Isla, Valenzuela

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

Isla
Isla is located in 1st Legislative district of Valenzuela, Philippines
Isla
Isla
Location of Isla in the 1st Valenzuela legislative district
Coordinates: 14°42′14″N 120°57′09″E / 14.70389°N 120.95250°E / 14.70389; 120.95250
Country Philippines
RegionNational Capital Region
CityValenzuela
Congressional districtsPart of the 1st district of Valenzuela
Government
 • Barangay ChairmanJoel S. Angeles
Area
 • Total39.60 km2 (15.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2007)
 • Total3,443
 • Density87/km2 (230/sq mi)
ZIP code
1444
Area code(s)2
Facade, Barangay Hall

In Filipino, the word "Isla" means "Island". The namesake of Isla came from its natural geography where it is surrounded by rivers and fishery ponds. Nasing Santiago, the youngest mayor of Valenzuela and former governor of Malolos, Bulacan used to take residence in Isla.[1]

FestivalsEdit

Residents celebrate the fiesta of Sta. Cruz, their patron saint, every last Saturday of April.

LandmarksEdit

Landmarks in Isla include the Sta. Cruz Chapel, Isla Elementary School, the Island Pavilion Resort and Restaurante Pontemar.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Valezuela; Isla, Valenzuela Retrieved on September 22, 2012

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