Calatagan, Batangas, Philippines
 Lush greens lying between the hills and mountains, endless skies and cream colored sand beaches. That is what will welcome you in Calatagan. The word “Calatagan” is a derivative of the Tagalog word “latag” and is synonymous to “Kapatagan” or wide plain lands. Calatagan is a third class municipality of Batangas with a population of 56,449 and a land mass of 10,527 hectares that came into existence in 1912. Calatagan is also famous for the treasure trove of history found here, with the Calatagan Excavation whose antique pottery and utensils contributed important facts about the culture and activities of the Filipinos before the coming of the Spaniards. Aside from beaches and vast lands that offer scenic views, a spanish lighthouse can also be found at the peninsula's southern tip dating back to the 1890s, around Cape Santiago.
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