Frost-Arellano Plan of Quezon City
Why Quezon City was chosen to become the new capital of the Philippines?
In 1948, Quezon City was declared the nation’s capital until 1976, when former President Ferdinand Marcos signed Presidential Decree No. 940, transferring the title to Manila. This was because Manila became the center of transportation, commerce, culture, and education.
Who changed the capital of Philippines?
Issued by Ferdinand Marcos on June 24, 1976, via Presidential Decree No. 940. Reorganized the capital and seat of government by incorporating the city of Manila, Quezon City, Pasay, Caloocan, several municipalities from Rizal, and one from Bulacan to form a metropolitan area.