Lumban, Laguna (History, Places, People, Business, Festivals)


About Lumban
Lumban is a 4th class municipality in the province of Laguna, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 28,443 people in 5,456 households. Lumban has an area of 96.8 square kilometers, the fourth largest in Laguna. Lumban is the home of Lake Caliraya, a man-made lake often visited by nature lovers and sports people.

Lumban which got its name from “Lumbang Tree”, is one of the oldest towns in the province of Laguna. The province’s capital town, Santa Cruz, as well as Cavinti and the famous Pagsanjan, were once part of Lumban. Lumban is also known as the “Embroidery Capital of the Philippines”.

As the third largest municipality in Laguna, Lumban with a land area of 9,685 hectares is endowed with excellent water resources and land suitable for urban development, agricultural production, agri-based light industries, and tourism development.

The town is blessed with relatively cool temperature at an average of 24 degrees Celsius and rainfall which is more or less evenly distributed throughout the year.

Lumban is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.

  • Bagong Silang
    Balimbingan (Pob.)
    Balubad
    Caliraya
    Concepcion
    Lewin
    Maracta (Pob.)
    Maytalang I
    Maytalang II
    Primera Parang (Pob.)
    Primera Pulo (Pob.)
    Salac (Pob.)
    Segunda Parang (Pob.)
    Segunda Pulo (Pob.)
    Santo Niño (Pob)
    Wawa
  • {Details from www.lumban.org}

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    Comments

    1. i want to know naman kung anung history ng lumban?!
      remember this is just a comment wla dapat magalit!peace tau!

      • konti lang nilalaman nang history..my family is coming from that place..i have seen the old church it is build in a century…mga 16th century ata yan..

    2. my family is recently there..,kulang ang details about the history..century na yan lugar na yan..meron simbahan jan na nabuilt nung 16th century kulng ang info..wala din un mga municipal mayors kulang un details..bitin..baka anjan kasi un lost city na ATLANTIS sa ibabaw nang caliraya lake..lol..kaya secret ..

    3. san malalaman ung demographic sa tourist ung mga age gender nila

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