Dalandanan, Valenzuela

Dalandanan is one of the highly developed barangays in Valenzuela, Metro Manila, Philippines. The namesake of Brgy. Dalandanan came from the impressive line of dalandan trees that used to distinguish the area.

Dalandanan
Location within Valenzuela
Location within Valenzuela
CountryPhilippines Philippines
RegionNational Capital Region
CityValenzuela
Congressional districtsPart of the 1st district of Valenzuela
Government
 • Barangay ChairmanBenito Lorenzo Encarnacion
Area
 • Total0.939 km2 (0.363 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • Total17,348
 • Density18,000/km2 (48,000/sq mi)
Valenzuela Emergency Hospital

Dalandanan houses the new Valenzuela City Astrodome, Valenzuela Emergency Hospital and Dialysis Center, and Valenzuela City Science High School.

It boasts of different business industries like banking and finance (Bank of the Philippine Islands, BDO, Bank of Commerce, and Eastwest Bank), retail (Puregold Valenzuela, Wilcon Depot), pyrotechnic (Victory Fireworks), and biotech and pharmaceuticals (Scheele Laboratories).

The Iglesia ni Cristo Locale of Malinta[2] chapel is also located along Km. 15 MacArthur Highway.

The now-defunct Manila-Dagupan Railway opened in 1892 and traversed the barrios of Marulas, Caruhatan, Malinta, Dalandanan and Malanday, with the station being in Dalandanan.

EducationEdit

The barangay has 3 public educational facilities for elementary, and high school.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2010 CPH" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on June 25, 2012. Retrieved June 12, 2012.
  2. ^ http://iglesianicristo.net/directory/Metro%20Manila%20North/Malinta/47176

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