Talisay, Batangas

Talisay, Batangas

Talisay is a 4th class municipality in the province of Batangas, Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 39,120 inhabitants ("32,465 people in 6,246 households in 2000 census").

Talisay is located in the north-central area of Batangas, which is located southwest of the island of Luzon, approximately 84 kilometers south from Metro Manila. It is bordered by Tagaytay City in the north, the municipality of Laurel to the west, Tanauan City to the east, and a vast volcanic lake called Taal Lake to the south.


Talisay is politically subdivided into 21 barangays. This is comprised of an 8-zone Poblacion, and 13 surrounding barangays.

Traveling westward from the City of Tanauan and entering Talisay via the National Highway, one will reach the following barangays:
* Aya
* Tranca
* Quiling
* Tumaway

Afterwards, one will enter the town proper or an 8-zone poblacion, which is the heart of Talisay.

Barangays west of the poblacion are:
* San Guillermo
* Banga
* Sta. Maria
* Balas
* Buco
* Caloocan
* Leynes
* Sampaloc
* Miranda

Talisay has recently reinvented itself into a Resort town, making use of the superb view and access that they have to Taal Volcano and Taal Lake. Many resorts that fit a wide range of budgets has sprouted along the town.

Current Officials

Municipal mayor is Florencio Manimtim Jr., whilst Mr. Luis Malabanan, is the vice mayor.

The Sangguniang Bayan members include Arnel Luna, Geraldine Agno, Analyn Centeno, Rudplfo Miranda, Lamberto Canlobo Sr., Abel Baybay, Divina Eugenio, and Benedicto Mangilin.

Their term runs up to October 2010.

External links

* [http://www.nscb.gov.ph/activestats/psgc/default.asp Philippine Standard Geographic Code]
* [http://www.t-macs.com/kiso/local/ 2000 Philippine Census Information]

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