Arkong Bato

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Arkong Bato is one of the constituent barangays in the city of Valenzuela, Metro Manila, Philippines.

Arkong Bato
Arkong Bato is located in 1st Legislative district of Valenzuela, Philippines
Arkong Bato
Arkong Bato
Location of Arkong Bato in the 1st Valenzuela legislative district
Coordinates: 14°41′53″N 120°57′3″E / 14.69806°N 120.95083°E / 14.69806; 120.95083
Country Philippines
RegionNational Capital Region
CityValenzuela
Congressional districtsPart of the 1st district of Valenzuela
Government
 • Barangay ChairmanChristina Marie M. Feliciano
Area
 • Total34.40 km2 (13.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total8,632
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
ZIP code
1444
Area code(s)2
Stone arc

Arkong Bato is a historical barangay named after the famous stone arc landmark that demarcates the boundary between the barangay and Santolan of Malabon. The notable stone arc was built by the Americans in 1910, originally as a boundary between Rizal and Bulacan province.[1]

FestivalsEdit

Residents celebrate the Sta. Cruz fiesta every 3rd Sunday of May. [1]

LandmarksEdit

Some of the landmarks of the barangay include the Arkong Bato Chapel and the statue of Delfin Belilia Navarese at Navarette Street.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Valezuela; Arkong Bato, Valenzuela Retrieved on September 22, 2012

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