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City LIPA
Official Website http://elgu2.ncc.gov.ph/lipacity/index.php?id1=7
Island Grouping Luzon
Region Region IV
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The City of Lipa (Filipino: Lungsod ng Lipa) is a first class city in the province of Batangas, Philippines. It is one of the three chartered cities of Batangas province (the others being Batangas City and the City of Tanauan). It is situated 78 kilometers south of Manila.

Land Area

229.4 km²

Location

Lipa City is located in the fourth district of the Province of Batangas in the Calabarzon area or Region IV-A. It is situated 78 kilometers south of Manila.

Lipa City is bounded by the town of Santo Tomas in the northeast, San Pablo City of Laguna and San Antonio of Quezon in the east, the municipalities of Padre Garcia and Rosario in the southeast, the municipalities of Ibaan and San Jose in the southwest, the municipaltities of Cuenca and Mataas Na Kahoy and Taal Lake in the west and the municipalities of Balete and Malvar in the northwest.

The city's location, in a valley located between two mountains - Mount Malarayat and Mount Malukot - makes it a low risk area. These two mountains serve as a wind breaker in times of typhoon. Mount Makulot at the western portion also served as shield of the city in times of eruption of Taal Volcano.

Population

According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 218,447 people in 41,962 households.

Currency

Philippine Peso (Php) in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 1 in pesos and. 25, 10, 5 and 1 in centavos.

Economy

The City of Lipa is a first class city in the province of Batangas, Philippines. It is one of the three chartered cities of Batangas province (the others being Batangas City and the City of Tanauan). Lipa City is a major recreational, religious, commercial, industrial and educational center in central Batangas province, as shown with the presence in the city of entities like Nestle Philippines, De La Salle Lipa, The Nazareth School, the San Sebastian Cathedral (seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lipa), the Carmelite Convent, Robinson's Place Lipa Mall, Mount Malarayat Golf and Country Club, Summit Point Golf and Country Club and SM City Lipa Mall. The City is also home to the Fernando Air Base, the former headquarters of the Philippine Air Force's 100th Training Wing and Air Education and Training Command (AETC) which is known in military circles as the Baguio of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Lipa City is a major recreational, religious, commercial, industrial and educational center in central Batangas province, as shown with the presence in the city of entities like Nestle Philippines, De La Salle Lipa, The Nazareth School, the San Sebastian Cathedral (seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Lipa), the Carmelite Convent, Robinson's Place Lipa Mall, Mount Malarayat Golf and Country Club, Summit Point Golf and Country Club and SM City Lipa Mall. The City is also home to the Fernando Air Base, the former headquarters of the Philippine Air Force's 100th Training Wing and Air Education and Training Command (AETC) which is known in military circles as the Baguio of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

Famous Filipinos from Lipa City

Teodoro M. Kalaw - Editor of the newspaper- "El Renacimiento", Representative of the Province of Batangas in the Philippine Assembly of 1910. Manolito Tolentino Mayo - 70s-80s, Surrealist/Abstract artist Claro M. Recto - Statesman, Orator, and Philippine Independence from U.S advocate. Evangeline Rosales Reyes - 1972 Miss World Semi-Finalist

Since 1998, popular movie actress (not born in Lipa) Vilma Santos Recto, the wife of Senator (also not born in Lipa) Ralph Recto, has been the mayor of Lipa until 2007. She won as governor of Batangas province in the 2007 elections.

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