Alitagtag, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count19
Postal code4205
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)24.76 km2 (9.56 sq mi)
Population (2015)25,300
Density (2015)1,022 / km2 (2,646 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 52' North, 121° 0' East (13.8653, 121.0046)
Estimated elevation above sea level219.5 meters (719.9 feet)

Alitagtag is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 24.76 square kilometers or 9.56 square miles which constitutes 0.79% of Batangas's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,300. This represented 0.94% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.18% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,022 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,646 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Alitagtag has 19 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Balagbag2.87%72665011.69%2.13%
Concepcion2.13%53946316.41%2.94%
Concordia3.53%8928524.69%0.88%
Dalipit East3.79%9581,134-15.52%-3.16%
Dalipit West3.71%939965-2.69%-0.52%
Dominador East4.41%1,11692820.26%3.57%
Dominador West4.23%1,0701,0690.09%0.02%
Munlawin Norte4.91%1,2431,1428.84%1.63%
Munlawin Sur2.60%6596196.46%1.20%
Muzon Primero9.02%2,2832,1675.35%1.00%
Muzon Segundo9.04%2,2882,1197.98%1.47%
Pinagkurusan5.66%1,4331,3119.31%1.71%
Ping‑As5.70%1,4421,21518.68%3.32%
Poblacion East5.23%1,3221,2971.93%0.36%
Poblacion West9.66%2,4452,3046.12%1.14%
San Jose9.56%2,4182,2258.67%1.60%
San Juan3.31%83763731.40%5.34%
Santa Cruz5.44%1,3771,2867.08%1.31%
Tadlac5.19%1,3131,2663.71%0.70%
Alitagtag Total25,30023,6496.98%1.29%

Historical population

The population of Alitagtag grew from 9,967 in 1960 to 25,300 in 2015, an increase of 15,333 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.29%, or an increase of 1,651 people, from the previous population of 23,649 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,967
12,8222.49%
12,243-0.92%
14,5003.44%
16,0161.00%
18,6392.88%
20,1921.73%
22,7941.69%
23,6491.35%
25,3001.29%

Location

The municipal center of Alitagtag is situated at approximately 13° 52' North, 121° 0' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 219.5 meters or 719.9 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Alitagtag are Batangas City, Lipa, Tagaytay, Tanauan, Calamba, and San Pablo. The nearest municipalities are Santa Teresita, Cuenca, Bauan, Taal, San Nicolas, and San Pascual. Its distance from the national capital is 80.29 kilometers (49.89 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 80.29 kilometers (49.89 miles) to the North (N2°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,300, ranked 1,082 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 9.56 square kilometers, ranked 1,574 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,022 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 166 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.29%, ranked 813 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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