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Cardona, officially the Municipality of Cardona, (Tagalog: Bayan ng Cardona), is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Rizal, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 49,034 people.[4]

Cardona
Municipality of Cardona
Mountain view
Mountain view
Official seal of Cardona
Seal
Map of Rizal with Cardona highlighted
Map of Rizal with Cardona highlighted
Cardona is located in Philippines
Cardona
Cardona
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°29′10″N 121°13′44″E / 14.4861°N 121.2289°E / 14.4861; 121.2289Coordinates: 14°29′10″N 121°13′44″E / 14.4861°N 121.2289°E / 14.4861; 121.2289
Country Philippines
RegionCalabarzon (Region IV-A)
ProvinceRizal
District2nd District
FoundedFebruary 1, 1914 [1]
Barangays18 (see Barangays)
Government
[2]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorTeodulo C. Campo
 • Vice MayorGil F. Pandac
 • CongressmanJuan Fidel Felipe F. Nograles
 • Electorate26,614 voters (2016)
Area
[3]
 • Total28.56 km2 (11.03 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[4]
 • Total49,034
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
1950
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)2
Climate typetropical monsoon climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)106.9 million  (2016)
Native languagesTagalog
Websitewww.cardonarizal.gov.ph

Cardona is in District 2 of Rizal.

With the continuous expansion of Metro Manila, the municipality is now part of Manila's conurbation which reaches Cardona in its easternmost part.

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BarangaysEdit

Cardona is politically subdivided into 18 barangays,[3] 11 of which are on the mainland and 7 on Talim Island.

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 2,580—    
1918 3,278+1.61%
1939 6,366+3.21%
1948 8,134+2.76%
1960 12,476+3.63%
1970 16,880+3.07%
1975 21,266+4.74%
1980 24,503+2.87%
1990 32,962+3.01%
1995 35,501+1.40%
2000 39,003+2.04%
2007 44,942+1.97%
2010 47,414+1.97%
2015 49,034+0.64%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[4][5][6][7]
 
Cardona Town Hall

In the 2015 census, the population of Cardona, Rizal, was 49,034 people,[4] with a density of 1,700 inhabitants per square kilometre or 4,400 inhabitants per square mile.

Catholic ChurchesEdit

  • Diocesan Shrine of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Parish

Born Again Christian ChurchEdit

  • Cardona Christian Church
  • Cardona Bethel United Methodist Church

Private SchoolsEdit

  • Castle for Achievers Learning School
  • CJ Learning Center
  • Lyceum Internation of the Far East
  • Mother Most Chaste School
  • MV Montessori School
  • Queen Mary Help of Christians Educational Center
  • San Francisco Parish School
  • Talim Island Academy Foundation

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://cardonarizal.gov.ph/government/history/
  2. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Province: Rizal". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Rizal". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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