Ibaan, Batangas

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Ibaan
Municipality
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Official seal of Ibaan
Seal
Map of Batangas showing the location of Ibaan
Map of Batangas showing the location of Ibaan
Ibaan is located in Philippines
Ibaan
Ibaan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°49′N 121°08′E / 13.817°N 121.133°E / 13.817; 121.133Coordinates: 13°49′N 121°08′E / 13.817°N 121.133°E / 13.817; 121.133
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Batangas
District 4th District
Founded February 11, 1832
Barangays 26
Government[1]
 • Mayor Juan V. Toreja
 • Vice Mayor Sixto I. Yabyabin
Area[2]
 • Total 68.99 km2 (26.64 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 48,482
 • Density 700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4230
Dialing code 43
Income class 2nd class
Website www.ibaan.gov.ph

Ibaan is a second class municipality in the Province of Batangas, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 48,482 people.[3]

It is located 96 kilometres (60 mi) south of Manila. It is bounded on the north by San Jose and Lipa City; on the east by Rosario and Taysan; on the south by Batangas City; and on the west by Batangas City and San Jose, Philippines. It has a land area of 6,796 hectares (26.24 sq mi) at an altitude of 124 metres (407 ft) above sea level.

It is predominantly a Roman Catholic community, with minor percentage of Protestants and members of the Iglesia ni Cristo. Tagalog is the local dialect, however English is included in its educational curriculum and is often used in official dealings and transactions.

Temperature is moderate both in its rainy and dry seasons, conducive to farming, agricultural and livestock production which are the usual occupation of the people. There are less and less farmers each year because locals resort to hog raising which provides better income. Other sources of income are being engaged in business and profession.

Ibaan is known as the home of the "kulambo" (mosquito net) because the production and trading of such nets belong to one of the most profitable businesses in the locality. Ibaan is also very known for their own-made "tamales" that is wrapped in the leaves of banana.

This town celebrates its foundation day during 11th of February. They have a simple festival called "Les Kuhliembo Festival", featuring their products - tamales, kulambo, habi, liempo, and tubo (sugar cane).

Barangays[edit]

Ibaan is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2] Bungahan was constituted as a barrio in 1956.[4]

  • Bago
  • Balanga
  • Bungahan
  • Calamias
  • Catandala
  • Coliat
  • Dayapan
  • Lapu-lapu
  • Lucsuhin
  • Mabalor
  • Malainin
  • Matala
  • Munting-Tubig
  • Palindan
  • Pangao
  • Panghayaan
  • Poblacion
  • Quilo
  • Sabang
  • Salaban I
  • Salaban II
  • San Agustin
  • Sandalan
  • Sto. Niño
  • Talaibon
  • Tulay Na Patpat

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Ibaan
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 31,220 —    
1995 34,757 +2.17%
2000 40,165 +2.93%
2007 45,649 +1.85%
2010 48,482 +2.03%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]
Ibaan town hall

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. 
  4. ^ "An Act to Create the Barrio of Bungahan in the Municipality of Ibaan, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 

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