Tanauan City

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City of Tanauan
Landmarks
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Seal
Location
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Government
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Batangas
Mayor Sonia Torres-Aquino (Kampi)
Barangays 48
Physical characteristics
Area 147.20 km²
Population
Total (2000) 117,539
Density 798/km²

The City of Tanauan (Filipino: Lungsod ng Tanauan) is a third class city in the province of Batangas, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 117,539 people in 21,912 households.

Revolutionary thinker Apolinario Mabini and former President Jose P. Laurel were born in Tanauan.

Recent events include the assassination of its former mayor, Cesar V. Platon, by NPA rebels, as he was running for the governorship of Batangas. This happened days shy of the election.

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City Officials

City Mayor: Sonia Torres-Aquino
Vice Mayor: Herminigildo Trinidad Jr

Sangguniang Panglungsod Members:

  • Julius Caesar Platon II
  • Elenita Gonzales
  • Eleuterio Borja
  • Armin Roxas
  • Manolito Javier
  • Elmer Perez
  • Francisca Querrer
  • Marcelo Eric Manglo
  • Aurelio Lanto Jr
  • Simeon Platon
  • Ralph Earl Borja

Barangays

Tanauan City is politically subdivided into 48 barangays.

  • Altura Bata
  • Altura Matanda
  • Altura-South
  • Ambulong
  • Banadero
  • Bagbag
  • Bagumbayan
  • Balele
  • Banjo East
  • Banjo Laurel (Banjo West)
  • Bilog-bilog
  • Boot
  • Cale
  • Darasa
  • Pagaspas
  • Gonzales
  • Montaña (Ik-ik)
  • Natatas
  • Pantay Matanda
  • Pantay Bata
  • 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 (Doña Jacoba Garcia)
  • Santor
  • Sulpoc
  • Suplang
  • Talaga
  • Tinurik
  • Trapiche 1
  • Trapiche 2(DOS TUBUGAN)
  • Trapiche 3,4
  • Ulango
  • Wawa

Barangay Talaga

This barangay is the birthplace of Apolinario Mabini, regarded as the Brains of the Katipunan (the Philippine Revolution movement during the Spanish period).

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