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Bauan, Batangas Town Profile – Geography, Distance From Major Ponits, Topography, Climate, Soil Type, Sources of Livelihood, Population and Income Class Information

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  • Bauan is a first class municipality in the province of Batangas.
  • GEOGRAPHY:
    Total Land Area: 6,680 hectares
    Coordinates: 13°48′7″N 121°0′47″E
    No. of Barangays: 40 (36 Rural Barangays, 4 Urban Barangays)

    DISTANCE FROM MAJOR POINTS
    Metro Manila: 120 kilometers

    ADJACENT PLACES / BOUNDARIES:

    • North – Municipality of San Luis, Batangas
    • Northeast – Municipality of Alitagtag, Batangas
    • West – Balayan Bay
    • East – Municipality of San Pascual, Batangas
    • South – Municipality of Mabini, Batangas and Batangas Bay

    SOIL TYPE
    Here are the types of soil in Bauan, Batangas:
    The soil of Bauan, Batangas is highly suitable for fruit trees, rice, sugar cane, vegetables, root crops and coconuts.
    Guadalupe Clay Loam
    Guadalupe Clay
    Taal Sandy Loam
    Taal Fine Sandy Loam
    Calumpang Clay Loam

    CLIMATE
    Bauan’s Climate falls on Type 1 Condition with two pronounced seasons: Wet and Dry.
    Dry Season: November to June
    Wet Season: July to October
    Max. Rainfall – 1.5mm to 2.5mm
    Driest Part of the Year – March

    Temperature:
    Mean – 62°F
    High – 96.1°F

    SOURCES OF LIVELIHOOD
    The major sources of livelihood in Bauan, Batangas is fishing, agriculture, embroidery and dressmaking.
    The women of Bauan are also noted for their handicraft activities.

    AGRICULTURE
    CROPS
    Agricultural Area: 2,103.39 hectares
    Main Agricultural crop: Rice, Chico, Mango, Vegetables, Corn, Banana, Sugarcane and Cassava
    Mango Area: 651.33 hectares
    Sugarcane: 67 hectares
    Irrigated Rice Land: 31.25 hectares

    POULTRY
    There are poultry and livestock raising on these ff. barangays: Rizal, San Vicente, Inicbulan, Malindig, Maghinao and Sinala.
    Total Land Area: 12.67 hectares.

    FISHING GROUNDS
    Marine Fish production as of 2000: 3,152.52 metric tons (98%)
    Motorized Boats – 223
    Non-motorized boats – 142
    Loading and Trading Side – 228 Beach Resort, Brgy. Sto Domingo, Bauan, Batangas.
    Major species landed and traded: galunggong, tulingan, and manansi
    Barangays of abundant fishes: Aplaya and San Andres Proper.

    POPULATION
    Population Rate as of NSO 2010 Census: 81, 351
    No. of Registered Voters: 46,230 (as recorded by COMELEC)
    Total No. of Precincts: 302
    Total No. of Clustered Precincts: 69
    Total NO. of Voting Centers: 29
    Main Dialects Spoken: Tagalog and English

    Last Updated: September 5, 2013

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