Tiaong

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Tiaong
Municipality
Municipality of Tiaong
Bayan ng Tiaong
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Quezon-Laguna Boundary Arch, Saint John the Baptist Parish Church, Tiaong Municipal Building, Claro M. Recto Memorial Shrine, Villa Escudero
Official seal of Tiaong
Seal
Nickname(s): Home of the Legendary Lake Ticob
Map of Quezon showing the location of Tiaong
Map of Quezon showing the location of Tiaong
Tiaong is located in Philippines
Tiaong
Tiaong
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°57′N 121°19′E / 13.950°N 121.317°E / 13.950; 121.317Coordinates: 13°57′N 121°19′E / 13.950°N 121.317°E / 13.950; 121.317
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Quezon
District 2nd district of Quezon
Founded May 12, 1691
Barangays 31
Government[1]
 • Mayor Ramon Preza
Area[2]
 • Total 168.38 km2 (65.01 sq mi)
Population (2015)[3]
 • Total 99,712
 • Density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Tiaongin
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4325
Dialing code 42
Income class 1st class; partially urban
Website tiaongquezon.net

The Municipality of Tiaong (Filipino: Bayan ng Tiaong) is a first class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. It lies in the deep coconut region of Quezon, some 96 kilometres (60 mi) southeast of Manila. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 99,712 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Tiaong is politically subdivided into 31 barangays.[2]

  • Anastacia
  • Aquino
  • Ayusan I
  • Ayusan II
  • Behia
  • Bukal
  • Bula
  • Bulakin
  • Cabatang
  • Cabay
  • Del Rosario
  • Lagalag
  • Lalig
  • Lumingon
  • Lusacan
  • Paiisa
  • Palagaran
  • Poblacion I
  • Poblacion II
  • Poblacion III
  • Poblacion IV
  • Quipot
  • San Agustin
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • San Juan
  • San Pedro
  • Tagbakin
  • Talisay
  • Tamisian
  • San Francisco

History[edit]

In 1957, the following barrios were created:

  • Matipunso, from barrio Niing[4]
  • Behia, from barrio Callejon[5]
  • Bucal, from barrio Buha.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tiaong
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 60,662 —    
1995 67,403 +1.99%
2000 75,498 +2.46%
2007 87,707 +2.09%
2010 91,599 +1.59%
2015 99,712 +1.63%
Source: Philippine Statistics Office[3]

Local government[edit]

Elected officials 2013-2016:[1]

  • Mayor: Ramon Preza
  • Vice mayor: Romano Castillo
  • Councilors:
    • Gemson C. Boongaling
    • Elton Rex B. Baldeo
    • Venedick R. Atienza
    • Ryan Manalo
    • Rex D. Bautista
    • Roderick Umali
    • Manuel U. Escueta
    • Generose D. Amurao

Landmarks[edit]

Education[edit]

Tiaong Elementary School
Saint John Parochial School

Elementary Level:

  • Private school
    • Kiddie Corner School Inc.
    • Saint John Parochial School
    • Gaudete Study Center Inc
    • Tiaong Christian Academy
    • Maranatha Christian Academy
  • Public School
    • Lusacan Central Elementary School
    • Del Rosario Elementary School
    • Lagalag Elementary School
    • Hilirang Buli Elementary School
    • Tiaong East Elementary School
    • Claro M. Recto Memorial Central School

High Schools:

  • Private School
    • St. John Parochial School
    • Don Ysidro Memorial School
    • Gaudete Study Center Inc.
  • Public High School
    • Recto Memorial National High School
    • Recto Memorial National High School Annex
    • Lusacan National High School
    • Cabay National High School
    • Gloria Umali National High School
    • Paiisa National High School
    • Talisay National High School

College Level:

  • Public Schools
    • College
    • SLSU
  • Private Schools:
    • Asian Institute of Technology and Education

Image gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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 27 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Matipunso in the Municipality of Tiaong, Province of Quezon". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  5. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Behia in the Municipality of Tiaong, Province of Quezon". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  6. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Bucal in the Municipality of Tiaong, Province of Quezon". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 

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