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Padre Garcia
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Offeecial seal o Padre Garcia
Nickname(s): Cattle Trading Capital of the Philippines
Map o Batangas showin the location o Padre Garcia
Map o Batangas showin the location o Padre Garcia
Kintra Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Batangas
Destrict 4t Destrict
Foondit 1949
Barangays 18
 • Mayor Abraham A. Gutierrez (NPC)
 • Total 41.51 km2 (16.03 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Tot 44,877
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4224
Dialin code 43
Income cless 2nt class

Padre Garcia is a seicont cless municipality in the province o Batangas, Philippines. Accordin tae the 2010 census, it haes a population o 44,877 fowk an 23,327 registered voters.[2][3]

Padre Garcia's auld name is Lumang Bayan, as it is the umwhile seat o govrenment o the neeborin toun o Rosario. The name o the toun is derivit frae ane o its maist famous sons, Padre Vicente Garcia, a native o Barangay Maugat. He wis ane o the first defender's o Jose Rizal's Noli Me Tangere. He an Rizal wur friends durin the time when they wur fechtin for the Philippine's unthirldom frae Spain.[4]

Barangays[eedit | eedit soorce]

Padre Garcia is poleetically subdividit intae 18 barangays.[2]

Barangay Barangay Captain SK Chairman
Banaba South Gil D. Abarrentos Micko Angelo Braga Rivera
Banay-banay Rommel L. Matibag Nomer Laylo
Bawi Reynaldo G. Bobadilla Melody Comia
Bukal Zaldy Fajardo Cristal Magbujos
Castillo Leopoldo Biscocho 1 Gil Cornejo
Cawongan Jose R. Marasigan Jr. Noel Mangurali
Manggas Francisco Bathan Jerwin Jay M. Laliman
Maugat East Pelagio D. Risare Rizza C. Delos Santos
Maugat West Nestor M. Rocafort Zaidemay Briones
Pansol Ruben L. Vidal Darwin P. Hoseña
Payapa Edgardo P. Escalera Reniel Ani
Poblacion Rodel C. Pesigan Melmayo M. Silva
Quilo-quilo North Felix Tumambing Jameica Bolado
Quilo-quilo South Eufronio M. Pusag Aicel V. Macatangay
San Felipe May V. Flores Justine Brandon Tabing
San Miguel Ramon P. Cubero Ted Cordelio C. Tayag
Tamak Ruelan R. Gonzales Ren Marc P. Maala 2
Tangob Oscar Dimaculangan Lester C. Aguila

1 - Association of Barangay Captains President
2 - Sangguniang Kabataan Federation President

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The town was originally a part of Rosario and known as Lumang Bayan or Sambat. It became a separate municipality in 1949, with Jose A. Pesigan and Rustico K. Recto as first elected mayor and vice mayor respectively.

In 1952, the town council founded the cattle market or "bakahan". This was in direct competition to the established livestock market of neighbouring Rosario, which resulted in rivalry, intimidation, and violence at times. But the market succeeded and developed into the biggest auction market in Southern Tagalog.[4]

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Padre Garcia Municipal Hall
Population census of Padre Garcia
Year Pop. ±%
1990 25,958
1995 28,959 +11.6%
2000 34,504 +19.1%
2007 42,942 +24.5%
2010 44,877 +4.5%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Province: BATANGAS". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 11 November 2013. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "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. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Padre Garcia Livestock Auction Market". Municipality of Padre Garcia. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 

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