TAYABAS , a
See also:town of the province of Tayabas, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 8 m . N. of
See also:Lucena, the capital . Pop. of the
See also:municipality (1903) 14,740 . Tayabas is picturesquely situated on the slopes of the
See also:volcano Banajao, and commands a magnificent view of the surrounding
See also:country, which is extremely fertile, and is planted in
See also:rice and coco-nuts . Its
See also:climate, although cool, is very unhealthy, malignant malarial fevers causing a high
See also:rate . It has a
See also:church and convent of large
See also:size and massive construction . During the revolt of 1896 a
See also:Spanish garrison occupying these buildings withstood a
See also:siege of fifty-eight days, at the end of which
See also:time it was forced to surrender by lack of
See also:food . Tagalog and Bicol are the
See also:languages spoken . Until 1901 Tayabas was the capital of the province .
TAYGETUS (Tavyeros or Tairyerov, mod. St Elias or P...
is a component city in the province of Quezon, Philippines. On March 18, 2007, Republic Act No. 9398, An Act Converting the Municipality of Tayabas in the Province of Quezon into a Component City to be known as City of Tayabas, was enacted into law. On July 14, 2007, the municipality held a plebiscite to ratify the conversion of the said act, with the residents voting in favor of the move, although there was a low turnout of voters for the plebiscite. The official website of the City of Tayabas can be found at http://tayabas.ph/
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