Quezon City is the largest city in Metro Manila as well as the largest city in the Philippines. It has a population of about 2.68 million people. Recently, it has become the hub of information technology as well as its entertainment industry in the Philippines. The city was named after former Philippine president Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina. Quezon City was the country's capital from 1946 until 1972, when the seat of government was officially returned to neighbouring Manila.It is one of the cities that make up Metro Manila, the National Capital Region of the Philippines.
Quezon City is not located in and should not be confused with Quezon Province, which was also named after the president. It is the largest city in Metro Manila in terms of land area and the most populated.