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About Nasugbu

The idyllic, picturesque town of
Nasugbu, Batangas is only
102 km.
southwest of Manila.
It is a favorite leisure and vacation
get-away especially during summer.


Boundaries
Nasugbu is bounded on the north by the municipalities of Maragondon, Magallanes and Alfonso of the province of Cavite; on the east by the Batangas municipalities of Laurel, Calaca and Balayan; on the south by the Batangas municipalities of Lian and Tuy;
and on the west by the South China Sea.
Entering the town proper via the national highway, one passes by a wide expanse or 27, 750 hectares of sugar cane, corn and rice fields, hills and mountains. The terrain slopes downwards to the South China Sea. The largest town in Western Batangas, Nasugbu is divided into 42 barangays, 12 of which are located in the poblacion (town proper). Because of its rolling terrain and coastline location, agriculture (sugarcane, rice, corn, vegetables, coconut, fruits) and aquaculture
are Nasugbu’s main industries.Nasugbu’s population is over 100, 000
with an average density of 3.55 people per hectare.



Basic Physical Features
The municipalities is composed of mixed topographic reliefs.
Areas on the eastern side of the Poblacion and along the shores on the western side are predominantly level to gently sloping. The southern portions are gently sloping while the
northwestern section is mountainous.



Land Use (as of 1987)

· Agriculture 78.22%
· Built-Up Areas 1.09%
· Marginals Lands 1.63%
· Forest and Pasture Land 18.54%
· Fishpond 0.52%

Barangays
· Barangay 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 (Poblacion)
· Aga · Balaytigue · Banilad · Bilaran · Bucana · Bulihan · Bunducan
· Butucan · Calayo · Catandaan · Cogonan · Dayap · Kaylaway · Kayrilaw
· Latag · Looc · Lumbangan · Malapad na Bato · Mataas na Pulo · Maugat
· Munting-Indang · Natipuan · Pantalan · Papaya · Putat · Reparo
· Talangan · Tumalim · Utod · Wawa



People
Population: 98, 558 (May 2000)
Population growth rate: 2.71%
Population Density: 3.55 persons per hectare
No. of Families: 19, 748
Size of families: 4.99
Languages: Tagalog
Occupation: Primary source of income: agriculture, fishing, industry (52.75%) as of 1990



Political subdivision:
No. of barangays: 42


Geology
The area is characterized by gently rising hills that culminate at the volcano crater of Taal some 35 kilometer East of Nasugbu. Pyroclastic and other rock units of Miocene to Quarterly Ages outcrop in the higher areas of the municipality. The lowland plain consisting mostly of recent alluvial deposits is abundant in groundwater, which is the primary source of domestic water in the area.

Geographical Location
The municipality of Nasugbu is located in the coastal areas (Western tip) of the province of Batangas with a bearing of 14 degrees 04 latitude and 120 degrees longtitude. The coastal municipality of Nasugbu is bounded on the north by the municipalities of Maragondon, Magallanes, and Alfonso (Cavite); on the east by the municipalities of Laurel, Calaca, and Balayan (Batangas); on the south by the municipalities of Lian and Tuy (Batangas); on the west by the China Sea. It consists of thirty (30) rural barangays and twelve (12) urban barangays or Poblacion.

Travel distance from Metro Manila is about
102 kilometers via Tagaytay City. From Batangas City (the provincial capitol), its distance covers about 70 kilometers, traversing through several municipalities of the province

Land Area

Nasugbu has a total land area of 27, 633 hectares, subdivided into 42 barangays with a total population of 98, 558 as per Y2000 census.



Temperature

The annual average temperature in the municipality is 27.3 degrees celsius. January is the coolest month having an average temperature of 25.8 degrees celsius, while April is the warmest month registering an average temperature of 29 degrees celsius.

Climate
Climatological data taken from the Wawa-Nasugbu Synoptic Station shows that the climate in the municipalityfalls
under the first type of classification;
Type I characterized by two pronounced seasons:
-Dry season from November to April
-Wet season for the rest of the year

How to get there
By car from Makati, take the South Superhighway and exit through Sta. Rosa. From there go straight towards Silang, through Tagaytay and finally, Nasugbu. There are road signs along the way so you need not worry about getting lost. The roads are quite good and it's a scenic ride all the way. By bus, go to the Batangas Laguna Tayabas Bus Co. (BLTB) in Pasay. An ordinary bus ride costs 55 pesos (one-way) while an airconditioned one costs 72 pesos (one-way). The bus will take you to the BLTB terminal near Nasugbu's municipal hall. From there you can get a tricycle or jeepney to take you to your destination.



Boundaries
Basic Physical Features
Land Use
Barangays
People
Geology
Geographical Location
Land Area
Temperature
Climate
How to get there


Nasugbu, Batangas map guide

Balaytique beach is not really for swimming since it's used as a marina by private yachts. White sand beaches are just minutes away.



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