Buayan is a coastal barangay located at the eastern edge of General Santos in the Philippines. It is bounded by Baluan in the west, Ligaya in the north, Baluntay and Alabel in the east and Sarangani Bay in the south.

Buayan

Barrio Buayan
Heneral Santos

Boeyan
Barangay of Buayan
City of General Santos
At the "Jainal Abedin" street of Purok 1, Brgy. Buayan
At the "Jainal Abedin" street of Purok 1, Brgy. Buayan
Nickname(s): 
BuaYan, Bua Ya
CountryPhilippines Philippines
IslandsMindanao
RegionSoccsksargen (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato (geographically only)
CityGeneral Santos City
Government
 • Punong BarangayMelencia G. Ortiz
 • Punong KagawadBeltran J. Otanes
Sufera Alaiden
Spoken languagesCebuano, Hiligaynon, Ilocano
CoastalSarangani Bay

EtymologyEdit

The barangay Buayan is a coastal barangay and bounded by the provincial capital municipality of Alabel, Buayan is a camp site of soldiers and also marines by the Philippine Air Force, destined by other regions in the Philippines are Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Cebu, Caraga, Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao, Davao Region, and Zamboanga Peninsula, also the "Rajah Buayan Air Force" is situated in this barangay.

EducationEdit

Public SchoolsEdit

  • Datu Acad Dalid Elementary School
  • Hermogenes Bayan Sr. Elementary School
  • Buayan National High School - BNHS
  • (Buayan Montesorri School)

Share settlementsEdit

CoastalsEdit

  • Asinan Mangrove
  • Minanga Mangrove Forest Park