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San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines

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List of Barangays in San Pablo City in the Laguna Province within Region 4-A in the Republic of The Philippines
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Geography of San Pablo City, Philippines

Geography of San Pablo City

Location of San Pablo City, Philippines

  • 14.0667° N, 121.3333° E - San Pablo, Laguna, Coordinates

San Pablo City is the southernmost community of the province of Laguna. It borders the province of Quezon to the south. The municipalities of Rizal and Nagcarlan borders the Eastern side. The municipality of Alaminos borders the west side and Calauan borders the north side.

History of San Pablo City, Philippines

source: LGU of San Pablo City

San Pablo City’s earliest historical record dates back to pre-Spanish times when four large barrios bounded by Mt. Makiling composed “Sampalok“. In 1521, the first Spanish troops under Captain Juan de Salcedo arrived in the upland village of Sampaloc, which became a parish in 1586, and then a municipality in 1647, and was renamed “San Pablo de Los Montes” in honor of Saint Paul the First Hermit. In 1756 it was placed under the jurisdiction of Batangas Province but was returned in 1883 to Laguna. In 1899, a municipal government was established, with Innocente Martinez as Municipal President. Marcos Paulino was elected Municipal President in 1902 when the civil government was set up. From 1926 to 1940, the people of San Pablo worked for its independence from the province of Laguna. On May 7, 1940, the Charter Bill sponsored by Congressman Tomas Dizon was approved. The bill became known as the City Charter of San Pablo or Commonwealth Act No. 520. The city was inaugurated on March 30, 1941, with Dr. Potenciano Malvar as the appointed city mayor. Currently, Vicente “Vic” Amante is the mayor together with Frederick Martin A. Ilagan as the vice-mayor of the city until 2010.

Historical Milestones and Development

source: wikipedia
  • 1571 - Arrival of Spanish troops under Captain Juan de Salcedo in the village of Sampalok (Sampaloc).
  • 1586 - Sampalok (Sampaloc) was converted into a parish.
  • 1647 - Sampalok (Sampaloc) was converted to a municipality and renamed "San Pablo de los Montes". Bartolome Maghayon, the first governadorcillo
  • 1734 - San Pablo parish was under the control of the Franciscans.
  • 1756 - Placed under the jurisdiction of Batangas Province.
  • 1883 - Returned to Laguna Province.
  • 1902 - Innocentes Martinez, first appointed municipal president and Don Marcos Paulino was elected first municipal president under American Period.
  • 1940 - Approval of Commonwealth (Act) 520 or Charter of the City of San Pablo with Dr. Potenciano Malvar as first appointed city mayor.
  • 1955 - Installed its first elected city mayor Cipriano B. Colago.
  • Middle of 1900th century - Marked the beginning era of the mucipality to a first class city in Laguna characterized by many commercial developments and nature developments of numerous areas. Its conversion to resorts and recreation places, both for local and international tourism.

People of San Pablo City, Philippines

Total Population of San Pablo City (as of 2010 Census)= 248,890


San Pablo City Registered Voters (2010 COMELEC) = 134,486

Elected Government Officials of San Pablo City, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


Elected officials of San Pablo City for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of San Pablo City: AMANTE, LORETO - UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE
  • Vice-Mayor of San Pablo City: Angelita Erasmo Yang - UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE
  • Councilors of San Pablo City:
  1. COLAGO, JUSTIN (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 47737 6.87%
  2. ADAJAR, EDGARDO (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 46122 6.64%
  3. DIAZ, RONDEL (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 43677 6.28%
  4. GALICIA, GALI (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 41745 6.01%
  5. BIGLETE, JOJO (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 41323 5.95%
  6. DIZON, ED (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 38532 5.54%
  7. TICZON, ARNEL (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 36588 5.26%
  8. CALATRABA, NAP (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 31914 4.59%
  9. PAVICO, LC (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 31102 4.48%
  10. SEE, FERNANDO INDEPENDENT 25803 3.71%

Elected officials of San Pablo City for the term of 2010-2013

Barangay Elected Officials of San Pablo City, Laguna

Businesses in San Pablo City, Philippines

How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

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Possible Businesses
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  • Banks, Lending Firms, Pawnshops, and Financial Institutions
  • Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
  • Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
  • Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
  • Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
  • Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
  • Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations

Real Estate for Sale in San Pablo City, Laguna, Philippines


  • If you have real estate property, whether its commercial, residential, farm land, or just an empty lot in San Pablo City, you can list that property for free. Click to VIEW, EDIT, or ADD Realty Listings.
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in San Pablo City, Philippines

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Schools in San Pablo City, Philippines

School year 2015-2016 starts Monday, June 1, 2015 and ends Friday, April 1, 2016, for public elementary and secondary schools. The SY will consist of 201 school days, inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training (INSET) break. The different school events and activities, including the number of school days per quarter, are contained in Enclosure No. 1. Source: Department of Education


The name of your school in San Pablo City can be listed here. You can list it like this:

  • Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
    • Address of your school
    • Telephone Number
    • Principal of the school

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Economy of San Pablo City, Philippines

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Jobs in San Pablo City

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Natural Resources of San Pablo City, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of San Pablo City, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of San Pablo City, Philippines

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Featured News of The Philippines

  • DOST-ICTO targets 500 startups in the Philippines by 2018
  • Thursday, May 28, 2015
FIVE hundred startups in the Philippines in 2018.
This is the “ambitious but doable” goal of the Department of Science and Technology Information and Communications Office, said Rick Amores, DOST-ICTO Visayas Cluster 1 Director, under the National Startup Roadmap which is eyed to be published within the year ......................... Full Story»

  • StanChart sees Q1 GDP up 6.3%
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:36 pm
STANDARD Chartered Bank said brisk growth in the construction and services sectors likely pushed Philippine economic growth to above 6 percent in the first quarter of this year from a year earlier.
Jeff Ng, StanChart Asia economist, said gross domestic product (GDP) growth may have retained a “healthy” pace of 6.3 percent in the first three months compared with the revised 6.6 percent in the fourth quarter and 5.6 percent in the first quarter of last year ......................... Full Story»

  • Festivals and Events in May

Pattaraday Festival-May 1–5(Santiago city) ★ Katagman Festival - May 3(Oton,Iloilo) ★ Panagat Festival-May 2–8 (Buruanga, Aklan) ★ Binatbatan Festival of the Arts - First week of May, Vigan City ★ Obando Fertility Rites - May 17, 18 & 19 Obando, Bulacan ★ Domorokdok Festival-May 4 Botolan Zambales ★ Bariw Festival- May 14–15 Nabas, Aklan ★ Pahiyas Festival - May 15, Lucban, Quezon ★ Agawan Festival - May 15, Sariaya, Quezon ★ Araquio Festival - May, Gen.Tinio, Nueva Ecija ★ Pasayahan sa Lucena (St. Ferdinand) -May 30, Lucena, Philippines ★ Samahang Bulaklakan Festival - Last Sunday of May, Siniloan, Laguna ★ Tapusan Float Parade Festival - May 31, Alitagtag, Batangas ★ Festivity of Saint Michael - May 7–8 San Miguel, Panganiban, Catanduanes [Louie B. dela Cruz] ★ Binirayan Festival - May 1, San Jose de Buenavista, Antique ★ Araña`t Baluarte Festival- May 15 Gumaca, Quezon ★ Pista ng Banal na Krus- Every 2nd Saturday of May, Tanza, Navotas City ★ Pangisraan Festival- May 1–10 Calatrava, Romblon ★ Ati-atihan Festival - Last Saturday of May - Brgy. 7, Fermont Village, Victorias City, Neg. Occ. ★ Pastulan Festival- Every 2nd Saturday of May. San Pascual, Batangas


  • Cray claims Rio Olympics berth
  • Thursday, May 28, 2015 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - Fil-Am hurdler Eric Cray emerged as the first Pinoy athlete to earn a berth to the 2016 Olympics after meeting the Olympic-qualifying standard recently at the Cayman Invitational Athletics.
Cray posted 49.12 seconds in the men’s 400-meter hurdles in that meet, hitting the qualifying mark of 49.40 seconds set by the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) ................................. Full Story»

Your Story about San Pablo City, Philippines

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The oldest man or woman in San Pablo City, Philippines

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San Pablo City, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In

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  • ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
  • CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
  • Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>

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