Lian, Batangas

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Matabungkay Beach
Matabungkay Beach
Map o Batangas showin the location o Lian
Map o Batangas showin the location o Lian
Lian is located in Philippines
Location athin the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°02′N 120°39′E / 14.033°N 120.650°E / 14.033; 120.650Coordinates: 14°02′N 120°39′E / 14.033°N 120.650°E / 14.033; 120.650
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Destrict1st Destrict
Foondit31 Januar 1947
 • MayorIsagani Ilagan Bolompo
 • Total76.80 km2 (29.65 sq mi)
 • Total45,943
 • Density600/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
Dialin code43
Income cless3rd class

Lian is a third cless municipality in the Province o Batangas, Philippines. Accordin tae the 2010 census, it haes a population o 45,943 fowk.[3]

The patron saunt o Lian is John the Baptist.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Barangays[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lian is poleetically subdividit intae 19 barangays.[2]

  • Bagong Pook
  • Balibago
  • Binubusan
  • Bungahan
  • Cumba
  • Humayingan
  • Kapito
  • Lumaniag
  • Luyahan
  • Malaruhatan
  • Matabungkay
  • Barangay 1 or Bonbon (Pob.)
  • Barangay 2 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 3 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 4 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 5 or Tabok City (Pob.)
  • Prenza
  • Puting-Kahoy
  • San Diego

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

The climate o Lian faws unner the first teep o clessification, Teep I, characterisit bi twa pronooncit saisons: Dry saison frae November tae Apryle an wet saison for the rest o the year.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Population census of Lian
YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 31,296—    
1995 36,000+2.84%
2000 39,129+1.68%
2007 44,925+1.99%
2010 45,943+0.75%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Lian Institute
  • Lian national High school
  • YALE Children School
  • Grand Prairie Learning School
  • Lian Central School
  • Saint Claire Academy
  • Malaruhatan Elementary School
  • Matabungkay Elementary School
  • San Diego Elementary School
  • Bungahan Elementary School
  • Bagong Pook Elementary School
  • Prenza Elementary School
  • Cumba Elementary School
  • Lumanyag Elementary School
  • Luyahan Elementary School
  • Balibago Elementary School
  • Matabungkay National High School
  • Kapito Elementary School
  • Binubusan Elementary School
  • Binubusan Faith School
  • Saint Anne Academy (umwhile kent as Binubusan Academy).

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

Matabungkay Beach
Matabungkay Beach is in Lian wi a white saund beach raisonably accessible tae Manila 120 kilometre (75 mi) that wis oreeginally 'discovered' tae be a great weekend or daytrip destination in the early 1950s, allegitly bi sun starvit German residents o Manila. In fact, the German Club haed a bothy thare then. It wis suin a popular target for hailiday-luvers an permanent bothies (even deluxe beach hooses) wis biggit alang the beach line (an some intae the beach) in the early 1960s bi rich Manila fowk.

Toun Fiesta[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lian's fiesta day is 24 Juin o ivery year tae celebrate the birthdate o Saunt John The Baptist (baptisit Jesus Christ). It is bein celebratit bi five barangays in the Poblacion 1,2,3,4 & 5 respectively, Sitio Bag-bag celebrate thair fiesta on this day an aw syne thay are hintle closer tae toun than tae thair respective barangays whilk is Kapito an Bungahan.

Note that thare a Bag-bag river an aw, an Sitio Bag-bag is bein skared bi 2 barangays. Syne, Bag-bag Kapito an Bag-bag Bungahan that is juist separate bi the Naitional Heich-gate.

Balsa Festival[eedit | eedit soorce]

Couriein in a pairt o Lian is the quaint barangay o Matabungkay kent for its wide beach, clear watters, creamy saund an the "Balsa" (Bamboo Beach Raft). Ivery year, this smaw toun will come alive in colorful celebrations as Matabungkay Beach Resort & Hotel hosts the Balsa Festival.

The first iver Balsa Festival wis held on 18 Mey 2002, aimit tae help the local commonty bi bringin back the toun's popularity in the tourism cairt. Wi the continued support o the Depairtment o Tourism, the Balsa Festival haes acome an annual event that gies baith local an foreign tourists a raison tae reveesit Matabungkay an experience a different kynd o festival.

The festival is fou wi mair activities wi the likes o Balsa Race Competition, Balsa Decor an Cultural Dance Competition, a concert an dance pairty bi the beach, prominent media personalities an foreign executives tae grace the Balsa Festival.

Local govrenment[eedit | eedit soorce]

Current Offeecials as o 2013 elections:[1]

  • Mayor: Isagani I. Bolompo
  • Vice-Mayor: Braulio Jonson Lagrisola
  • Cooncilors:3
    • Erwin Austria
    • Eliseo "Eli" Maranan
    • Carlito "Carling" Caisip
    • Exequiel "Exy" Bonuan
    • Florante "jun-jun" Lagus Jr.
    • Jaime "Jimmy" Delos Reyes
    • Tomas Delos Reyes
    • Roland Magyaya

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  2. a b "Province: BATANGAS". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Archived frae the original on 14 November 2012. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  3. a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 29 October 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013.

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