Facts & Figures
Educational Facilities Public Private Total
Day Care Centers 74 23 97
Preparatory 41 75 116
Secondary 19 41 60
Tertiary 2 7 9
Technical 1 12 13

Health Facilities Public Private Total
Hospitals 2 5 7
Health Centers 47 0 47
Lying-In Clinics 3 24 27

Recreational Facilities Total
Parks & Playgrounds 1
Covered Courts 50
Open Courts 4
Resorts 14
Hotels/Motels 3
Cinemas/Theaters 6
Cockpit Arena 1
About Valenzuela
Vibrant Valenzuela

This vibrant city, once a quaint provincial town during the colonial times, now stands as a modern and bustling hub of wide array of industries.  Known as the northern gateway to Metro Manila, a distinction which stems from having two major highways traversing the city, MacArthur Highway and the North Luzon Expressway, Valenzuela is regarded as one of the country's top residential, cultural and business destinations.

Location and Geography
 
The city is bordered by Quezon City and northern Caloocan City to the east; Malabon City and southern Caloocan City to the south; Obando in Bulacan province to the west; and Meycauayan City, also in Bulacan province, to the north.
 
Its global position is between 14"39' N latitude and 120"54' and 121"02 E longitude. The city’s highest elevation point is 38m above sea level, with an average elevation of 2.0m above sea level, and a surface gradient of 0.55%. The slope is level to gently undulating. Valenzuela has a total land area of 4,459.4 hectares, or 44.59 square kilometers.
 
People
 
As of 2007, Valenzuela has 568,948 residents, with a population density of 12,759.1/km2.  The city is composed of 32 barangays, which are divided into two Congressional districts.