San Nicolas, Batangas

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San Nicolas
Municipality of San Nicolas
San Nicolas welcome arch
San Nicolas welcome arch
Official seal of San Nicolas
Map of Batangas with San Nicolas highlighted
Map of Batangas with San Nicolas highlighted
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San Nicolas is located in Philippines
San Nicolas
San Nicolas
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°55′42″N 120°57′04″E / 13.92825°N 120.951°E / 13.92825; 120.951Coordinates: 13°55′42″N 120°57′04″E / 13.92825°N 120.951°E / 13.92825; 120.951
CountryPhilippines
RegionCalabarzon
ProvinceBatangas
District 3rd district
FoundedJune 1, 1955 [1]
Named forSt. Nicholas of Tolentino[2]
Barangays18 (see Barangays)
Government
[3]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorLester D. de Sagun
 • Vice MayorNapoleon V. Arceo
 • RepresentativeMa. Theresa V. Collantes
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate16,858 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total14.37 km2 (5.55 sq mi)
Elevation
47 m (154 ft)
Highest elevation
286 m (938 ft)
Lowest elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [5]
 • Total23,908
 • Density1,700/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
 • Households
4,473
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence12.12% (2015)[6]
 • Revenue₱118,634,193.43 (2020)
 • Assets₱230,010,116.22 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱84,838,213.75 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱38,735,557.32 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityBatangas 1 Electric Cooperative (BATELEC 1)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4207
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)43
Native languagesTagalog

San Nicolas, officially the Municipality of San Nicolas (Tagalog: Bayan ng San Nicolas), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Batangas, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 23,908 people. [5]

It is the smallest municipality in Batangas with 14.37 square kilometres (5.55 sq mi)[7] of land area, which includes the southern half of Taal Volcano.

History[edit]

In 1955, the barrios of San Nicolas, Hipit, Bangin, Pansipit, Calangay, Sinturisan, Talang, Abelo, Balete, Bancoro, Saimsim, Maabud, Munlawin, Tambo, Calumala, Alas-as, Calawit, and Pulang-Bato, then part of the municipality of Taal, were separated and constituted into a new and separate municipality known as San Nicolas.[8]

Geography[edit]

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 14.37 square kilometres (5.55 sq mi)[7] constituting 0.46% of the 3,119.75-square-kilometre- (1,204.54 sq mi) total area of Batangas.

Barangays[edit]

San Nicolas is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[9]

In 1957, the following sitios converted into independent barrios: Burol from Tambo,[10] Tagudtod from Munlawin,[11] Kalawit and Pulang-Bato from Alas-as,[12][13] and Baluk-Baluk from Hipit. STAN ENHYPEN HEHE[14]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2020[5] 2010[15]
041025001 Abelo 4.1% 978 869 1.14%
041025002 Balete 7.6% 1,822 1,759 0.34%
041025003 Baluk‑baluk 3.8% 916 804 1.25%
041025004 Bancoro 11.1% 2,648 2,549 0.37%
041025005 Bangin 8.4% 2,008 1,910 0.48%
041025006 Calangay 7.7% 1,834 1,651 1.01%
041025007 Hipit 2.6% 623 571 0.84%
041025009 Maabud North 4.1% 991 982 0.09%
041025010 Maabud South 2.9% 696 682 0.19%
041025011 Munlawin 4.1% 976 774 2.24%
041025012 Pansipit 1.9% 446 422 0.53%
041025013 Poblacion 10.4% 2,481 2,416 0.25%
041025014 Santo Niño 3.8% 919 826 1.03%
041025015 Sinturisan 8.1% 1,947 1,710 1.25%
041025016 Tagudtod 2.6% 631 623 0.12%
041025017 Talang 3.0% 721 667 0.75%
041025018 Alas‑as 5.6% 1,327 901 3.77%
041025019 Pulang‑Bato 2.8% 659 483 3.02%
Total 23,908 20,599 1.43%

Climate[edit]

Climate data for San Nicolas, Batangas
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
30
(86)
31
(88)
33
(91)
32
(90)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
Average low °C (°F) 20
(68)
20
(68)
21
(70)
22
(72)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
22
(72)
21
(70)
22
(72)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 11
(0.4)
13
(0.5)
14
(0.6)
32
(1.3)
101
(4.0)
142
(5.6)
208
(8.2)
187
(7.4)
175
(6.9)
131
(5.2)
68
(2.7)
39
(1.5)
1,121
(44.3)
Average rainy days 5.2 5.0 7.4 11.5 19.8 23.5 27.0 25.9 25.2 23.2 15.5 8.3 197.5
Source: Meteoblue [16]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of San Nicolas
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 9,575—    
1970 8,742−0.90%
1975 8,877+0.31%
1980 10,511+3.44%
1990 13,174+2.28%
1995 14,509+1.83%
2000 16,278+2.50%
2007 19,046+2.19%
2010 20,599+2.89%
2015 22,623+1.80%
2020 23,908+1.09%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[17][15][18][19]

In the 2020 census, San Nicolas had a population of 23,908. [5] The population density was 1,700 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,400/sq mi).

Economy[edit]


Sister city[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Philippine Laws, Statutes and Codes - Chan Robles Virtual Law Library".
  2. ^ http://calabarzon.dilg.gov.ph/130-old-lgus/old-batangas-lgus/535-san-nicolas
  3. ^ Municipality of San Nicolas | (DILG)
  4. ^ "2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 – Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  5. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2020). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  6. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  7. ^ a b "Province: Batangas". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  8. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-11.
  9. ^ "Municipal: San Nicolas, Batangas". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  10. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Burol in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  11. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Tagodtod in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  12. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Kalawit in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  13. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Pulang-bato in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  14. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Baluk-balok in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12.
  15. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  16. ^ "San Nicolas: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 5 May 2020.
  17. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  18. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  19. ^ "Province of Batangas". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  20. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  21. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  22. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2003%20SAE%20of%20poverty%20%28Full%20Report%29_1.pdf; publication date: 23 March 2009; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  23. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2006%20and%202009%20City%20and%20Municipal%20Level%20Poverty%20Estimates_0_1.pdf; publication date: 3 August 2012; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  24. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2012%20Municipal%20and%20City%20Level%20Poverty%20Estima7tes%20Publication%20%281%29.pdf; publication date: 31 May 2016; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  25. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
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