|Municipality of Calatagan|
|Location of Calatagan in Batangas Province|
|District:||1. District of Batangas|
|Income class :||3rd income bracket|
May 1, 2000 census
August 1, 2015 census
|Geographical location in the Philippines|
The borough comprises the Calatagan Peninsula between the South China Sea and Balayan Bay . The peninsula's white beaches are popular recreation areas for the rich and famous of Manila . Calatagan is at the western exit of Isla Verde Street . This is considered a hotspot of biodiversity in the underwater world in the Philippines and worldwide.
One of the extremely rare finds of characters from pre-Hispanic times in the Philippines was made in Calatagan. The characters, called Baybayin in the Tagalog , were found on a burial urn from the 13th or 14th century.
Calatagan is politically divided into 25 barangays .