|Location of Tanjay in the Negros Oriental province|
|Region :||Central Visayas|
|Province :||Negros Oriental|
|District:||2. District of Negros Oriental|
|Income class :||4. Income bracket|
May 1, 2000 census
August 1, 2015 census
|Population density :||291.7 inhabitants per km²|
|Area :||276.05 km²|
|Coordinates :||9 ° 31 ' N , 123 ° 9' E|
|Postal code :||6204|
|Geographical location in the Philippines|
Tanjay , in Tagalog Lungsod ng Tanjay and in Cebuano Dakbayan sa Tanjay , is a Component City in the province of Negros Oriental on the island of Negros in the Philippines . It has 80,532 inhabitants (August 1, 2015 census) who live in 24 barangays . She belongs to the fourth income bracket of the communities in the Philippines. The city received the title of Component City on March 5, 2001.
It is located approximately 31 km north of Dumaguete City , the travel time is approximately forty-five minutes by bus and approximately thirty minutes by car. Their neighboring communities are Amlan in the south, Pamplona and Bayawan in the west, and Bais City in the north. The narrow coastal strip in the east lies on the Tanon Strait , opposite the island of Cebu .
The Tanjay City Board walk is located on Mainit Beach in Barangay San Isidro, on it you walk through a protected mangrove forest. In Tanjay Rizal Park there is a statue of the Filipino national poet and hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal .