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Balayan

QUICK FACTS

  • a 1st class municipality in the Province of Batangas
  • bounded by Tuy on the north; Calatagan and Lian on the west, Calaca on the east and the Balayan Bay on the south
  • main produce: sugarcanes, coconuts, corn
  • Balayan was derived from Old Tagalog word “balayan”, which means “walk past the paddy from a basket to another” and “carry or accomplish anything with the tip of any batten” or “balayang” which means wood.
  • Kumintang and Kundiman were believed to have originated from Balayan.

GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

Mayor: Emmanuel Salvador O. Fronda
Vice Mayor: Meldos Castelo

BARANGAYS

  • Baclaran
  • Barangay 1
  • Barangay 2
  • Barangay 3
  • Barangay 4
  • Barangay 5
  • Barangay 6
  • Barangay 7
  • Barangay 8
  • Barangay 9
  • Barangay 10
  • Barangay 11
  • Barangay 12
  • Calan
  • Caloocan
  • Calzada
  • Canda
  • Carenahan
  • Caybunga
  • Cayponce
  • Dalig
  • Dao
  • Dilao
  • Duhatan
  • Durungao
  • Gimalas
  • Gumamela
  • Lagnas
  • Lanatan
  • Langgangan
  • Lucban Putol
  • Lucban Pook
  • Magabe
  • Malalay
  • Munting Tubig
  • Navotas
  • Patugo
  • Palikpikan
  • Pooc
  • Sambat
  • Sampaga
  • San Juan
  • San Piro
  • Santol
  • Sukol
  • Tactac
  • Taludtod
  • Tanggoy

POPULATION: 79,407 (as of Aug 1, 2007)

PROMINENT BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS

  • Jollibee
  • Bank of the Philippine Islands

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

  • Immaculate Conception College – Balayan
  • STI College – Balayan
  • Batangas State University – Balayan
  • Balayan Colleges

POPULAR DESTINATIONS and LANDMARKS

  • Balayan BayWalk
  • Starcove Resort

CHURCHES

  • Ermita Church
  • St. John The Baptist Church
  • Balayan Church

FESTIVALS

  • Parada ng Lechon – every June 24
  • Feast of Immaculate Conception – December

ONLINE REFERENCES

  • http://www.artesdelasfilipinas.com/archives.php?page_id=36
  • http://www.ivanhenares.com/2009/01/visita-iglesia-in-batangas.html
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balayan,_Batangas
  • http://food.clickthecity.com/b/Uv12156
  • http://www.philippinecompanies.com/companyprofile/53529/immaculate-conception-college-balayan
  • http://www.sulit.com.ph/index.php/classifieds+directory/q/resort+in+balayan

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