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Quezon is a province of the Philippines in the CALABARZON region located in the south of Luzon island.wikipedia
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Region IV-AIV-ACALABARZON Region
Quezon is a province of the Philippines in the CALABARZON region located in the south of Luzon island.
The region comprises five provinces: Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon, and one highly urbanized city, Lucena.

Quezon City

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To distinguish the province from Quezon City, it is sometimes called Quezon Province.
Quezon City is not located in and should not be confused with Quezon Province, which was also named after the president.

Batangas

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Quezon is southeast of Metro Manila and is bordered by the provinces of Aurora to the north, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna and Batangas to the west and the provinces of Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur to the east.
Its capital is the city of Batangas and is bordered by the provinces of Cavite and Laguna to the north and Quezon to the east.

Laguna (province)

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Quezon is southeast of Metro Manila and is bordered by the provinces of Aurora to the north, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna and Batangas to the west and the provinces of Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur to the east.
Its capital is Santa Cruz and the province is situated southeast of Metro Manila, south of the province of Rizal, west of Quezon, north of Batangas and east of Cavite.

Aurora (province)

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Quezon is southeast of Metro Manila and is bordered by the provinces of Aurora to the north, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna and Batangas to the west and the provinces of Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur to the east. However, at different points in time, the boundaries of Quezon changed and included parts of Aurora, Marinduque, and Camarines Norte. In June 1951, the northern part of Quezon (specifically, the towns of Baler, Casiguran, Dilasag, Dingalan, Dinalongan, Dipaculao, Maria Aurora and San Luis) was made into the sub-province of Aurora.
Its capital is Baler and borders, clockwise from the south, the provinces of Quezon, Bulacan, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Quirino, and Isabela.

Bulacan

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Quezon is southeast of Metro Manila and is bordered by the provinces of Aurora to the north, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna and Batangas to the west and the provinces of Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur to the east.
Bordering Bulacan are the provinces of Pampanga to the west, Nueva Ecija to the north, Aurora and Quezon to the east, and Metro Manila and Rizal to the south.

Camarines Norte

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Quezon is southeast of Metro Manila and is bordered by the provinces of Aurora to the north, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna and Batangas to the west and the provinces of Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur to the east. However, at different points in time, the boundaries of Quezon changed and included parts of Aurora, Marinduque, and Camarines Norte.
The province borders Quezon to the west, Camarines Sur to the south, and the Philippine Sea to the north.

Camarines Sur

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Quezon is southeast of Metro Manila and is bordered by the provinces of Aurora to the north, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna and Batangas to the west and the provinces of Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur to the east.
Its capital is Pili and the province borders Camarines Norte and Quezon to the northwest, and Albay to the south.

Mount Banahaw

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A major tourism draw to the province is Mount Banahaw.
The three-peaked volcano complex is located between the provinces of Laguna and Quezon and is the tallest mountain in the CALABARZON region dominating the landscape for miles around.

Marinduque

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However, at different points in time, the boundaries of Quezon changed and included parts of Aurora, Marinduque, and Camarines Norte.
It is west of the Bondoc Peninsula of Quezon province; east of Mindoro Island; and north of the island province of Romblon.

Hermano Pule

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The most important event in the history of the province was the Confradia Revolt in 1841, which was led by the famous Lucbano, Apolinario de la Cruz, popularly known as Hermano Pule.
During its peak, the cofradía had 4,500 to 5,000 members from the provinces of Tayabas, Batangas, and Laguna.

2008 Quezon del Sur creation plebiscite

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(see 2008 Quezon del Sur creation plebiscite) Quezon del Norte was to be composed of the first and second congressional districts of the province (Burdeos, General Nakar, Infanta, Jomalig, Lucban, Mauban, Pagbilao, Panukulan, Patnanungan, Polilio, Real, Sampaloc, Tayabas, Candelaria, Dolores, San Antonio, Sariaya, Tiaong and Lucena), with Lucena as its capital.
The Quezon del Sur creation plebiscite was a plebiscite on the creation of the Province of Quezon del Sur from Quezon; the original Quezon province would have been renamed to "Quezon del Norte" had the plebiscite been approved by the residents of Quezon.

Aurora Quezon

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Aurora was the name of the president's wife, Aurora Quezon.
Aurora Aragón was born on February 19, 1888, to Pedro Aragón and Zenaida Molina, in the town of Baler in Tayabas province.

Infanta, Quezon

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(see 2008 Quezon del Sur creation plebiscite) Quezon del Norte was to be composed of the first and second congressional districts of the province (Burdeos, General Nakar, Infanta, Jomalig, Lucban, Mauban, Pagbilao, Panukulan, Patnanungan, Polilio, Real, Sampaloc, Tayabas, Candelaria, Dolores, San Antonio, Sariaya, Tiaong and Lucena), with Lucena as its capital.
It has a land area of 130.1 km², representing 1.5% of the area of Quezon.

Provinces of the Philippines

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Quezon is a province of the Philippines in the CALABARZON region located in the south of Luzon island.

Bicol Peninsula

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Part of Quezon lies on an isthmus connecting the Bicol Peninsula to the main part of Luzon. The southern part consists of the Tayabas Isthmus, which separates the Bicol Peninsula from the main part of Luzon Island, and the Bondoc Peninsula which lies between Tayabas Bay and Ragay Gulf.

Lucena, Philippines

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(see 2008 Quezon del Sur creation plebiscite) Quezon del Norte was to be composed of the first and second congressional districts of the province (Burdeos, General Nakar, Infanta, Jomalig, Lucban, Mauban, Pagbilao, Panukulan, Patnanungan, Polilio, Real, Sampaloc, Tayabas, Candelaria, Dolores, San Antonio, Sariaya, Tiaong and Lucena), with Lucena as its capital. Lucena is the provincial capital, seat of the provincial government and the most populous city of the province, but is governed independently as a highly urbanized city.
It is the capital city of the province of Quezon where it is geographically situated but, in terms of government and administration, the city is politically independent from the province.

Dilasag, Aurora

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In June 1951, the northern part of Quezon (specifically, the towns of Baler, Casiguran, Dilasag, Dingalan, Dinalongan, Dipaculao, Maria Aurora and San Luis) was made into the sub-province of Aurora.
This community was soon recognized by the Local Chief Executive of Casiguran, formerly a municipality of the Province of Quezon.

Baler, Aurora

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In June 1951, the northern part of Quezon (specifically, the towns of Baler, Casiguran, Dilasag, Dingalan, Dinalongan, Dipaculao, Maria Aurora and San Luis) was made into the sub-province of Aurora. 14 changed the name Tayabas to Quezon'', in honor of Manuel L. Quezon, the Commonwealth president who hailed from Baler, which was one of the province's towns.
In 1901, the Americans incorporated the town into the province of Tayabas (later named Quezon province).

Maria Aurora, Aurora

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In June 1951, the northern part of Quezon (specifically, the towns of Baler, Casiguran, Dilasag, Dingalan, Dinalongan, Dipaculao, Maria Aurora and San Luis) was made into the sub-province of Aurora.
249'' out of various portions of the municipalities of Baler and Infanta, both of which were part of Quezon Province.

Sierra Madre (Philippines)

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The northern part of the province is sandwiched between the Sierra Madre mountain range and the Philippine Sea.
Running in the north-south direction from the province of Cagayan to the north and Quezon to the south, the mountains form the eastern backbone of Luzon Island, the largest island of the archipelago.

Bondoc Peninsula

The southern part consists of the Tayabas Isthmus, which separates the Bicol Peninsula from the main part of Luzon Island, and the Bondoc Peninsula which lies between Tayabas Bay and Ragay Gulf.
The Bondoc Peninsula (commonly known as BonPen) is located in the southeastern part of Quezon Province in Calabarzon Region, southern part of Luzon Island, Philippines.

Legislative districts of Quezon

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Quezon comprises 39 municipalities and one component city (Tayabas), which are organized into four legislative districts and further subdivided into 1,209 barangays.
The Legislative Districts of Quezon, namely the first, second, third and fourth districts, are the current representations of the Province of Quezon and the independent city of Lucena in the Philippine House of Representatives.

Casiguran, Aurora

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In June 1951, the northern part of Quezon (specifically, the towns of Baler, Casiguran, Dilasag, Dingalan, Dinalongan, Dipaculao, Maria Aurora and San Luis) was made into the sub-province of Aurora.
When the Philippines regained sovereignty in 1946, Aurora was still part of Tayabas Province (now Quezon Province) and Casiguran was a lone northern town.

Alabat Island

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The major islands of Quezon are Alabat Island and Polillo Islands.
Alabat Island is an island of the Philippine archipelago, in the Quezon Province of the CALABARZON region, situated just off the east coast of Southern Luzon.