Mataasnakahoy, Province of Batangas

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (3,422 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 58' North, 121° 7' East (13.9625, 121.1137)
Estimated elevation above sea level368.2 meters (1,207.8 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 29,187. This represented 1.08% of the total population of Batangas province, or 0.20% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,321 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,422 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Mataasnakahoy has 16 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,744
9,8852.42%
10,9282.03%
12,0571.99%
15,2402.37%
16,7261.76%
20,7064.68%
25,4002.86%
27,1772.49%
29,1871.37%

Location

The municipal center of Mataasnakahoy is situated at approximately 13° 58' North, 121° 7' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 29,187, ranked 959 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 8.53 square kilometers, ranked 1,590 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,321 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 121 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.37%, ranked 759 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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