Calaca, Batangas

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Calaca
Municipality
Calaca Municipal Hall
Calaca Municipal Hall
Official seal of Calaca
Seal
Motto: Nangunguna sa Aksyon at Sebisyo
Map of Batangas showing the location of Calaca
Map of Batangas showing the location of Calaca
Calaca is located in Philippines
Calaca
Calaca
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°58′N 120°48′E / 13.967°N 120.800°E / 13.967; 120.800Coordinates: 13°58′N 120°48′E / 13.967°N 120.800°E / 13.967; 120.800
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Batangas
District 1st District
Founded 1835
Barangays 40
Government[1]
 • Mayor Sofronio Manuel C. Ona
Area[2]
 • Total 114.58 km2 (44.24 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 70,521
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4212
Dialing code 43
Income class 1st class
Website calaca.gov.ph

Calaca is a first class municipality in the Province of Batangas, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 70,521 people.[3]

The mayor of this municipality is Sofronio Manuel C. Ona.

It is the home of the lively Calacatchara festival (a portmanteau of Calaca and atchara (chutney) named after the famous Philippine dish Atchara (chutney) (made from papaya).

Barangays[edit]

Calaca is politically subdivided into 40 barangays.[2]

  • Bagong Tubig
  • Baclas
  • Balimbing
  • Bambang
  • Barangay 1 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 2 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 3 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 4 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 5 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 6 (Pob.)
  • Bisaya
  • Cahil
  • Caluangan
  • Calantas
  • Camastilisan
  • Coral Ni Lopez (Sugod)
  • Coral Ni Bacal
  • Dacanlao
  • Dila
  • Batulao
  • Loma
  • Lumbang Calzada
  • Lumbang Na Bata
  • Lumbang Na Matanda
  • Madalunot
  • Makina
  • Matipok
  • Munting Coral
  • Niyugan
  • Pantay
  • Puting Bato West
  • Puting Kahoy
  • Puting Bato East
  • Quisumbing
  • Salong
  • Sinisian
  • Taklang Anak
  • Talisay
  • Tamayo
  • Timbain

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Calaca
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 45,377 —    
1995 51,459 +2.38%
2000 58,489 +2.78%
2007 64,966 +1.46%
2010 70,521 +3.03%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: BATANGAS". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 

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