Tatalon
Barangay
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Tatalon is located in Metro Manila
Tatalon
Tatalon
Tatalon is located in Philippines
Tatalon
Tatalon
Coordinates: 14°37′27″N 121°00′55″E / 14.62417°N 121.01528°E / 14.62417; 121.01528Coordinates: 14°37′27″N 121°00′55″E / 14.62417°N 121.01528°E / 14.62417; 121.01528
CountryPhilippines
RegionNational Capital Region
CityQuezon City
District4th District
Established1960
Government
 • TypeBarangay
 • Barangay CaptainRodel N. Lobo
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total63,129
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)

Tatalon is a barangay of Quezon City, Philippines. According to 2015 Census, it has a population of 63,129 people.[1]

History

Tatalon was originally a part of Caloocan but it was carved out of the city in 1939 pursuant to Commonwealth Act 502, which created Quezon City as the capital of the Philippines, along with the following sitios and barrios: Balingasa, Kaingin, Kangkong, La Loma, Malamig, Matalahib, Masambong, San Isidro, San Jose and Santol.[2]

Geography

Tatalon is one of the city's low-lying areas and is susceptible to flooding. The place is also prone to liquefaction.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Highlights of the Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  2. ^ "History". Caloocan City Government. Retrieved June 18, 2021.
  3. ^ "Chapter 7: Risk Profile" (PDF). Quezon City Government. Retrieved June 18, 2021.