Mataasnakahoy
Province of Batangas

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceBatangas
Barangay count16
Postal code4223
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)22.10 km2
(8.53 sq. mi)
Population (2015)29,187
Density (2015)1,321 per km2
(3,422 per sq. mi)
Coordinates13° 58' North, 121° 7' East
(13.9625 ° N, 121.1137 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
368.2 meters
(1,207.8 feet)
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Mataasnakahoy is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Batangas.

The municipality has a land area of 22.10 square kilometers or 8.53 square miles which constitutes 0.71% of Batangas's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 29,187 representing 1.08% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.20% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 1,321 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,422 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Mataasnakahoy has 16 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Barangay II‑A3.38%986990-0.40%-0.08%
Bayorbor3.69%1,07696611.39%2.07%
Bubuyan4.84%1,4121,20417.28%3.08%
Calingatan10.51%3,0672,55020.27%3.58%
District I7.96%2,3242,1537.94%1.47%
District II7.93%2,3142,2224.14%0.78%
District III10.82%3,1583,0991.90%0.36%
District IV5.82%1,6991,6980.06%0.01%
Kinalaglagan8.38%2,4462,3772.90%0.55%
Loob3.74%1,0931,0078.54%1.57%
Lumang Lipa7.15%2,0881,9745.78%1.07%
Manggahan2.81%81974010.68%1.95%
Nangkaan8.13%2,3742,2177.08%1.31%
San Sebastian2.77%8097488.16%1.50%
Santol6.29%1,8371,7495.03%0.94%
Upa5.77%1,6851,48313.62%2.46%
Mataasnakahoy Total29,18727,1777.40%1.37%
Historical population

The population of Mataasnakahoy grew from 7,744 in 1960 to 29,187 in 2015, an increase of 21,443 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.37%, or an increase of 2,010 people, from the previous population of 27,177 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 157,744
1970 May 69,8852.42%
1975 May 110,9282.03%
1980 May 112,0571.99%
1990 May 115,2402.37%
1995 Sep 116,7261.76%
2000 May 120,7064.68%
2007 Aug 125,4002.86%
2010 May 127,1772.49%
2015 Aug 129,1871.37%
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The town center of Mataasnakahoy is situated at approximately 13° 58' North, 121° 7' East, which has an elevation estimated at 368.2 meters or 1,207.8 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 Mataasnakahoy are Lipa, Tanauan, Batangas City, Tagaytay, San Pablo, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are Balete, San Jose, Cuenca, Malvar, Padre Garcia, and Ibaan. Its distance from the national capital is 70.98 kilometers (44.10 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 70.98 kilometers (44.10 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°W)

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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