Sariaya

Sariaya, Quezon

The Municipality of Sariaya (Filipino: Bayan ng Sariaya) is a first class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. The municipality is situated between Mt. Banahaw and Tayabas Bay. It is famous for beaches and resorts. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 128,248 people.

According to a well-known legend, Sariaya was named after one of the town's large rivers, Sadyaya.

The Agawan Festival is held in Sariaya every year on May 15. Its current municipal mayor is Rosauro "Boyet" Masilang.

The former governor of Quezon, Robert Racelis, is a native of this town. Other favorite sons are Dante Miguel Cadiz, one of Quezon's provincial board members and the academician journalist Joseph Jadway "JJ" Marasigan. Also, current PBA coach Leo Austria traces his roots from this town.

Sariaya has two (2) public high schools, The Lutucan National High School and Canda National High School, one (1) private school, Sariaya Institute and two(2) sectarian schools, the St. Joseph's Academy and St. Francis High School

Government

Barangays

Sariaya is politically subdivided into 43 barangays.

  • Poblacion 1
  • Poblacion 2
  • Poblacion 3
  • Poblacion 4
  • Poblacion 5
  • Poblacion 6
  • Antipolo
  • Balubal
  • Bignay 1
  • Bignay 2
  • Bucal
  • Canda
  • Castañas
  • Concepcion I
  • Concepcion Banahaw
  • Concepcion Palasan
  • Concepcion Pinagbakuran
  • Gibanga
  • Guisguis-San Roque
  • Guisguis-Talon
  • Janagdong 1
  • Janagdong 2
  • Limbon
  • Lutucan 1
  • Lutucan Bata
  • Lutucan Malabag
  • Mamala I
  • Mamala II
  • Manggalang 1
  • Manggalang Tulo-tulo
  • Manggalang-Bantilan
  • Manggalang-Kiling
  • Montecillo
  • Morong
  • Pili
  • Sampaloc 1
  • Sampaloc 2
  • Sampaloc Bogon
  • Santo Cristo
  • Talaan Aplaya
  • Talaan Pantoc
  • Tumbaga 1
  • Tumbaga 2

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