San Nicolas, Batangas

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San Nicolas
Municipality
San Nicolas welcome arch
San Nicolas 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 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor William B. Enriquez
 • Vice Mayor Epifanio Sandoval
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)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 14,637
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4207
IDD:area code +63 (0)43
Income class 5th class
PSGC 041025000

San Nicolas, officially the Municipality of San Nicolas (Filipino: Bayan ng San Nicolas), is a municipality in the province of Batangas in the Calabarzon (Region IV-A) of the Philippines. The population was 22,623 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 14,637 registered voters.[4]

It is the smallest municipality in Batangas with 14.37 square kilometres (5.55 sq mi)[2] 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.[5]

Geography[edit]

San Nicolas is located at 13°55′N 120°57′E / 13.92°N 120.95°E / 13.92; 120.95.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 14.37 square kilometres (5.55 sq mi)[2] 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.[6]

In 1957, the following sitios converted into independent barrios: Burol from Tambo,[7] Tagudtod from Munlawin,[8] Kalawit and Pulang-Bato from Alas-as,[9][10] and Baluk-Baluk from Hipit.[11]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[12]
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.
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%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][12][13][14]


In the 2015 census, San Nicolas had a population of 22,623.[3] The population density was 1,600 inhabitants per square kilometre (4,100/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 14,637 registered voters.[4]

Sister city[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Province: Batangas". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: San Nicolas, Batangas". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Burol in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  8. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Tagodtod in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  9. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Kalawit in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  10. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Pulang-bato in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  11. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of Baluk-balok in the Municipality of San Nicolas, Province of Batangas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  12. ^ 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. 
  13. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  14. ^ "Province of Batangas". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
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