.[2]

Sitio(s)

There are a total of five Sitios in the Barangay of Malanday

Education

There are a total of four schools located in Barangay Malanday.

Public schools

These are the schools operated by the Government of Valenzuela:

Private schools

These are the schools which is not operated by the Government of Valenzuela:

Some residential parts of the barangay have Tutorial Centers or offers Tutor to the students.

Festivals

Residents celebrate the annual fiesta of Santo Kristo on the last Sunday of April.

Major events in the fiesta is managed and organized by Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish with the cooperation of the Church members in every Sitio. Events includes Contest like Best Arch Design and Streetdance Competition. The Church also organizes the Morning Procession and Evening Procession or the Sagala offered to Señor Santo Kristo and the Pontifical High Mass every morning and evening.

Meanwhile, other events like games and parties in some Sitio are voluntarily organized by the residents of every Sitio or specific compounds.

Landmarks

3S Center Malanday

Andres Fernando Elementary School (AFES) Malanday National High School and a 3S Center are located on M.H. Del Pilar Street. Other known landmarks in Malanday include the Andres Fernando Elementary School, Malanday Market, the Malanday Bus Terminal, the VSCA Cock Fighting Arena and the Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish. The transmitter facility of radio station DZRH (one of the Philippines' oldest radio stations owned by Manila Broadcasting Company) is also located in Malanday.

Notable events

2012 floodings

In 2012, Malanday experienced intense flooding brought by heavy rains. Malanday is one of the 20 barangays under state of calamity declared by the Local Government. As of August 5, 2012, about 200 families were residing in city evacuation centers.[4]

Lingahan fire

On December 11, 2015, at 11 pm PHT (UTC+8), a fire occurred on the roads of Sitio Lingahan, Malanday.[5] The fire blazed through more than 200 houses. One man was found dead in a nearby pond after the fire. The families first evacuated to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish, but they moved to Malanday National High School after finding relief there.

References

  1. ^ "2018 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Election Results". COMELEC. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Total Population by Province, City, and Municipality of NCR". 2020 Census and Housing Population. Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved July 12, 2021.
  3. ^ Valenzuela; Malanday, Valenzuela Retrieved on September 22, 2012
  4. ^ Melican, Nathaniel R. "2 more Valenzuela villages placed under state of calamity". The Philippine Daily Inquirer. The Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved October 24, 2012.
  5. ^ Loyola, Jun; Verdera, Bev. "3 VIDEOS New Manila slum inferno kills 9; 230 houses razed in Valenzuela, Pasay". News5. InterAksyon. Retrieved September 12, 2016.