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 / 13.92°N 120.95°E / 13.92; 120.95Coordinates: 13°55′N 120°57′E / 13.92°N 120.95°E / 13.92; 120.95
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 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 22,623
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4207
Dialing code +63 (0)43
Income class 5th class

San Nicolas is a fifth class municipality in the province of Batangas, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 22,623 people.[3] It is the smallest municipality in Batangas with 14.37 square kilometers 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.[4]

Barangays[edit]

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

In 1957, the following sitios converted into independent barrios: Burol from Tambo,[5] Tagudtod from Munlawin,[6] Kalawit and Pulang-Bato from Alas-as,[7][8] and Baluk-Baluk from Hipit.[9]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[10]
041025001 Abelo 4.3% 978 869 +2.28%
041025002 Balete 8.1% 1,822 1,759 +0.67%
041025003 Baluk‑baluk 4.0% 916 804 +2.51%
041025004 Bancoro 11.7% 2,648 2,549 +0.73%
041025005 Bangin 8.9% 2,008 1,910 +0.96%
041025006 Calangay 8.1% 1,834 1,651 +2.02%
041025007 Hipit 2.8% 623 571 +1.67%
041025009 Maabud North 4.4% 991 982 +0.17%
041025010 Maabud South 3.1% 696 682 +0.39%
041025011 Munlawin 4.3% 976 774 +4.51%
041025012 Pansipit 2.0% 446 422 +1.06%
041025013 Poblacion 11.0% 2,481 2,416 +0.51%
041025014 Santo Niño 4.1% 919 826 +2.05%
041025015 Sinturisan 8.6% 1,947 1,710 +2.50%
041025016 Tagudtod 2.8% 631 623 +0.24%
041025017 Talang 3.2% 721 667 +1.49%
041025018 Alas‑as 5.9% 1,327 901 +7.65%
041025019 Pulang‑Bato 2.9% 659 483 +6.09%
Total 22,623 20,599 +1.80%

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%
2015 22,623 +1.80%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][10]

The population of San Nicolas, Batangas, in the 2015 census was 22,623 people,[3] with a density of 1,600 inhabitants per square kilometre or 4,100 inhabitants per square mile.

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 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. ^ "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. ^ 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. 
  11. ^ PIA - Sisterhood agreement between Tagaytay and San Nicolas signed

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