Tanauan City lies in the northeastern part of Batangas, one of the provinces comprising the south Luzon, CALABARZON region of the Philippines. The city is bounded by the province of Laguna to the north, the municipality of Malvar to the northwest, the Taal Lake to the southwest, and the municipality of Santo Tomas to the east. It is politically subdivided into of 48 barangays. Linking the city to Metro Manila and other areas in Batangas is the President Jose P Laurel Highway.

Tanauan is about 90 minutes drive to, or from, Metro Manila. Tanauan was declared a first-class municipality in 1996, and 5 years later, in 2001, it was ratified into a third class city. It has a population of 117,540 people in 21,910 households, according to the 2000 census.

Tanauan has a land area of 10,716 square kilometers, mostly agricultural. Its major products are coconut, sugarcane, vegetables, fruits, rice, corn, and root crops. The city has great potential for industrial, commercial, and tourism developments which had earned its title as the ”Star of CALABARZON Region.”

Tanauan was originally settled on the shores of Taal Lake, then known as Lake Bonbon, in 1572 by Augustinian missionaries. The town was devastated after Taal Volcano’s greatest recorded eruption on May 15, 1754. It was relocated to Banadero before moving to its present location.

The city is also known as the “Cradle of Noble Heroes” because of its two most celebrated sons that have contributed in the history of the Philippines. They are Apolinario Mabini, known as the b rain of Katipunan, the Philippine revolutionary movement against Spain, and Jose P. Laurel who was the Philippine president during World War II.

Health care in Tanauan is provided by both private and public hospitals. Among them are:

C. P. Reyes Hospital, at A. Mabini Avenue
Daniel O. Mercado General Hospital, at President J.P. Laurel Highway
J.P. Laurel Memorial Hospital, at Santor Road, Kumintang Ibaba
Tanauan Medical Center, at A. Mabini Avenue

Tanauan City has educational institutions that provide instruction and training for baccalaureate, and vocational courses. Among its notable institutions are the First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities (FAITH), the Tanauan Maritime Foundation, Tanauan Institute, La Consolacion College-Tanauan, and the Christian College of Tanauan.

As a lake shore town, Tanauan has a booming tourist industry. The city abound with fresh water beaches and lush farmlands that several notable hotels and resorts have been established in the city, among which are Vieux Chalet, Darasa Fiesta Resort, and las haciendas resort farms.

Telecommunication companies servicing Tanauan are the Philippine Long distance Telephone Company (PLDT), Digitel Telecommunications, Globe Telecom, Smart Communications, and Philippine Telegraph & Telephone Company (PTT).

Electric power is provided by Batangas II Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Batelec II.) The Tanauan City Police Station is part of the Philippine National Police Region IV- A (CALABARZON) District.

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12 comments

  1. Anonymous  

    November 24, 2008 at 12:58 AM

    Kumusta po Hon. Marissa Maranan.... galing sa isa sa mga high school classmates mo na matagal nang nandito sa visayas.....

  2. Richard Macalintal  

    November 24, 2008 at 3:27 AM

    magandang araw kabayan...ako nga eh liwanagin mo ng kaunti. ibig mo gang sabihin ah classmate kita noong highschool at nasa visayas ka ngayon? pasensya na kung ako'y malilimutin...natanda na eh. pero ako'y sa visayas rin naglagi ng 5 taon nuong college. post ka uli ng sagot mo ha ng tayo'y magkakilanlan naman.

  3. Anonymous  

    November 19, 2010 at 10:06 AM

    Kabayan, C.P. Reyes Hospital and Tanauan Medical Center is only one or the same Hospital. Anyway thanks for giving importance to the HealthCare providers in our locale. A small space from your noble page definitely meant a whole lot more. Maraming salamat muli...

    PARMHA

  4. rod  

    December 25, 2010 at 3:11 PM

    Malamig pa rin ba sa tanauan at maganda pa ba yung ilog..matagal na akong nawala, at kahit mga kamag anak ko ay nag alisan na rin...opulencia

  5. Anonymous  

    January 3, 2011 at 8:59 PM

    may kakilala ba kayong pamela opulencia taga tanauan din sya, miss ko na kasi sya.

  6. Anonymous  

    January 6, 2011 at 6:14 PM

    I studied high school at Tanauan Institute Class of 1961. Would they be holding a reunion in the near future? Would love to attend to meet classmates!

  7. Anonymous  

    June 22, 2011 at 9:04 PM

    wat b ang nakikita nyo sa tanauan city balang araw? Mas maunlad b or wat? pls rply nmn tnks

  8. Anonymous  

    June 22, 2011 at 9:04 PM

    wat b ang nakikita nyo sa tanauan city balang araw? Mas maunlad b or wat? pls rply nmn tnks

  9. Anonymous  

    June 22, 2011 at 9:05 PM

    wat b ang nakikita nyo sa tanauan city balang araw? Mas maunlad b or wat? pls rply nmn tnks

  10. Anonymous  

    September 27, 2011 at 3:13 AM

    Balita ko ay ipinaplano yung graduates of 1961 reunion para maganap nuong nakaraang Enero 2011.
    Ino-organize daw nina Nila Opulencia, Pacquito Valencia at iba pa pero wala na akong follow-up information kung naganap ito o hindi. Kung natuloy, sana ay makibalita naman kung sino-sino ang mga dumating. We can reconnect through this medium, facebook or email.

  11. Anonymous  

    March 13, 2012 at 8:44 PM

    hi, can anyone tell me or give me an information regarding mr. gerald lopez? i really want to know his contact nos. he is from tanuan, batangas, around 14 yrs. old

  12. Anonymous  

    July 2, 2012 at 7:38 PM

    C.P. Reyes hospital nakikiusap sana kami sa inyo na wag nyo naman masyadong higpitan ang mga mga kawawang aplikante sa medical referal nila sa inyo galing sa optis phils ng calamba, dahil kung saan saan pa sila nanggaling para makaapply lang kaunting deperensya lang pinababalik balik nyo pa ang mga bata.kawawa naman sila nawawalan na tuloy ng gana mag apply dahil hirap na sa budjet tulungan nyo po naman sila. thank you sana makarating ito sa C.P. REYES hospital staff.


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