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Barangays (105) of Batangas City, in the Batangas Province within Region IV-A in the Republic of The Philippines
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  • Batangas City is the capital and largest city in Batangas province. 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.

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List of Municipalities in the Batangas Province within Region IV-A in the Republic of The Philippines
Agoncillo | Alitagtag | Balayan | Balete | Bauan | Calaca | Calatagan | Cuenca | Ibaan | Laurel | Lemery | Lian | Lobo | Mabini | Malvar | Mataasnakahoy | Nasugbu | Padre Garcia | Rosario | San Jose | San Juan | San Luis | San Nicolas | San Pascual | Santa Teresita | Santo Tomas | Taal | Talisay | Taysan | Tingloy | Tuy
Cities in the province of Batangas: Batangas City (Capital) | Lipa City | Tanauan City


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Batangas City,
Batangas Province, Philippines

  • Batangas City has a total of 105 barangays
  • Registered Voters of Batangas City as of (2010) = 157,748
  • Population of Batangas City (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 295,231
  • Land Area of Batangas City (as of 2007, in hectares) = 28,296
  • Batangas City is a 1st class component city and Partially Urban.
  • Batangas City is in the Batangas province and within Region_IV-A - Calabarzon in the island of luzon.

Batangas City is the capital and largest city in Batangas province. 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 batangas city is also the largest seaport in the CALABARZON region.[1]

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Location of Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

  • 13.7500° N, 121.0500° E - Batangas City, Coordinates
  • Batangas City is the capital city of the province of Batangas
  • Batangas is within Region_IV-A and in the island of luzon

History of Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

Spanish missionaries first set foot in Batangas City in 1572. The settlement was founded in 1581 and named "Batangan" because of the numerous big logs that abounded the Calumpang River. The logs were called "batang" by the natives who settled near the river and called the settlement "Batangan". This name was modified and became Batangas in 1601. Don Agustin Casilao was appointed as the first Gobernadorcillo. Since 1754, the city has been the capital and administrative center of the province. Batangas became a city in 1969 through Republic Act. No. 5495.

People of Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

  • Registered Voters (2010): 157,748
  • Population (as of Aug 1, 2007): 295,231

Elected Government Officials of Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


Elected government officials of Batangas City for the term of 2013-2016

  • Mayor of Batangas City: Eduardo B. Dimacuha
  • Vice-Mayor of Batangas City: BERBERABE, DOC JUN
  • Councilors:
    1. ALDOVER, GLENN (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 66406 8.68%
    2. AMBIDA, CLAUDETTE (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 64754 8.46%
    3. Hamilton Guinhawa Blanco LIBERAL PARTY 54519 7.12%
    4. MONTALBO, AILEEN GRACE (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 51742 6.76%
    5. Sergie Rex Montales Atienza NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 50984 6.66%
    6. Armando Chavez Lazarte NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 49045 6.41%
    7. CRUZ, ALYSSA RENEE (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 47529 6.21%
    8. Gerardo A. Dela Roca NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 47347 6.19%
    9. BALMES, KRISTINE (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 46407 6.06%
    10. Julian B. Villena NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 44821 5.86%

Elected government officials of Batangas City for the term of 2010-2013


Elected Officials for the term of 2007 - 2010
CITY OFFICIALS
• MAYOR   Hon. Eduardo B. Dimacuha
• VICE MAYOR   Hon. Jose Virgilio Ylagan Tolentino
• Councilors   Hon. Luisa F. Macaraig
  Hon. Carmela H. Atienza
  Hon. Nestor E. Dimacuha
  Hon. Julian B. Villena
  Hon. Ricardo A. Ambida
  Hon. Renato C. Cruz
  Hon. Eloisa Angela De Loyola Portugal
  Hon. Manuel S. Aclan
  Hon. Gerardo A. Dela Roca
  Hon. Mario Vittorio Agregado Mariño

Barangays Elected Officials of Batangas City, Batangas

Businesses in Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

Take a picture of your Business (from a Sari-Sari Store to a Mega Mall). Upload that picture here in zamboanga.com and that picture can immediately be your business webpage. It is that easy. Here are two examples of how a picture becomes the webpage of the business: Twins Fried Chicken Restaurant and ABC Shopping Center

  • Give your business a good description. Add your address and contact number if available.
Possible Businesses
  • Auto, Trucks, Motorcycle and Bicycle dealers
  • Banks, Lending Firms, Pawnshops, and Financial Institutions
  • Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
  • Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
  • Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
  • Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
  • Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
  • Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations

Real Estate for Sale or Lease in Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

  • If you have real estate property for sale in Batangas City, you can list that property for free.
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

The name of your church, mosque, or place of worship can be listed here. We can even provide you with a free webpage for you. We can help you.

Schools in Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

School year 2014-2015 starts June 2, 2014 and ends March 27, 2015, for public elementary and secondary schools. The school year will have 201 school days, of which 180 days are “nonnegotiable” student-teacher contact time.


The name of your school in Batangas City can be listed here. You can list it like this:

  • Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
    • Address of your school
    • Telephone Number
    • Principal of the school

You can also create a webpage for your school. We can help you.

Economy of Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

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Jobs in Batangas City

If you have a job available and that job is within Batangas City, Philippines, you may post it here.
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Natural Resources of Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

Every city has some sort of a festival or tradition that is celebrated every year. In the Philippines almost all barangays that are predominantly populated by Christians celebrate fiesta. Tell us about the festivals, fiestas and traditions of Batangas City.

Your Story about Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines

Tell your story about Batangas City. You can talk about the good things in Batangas City or simply talk about the past. You can talk about the eco-system of Batangas City. What is the local LGU doing about the preservation of your natural resources? The topic can start here and once it gets bigger it can have a page of its own in Z-Wiki. It's all up to you.

Featured News of The Philippines

  • EU to enhance trade relations with Phl
  • Thursday, October 23, 2014 6:33 pm
MANILA, Philippines - European Union (EU) countries are open to raise trade relationships with the Philippines through the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) and the Philippines Customs and Tariff Act.
If approved, there would be a full removal of tariffs on 2/3 of Philippine products that will be exported to the EU. Tariff costs would be reduced as much as 15 percent, which would help in solving the port congestion in Manila ........................ Full Story»

  • Italian gov't gives P2.5B in agricultural support to Philippines
  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014 6:14 pm
MANILA, Philippines - The Italian government has given the Philippines over P2 billion in support for agricultural families in Mindanao, an official of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) said.
Italian Assistance to the Agrarian Reform Community Development Support Program Project Manager Pabil Marohomsalic said the P2.5 billion fund will benefit more than 53,000 families of farmers in Southern Philippines ........................ Full Story»

  • Carabao Festival
Date: May 14 - Location: Angono, Rizal
Farmers pay tribute to their patron saints; a procession of carabao carts bearing a myriad local produce is held; prizes are awarded to the strongest and most beautifully decorated carabaos.
Date: May 14 Location: Pulilan, Bulacan
Hundreds of festively adorned carabaos are paraded by their farmer-owners on the street leading to the church; there the carabaos are made to kneel down as a homage to San Isidro de Labrado, the patron saint of farmers.

  • Fil-Am bags Asian speed skating bronze
  • Thursday, October 23, 2014 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - Kathryn Victory Magno flashed superb form and finished behind a pair of South Korean aces to capture the bronze medal in the Asian Open Short Track Speed Skating Trophy at the SM Skating Rink at SM Megamall’s Mega Fashion Hall recently.
Magno, the lone Philippine entry in the event held for the first time in the country, actually showed up the 71-skater field in the early going but the 24-year-old Fil-Am and former national figure skater settled for third in three minutes and six seconds .............................. Full Story»

Batangas City News

PIA Press Release
2008/03/28

Thankful Batangueños vow "strong support" for PGMA
Batangas City (28 March 2008) -- The provincial government of Batangas has vowed its strong support for President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as it thanked the "untiring" Chief Executive through a Provincial Board Resolution of Support for all the graces that the province has so far received from the Arroyo administration.

The President was informed about the provincial resolution strongly supporting her after she had alighted from a bus that took her on a windshield inspection tour Wednesday (March 26) of the newly-paved 20-kilometer portion of the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR) that links the Tambo interchange in Lipa City with the Balagtas interchange in Batangas City.

Sponsored by Batangas Vice Gov. Antonio "Marc" Leviste II and co-sponsored by all 12 provincial board members, the resolution dated March 24 thanked the President "for extending numerous projects and programs to Batanguenos and the province of Batangas."

"Her Excellency Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has been constantly developing the foundation for a robust and more progressive Philippines (and) has effectively widened the various socio-economic programs to increase growth and cut poverty," stressed the Provincial Board's Resolution of Support that was approved by Gov. Vilma Santos-Recto.

Recalling that President Arroyo had unveiled in her 2006 State-of-the- Nation Address (SONA) "her programs to upgrade all ways of transportation such as roads, bridges, port services and railways, among others, which are aimed at establishing economic 'super regions' to goad the development of our nation," the Batangas leaders then provided a litany of what Batangas had so far obtained from the President's super regions vision:

"As a result thereof (super regions), the Western Roll-on, Roll-off (RORO) Nautical Highway in Batangas City that connects Southern Luzon to the Visayas and Mindanao is a big success;

"The Calatagan-Lubang Port has been completed; several bridges under the President's Bridges Programs have been constructed all over Batangas province;

"The modernization program of the International Port of Batangas was turned over and inspected by the President last January 26, 2008;

"The road-widening project of the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and the construction of its extension up to Sto. Tomas, Batangas is ongoing;

"The realization of the development of a 'cyber corridor' to attract investments for the call center and business process outsourcing (BPO) sectors has been achieved; and

"The continuation of the STAR from Lipa City to Batangas City is now open for public use."

The resolution further dubbed as "clear, achievable and within reach" the President's "vision and promise… for the so-called 'Metro Luzon Beltway' which includes the Province of Batangas and the rest of Region IV into a globally competitive urban economic and tourism hub through infrastructure developments."

"The Provincial Government and Provincial Board of Batangas (are) optimistic that the priority and objective of the President's economic plan is to continuously harness together the major economic provinces and regions such as Batangas and Southern Tagalog, respectively, and make it larger than the sum of its parts, giving our kababayans the much-needed opportunities for progress," added the resolution which concluded, thus:

"The President (is) worthy of the gratitude and support of our kababayans for her untiring and resolute efforts to improve the quality of life of our people through strengthened partnerships, strong leadership, and excellent economic policies.

"As duly-elected representatives, we renew our confidence in the Arroyo administration, and we encourage the Filipino people to unite for the achievement of a common vision, and uphold the rule of law in order for our government to move on and realize a peaceful, progressive and stable nation through genuine reconciliation."

The President was joined in her bus ride cum drive-through inspection by Batangas officials led by Governor Santos-Recto, Rep. Mark Llandro Mendoza, Rep. Eileen Ermita-Buhain, Transportation Secretary Leandro Mendoza, and former Sen. Ralph Recto, among others.

Batangas City, Batangas, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
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