Income Classification: 2nd Class
Congressional District: 3rd District
No. of Barangays: 15
Land Area: 3,300 has.
Population (CBMS, 2012): 43,937
Registered Voters (2013): 27,457
Newly Elected Local Officials (2016 Election)
Agriculture top the list of major source of income in Calaca, Batangas. At present the presence of major industries and numerous huge plantations surrounding the shore of Calaca is one of the largest contributors in the booming economy of this first class municipality thereby making the municipality to be well known as the “Haven for Agricultural and Industrial Modernization in Western Batangas”.
The Municipality of Malvar came into existence on the first day of January 1919 by virtue of a proclamation of acting Governor General Charles B. Yeater. Malvar was named after General Miguel Malvar, the last Filipino General to surrender to the Americans.
Malvar is located in the north-eastern part of the province of Batangas. It is bounded on the north by the City of Tanauan; on the east by the Municipality of Sto Tomas; on the south by the City of Lipa; and on the west by the Municipality of Balete.
It is approximately 67 kilometers south of the Metro Manila and 38 kilometers north of its provincial capital, Batangas City. It lies 14°2’41’ North and 121°9’31” East. The municipality can be accessed from Metro Manila and Batangas through the Manila-Batangas National Highway and the Southern Tagalog Arterial Road (STAR) by way of Tanauan city from the north and Lipa City from the south. It can also be accessed by way through the Municipality of Balete in the west.
Major Income Sources: Agriculture, Industrial and Fishery
Tourist Destinations: Organic Farms (Villegas Farm, Honeybee Farm, and Uncle John’s Farm), Metro Turf Club, Alulod River, LIMA Technology Center, CDO Malvar Plant, Cottage Industries (Candy Making), Sa Manggahan
Special Events/Festivals: Malvar’s Day (September 27), Town Fiesta (January 10)
Address: Brgy. San Pioquinto, Malvar, Batangas