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Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

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Tanjay City,
Negros Oriental, Philippines

  • Tanjay City has a total of 24 barangays
  • Registered Voters of Tanjay City as of (2010) = 39,493
  • Population of Tanjay City (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 78,539
  • Land Area of Tanjay City (as of 2007, in hectares) = 27,605
  • Tanjay City is a 4th class Component City and Partially Urban.
  • Tanjay City is in the Negros Oriental province and within Region_VII Central Visayas.

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Geography of Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

Tanjay City Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 27,605

Location of Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

  • 9.5167° N, 123.1583° E - Tanjay, Coordinates

Tanjay City is located ....

History of Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

On April 1, 2001 Tanjay was officially declared as the 5th city of negros oriental.

The first map of the island, dated around 1572, by Diego Lopez de Povedano, identified the place as Buglas. It was derived from the tall cane-like grass which ranged thick and persistent over the island. Here, in much earlier times, lived men who had relics and artifacts dating back to 200-500 AD and the 12th century Sung Dynasty have turned up in recent excavations were said to have ventured perhaps int he area now known as Tampi in Amlan. Here, in 1565, Esteban Rodriguez of the Legazpi expedition, caught by storm on his way back to Cebu from Bohol, sought refuge in the eastern shore of the island and came upon squat negroid inhabitants called ata, agta, of ati. When he returned to Cebu, he reported what he found out about the island. This lead Fray Andres de Urdaneta to visit the island. He landed in what is now Escalante in Negros Occidental. In the same year, Capitan Mateo de Cadiz led a small expedition which reached an area near Tanjay. Capitan Miguel de Loarca followed with a bigger expedition and forced and proceeded to lay claim to what the Spaniards now call Negros. Both Diego Lopez de Povedano and Capitan manuel de Loarca pointed to Tanjay to Dumaguete area as the most densely populated in the eastern half of the island. Tanjay, considered as the more important settlement, was made the Administrative Capital of Oriental Negros. It was however, remained under the jurisdiction of the province of Cebu. It was the first archdeacon of Cebu. In June 11, 1580, the mission of Tanjay was founded. It became the center of religious supervision for Dumaguete, Marabago, Siaton and Manalongon.

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People of Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

  • Tanjay City Population (as of May 1, 2010)= 79,098
  • Tanjay City Population (as of Aug 1, 2007)= 78,539

  • Tanjay City Registered Voters (2010)= 44,260
  • Tanjay City Registered Voters (2009)= 39,493

Elected Government Officials of Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


Elected officials of Tanjay City for the term of 2013-2016
  1. CONCEPCION, REYCONS (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 9106 8.24%
  2. TEVES, STEVE (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 7768 7.03%
  3. FERNANDEZ, JOAQUIN (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 7631 6.90%
  4. CALUMPANG, TEOPISTO JR. (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 7398 6.69%
  5. TABALOC, ROLANDO (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 6637 6.00%
  6. ALONSO, WESLEY (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 6609 5.98%
  7. TAM, HENRY (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 6373 5.77%
  8. BULANDRES, PATCHITA (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 6367 5.76%
  9. RAMIREZ, ULDARICO MA III (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 6356 5.75%
  10. CONDES, JUANITO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 5942 5.38%

Elected officials of Tanjay City for the term of 2010-2013

Barangays Elected Officials of Tanjay City, Negros Oriental

Businesses in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

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Real Estate for Sale or lease in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines


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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

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Schools in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

School year 2015-2016 starts Monday, June 1, 2015 and ends Friday, April 1, 2016, for public elementary and secondary schools. The SY will consist of 201 school days, inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training (INSET) break. The different school events and activities, including the number of school days per quarter, are contained in Enclosure No. 1. Source: Department of Education


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Sports and Recreation in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

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Arts and Culture in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

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Economy of Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

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Jobs in Tanjay City

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Natural Resources of Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

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  • Tiongson Ancestral Home (Poblacion)
  • Luparan Falls and caves (Bulon, Sta. Cruz Nuevo)
  • Rice Terraces (Canque, Pal-ew)
  • Mambulong Lakes (Pal-ew)
  • Mainit Hot Springs (San Isidro)
  • Red Land Scenic Views (Bulon, Sta. Cruz Nuevo)
  • Casa de las Dueñas, Hacienda Santa Escolástica (San José, Tanjay)

Landmarks: Monuments or Historic buildings in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

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  • Children’s Festival (January)
  • Festival of Hearts (February)
  • Sinulog de Tanjay (July)
  • Paaway sa Kabayo (July)
  • Pasko sa Tanjay (December)
  • Budbod Festival (December)
  • Park Cafe (Fridays)
  • Sugbaanay sa Parque (Saturdays)

Featured News of The Philippines

  • International expo puts spotlight on Philippines as a diving haven
  • Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines will be put on the spotlight as a diving haven as it hosts the Diving and Resort Travel Expo Philippines 2015 (DRT Show) that also aims to promote trading, export business, and environment conservation.
“Our archipelago’s more than 7,107 tropical islands are known in the world as a dive haven, offering truly diverse and meaningful dive travel experiences all year round,” Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr. said ........ Full Story»

  • PH to host Asean agri leaders meeting
  • Wednesday, September 2, 2015
The Philippines will host the Asean Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) and related meetings next week to discuss harmonization of standards on sanitation, use of fertilizers and customs rules among the member-countries.
“The agenda for this year’s AMAF is centered (on) Asean integration and the … Asean economic community. (One of the) most dominant (topics) on the agenda is the formulation of cooperation in the agriculture sector in the region, capacity building as well as sharing of experiences and information. We are also expecting agreements on the harmonization of product standards as well as sanitary and customs rules,” said Segfredo Serrano, undersecretary of the Department of Agriculture (DA) ........ Full Story»

  • Festivals and Events in May

Pattaraday Festival-May 1–5(Santiago city) ★ Katagman Festival - May 3(Oton,Iloilo) ★ Panagat Festival-May 2–8 (Buruanga, Aklan) ★ Binatbatan Festival of the Arts - First week of May, Vigan City ★ Obando Fertility Rites - May 17, 18 & 19 Obando, Bulacan ★ Domorokdok Festival-May 4 Botolan Zambales ★ Bariw Festival- May 14–15 Nabas, Aklan ★ Pahiyas Festival - May 15, Lucban, Quezon ★ Agawan Festival - May 15, Sariaya, Quezon ★ Araquio Festival - May, Gen.Tinio, Nueva Ecija ★ Pasayahan sa Lucena (St. Ferdinand) -May 30, Lucena, Philippines ★ Samahang Bulaklakan Festival - Last Sunday of May, Siniloan, Laguna ★ Tapusan Float Parade Festival - May 31, Alitagtag, Batangas ★ Festivity of Saint Michael - May 7–8 San Miguel, Panganiban, Catanduanes [Louie B. dela Cruz] ★ Binirayan Festival - May 1, San Jose de Buenavista, Antique ★ Araña`t Baluarte Festival- May 15 Gumaca, Quezon ★ Pista ng Banal na Krus- Every 2nd Saturday of May, Tanza, Navotas City ★ Pangisraan Festival- May 1–10 Calatrava, Romblon ★ Ati-atihan Festival - Last Saturday of May - Brgy. 7, Fermont Village, Victorias City, Neg. Occ. ★ Pastulan Festival- Every 2nd Saturday of May. San Pascual, Batangas


  • Chiefs roll past Lions, keep Martin Cup lead
  • Thursday, September 3, 2015 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - TEAM FABRICIO dominated the two-day Philippine Jiu-Jitsu Gi/ No Gi National Championships held at the SM Sucat Event center over the weekend with a total haul of 60 medals including 22 Golds, 18 Silver and 20 Bronze Medals.
Team Deftac Ribeiro came in second place in the medal standings with 12 gold medals, 18 silver and 13 bronze while Ronin BJJ won 12 golds, 7 silver and 4 bronze medals for a third place finish ................................ Full Story»

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The oldest man or woman in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

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Families of Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines

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Tanjay City, Negros Oriental, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

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  • ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
  • CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
  • Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>

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