Santo Tomas, Batangas

Santo Tomas (shortened tae Sto. Tomas) is a first cless municipality in the province o Batangas, Philippines. Accordin tae the 2010 census, it haes a population o 124,740 fowk.[3] The toun is a gatewey tae the province frae Laguna.

Sto. Tomas
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Official seal of Sto. Tomas
Seal
Map o Batangas showin the location o Santo Tomas
Map o Batangas showin the location o Santo Tomas
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Coordinates: 14°6′33″N 121°8′31″E / 14.10917°N 121.14194°E / 14.10917; 121.14194Coordinates: 14°6′33″N 121°8′31″E / 14.10917°N 121.14194°E / 14.10917; 121.14194
KintraPhilippines
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV-A)
ProvinceBatangas
Destrict3rd Destrict
Barangays30
Govrenment
 • MayorEdna P. Sanchez
 • Vice-MayorFerdinand M. Ramos
Area
 • Total95.41 km2 (36.84 sq mi)
Elevation
128 m (420 ft)
Population
 (2010)[3]
 • Total124,740
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Tomasino
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4234
Dialin code43
Income cless1st class

Wi the conteenous expansion o Metro Manila, the municipality is nou pairt o Manila's conurbation which reaches Lipa City in its soothmaist pairt. It borders the ceeties o Calamba tae the north, Los Baños tae the north-east, Alaminos tae the east, Tanauan City an Malvar tae the wast, an Lipa tae the sooth. This is the hametoun o Philippine Revolution an Philippine-American War hero Miguel Malvar an aw.

The patron o Santo Tomas is Saunt Thomas Aquinas, patron o Catholic schuils, whose feast day is celebratit ivery 7 Mairch.

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  2. "Province: BATANGAS". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  3. a b "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 11 November 2013.

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