Region of the Week: Quezon, Philippines



Explore the interesting province of Quezon and take at all the little things that make it what it is. Read on to discover things like the region's national seal, some of the famous landmarks to be found there, some interesting festivals to attend, and more.
Continent: Asia
Capital: Lucena
Language(s): Tagalog,
Current political leader: David Catarina Suarez
Currency: Philippine Peso
Major Religions: Catholic
National symbol: Seal: It includes an illustration of Manuel L. Quezon, First President of the Philippine Commonwealth,three Stars symbolizing Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Golden portions symbolize the natural resources and wealth while the red portion stands for the bravery of the people in the province
Famous landmark: Mount Banahaw, Villa Escudero, Kamay ni Hesus, Puting Buhangin
Famous people: Proceso Alcala, Hermana Fausta Labrador, Romeo Vasquez, Aiza Seguerra, Kris Psyche Resus
Climate: Quezon has two different types of seasons to go with its semi-tropical climate. These are dry-cold and dry-warm or cold-moist and cold-dry. Because it doesn't have any natural, mountainous barriers, the coasts are subject to tropical depressions.
Popular festivals: Pahiyas Festival, Niyogyugan Festival, Maubanog Festival