Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines
Barangays of Tanauan City, in the Batangas Province within Region 4-A within the Republic of The Philippines
Altura Bata • Altura Matanda • Altura-South • Ambulong • Bagbag • Bagumbayan • Balele • Banadero • Banjo East • Banjo Laurel • Bilog-bilog • Boot • Cale • Darasa • Gonzales • Hidalgo • Janopol • Janopol Oriental • Laurel • Luyos • Mabini • Malaking Pulo • Maria Paz • Maugat • Montaña • Natatas • Pagaspas • Pantay Bata • Pantay Matanda • Poblacion Barangay 1 • Poblacion Barangay 2 • Poblacion Barangay 3 • Poblacion Barangay 4 • Poblacion Barangay 5 • Poblacion Barangay 6 • Poblacion Barangay 7 • Sala • Sambat • San Jose • Santol • Santor • Sulpoc • Suplang • Talaga • Tinurik • Trapiche • Ulango • Wawa
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List of Municipalities in the Batangas Province within Region IV-A in the Republic of The Philippines
Agoncillo | Alitagtag | Balayan | Balete | Bauan | Calaca | Calatagan | Cuenca | Ibaan | Laurel | Lemery | Lian | Lobo | Mabini | Malvar | Mataasnakahoy | Nasugbu | Padre Garcia | Rosario | San Jose | San Juan | San Luis | San Nicolas | San Pascual | Santa Teresita | Santo Tomas | Taal | Talisay | Taysan | Tingloy | Tuy
Cities in the province of Batangas: Batangas City (Capital) | Lipa City | Tanauan City
Seal of Tanauan City
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Tanauan City, Batangas
Batangas Province, Philippines
City Hall of Tanauan City, Batangas
|Iglesia ni Cristo in Darasa, Tanauan City|
|Catholic Church in the barangay of Luyos|
- Tanauan City has a total of 48 barangays
- Registered Voters of Tanauan City as of (2010) = 81,029
- Population of Tanauan City (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 142,537
- Land Area of Tanauan City (as of 2007, in hectares) = 10,716
- Tanauan City is a 2nd class Component Urban City.
- Tanauan City is in the Batangas province and within Region_IV-A - Calabarzon in the island of luzon.
Geography of Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines
The City of Tanauan has a total land area of 10,716 square kilometers. The soil types are: loam, lipa loam, lipa loam deep phase, tagaytay sandy loam and taal loam which will make the place conducive to agricultural production.
As per comprehensive land use plan, zones are classified as built-up industrial, tourism, forest, agricultural, cemeteries, dumping site and roads. The urban areas account to 18.5 hectares while rural areas are close to 2,373 hectares.
Location of Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines
Tanauan is located on the northeastern part of Batangas province. It is bounded on the north of Laguna, northwest by the municipality of Malvar, southwest by the shores of Taal Lake, and in the east by the municipality of Sto. Tomas.
The city is composed of 48 barangays, 7 of which are in the Poblacion, with a total land area of 10,716 hectares. The Poblacion is located on the southeastern border of the city and is traverses by the Pres. J.P. Laurel Highway linking Tanauan to manila on the north for about 68 kilometers and to Batangas City on the south for 45 kilometers.
History of Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines
- article from local government of Tanauan: www.tanauancity.gov.ph
The Town of Tanauan was founded on its present location in 1754, having been transferred from the fringe of Taal Lake where it was originally situated. It is generally believed that Tanauan, together with Sala was originally founded in 1572 by the Augustinian missionaries who built mission at the shore of the Lake known as Bonbon (now Taal). The town, however, was totally destroyed during the most impressive and catastrophic historically recorded eruption of Taal Volcano in 1754. together with the Community of Sala, the residents of Tanauan were relocated to safer places. Tanauan moved to Bañadero, then to its present location. Sala, on the other hand, transferred from its original site to where it is located. Sala subsequently became the barangay of Tanauan.
Tanaueños have displayed characteristics of personal independence of personal independence and nationalism since early history. The town is called the cradle of noble heroes due to its contribution to the revolutionary movement of its sons Apolinario Mabini, the brains of Katipunan, and later by the great statesman Pres. Jose P. Laurel. Also, three Tanaueños served as governors of Batangas, namely: Jose P. Laurel V, Modesto Castillo, and Nicolas Gonzales.
The seats of the city government of Tanauan was established in the present site in March 1960. Prior to this time, the municipal offices occupied a concrete building in the eastern end of Mabini Avenue at the Poblacion, fronted by the present Catholic Church and the Modesto Castillo Cultural Center. The old municipal building which destroyed during the world War II was reconstructed and no housed the city library, social hall, and city museum.
What’s in a name? there are two versions of how Tanauan got its name.
In the first version, some people believe that Tanauan derived its name from the Tagalog term “tanaw” meaning to look after through the window. This is based on a fortress which had a watchtower built by the Augustian friars and natives. The watchtower allowed them to monitor incoming “champans” or boats entering through the Pansipit river, which were either traders or pirates. From this tower, one can have a clear view (tanaw) of the lake and of the vast plains and rolling hills.
The other version, supported by a research study of the National Historical Commission, says that the town was named after a shrub called “tanawa” which grew abundantly in the area and on the sides of “Lake Bonbon” during the towns early history.
People of Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines
As of 2000, the population of Tanauan was 117,539 with an annual growth rate of 2.68%. Total number of house holds was 21, 912. population density was 1.096 persons per square kilometer. By the year 2005, population is estimated to reach 134,156.
The people are dominantly tagalog with Malay as its native root, while English language is used as medium of communication in business and education. With the passage of time, a mixture of various folks and mores migrated to the city.
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 government officials of Tanauan City for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Tanauan City: HALILI, ANTONIO
- Vice-Mayor of Tanauan City: Jhoanna De Chavez Corona
- Councilors of Tanauan City:
- TRINIDAD, HERMAN (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 27483 6.23%
- Benedicto C. Corona LIBERAL PARTY 27444 6.22%
- Marissa Maranan Tabing LIBERAL PARTY 27010 6.13%
- CANOBAS, GILEEN (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 26534 6.02%
- Epimaco Recillo Magpantay NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 25551 5.79%
- CASTILLO, JOSEPH (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 23635 5.36%
- Marcial Velasquez Goguanco Jr. LIBERAL PARTY 23377 5.30%
- Marcelo Eric Olfato Manglo LIBERAL PARTY 23312 5.29%
- Wilfredo Natanauan Luna LIBERAL PARTY 21000 4.76%
- Angel V. Atienza LIBERAL PARTY 20845 4.73%
Elected government officials of Tanauan City for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor: Sonia Torres Aquino
- Vice-Mayor:Julius Caesar Gamilla Platon II
- Elected Officials of the City of Tanauan for the term of 2007-2010
- Mayor: Sonia Torres Aquino
- Vice-Mayor: Julius Caesar Gamilla Platon II
- City Councillors:
Barangays Elected Officials of Tanauan City, Batangas
Businesses in Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines
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- Businesses in Tanauan City
- Auto and Motorcycle dealers
- Banks and Financial Institutions in Tanauan City
- Clinics and Hospitals
- Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores
- Department Stores and Appliance Stores
- Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses and Boarding
- Pharmacies or Drug Stores
- Repair Shops
- Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops and Resorts in Tanauan City
- Salons and Barber Shops
- Supermarket, wet market
- 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
- If you have real estate property, whether its commercial, residential, farm land, or just an empty lot in Tanauan 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 Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines
Roman catholic constitute the dominant sect in the city with Protestants, Iglesia ni Cristo, Born again Christians and other Evangelical Churches forming the minority denominations.
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Schools in Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines
School year 2013-2014 starts June 3 and ends March 31, 2014, for public elementary and secondary schools. The school year will have 201 school days, of which 180 days are “nonnegotiable” student-teacher contact time.
The multisectoral Brigada Eskwela to prepare schools for the students’ return will be on May 21-26. Oplan Balik Eskwela will be from May 28 to June 8 while orientation on K to 12 for parents and other stakeholders will be on June 9.
Although private schools may deviate from the Department of Education (DepEd) calendar, they are enjoined not to start before June 3 and later than Aug 31.
School Year 2013-2014 in public elementary and high schools will start on June 3 and end on March 31, 2014 The name of your school in Tanauan 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 Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines
Major crops such as vegetables, coconuts, sugarcanes, fruits, corns, rice and root crops abundantly grow and produced in the agricultural areas.
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If you have a job available and that job is within Tanauan City, Philippines, you may post it here.
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Natural Resources of Tanauan City, Batangas, 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.
- Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
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 Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines
Every city has some sort of a festival or tradition that is celebrated every year. In the Philippines almost all barangays that are predominantly populated by Christians celebrate fiesta. Tell us about the festivals, fiestas and traditions of Tanauan City.
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- Date: May 14 - Location: Angono, Rizal
- Farmers pay tribute to their patron saints; a procession of carabao carts bearing a myriad local produce is held; prizes are awarded to the strongest and most beautifully decorated carabaos.
- Date: May 14 Location: Pulilan, Bulacan
- Hundreds of festively adorned carabaos are paraded by their farmer-owners on the street leading to the church; there the carabaos are made to kneel down as a homage to San Isidro de Labrado, the patron saint of farmers.
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Tanauan City, Batangas, 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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Your Story about Tanauan City, Batangas, Philippines
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