Veinte Reales
Veinte Reales
Veinte Reales Barangay Hall
Veinte Reales Barangay Hall
Veinte Reales is located in 1st Legislative district of Valenzuela, Philippines
Veinte Reales
Veinte Reales
Location of Viente Reales in the 1st Valenzuela legislative district
Coordinates: 14°42′56″N 120°57′58″E / 14.71556°N 120.96611°E / 14.71556; 120.96611
Country Philippines
RegionNational Capital Region
CityValenzuela
Congressional districtsPart of the 1st district of Valenzuela
Government
 • Barangay
Chairman
Pio San Diego Jr.
 • Barangay
Councilors
Jojit Sanchez, Shie Eleuterio, Kisha Ancheta, Rodelio Lucero, Vic Felix, Onie Lumacad and Willy Padilla
Area
 • Total1.9290 km2 (0.7448 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total17,800
 • Density9,200/km2 (24,000/sq mi)
ZIP code
1444
Area code2

Veinte Reales is one of the constituent barangays in the city of Valenzuela, Metro Manila in the Philippines. The barangay is home to industrial factories of wire, fishball, packaging and rubber products.[1]

Etymology

The origin of the name Veinte Reales came from a legend that their ancestors paid "veinte reales" or twenty reales (2.50 pesos) for the land to the Spaniards during the Spanish occupation of the Philippines. Another legend was that there was a magic well that contains delicious water that can quickly heal any sickness. But in order for you to drink it, you must pay Veinte Reales (20 reales).

Education

The barangay has one public educational facility for elementary (Paltok Elementary School) and one facility for high school (Veinte Reales National High School).

Economy

The barangay is home to industrial factories of home furnitures, steel, plastics, wire, fish balls, packaging and rubber products. Flexo Manufacturing Corporation, Meralco and Innovative are among the companies that are located in this barangay [1]

Landmarks

Famous landmarks in Veinte Reales include the Parish of the Risen Lord Church, Valenzuela Memorial Park, Lena Basketball Court and Bernabe Basketball Court.

References

  1. ^ a b "Veinte Reales". Tayo na, Valenzuela! Official Website of Valenauela. Retrieved on 2014-12-21.