Malvar (Batangas)

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Municipality of Malvar
Location of Malvar in Batangas Province
Basic data
Province : Batangas
Barangays : 15th
District: 3. Batangas District
PSGC : 041017000
Income class : 4. Income bracket
Households : 6310
May 1, 2000 census
Population : 56,270
August 1, 2015 census
Coordinates : 14 ° 2 '  N , 121 ° 9'  E Coordinates: 14 ° 2 '  N , 121 ° 9'  E
Postal code : 4233
Mayor : Cristeta C. Reyes
Geographical location in the Philippines
Malvar (Philippines)

Malvar is a Filipino municipality in the Batangas Province .


The municipality is located 68 km south of Manila and can be reached from there via the STAR Tollway . Malvar is bordered by Tanauan City to the north, Santo Tomas to the east, Lipa City to the south and Balete to the west .

origin of the name

The municipality is named after General Miguel Malvar . Miguel Malvar was the last Filipino general to capitulate in the 1902 Filipino-American War .


Malvar is known for the Calejon waterfalls . This natural sight consists of two larger waterfalls and two smaller waterfalls. One of the larger is 3 to 4 m high. A large amount of water flows over this part of the waterfall and collects in a shallow basin. The other part, also about 3 to 4 m high, resembles a wedding dress. One of the two smaller waterfalls is similar to a shower, the other of the two smaller falls consists of many small cascades . The waterfalls are located in an area of ​​about 300 m².


Malvar is politically divided into 15 barangays .

  • Bagong Pook
  • Bilucao (San Isidro West)
  • Bulihan
  • San Gregorio
  • Luta Del Norte
  • Luta Del Sur
  • Poblacion
  • San Andres
  • San Fernando
  • San Isidro East
  • San Juan
  • San Pedro I (East)
  • San Pedro II (West)
  • San Pioquinto
  • Santiago


  • Leoncio Leviste Lat (1917–2002), Filipino Roman Catholic clergyman and auxiliary bishop in Manila