General Nakar Tourist Spots, History, Festival

General Nakar is a 1st class coastal municipality of Quezon Province in Region IV-A, Philippines.

General Nakar in Quezon Province
General Nakar in Quezon Province

Profile of General Nakar Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Quezon Province, East of Rizal Province (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Dingalan in Aurora Province (north), Infanta and Real (south), Rodriguez, Antipolo City and Tanay in Rizal Province, Dona Remedios Trinidad and Norzagaray in Bulacan (west)
Area –> 1,343.75 km2 (518.82 sq mi)
Population –> 29,705 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 222,709,136.39
Barangays –> 19
Terrain –> Mountainous with narrow coastal plain and river valleys
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Wilfrido Mark Enverga
Mayor –> Eliseo Ruzol
Vice Mayor –> Leovegildo R. Ruzol

History of General Nakar

The town of General Nakar was named after World War II hero Major General Guillermo Peñamante Nakar of the 71st Infantry Division of the USAFFE. It was formerly a part of Infanta. On July 21, 1949, President Elpidio Quirino issued Executive Order 246 creating the municipality of General Nakar.

Economy of General Nakar

General Nakar is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.

Tourist Spots in General Nakar

Barangay Pamplona Beach
Sulok Beach
Vigvig River
St.Anne and St. Joachim Parish Church

Festivals in General Nakar

Patikim Festival

Map of General Nakar Municipality

See also: Profile of Mayor Eliseo Ruzol, Governor Danilo E. Suarez

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