Guinayangan

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Guinayangan, Quezon
Municipality
TheTownofGuinayangan.jpg
Official seal of Guinayangan, Quezon
Seal
Map of Quezon showing the location of Guinayangan
Map of Quezon showing the location of Guinayangan
Guinayangan, Quezon is located in Philippines
Guinayangan, Quezon
Guinayangan, Quezon
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 June 21, 1845
Barangays 54
Government[1]
 • Mayor Cezar Juarez Isaac III
Area[2]
 • Total 214.12 km2 (82.67 sq mi)
Population (2015)[3]
 • Total 45,155
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Guinayanganin
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4319
IDD:area code +63 (0)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 2015 census, it has a population of 45,155 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.

The municipality is home to the Maulawin Spring Protected Landscape.

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 +2.15%
2000 37,164 +0.23%
2007 39,074 +0.69%
2010 41,669 +2.37%
2015 45,155 +1.54%
Source: Philippine 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]

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 "Highlights of the Philippine Population 2015 Census of Population". 2015 Census of Population and Housing. Philippine Statistics Office. Retrieved 26 May 2016. 

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