Batangas City

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Batangas City
Landmarks
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Seal
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Location
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Government
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Batangas
Mayor Eduardo B. Dimacuha (LP)
Barangays 105
Website www.batangascity.gov.ph
Physical characteristics
Area 283.30 km²
Population
Total (2000) 247,588
Density 873.94/km²

Batangas City (Filipino: Lungsod ng Batangas) is a first-class city in the province of Batangas, Philippines. It is the capital and largest city of Batangas. Batangas City is an important seaport and trade center for the province, which is a sugar-growing region. Silk and cotton fabrics and coconut oil are manufactured in the city. The city is also the largest seaport in the CALABARZON region. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 247,588 people in 50,223 households.

Batangas City is a major recreational, religious, commercial, industrial and educational center in Batangas, as shown with the presence in the city of entities like Saint Bridget College; Batangas State University, the premier tertiary school institution in the province with two campuses and several extension campuses in the province of Batangas;Lyceum of the Philippines University-Batangas; the University of Batangas; the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception (Batangas City)|Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in the city center; SM City Batangas; as well as numerous hotels, to name some Hotel Pontefino, Alpa Hotel, Batangas Country Club andDays Hotel.

Eduardo B. Dimacuha is the current city mayor (2004 - 2007).

Contents

Barangays

Batangas City is politically subdivided into 105 barangays.


  • Alangilan
  • Balagtas
  • Balete
  • Banaba Center
  • Banaba Kanluran
  • Banaba Silangan
  • Banaba Ibaba
  • Bilogo
  • Maapas
  • Bolbok
  • Bukal
  • Calicanto
  • Catandala
  • Concepcion
  • Conde Itaas
  • Conde Labak
  • Cuta
  • Dalig
  • Dela Paz
  • Dela Paz Pulot Aplaya
  • Dela Paz Pulot Itaas
  • Dumuclay
  • Dumantay
  • Gulod Itaas
  • Gulod Labak
  • Haligue Kanluran
  • Haligue Silangan
  • Ilijan
  • Kumba
  • Kumintang Ibaba
  • Kumintang Ilaya
  • Libjo
  • Liponpon, Isla Verde
  • Mahabang Dahilig
  • Mahabang Parang
  • Mahacot Silangan
  • Mahacot Kanluran
  • Malalim
  • Malibayo
  • Malitam
  • Maruclap
  • Mabacong (Matoco)
  • Pagkilatan
  • Paharang Kanluran
  • Paharang Silangan
  • Pallocan Silangan
  • Pallocan Kanluran
  • Pinamucan
  • Pinamucan Ibaba
  • Pinamucan Silangan
  • Barangay 1 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 10 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 11 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 12 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 13 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 14 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 15 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 16 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 17 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 18 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 19 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 2 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 20 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 21 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 22 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 23 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 24 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 3 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 4 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 5 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 6 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 7 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 8 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 9 (Pob.)
  • Sampaga
  • San Agapito, Isla Verde
  • San Agustin Kanluran, Isla Verde
  • San Agustin Silangan, Isla Verde
  • San Andres, Isla Verde
  • San Antonio, Isla Verde
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose Sico
  • San Miguel
  • San Pedro
  • Santa Clara
  • Santa Rita Aplaya
  • Santa Rita Karsada
  • Santo Domingo
  • Santo Niño
  • Simlong
  • Sirang Lupa
  • Sorosoro Ibaba
  • Sorosoro Ilaya
  • Sorosoro Karsada
  • Tabangao Aplaya
  • Tabangao Ambulong
  • Tabangao Dao
  • Talahib Pandayan
  • Talahib Payapa
  • Talumpok Kanluran
  • Talumpok Silangan
  • Tinga Itaas
  • Tinga Labak
  • Tulo
  • Wawa

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In Squaresoft's Front Mission 3, Batangas is partially destroyed by a stolen copy of the M.I.D.A.S. experimental warhead dropped on an invading fleet from the air.

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