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Calaca, officially the Municipality of Calaca, (Tagalog: Bayan ng Calaca), is a 1st class municipality in the province of Batangas, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 81,859 people.[4]

Calaca
Municipality of Calaca
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Official seal of Calaca
Seal
Map of Batangas with Calaca highlighted
Map of Batangas with Calaca highlighted
Calaca is located in Philippines
Calaca
Calaca
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°58′N 120°48′E / 13.97°N 120.8°E / 13.97; 120.8Coordinates: 13°58′N 120°48′E / 13.97°N 120.8°E / 13.97; 120.8
Country Philippines
RegionCalabarzon (Region IV-A)
ProvinceBatangas
District1st District
FoundedMay 10, 1835 [1]
Barangays40 (see Barangays)
Government
[2]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorSofronio Leonardo C. Ona
 • Electorate44,883 voters (2016)
Area
[3]
 • Total114.58 km2 (44.24 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[4]
 • Total81,859
 • Density710/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4212
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)43
Climate typetropical monsoon climate
Income class1st municipal income class
Revenue (₱)361.6 million  (2016)
Native languagesTagalog
Websitecalaca.gov.ph

Calaca is home to the lively Calacatchara festival (a portmanteau of Calaca and atchara (chutney) named after the famous Philippine dish Atchara (chutney) (made from papaya). Calaca is also home for a lot of brave and handsome people in the Philippines.

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GeographyEdit

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 114.58 square kilometres (44.24 sq mi)[3] constituting 3.67% of the 3,119.75-square-kilometre- (1,204.54 sq mi) total area of Batangas.

BarangaysEdit

Calaca is politically subdivided into 40 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[4] 2010[6]
041007001 Bagong Tubig 3.0% 2,434 2,083 3.01%
041007002 Baclas 2.1% 1,688 1,574 1.34%
041007003 Balimbing 0.6% 494 456 1.54%
041007004 Bambang 1.7% 1,415 1,239 2.56%
041007006 Barangay 1 (Poblacion) 2.3% 1,903 1,839 0.65%
041007007 Barangay 2 (Poblacion) 1.0% 827 729 2.43%
041007008 Barangay 3 (Poblacion) 0.3% 278 279 −0.07%
041007009 Barangay 4 (Poblacion) 1.3% 1,031 908 2.45%
041007010 Barangay 5 (Poblacion) 1.3% 1,096 1,004 1.68%
041007011 Barangay 6 (Poblacion) 0.9% 762 742 0.51%
041007012 Bisaya 1.2% 1,016 861 3.20%
041007013 Cahil 4.6% 3,742 2,929 4.77%
041007014 Caluangan 2.3% 1,863 1,699 1.77%
041007015 Calantas 3.8% 3,128 2,784 2.24%
041007016 Camastilisan 5.1% 4,147 3,425 3.71%
041007017 Coral ni Lopez (Sugod) 2.3% 1,921 1,695 2.41%
041007018 Coral ni Bacal 1.7% 1,389 1,145 3.75%
041007019 Dacanlao 7.5% 6,177 5,243 3.17%
041007020 Dila 2.0% 1,624 1,504 1.47%
041007021 Loma 1.6% 1,346 1,112 3.70%
041007022 Lumbang Calzada 3.4% 2,820 2,329 3.71%
041007023 Lumbang na Bata 2.3% 1,873 1,769 1.09%
041007024 Lumbang na Matanda 3.1% 2,549 1,944 5.29%
041007025 Madalunot 2.4% 1,927 1,675 2.70%
041007027 Makina 1.6% 1,301 1,094 3.35%
041007028 Matipok 2.2% 1,830 1,515 3.66%
041007030 Munting Coral 0.5% 387 328 3.20%
041007031 Niyugan 1.7% 1,404 1,185 3.28%
041007032 Pantay 6.9% 5,654 4,517 4.37%
041007033 Puting Bato West 4.0% 3,291 2,892 2.49%
041007034 Puting Kahoy 1.6% 1,310 1,179 2.03%
041007035 Puting Bato East 2.6% 2,145 2,001 1.33%
041007036 Quisumbing 2.7% 2,193 1,824 3.57%
041007037 Salong 5.8% 4,766 4,130 2.76%
041007038 San Rafael 1.2% 965 661 7.47%
041007039 Sinisian 2.5% 2,025 1,764 2.66%
041007041 Taklang Anak 1.5% 1,190 980 3.77%
041007042 Talisay 2.4% 1,985 1,935 0.49%
041007043 Tamayo 1.9% 1,590 1,435 1.97%
041007044 Timbain 2.9% 2,373 2,114 2.22%
Total 81,859 70,521 2.88%

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 5,838—    
1918 9,310+3.16%
1939 10,671+0.65%
1948 13,551+2.69%
1960 18,667+2.70%
1970 27,780+4.05%
1975 31,705+2.69%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 36,508+2.86%
1990 45,377+2.20%
1995 51,459+2.38%
2000 58,489+2.78%
2007 64,966+1.46%
2010 70,521+3.03%
2015 81,859+2.88%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[4][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, Calaca had a population of 81,859.[4] The population density was 710 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,800/sq mi).


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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://balikasonline.wordpress.com/2015/10/29/on-its-180th-founding-anniversary-calaca-celebrates-the-11th-calacatchara-festival
  2. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Province: Batangas". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ "Municipal: Calaca, Batangas". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Batangas". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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