Location within Batangas province
|Region||Calabarzon (Region IV-A)|
|Founded||January 31, 1915|
|Barangays||19 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Isagani Ilagan Bolompo|
|• Total||76.80 km2 (29.65 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)|
|• Voter (2016)||32,446|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)43|
|Income class||3rd class|
Lian, officially the Municipality of Lian (Filipino: Bayan ng Lian), is a municipality in the province of Batangas in the Calabarzon (Region IV-A) of the Philippines. The population was 52,660 at the 2015 census. In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 32,446 registered voters.
The patron saint of Lian is John the Baptist.
Lian is located at.
According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 76.80 square kilometres (29.65 sq mi)  constituting 2.46% of the 3,119.75-square-kilometre- (1,204.54 sq mi) total area of Batangas.
|041013016||Barangay 1 (Poblacion)||3.6%||1,895||1,598||+3.30%|
|041013017||Barangay 2 (Poblacion)||1.8%||928||514||+11.91%|
|041013018||Barangay 3 (Poblacion)||2.7%||1,411||1,413||−0.03%|
|041013019||Barangay 4 (Poblacion)||2.8%||1,463||1,330||+1.83%|
|041013020||Barangay 5 (Poblacion)||2.0%||1,056||1,221||−2.73%|
The climate of Lian falls under the first type of classification, Type I, characterized by two pronounced seasons: Dry season from November to April and wet season for the rest of the year.
|Population census of Lian|
In the 2015 census, Lian had a population of 52,660. The population density was 690 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,800/sq mi).
In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 32,446 registered voters.
Current Officials as of 2013 elections:
- Mayor: Isagani I. Bolompo
- Vice Mayor: Exequiel "Exy" Bonuan
- Leo Malinay
- Florante "Jun-Jun" Lagus Jr.
- Ben Magbago
- Tomas Delos Reyes
- Erwin Austria
- Leo Jonson
- Roland Magyaya
- Jaime "Jimmy" delos Reyes
- Bagong Pook Elementary School
- Balibago Elementary School
- Binubusan Christian Faith Learning Center
- Binubusan Elementary School
- Bungahan Elementary School
- Cumba Elementary School
- Grand Prairie Learning School
- Kapito Elementary School
- Lian Central School
- Lian Institute
- Lian National High school
- Lumanyag Elementary School
- Luyahan Elementary School (L.E.S.)
- Malaruhatan Elementary School
- Matabungkay Elementary School
- Matabungkay National High School
- Prenza Elementary School
- R. B Concepcion Montessori School
- Saint Anne Academy (formerly known as Binubusan Academy)
- Saint Claire Academy
- San Diego Elementary School
- YALE Children's School
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- Matabungkay Beach – a white sand beach accessible to Manila 120 kilometres (75 mi) that was originally 'discovered' to be a great weekend or daytrip destination in the early 1950s, allegedly by sun starved German residents of Manila. It was soon a popular target for holiday-lovers, and permanent cottages (even deluxe beach houses) were built along the beach in the early 1960s by rich Manila folk.
- Town fiesta – Lian's fiesta is held annually every June 24 to commemorate the birthdate of Saint John The Baptist. It is being celebrated by five barangays in the Poblacion, Sitio Bag-bag, also celebrates its fiesta on this day because of its proximity to the town center than to its respective barangays, Kapito and Bungahan (Sitio Bag-bag is shared by 2 barangays).
- Balsa festival – The quaint barangay of Matabungkay is known for its wide beach, clear waters, creamy sand and the Balsa (bamboo beach raft). Every year, this small town comes alive in colorful celebrations as Matabungkay Beach Resort & Hotel hosts the Balsa Festival. The first ever Balsa Festival was held on 18 May 2002, aimed to help the local community by bringing back the town's popularity in the tourism map. With the continued support of the Department of Tourism, the Balsa Festival has become an annual event. Activities include the Balsa Race Competition, Balsa Decor and Cultural Dance Competition, a concert and dance party by the beach, prominent media personalities and foreign executives.
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