Location within Bataan province
|Region||Central Luzon (Region III)|
|Founded||October 4, 1917|
|Barangays||12 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Lilvir B. Roque (National Unity)|
|• Vice Mayor||Eufemia R. Roxas|
|• Total||103.60 km2 (40.00 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|• Voter (2016)||49,527|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)47|
|Income class||1st class|
Limay, officially the Municipality of Limay (Filipino: Bayan ng Limay; Kapampangan: Balen ning Limay), is a municipality in the province of Bataan in the Central Luzon (Region III) of the Philippines. The population was 68,071 at the 2015 census. In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 49,527 registered voters.
Limay is accessible via the Bataan Provincial Expressway, off Exit 45, San Fernando Exit. Located at the south-eastern section of Bataan Peninsula, it is 136 kilometres (85 mi) from Manila and 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) south from the provincial capital Balanga.
In the Philippine revolution of 1898, Limay inhabitants fought for their independence. American Governor-General Francis Burton Harrison's Executive Order of January 1, 1917 created Limay as the last Bataan municipality.
During the World War II, Limay became the host to the first medical hospital of American and Filipino forces, run by the "Angels of Bataan". In Lamao, Limay, Major General Edward P. King capitulated to the Japanese forces, after the last stand of the American and Filipino forces faltered along the banks of the Alangan River.
Limay is located at.
According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 103.60 square kilometres (40.00 sq mi)  constituting 7.55% of the 1,372.98-square-kilometre- (530.11 sq mi) total area of Bataan.
|030806003||Kitang 2 & Luz||7.0%||4,777||4,563||0.88%|
|030806014||San Francisco de Asis||8.7%||5,900||5,398||1.71%|
|030806015||Saint Francis II||12.7%||8,615||5,899||7.48%|
|Population census of Limay|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
In the 2015 census, Limay had a population of 68,071. The population density was 660 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,700/sq mi).
In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 49,527 registered voters.
Pursuant to the Local government in the Philippines", the political seat of the municipal government is located at the Municipal Hall. In the History of the Philippines (1521–1898), the Gobernadorcillo was the Chief Executive who held office in the Presidencia. During the American rule (1898–1946) (History of the Philippines (1898-1946)), the elected Mayor and local officials, including the appointed ones held office at the Municipal Hall. The legislative and executive departments perform their functions in the Sangguniang Bayan (Session Hall) and Municipal Trial Court, respectively, and are located in the Town Hall.
Limay, Bataan's incumbent elected officials are headed by - Mayor Lilvir B. Roque (National Unity) and Vice Mayor Eufemia Roxas
The Sangguniang Bayan Members are:
- Eriel Sp Ibarra
- Edgardo S. Cortez
- Antonino L . Joaquin
- Grady S. De Roxas
- Filemon L. Borbe
- Eduardo Q. Rivero
- Gil T. Samonte
- Sarah V. David
- Restituto P. Reyes (ABC President)
They hold office at the newly constructed Batasang Bayan in Barangay Wawa, inside the Judy's Park facility along the Limay coastline.
Limay's attractions, events and historical landmarks include:
- 263 hectares military reservation (the DND Arsenal - Government Arsenal) — Headquarters at Camp General Antonio Luna
- Mariveles Mountain Complex — mountain range stretching from Mariveles to Mount Limay (or Mount Cayapo) – 393 metres (1,289 ft) higher than Mount Samat in Pilar — and with Mount Tarak
- Judy’s Park (Limay Municipal Park) — esplanade along Manila Bay with retaining walls and kiosks
- Tikip and Biga Waterfalls — 30-foot (9.1 m)t falls nestled deep in the Limay mountain range
- Saint Joseph's annual running of the bulls
- Peninsula Golf and Country Club — 18-hole golf course inside the Petron Bataan Refinery.
- The Limay public market and slaughterhouse
- Limay Sports Complex and Tennis Court
- Apo Iko Fiesta Parade — October 4
- Pagbubunyi Festival — May 4
- Limay Tanod Appreciation Day — June
- Lamao National High School
- Multi-purpose Building of Bo. Luz
- Limay Polytechnic College
- Bataan Limay Refinery Project, 140-megawatt power plant — P78B Petron Expansion Project.
- Limay power plant
- Port of Limay
- 2009 Giant mushroom
The 1935 Saint Francis of Assisi Parish Church (Brgy. Poblacion) (Cath.: 26,440, Titular: St. Francis of Assisi, Feast day - October 4. with former Parish Priest, Father Rosauro Guila and Guest Priest: Father Guillermo Ramo)) is under the Vicariate of Saint Michael Archangel. Roman Catholic Diocese of Balanga It belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Balanga - The Vicariate of St. Peter).
Its Parish Priest is Msgr. Hernando Baluyot Guanzon.
Philippine Ports Authority in Lamao
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