Guinayangan, Quezon

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Guinayangan
Municipality
TheTownofGuinayangan.jpg
Map of Quezon showing the location of Guinayangan
Map of Quezon showing the location of Guinayangan
Guinayangan is located in Philippines
Guinayangan
Guinayangan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°54′N 122°27′E / 13.900°N 122.450°E / 13.900; 122.450Coordinates: 13°54′N 122°27′E / 13.900°N 122.450°E / 13.900; 122.450
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Quezon
District 4th district of Quezon
Founded 1769
Barangays 54
Government[1]
 • Mayor Cezar Juarez Isaac III
Area[2]
 • Total 214.12 km2 (82.67 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 41,669
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4319
Dialing code 42
Income class 3rd class; partially urban
Website www.guinayangan.com

Guinayangan is a third class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 41,669 people.[3]

Guinayangan came from a native word for cane "gayang", they "copied"---ginaya and adopted the name to become "ginayangan" or what is now known as "Guinayangan". Its people pronounce it "Ginyangan" omitting the "a" sound.

Barangays[edit]

Guinayangan is politically subdivided into 54 barangays.[2]

  • A. Mabini
  • Aloneros
  • Arbismen
  • Bagong Silang
  • Balinarin
  • Bukal Maligaya
  • Cabibihan
  • Cabong Norte
  • Cabong Sur
  • Calimpak
  • Capuluan Central
  • Capuluan Tulon
  • Dancalan Caimawan
  • Dancalan Central
  • Danlagan Batis
  • Danlagan Cabayao
  • Danlagan Central
  • Danlagan Reserva
  • Del Rosario
  • Dungawan Central
  • Dungawan Paalyunan
  • Dungawan Pantay
  • Ermita
  • Gapas
  • Himbubulo Este
  • Himbubulo Weste
  • Hinabaan
  • Ligpit Bantayan
  • Lubigan
  • Magallanes
  • Magsaysay
  • Manggagawa
  • Manggalang
  • Manlayo
  • Poblacion
  • Salacan
  • San Antonio
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • San Lorenzo
  • San Luis I
  • San Luis II
  • San Miguel
  • San Pedro I
  • San Pedro II
  • San Roque
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santa Maria
  • Santa Teresita
  • Sintones
  • Sisi
  • Tikay
  • Triumpo
  • Villa Hiwasayan

Demographics[edit]

Town Hall of Guinayangan
Population census of Guinayangan
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 32,829 —    
1995 36,775 +2.30%
2000 37,164 +0.21%
2007 39,074 +0.72%
2010 41,669 +2.17%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Fiesta[edit]

When the month of June comes, the people of Guinayangan, Quezon prepare for the annual celebration of Gayang Festival, wherein the coconut tree and the banana is the main attraction of the festivities. The festival is highlighted by a street dancing competition participated by the residents of different barangays, as well as by elementary and high school students.

In the later part of 2000, the very first Seafoods Festival was held in the town. However, it was replaced by Gayang Festival in the succeeding years to give importance to the town's history.

Schools[edit]

Prep / elementary schools:

  • Aloneros ES
  • Arbismen ES
  • Bagong Silang ES
  • Capuluan Tulon ES
  • Dancalan Caimawan ES
  • Dancalan Central ES
  • Danlagan ES
  • Don Guillermo Eleazar ES
  • Dungawan Central ES
  • Dungawan Paalyunan ES
  • Gapas ES
  • Gregorio M. Mendoza ES
  • Guinayangan CS
  • Guinayangan Elementary School
  • Ligpit Bantayan ES
  • Lubigan ES
  • Mabini ES
  • Nabangka ES
  • Saint Aloysius Gonzaga Parochial School
  • San Isidro ES
  • San Luis I PS
  • San Luis II ES
  • San Roque PS
  • Santa Cruz ES
  • Santa Maria PS
  • Sintones ES
  • Sisi PS

High schools:

  • Dungawan NHS
  • Guinayangan Academy
  • Guinayangan NHS
  • Guinayangan NHS Extension - Sta. Cruz
  • Lamon Bay SOF - Ext. (Aloneros, Guinayangan)
  • Nabangka NHS
  • Aloneros National High School
  • Saint Aloysius Gonzaga Parochial HS

Colleges:

  • Guinayangan Institute Of Technology (Permanently Closed)
  • G-sisters Learning Institute of Technology (Temporarily Closed)
  • Guinayangan College Foundation Inc. GCFI

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: QUEZON". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 

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