Lucban, Quezon

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Municipality of Lucban
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Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Quezon
Mayor Moises B. Villaseñor (LP)
Barangays 32
Physical characteristics
Area 154.15 km²
Total (2000) 38,834
Density 599.6/km²

The Municipality of Lucban (Filipino: Bayan ng Lucban) is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Quezon, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 38,834 people in 8,422 households. This municipality had the mountain named Mt. Banahaw de Lucban.

Lucban is politically subdivided into 32 barangays.

  • Abang
  • Aliliw
  • Atulinao
  • Ayuti
  • Barangay 2 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 3 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 4 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 5 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 6 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 7 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 8 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 9 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 10 (Pob.)
  • Igang
  • Kabatete
  • Kakawit
  • Kalangay
  • Kalyaat
  • Kilib
  • Kulapi
  • Mahabang Parang
  • Malupak
  • Manasa
  • May-It
  • May-ot
  • Nagsinamo
  • Nalunao
  • Palola
  • Piis
  • Barangay 1 (Pob.)
  • Samil
  • Tiawe
  • Tinamnan

Pahiyas Festival

Lucban celebrates the Pahiyas Festival every May 15 in honor of its patron saint, St. Isidore the Farmer. This festival showcases a street of houses which are designed with fruits, vegetable and kiping, a rice-made decoration, which afterwards can be eaten raw. The houses are judged and the best one is proclaimed the winner. Every year, tourists roam the municipality to witness the decorations of houses. Also Pahiyas Festival is like Agawan Festival in Quezon, the difference is in Pahiyas the decoration is been attached to the house while in Agawan Fesrtival the decoration is been get by people.

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