San Nicolas, Batangas

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San Nicolas
Municipality
San Nicolas, Batangas Welcome Arch
San Nicolas, Batangas Welcome Arch
Official seal of San Nicolas
Seal
Location within Batangas province
Location within Batangas province
San Nicolas is located in Philippines
San Nicolas
San Nicolas
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°55′N 120°57′E / 13.917°N 120.950°E / 13.917; 120.950Coordinates: 13°55′N 120°57′E / 13.917°N 120.950°E / 13.917; 120.950
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Batangas
District 3rd District
Founded 1955
Barangays 18
Government[1]
 • Mayor Epifanio Sandoval
 • Vice Mayor Alfonso B. Biscocho
Area[2]
 • Total 14.37 km2 (5.55 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 20,599
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4207
Dialing code 43
Income class 5th class
Website sannicolasbatangas.com

San Nicolas is a fifth class municipality in the province of Batangas, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 20,599 people.[3] It is the smallest municipality in Batangas with 14.37 square kilometers of land area, which includes half of the Taal Volcano island.

In 1955 the barrios of San Nicolas, Gipit, Bangin, Pansipit, Calangay, Sinturisan, Talang, Abilo, Balete, Bancora, Saimsim, Maabud, Mulawin, Tambo, Calumala, Alasas, Calawit and Pulangbato, then part of the municipality of Taal, were separated and constituted into a new and separate municipality known as San Nicolas.[4]

Barangays[edit]

San Nicolas is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[2]

In 1957, the following sitios were converted from their mother barrios and converted into independent barrios: Burol from Tambo,[5] Tagodtod from Munlawin,[6] Kalawit and Pulang-Bato from Alas-as,[7][8] and Baluk-Balok from Gipit.[9]

  • Abelo
  • Balete
  • Baluk-baluk
  • Bancoro
  • Bangin
  • Calangay
  • Hipit
  • Kalawit (Calauit)
  • Maabud North
  • Maabud South
  • Munlawin
  • Pansipit
  • Poblacion
  • Santo Niño
  • Sinturisan
  • Tagudtod
  • Talang
  • Alas-as
  • Pulang-Bato

Demographics[edit]

Population census of San Nicolas
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 13,174 —    
1995 14,509 +1.83%
2000 16,278 +2.50%
2007 19,046 +2.19%
2010 20,599 +2.89%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Sister city[edit]

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 Creating the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 
  5. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Burol in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  6. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Tagodtod in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  7. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Kalawit in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  8. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Pulang-bato in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  9. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Baluk-balok in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  10. ^ PIA - Sisterhood agreement between Tagaytay and San Nicolas signed

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