Morong, Rizal

Morong is a second class municipality in the province of Rizal, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 58,118 people.

A popular attraction is Spanish-era St. Jerome’s Parish Church. The town is also known for featuring the balaw-balaw side dish, as well as for having education as its priority- “Una Ang Edukasyon” (Education first), that is why during the early-1970s and early-1990s, it became the center of education. Students from different places mostly in the nearby towns of Rizal would come and study in Morong.

Morong was considered the province before it was called Rizal. Its original name was Politico Militar Distrito de Morong, which included the towns that make up present-day Rizal province.

Tourist Spots in Morong, Rizal