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Veinte Reales

Veinte Reales
Barangay
Veinte Reales is located in 1st Legislative district of Valenzuela, Philippines
Veinte Reales
Veinte Reales
Location of Veinte Reales in the 1st Valenzuela legislative district
Coordinates:
Country  Philippines
Region National Capital Region
City Valenzuela City
Congressional districts Part of the 1st district of Valenzuela
Government
 • Barangay Chairman Pio San Diego Jr.
 • Barangay Councilors Jojit Sanchez, Remy Padilla Jay Luces, Vic Felix, Sol Santiago, Erick Francisco and Rodelio Lucero
Area
 • Total 192.90 km2 (74.48 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 17,800
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
ZIP code 1444
Area code(s) 2
Facade, Barangay Hall

Veinte Reales is one of the constituent barangays in the city of Valenzuela, Metro Manila, Philippines. The barangay is home to industrial factories of wire, fishball, packaging and rubber products.[1]

Education

The barangay have 2 public educational facilities for elementary.

Tugatog Elementary School and Paltok Elementary School.

Namesake

The namesake of Veinte Reales came from a legend that their ancestors paid "veinte reales" or twenty reales (2.50 pesos) for the land to the Spaniards during the Spanish occupation in the Philippines. Another belief is that there was a magic well that you have to pay twenty reales for its delicious water. The barangay is home to industrial factories of wire, fishball, packaging and rubber products.[2]

Landmarks

Famous landmarks in Veinte Reales include the Valenzuela Memorial Park.

References

  1. ^ Valezuela;Isla, Valenzuela Retrieved on September 30, 2012
  2. ^ Valezuela; Isla, Valenzuela Retrieved on September 30, 2012

External links

  • Valenzuela, Philippines official site


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