Calaca, Batangas

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Calaca
Municipality
Calaca,BatangasHalljf9841 01.JPG
Official seal of Calaca
Seal
Map of Batangas showing the location of Calaca
Location within Batangas province
Calaca is located in Philippines
Calaca
Calaca
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°58′N 120°48′E / 13.97°N 120.8°E / 13.97; 120.8Coordinates: 13°58′N 120°48′E / 13.97°N 120.8°E / 13.97; 120.8
Country Philippines
Region Calabarzon (Region IV-A)
Province Batangas
District 1st District
Founded 1835
Barangays 40 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Sofronio Manuel C. Ona
Area[2]
 • Total 114.58 km2 (44.24 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 81,859
 • Density 710/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 44,883
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4212
IDD:area code +63 (0)43
Income class 1st class
PSGC 041007000
Website calaca.gov.ph

Calaca, officially the Municipality of Calaca (Filipino: Bayan ng Calaca), is a municipality in the province of Batangas in the Calabarzon (Region IV-A) of the Philippines. The population was 81,859 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 44,883 registered voters.[4]

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

Geography[edit]

Calaca is located at 13°58′N 120°48′E / 13.97°N 120.8°E / 13.97; 120.8.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 114.58 square kilometres (44.24 sq mi)[2] constituting 3.67% of the 3,119.75-square-kilometre- (1,204.54 sq mi) total area of Batangas.

Barangays[edit]

Calaca is politically subdivided into 40 barangays.[5]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
041007001 Bagong Tubig 3.0% 2,434 2,083 3.01%
041007002 Baclas 2.1% 1,688 1,574 1.34%
041007003 Balimbing 0.6% 494 456 1.54%
041007004 Bambang 1.7% 1,415 1,239 2.56%
041007006 Barangay 1 (Poblacion) 2.3% 1,903 1,839 0.65%
041007007 Barangay 2 (Poblacion) 1.0% 827 729 2.43%
041007008 Barangay 3 (Poblacion) 0.3% 278 279 −0.07%
041007009 Barangay 4 (Poblacion) 1.3% 1,031 908 2.45%
041007010 Barangay 5 (Poblacion) 1.3% 1,096 1,004 1.68%
041007011 Barangay 6 (Poblacion) 0.9% 762 742 0.51%
041007012 Bisaya 1.2% 1,016 861 3.20%
041007013 Cahil 4.6% 3,742 2,929 4.77%
041007014 Caluangan 2.3% 1,863 1,699 1.77%
041007015 Calantas 3.8% 3,128 2,784 2.24%
041007016 Camastilisan 5.1% 4,147 3,425 3.71%
041007017 Coral ni Lopez (Sugod) 2.3% 1,921 1,695 2.41%
041007018 Coral ni Bacal 1.7% 1,389 1,145 3.75%
041007019 Dacanlao 7.5% 6,177 5,243 3.17%
041007020 Dila 2.0% 1,624 1,504 1.47%
041007021 Loma 1.6% 1,346 1,112 3.70%
041007022 Lumbang Calzada 3.4% 2,820 2,329 3.71%
041007023 Lumbang na Bata 2.3% 1,873 1,769 1.09%
041007024 Lumbang na Matanda 3.1% 2,549 1,944 5.29%
041007025 Madalunot 2.4% 1,927 1,675 2.70%
041007027 Makina 1.6% 1,301 1,094 3.35%
041007028 Matipok 2.2% 1,830 1,515 3.66%
041007030 Munting Coral 0.5% 387 328 3.20%
041007031 Niyugan 1.7% 1,404 1,185 3.28%
041007032 Pantay 6.9% 5,654 4,517 4.37%
041007033 Puting Bato West 4.0% 3,291 2,892 2.49%
041007034 Puting Kahoy 1.6% 1,310 1,179 2.03%
041007035 Puting Bato East 2.6% 2,145 2,001 1.33%
041007036 Quisumbing 2.7% 2,193 1,824 3.57%
041007037 Salong 5.8% 4,766 4,130 2.76%
041007038 San Rafael 1.2% 965 661 7.47%
041007039 Sinisian 2.5% 2,025 1,764 2.66%
041007041 Taklang Anak 1.5% 1,190 980 3.77%
041007042 Talisay 2.4% 1,985 1,935 0.49%
041007043 Tamayo 1.9% 1,590 1,435 1.97%
041007044 Timbain 2.9% 2,373 2,114 2.22%
Total 81,859 70,521 2.88%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Calaca
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 45,377 —    
1995 51,459 +2.38%
2000 58,489 +2.78%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 64,966 +1.46%
2010 70,521 +3.03%
2015 81,859 +2.88%

In the 2015 census, Calaca had a population of 81,859.[3] The population density was 710 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,800/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 44,883 registered voters.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Batangas". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Municipal: Calaca, Batangas". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Province of Batangas". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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