5 Facts About Quezon City

1. St Paul University of Quezon City stands at the corner of Aurora Boulevard and Gilmore Avenue, across a row of shops specializing in computer equipment, and a branch of SYKES Asia.

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2. The government center in Quezon City was originally planned to be at what is the location of the Quezon Memorial Circle, but it was then moved further north to where Batasan hills is.

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3. In 2002, Quezon City was made an episcopal see for two new Catholic dioceses: Cubao and Novaliches, as the very populous Archdiocese of Manila was carved up and five new dioceses created.

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4. In 1938, President Quezon City made a decision to push for a new capital city.

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5. On October 1, 1975, Quezon City was the actual site of the "Thrilla in Manila" boxing fight between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, which took place at the Araneta Coliseum.

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