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Nasugbu, Batangas Town Profile – Geography, Population Rate, Income Class Information, Etymology of the Town’s Name

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  • Nasugbu is a first class municipality in Batangas.
  • Belongs to first Legislative District of Batangas
  • According to legend, the name of the town was derived when a Spanish soldier went for a sightseeing on the West coast of Batangas and found a group of settlers whom he saw a woman cooking rice in palayok (clay pot). In Spanish language, the Spanish asked for the name of the place and because the woman assumed that he’s asking something about the rice, she replied “Nasubo na po iyan, kaya ganyan!”. The Spaniard repeated the word “Nasubo” and the woman nodded. Thus, Nasugbu’s name was formed.
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    GEOGRAPHY
    Total Land Area: 278.51 km2 (107.53 sq mi)
    Coordinates: 14°04′N 120°38′E
     
    BOUNDARIES
    North – Maragondon, Cavite
    Southeast – Magallanes, Cavite
    East – Alfonso, Cavite and Municipality of Laurel, Batangas
    West – South China Sea
    Southeast – Municipality of Calaca, Batangas
    South – Municipalities of Lian, Tuy and Balayan, Batangas
     
    POPULATION
    Total Population as of 2007 census: 113,926
    Density: 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
     

    Last Updated: September 6, 2013

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