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Batangas City

Batangas City Batangas
Administration
Full nameBatangas City
Official nameBatangas City
Native nameLungsod ng Batangas
Settlement typeComponent City
Motto"Eto Batangueño Disiplinado"
CountryPhilippines
RegionRegion IV-A CALABARZON
ProvinceBatangas
Congressional District2nd
Barangays105
Founded1581
CityhoodJuly 23, 1969
Government
MayorVilma A. Dimacuha
(Lakas Kampi CMD)
Vice MayorJose Virgilio Y. Tolentino (PMP)
CouncilorsDexter R. Buted
Hamilton G. Blanco
Ma. Claudette U. Ambida
Mario Vittorio A. Mariño
Eloisa Angela D. Portugal
Luisa F. Macaraig
Sergie Rex M. Atienza
Elizalde M. Ferriols, Jr.
Armando C. Lazarte
Narciso B. Macarandang
ABC PresidentPrudencio A. Cepillo
SK Federation PresidentRichard I. Cabatay
Geography
Total Area109.2 sq mi (282.96 km2)
Water Area75.1 sq mi (194.63 km2)
Urban Area592.96 sq mi (1535.8 km2)
Elevation34 ft (10.4 m)
Demography
Total Population295, 231 (2007)
Density (pop.)1042.11/km2 (2699.1/sq mi)
DemonymBatangueño (male) Batangueña (female)
Other information
Time zonePST (UTC+8)
ZIP code4200
Area code43
Income ClassFirst
FeastJanuary 16

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Batangas City (Filipino: 'Lungsod ng Batangas') is the largest and capital city of the Province of Batangas, Philippines. Known as the "Industrial Port City of CALABARZON", Batangas City is currently classified as one of the fastest urbanizing cities of the Philippines. According to the latest census, the city has an approximate population of 295 231 people in 50 223 households.


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