About the City
Quezon City is situated on the northeast portion of Metro Manila. It is bounded on the north by Caloocan City and San Jose del Monte City in Bulacan Province, on the east by San Mateo and Marikina, on the south by Pasig and Mandaluyong, San Juan and Manila, and on the west by Valenzuela, Caloocan, and Manila. Its northeastern and eastern boundaries are defined by the Novaliches Watershed and the Marikina River. With an area of 16,112.58 hectares (based on 1995 GIS graphical plot), it is the largest among the sixteen (16) cities and one (1) municipality in the region and is almost one-fourth the size of Metro Manila.
To sustain Quezon City as Quality Community – a progressive and peaceful, clean and orderly place, conducive and hospitable to living, employment, and business.
To provide quality service, making Quezon City an ideal community where people live, work and do business in a hospitable, progressive, and peaceful environment.
On September 28, 1939, the National Assembly approved Bill No. 1206 as Commonwealth Act No. 502, otherwise known as the Charter of Quezon City. Signed by President Quezon on October 12, 1939, the law defined the boundaries of the City and gave it an area of 7,000 hectares carved out of the towns of Caloocan, San Juan, Marikina, Pasig, and Mandaluyong, all in Rizal Province. Continue Reading
The City’s economy continues to be dominated by small to medium-scale business establishments engaged mostly in the distribution of finished products and in the provision of basic services. There has been an increasing trend in the number of registered businesses from 2008-2013, with the latest total count reported at 64,515 with 13,417 as new and 51,098 renewals. Continue Reading
QUEZON CITY CITIZEN’S CHARTER and CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE
2019 Gender and Development (GAD) Local Learning Hubs (LLH)
2019 Gender and Development (GAD) Local Learning Hubs (LLH) for Quezon City’s social hygiene and sundown clinics, and the Quezon City Protection Center. The recognition and certification by the Philippine Commission on Women was given at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) on March 8, 2019
2018 Global Human Settlement Model of Community Award
2018 Global Human Settlement Model of Community Award for Bistekville 2, conferred during the 2018 Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlement (GFHS), held on October 30, 2018 at the United Nations Conference Center in Bangkok, Thailand. It recognized the socialized housing program’s integrated approach to the problem of informal settlers, with components to mitigate disaster risk, reduce urban blight and improved the people’s quality of life.
2018 Best Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (DRRMC) in the Philippines
2018 Best Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (DRRMC) in the Philippines, conferred by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, at the 20th National Gawad Kalasag Awards at the AFP Theater in Camp Aguinaldo, on December 4, 2018.
2018 Most Competitive City in the Philippines
2018 Most Competitive City in the Philippines, by the Department of Trade and Industry, at the 6th Regional Annual Competitiveness Summit; in the competitiveness sub-categories, Quezon City was no. 1 in Economic Dynamism and no. 1 in Infrastructure.