Sagñay, Camarines Sur
Map of Camarines Sur showing the location of Sagñay
|Region||Bicol (Region V)|
|• Mayor||Evelyn B. Fuentebella|
|• Total||154.76 km2 (59.75 sq mi)|
|• Density||200/km2 (520/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|Income class||3rd class; partially urban|
Sagñay [ˈsaŋaj] is a third class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 31,314 people. This town has several beautiful attractions including the Atulayan Island.
Sagñay was established in the late 17th century by the Spanish friars. Like the town of Lagonoy, Sañgay also formed part of the province of Albay but it was separated in the year 1846 by the order of Governor General Narciso Claveria.
The parish of St. Andrew was founded in the same year that Sagñay gained its independence as a town. The town's annual fiesta is held every November 30.
- Del Carmen
- San Antonio (Pob.)
- San Isidro (Pob.)
- San Roque (Pob.)
- Santo Niño
|Population census of Sagñay|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
- "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
- "Province: CAMARINES SUR". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
- "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
- "Province of Camarines Sur". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 24 July 2013.
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