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|Distance from Manila: 135 KM|
|Named in homage to the late Guillermo P. Nakar, the municipality rugged and mountainous terrain is suitable for trekking, hiking and other related activities aside from its extensive coastline. It is relatively rich in different flora and fauna.|
Upon petition of the people headed by Forester Julian A. Avellano, with the help of the late Congressman Fortunato Suarez and the late Governor Gregorio Santayana, the Municipality of General Nakar, Quezon was created thru Executive Order No. 246 of His Excellency, the late President Elpidio Quirino dated July 21, 1949. It was named General Nakar in honor of lhe late General Guillermo Nakar who is a native of the place and one of the heroes of the last World War II.
The late Agripino Quinto was the first mayor appointed and his councilors were only four (4), namely: Adriano Merto, Macario Astrera, Agustin Avellaneda and Eustaquio Sabiduria, his vice mayor was Santiago Nakar. The town of Infanta, Quezon, is the mother municipality of General Nakar. General Nakar was formerly Barrio Pamplona and the whole town of General Nakar was Distrito Pelagio of the Municipality of Infanta, Quezon. At the time of its creation it has only eight (8) barrios; Barrio Anoling, Banglos, Batangas, Magsikap, Maligaya, Minahan, Catablingan and Pamplona. At present General Nakar has nineteen (19) barangays. There are fourteen (14) complete Elementary Schools and one (1) RP-US School Building at Poblacion allocated by Honorable Governor Anacleto C. Alcala.
The municipality has a total land area of 130,000 hectares, more or less. The occupation of the people are farming and fishing. As of 2007, it has a total population of 24,895. General Nakar is a rural community with big forest and pasture lands. The chief products of the municipality are coconuts, corn and rice. Its forest products are lumber, almaciga and rattan. The people are courteous , peaceful and hospitable. The rainy season occurs during the months of November, December, January and February, the rest have fair weather. The inhabitants are Tagalog with some Ilocano, Visayan and Bicol. The minorities are locally called DUMAGATS who live in the mountains and along the seashores of Pacific Ocean. There are three (3) religious denomination in the locality, Roman Catholic, Iglesia ni Cristo and Jehovas Witnesses, but majority of the people are Roman Catholic.
Sitio MASAÑGA of Barrio Canaway is the historical place of General Nakar, Quezon. This place was the hideout of the first Anderson Batallion Guerilla during the Japanese Occupation (World War - II). American submarine, battle ships and airplanes through the commands of U.S. Commander in the Pacific Area unload food, clothing was supplied in this sitio for the support of Guerilla Movements in the municipality and neighboring towns. There are beautiful sceneries along the seashore of Pacific Ocean from Barrio Banglos going to the farthest Barrio Umiray. During summer, people use to have their picnics under big pine trees. Motor boats are being hired by the people who take pictures at beautiful rocky places and green Sierra Madre mountains. The places along the coast are potential tourist spots if properly develop.
The municipality of General Nakar is denied of modern means of transportation facilities and isolated from other towns because of dangerous Agos River separating General Nakar from the town of Infanta, Quezon. In the North by a big Umiray river with a distance of more than eighty seven kilometers (87 km.) from Poblacion. It is particularly bounded as follows: on the North, PUTING BATO, segregating the municipalities of General Nakar and Dingalan, Quezon, which has a pending boundary dispute; on the South bounded by an imaginary line segregating the province of Rizal and Quezon of which General Nakar has also a pending boundary dispute with the town of Tanay, Rizal; on the East by big Agos River, and on the west by the town of Norzagaray, San Miguel and San Ildefonso, all of the province of Bulacan, and the province of Nueva Ecija.
Some of the previous Mayor of General Nakar are as follows: