Welcome to the Jewelry Capital of the Philippines! Located in the southern part of Bulacan Province and north of Metro Manila, Meycauayan City is bounded on the north by the municipality of Marilao,
on the east by Caloocan City of Metro Manila, on the south by Valenzuela City
also of Metro Manila, and on the west by Obando town. 26 barangays comprised the city with a total land area of 32.1 square kilometers. The city is
19 kilometers north of Manila and 22 kilometers south of Malolos City, the provincial capital. Main access roads from Manila are
MacArthur Highway and the North Luzon Expressway.
Founded by Franciscan Missionaries in 1578, the City is one of the oldest settlements in the Philippines.
In terms of population, the city is the least populated among the three cities of Bulacan. Tagalog is the dominant dialect but
English is widely used in schools, business, and government. Majority of the people are Roman Catholics.
Although the city has increasingly becoming urbanized, there are still many agricultural lands where
rice, rootcrops, vegetables, livestock, and poultry are produced. Meycauayan is a major producer of jewelry and leather
products. Other manufactured goods are processed foods, garments, fashion accessories, gifts and toys.
Existing industrial estates are Meycauayan Industrial Subdivision, Sterling Industrial Park,
Meridien Industrial Compound, Muralla Industrial Project, and First Valenzuela Industrial Compound.
Meycauayan offers many business opportunities in real estate particularly mass housing, commercial complexes, and tourist facilities.
Manufacturing varied products especially processed foods, jewelry, clothing, and other fashion accessories is a viable option
considering the strategic location of the city. Its agricultural lands can produce high value commercial crops such as vegetables
and ornamental plants.
Must-See Places of Interest in Meycauayan City
- Church of Saint Francis Assisi - built in 1668
Old section of the city has narrow roads.
Meycauayan River is heavily polluted.
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