Malanday (Tagalog pronunciation: [mɐlɐnˈdaj]) is a settlement and one of the constituent barangays in the city of Valenzuela, Metro Manila, Philippines. The name Malanday is said to derive from a phrase meaning 'a bowl plate' in the Filipino language.
Location of Malanday in the 1st Valenzuela legislative district
|Region||National Capital Region|
|Congressional districts||Part of the 1st district of Valenzuela|
|• Barangay Chairman||Efren Santiago|
|• SK Chairman||Mark Angelo Aravilla Dela Cruz|
|• Total||295.60 km2 (114.13 sq mi)|
|• Density||61/km2 (160/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (PST)|
The area is 295.60 km2 (114.13 sq mi) with a population of 18,082 and density of 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
There are a total of five Sitios in the Barangay of Malanday
- Sitio Hulo
- Sitio Libo (divided into two: Libo I and Libo II)
- Sitio Lingahan
- Sitio Umboy
There are a total of four Schools located here in the barangay
These are the schools operated by the Government of Valenzuela:
- Andres Fernando Elementary School
- Malanday National Highschool
These are the schools which is not operated by the Government of Valenzuela:
- Emmaus Christian School
- High Horizons Learning Center
Some residential parts of the barangay have Tutorial Centers or offers Tutor to the students.
Residents celebrate the annual fiesta of Santo Kristo on the last Sunday of April.
Major events in the fiesta is managed and organized by Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish with the cooperation of the Church members in every Sitio. Events includes Contest like Best Arch Design and Streetdance Competition. The Church also organize the Morning Procession and Evening Procession or the Sagala offered to Señor Santo Kristo, and also the Pontifical High Mass every morning and evening.
Landmarks include Red Ribbon, Jollibee Malanday, and Puregold Malanday located on McArthur Highway. Andres Fernando Elementary School (AFES) Malanday National High School and the 3S Centers are located on M.H. Del Pilar St. Other known landmarks in Malanday include the Andres Fernando Elementary School, Malanday Market, the Malanday Bus Terminal, the VSCA Cock Fighting Arena and the Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish. The transmitters of radio stations DZRH (one of the Philippines' oldest radio stations owned by the Manila Broadcasting Company) also located in Malanday.
In 2012, Malanday experienced intense flooding brought by heavy rains. Malanday is one of the 20 barangays under state of calamity declared by the Local Government. As of August 5, 2012, about 200 families were residing in city evacuation centers.
On December 11, 2015, at 11 pm, a fire occurred on the roads of Sitio Lingahan, Malanday. The fire blazed through more than 200 houses. One man was found dead in a nearby pond after the fire. The families first evacuated to the Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish, but they moved to Malanday National High School after finding relief there.
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