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Lian, Batangas

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Country  Philippines
Founded  January 31, 1947
Time zone  PST (UTC+8)
Local time  Friday 5:14 AM
District  1st District
Barangays  19 (see Barangays)
Area  76.8 km²
Province  Batangas
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Region  Calabarzon (Region IV-A)
Weather  24°C, Wind E at 11 km/h, 79% Humidity
Points of interest  Matabungkay, La Primavera Beach Resort

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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.

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Map of Lian, Batangas, Philippines

The patron saint of Lian is John the Baptist.

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Geography

Lian is located at 14°02′N 120°39′E.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 76.80 square kilometres (29.65 sq mi) constituting 7000246000000000000♠2.46% of the 3,119.75-square-kilometre- (1,204.54 sq mi) total area of Batangas.

Barangays

Lian is politically subdivided into 19 barangays.

Climate

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.

Demographics

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.

Government

Current Officials as of 2013 elections:

  • Mayor: Isagani I. Bolompo
  • Vice-Mayor: Exequiel "Exy" Bonuan
  • Councilors:3
  • Tourism

  • 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.
  • References

    Lian, Batangas Wikipedia


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