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CITY OF QUEZON (METRO MANILA)


GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION:   Bounded on the north, across Marilao River, by  San Jose del Monte, Bulacan and towards the east by Rodriguez and San Matero, Rizal; on the southwest by Manila,  on the west and northwest by Caloocan City and Valenzuela City, on the south San Juan and Mandaluyong while Marikina and Pasign to the southwest

ACCESSIBILITY:
    Nearest airport:  
Ninoy Aquino International Airport (in Pasay City)
    Nearest seaport:  
Port of Manila
    Major road networks:  
EDSA, Katipunan Avenue/C-5, Araneta Avenue, Quezon Avenue, Commonwealth Avenue, Aurora Boulevard, North Avenue, East Avenue, West Avenue, Timog Avenue, Luzon Avenue, Visayas Avenue, Mindanao Avenue, Quirino Highway, Bonifacio Avenue, Del Monte Avenue, E. Rodriguez Avenue, Congressional Avenue, Roosevelt Avenue

CLIMATE AND WEATHER:  
Dry season (from January through April), wet season (from May through December)

HOTELS AND RESORTS: 
Kabayan Hotel, Hotel Rembrandt, The Garden Heights Condotel, The Oracle Hotel and Residences, Fernandina 88 Suites Hotel, Eurotel

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS:
  
Bantayog ng mga Bayani, Batasang Pambansa, Cry of Pugad Lawin Shrine, La Mesa Eco-Park, Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center, People Power Monument, Quezon Memorial Circle, Sanctuario de San Pedro Bautista, Sto. Domingo Church, Tandang Sora Shrine, University of the Philippines campus, Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Our Lady of Edsa Shirine, Boy Scouts Rotonda, Camp Crame, Camp Aguinaldo,  Mabuhay Rotonda, Mowelfund Film Institute, UP Vargas Museum and Filipiniana Research Center, Museo Recoletos, Iglesia ni Cristo Museum and Gallery, Museo ng Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, AFP Museum, Ateneo Art Gallery, Parish of the Holy Sacrifice, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Iglesia Ni Cristo Central Temple, Balara Filters Park, UP Arboretum

FIESTAS AND EVENTS:

Julienne Clare O. Gregorio was selected the 2nd grand prize winner in the PRA, 1st National Essay Writting Contest "Dear Foreign Retiree... Why You Should Retire in My Town"


ETHNIC GROUPS:
  
Tagalog

LANGUAGES AND DIALECTS:  
Tagalog, English

RELIGION:  
Roman Catholicism, Iglesia ni Cristo, Latter Day Saints

FAMOUS SONS AND DAUGHTERS:

COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA:

  Telephone:     PLDT, Bayantel, Globe, Smart, Sun
  Internet:        PLDT DSL, Sky Broadband, Globe Broadband, Smart Bro, Sun Wi-fi
  TV:                 ABS-CBN Channel 2, Studio 23, GMA Channel 7, GMANews Channel 11,
                        TV 5, Aksyon TV 41, ETC Channel 9, TalkTV 21, RJTV 29, ACQ-KBN Channel 39,
                        Global Destiny Cable, Sky Cable, Cignal Satellite TV, Dream Satellite TV
  Radio:            DZMM 630 AM, Tambayan 101.9 FM, Super Radyo 594 AM, Barangay LS 97.1 FM,
                        Dream 106.7 FM, Radyo5 92.3 FM, Magic 89.9 FM, Love Radio 90.7 FM, Energy 91.5 FM,
                        I FM 93.9, Easy Rock 96.3 FM, Home Radio 97.9 FM, RJ 100.3 FM, Star 102.7 FM,
                        RMN 558 AM, DZRH 666 AM, DWIZ 882 AM, Sonshine Radio 1026 AM

SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT:

  Malls:                              Eastwood Mall, Ever Commonwealth, Gateway Mall, Robinsons Novaliches, SM City Fairview, SM City North ,SM City Novaliches, SM Cubao, Shopwise, S & R, Trinoma, Puregold, Robinsons Galleria
  Popular establishments:  7 - 11, Caltex gas station, Chowking, Goldilock's, Greenwich, Jollibee, Mang Inasal, McDonald's, Mercury Drug, Ministop, National Bookstore, Petron gas station, Shell gas station
  Entertainment venues:    Araneta Center, Araneta Coliseum, Eastwood City, Morato Avenue, Timog Avenue, UP Ayala Technohub

BANKS:   Allied Bank, Asia United Bank, Banco de Oro, Bank of Commerce, Bank of the Philippine Islands, BDO Private Bank, BPI Family Savings Bank, China Banking Corporation, China Savings Bank, Chinatrust, Citibank N.A, Citibank Savings,   Development Bank of the Philippines, East West Banking Corporation, Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, HSBC Savings Bank, Land Bank of the Philippines,  Malayan Bank Savings and Mortgage Bank Inc., Maybank, Metrobank, Philippine Bank of Communications, Philippine Business Bank, Philippine National Bank, Philippine Savings Bank, Philippine Veterans Bank, RCBC Savings Bank,  Rizal Commercial and Banking Corporation, Robinsosn Bank, Security Bank, Sterling Bank of Asia, Union Bank of the Philippines, United Coconut Planters Bank, 


UNIVERSITIES:  
ABE International College of Business and Accountancy, AMA College, Abraham Dumlao Colleges of the Philippines, Access Computer College, Alejandro Colleges, Angelicum College, Asia School of Arts and Sciences, Asian Theological Seminary, Ateneo de Manila University, Bestlink Institute of Information Technology, CICM Maryhill School of Theology, Capitol Medical Center Colleges, Central Colleges of the Philippines, College of St. Catherine, Diliman Computer Technology Institute, Divine Word Seminary, Dr. Carlos S. Lanting College, Entrepreneurs School of Asia, Far Eastern University, Grace Christian College, Informatics College, Institute of Community and Family Health, Institute of Formation and Religious Studies, J.P. Sioson Colleges, Kalayaan College, Kester Grant College, Mary the Queen College of Science and Technology, Metro Business College, Metro Manila College, Miriam College, National College of Business and Arts, New England College, New Era University, Nova Computer College, NOVAGEN College of Quezon City, Our Lady of the Angels Seminary, Our Lady of Fatima University, Our Lady of Lourdes Technological College, Philippine Dominican Center of Institutional Studies, Philippine Maritime Institute, Philippine School of Business Administration, Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Quezon City Polytechnic University, Republican College, STI College, St. Anthony Mary Claret College, St. Bernadette College of Health and Sciences, St. Bernadette of Lourdes College, St. Francis Divine College, St. James College, St. John of Beverly School, St. John Technological College of the Philippines, St. Joseph's College, St. Luke's College of Medicine, St. Mary's College, St. Paul University, St. Pedro Poveda College, Samson College of Science and Technology, Siena College, Southeast Asian College, System Plus Computer College, Tech Pacific College, Technological Institute of the Philippines, Trinity University of Asia, University of the Philippines, World Citi Colleges

HOSPITALS:
Lung Center of the Philippines, National Kidney and Transplant Institute, Philippine Children's Medical Center, Philippine Heart Center, St. Luke's Medical Center, Veterans Memorial Medical Center

MONTHLY COST OF LIVING:
    House Rental:
    Food:
    Utilities:
    Transportation/Travel:
    Education:
    Health:

PRA RETIREMENT INFORMATION:
    Accredited facilities:
    LIG Condominium, The Magnolila Residences, 
    Merchant partners: 
Veterans Golf Club, Global Healthcare Network, Carelink Health Care Services Company, Hi Precision Diagnostic Center Inc.,
    Registered retirement accommodations: Cherry Orchard Suites
    Retirement franchises:
    Nearest PRA satellite office:  
Head Office (in Makati City)
    Number of PRA retirees:   1,101

   LIRA MOA:

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION:
    Investment zones:
    Government agencies/branch offices:  
Advanced Science & Technology Institute ((DOST), Agriculture Training Institute,  Board of Pardons and Parole, Bureau of Agriculture Statistics, Bureau of Agriculture, Bureau of Agricultural Research, Bureau of Agriculture and Fisheries Product Standards, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, Bureau of Land Acquisition and Distribution, Bureau of Soils and Water Management, Career Executive Service Board, Center for Integrated Developmental Studies, Civil Registration Commission, Civil Service Commission, Commission on Audit, Commission on Election, Commission on Higher Education, Commission on Human Rights, Commission on Information and Communication and Technology, Cotton Development Center, Council for the Welfare of Children,  Court of Tax Appeals, Dangerous Drug Board, Department of Agrarian Reform, Department of Agriculture, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Interior and Local Government, Department of National Defense Department of Social Welfare and Development, Environmental Management Bureau, House of Representatives,  Inter Country Adoption Board, Joint Congressional Power Commission, Land Regstration Authority, Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board, Land Transportation Office, Local Water Utilities Administration, Lung Center of the Philippines, Metropolitan Waterworkds and Sewerage System, Mindanao Sustainable Settlement Area Development, Mines and Geoscience Bureau, Movie and Television Review and Cliassification Board,  National Agricultural Fishery Council, National Ainti-Poverty Commission, National Book Development Board. National Broadcasting Network,  National Center for Transportation Studies, National Commission on Indegenous People, National Computer Center, National Conciliation and Mediation Board, National Coordinating and Monitoring Board, National Council on Disability Affairs,  National Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons, National Dairy Authority,  National Electrification Administration, National Grid Corporation of the Philippines, National Intelligence Coordinating Agency,  National Irrigation Authority, National Kidney and Transplant Institute, National Labor Relations Commission, National Power Corporation, National Security Council, National Solid Waste Management Commisison, National Statistics Office, National Transmission Corporation, National Water Resource Board, National Youth Commission, Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife, Occupational Safety and Health Center, Office of the Civil Defense, Office of the Government Corporate Counsel, Office of the National Security Adviser, Office of the Ombudsman, Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program Management Office, Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission, Philippine Agricultural Development and Commercial Corporation, Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Adminisration, Philippine Broadcasting Services, Philippine Carabao Center, Philippine Center on Transnational Crime,    Philippine Coconut Authority, Philippine Councilors League, Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, Philippine e-Science GridPhilippine Fisheries Development Authority, Philippine Information Agency, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Philippine Legislative Liaison Office, PMO Fishing Ports, Philippine National Police, Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency, Philippine News Agency, Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST),  Philippine Science High School System (DOST), Philippine Tariff commission, Philippine Veterans Affairs Office, Protected Areas and Woldlife Bureau, Public Attorneys Office, Sandiganbayan, SEAFDEC Aquaculture Department, Social Security System, Statistical Research and Training Center, Sugar Regulatory Commission,  Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, Telecommunications Office

      Embassy:  Colombia

      Consular Offices:  Bahrain, Colombia, Cyprus, Djibouti, Guatemala, Zambia




LINKS:  
http://www.quezoncity.gov.ph


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