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Candelaria, Quezon

Candelaria Quezon
Full nameCandelaria
Native name langfil
Settlement typeMunicipality
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV-A)
District2nd district of Quezon
FoundedDecember 26, 1878
MayorAtty. Ferdinand Maliwanag
Total Area67.6 sq mi (175 km2)
Total Population105997 (2007)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zonePST (UTC+8)
Income class1st class; partially urban

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Candelaria (Filipino: Bayan ng Candelaria) is a first class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 105,997. The town is 107 kilometers south of Manila and approximately 23 kilometers from Lucena City. It is traversed by the Maharlika Highway and the Philippine National Railways' Southrail line headed towards Legazpi City in Albay. It is bordered by Mount Banahaw to the north, San Juan, Batangas to the south, Tiaong and Dolores to the west, and Sariaya to the east. The municipality has a total area of 175 km2.

Candelaria is the second-largest industrial center of the province, after Lucena City. Among the municipalities in Quezon province, Candelaria has the most desiccated coconut factories and oil refineries, such as Peter Paul, Primex, Pacific Royal, SuperStar, Licup Oil Mills, and others, which employ thousands of people.

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