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Rodriguez (Montalban), Rizal

Rodriguez, Rizal (formerly Montalban) is a first class municipality in the province of Rizal, Philippines. It is the northernmost town in the province and comes after San Mateo, Quezon City coming from Metro Manila. The town is located on the slopes of the Sierra Madre mountain range and features many resorts, It is also one of the largest towns in Rizal province with 312.70 km² and population density of 368.3/km² (953.9/sq mi). The town borders the town of San Mateo and Antipolo City in the south, Norzagaray and San Jose Del Monte City in the north, Gen. Nakar on the east and Quezon City in the west.

According to the latest census, it has a population of 223,594 inhabitants in 24,524 households.

The legend of Bernardo Carpio is said to have happened in the mountains of Montalban. The legend tells the story of a giant trapped between two mountains.

Recent city comments:

  • Rodriguez (Montalban), Rizal, vnzyr22 wrote 2 years ago:
    sana wag tayo matulad s camanava, daming squatters... hay.
  • Rodriguez (Montalban), Rizal, BongRadzak (guest) wrote 3 years ago:
    Hi Montalbeños, the historic Rodriguez municipality is far developed from its alma mater Montalban decade years ago credited to Rodriguez clan. it is now home of the important religious sector of the Filipinos [Muslim, christians, and Lumads], likewise, home of private subdivisions within Greater Manila Area [GMA]and Rodriguez clan emerged centuries Metro Manila areas manifested though its streets and avenues marked -- Rodriguez. in my dreams that this municipality with soon merge to Metro Manila coverage area and if will happen, that is the most and best progress of the municipality among its legendary history.
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