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Geographical Location

LOBO is one of the municipalities of Batangas which lies at the province's Southeastern coast. It's boundaries are Batangas City on the west, the town of Taysan and Rosario on the north, San Juan on the east and the Verde Island Passage on the south.

Lobo has a distance of approximately 148 kilometers from Manila and 36 kilometers from Batangas City, the Provincial Capital.

Topography

Topographically, Lobo is bounded by hills and mountains on both North and West. The most prominent of which is the scenic Mount Banoy which is located in the northern part of the town. Its elevation is about 768 meters above sea level. The highest peak is the Mount Lobo which is approximately 1,007 meters above sea level.

Land Area

The total land area of LOBO is 19,268 hectares or 192.68 square kilometers. Of the 19,268 hectares of land, 14,933.4782 hectares are agricultural areas.

Population

Lobo has a total population of 37,070 per 2010 census of population. There are about 8,193 households in the entire municipality.

Classification

Lobo rose from a fourth class to third class municipality in 2005.

Natural Resources

Blessed with rich natural resources, Lobo's forest lands comprise 4,366.8 hectares, integrated social forestry area of 2,100 hectares, and grazing area of 1,585.6 hectares.

Major Products

Some of the major products of Lobo are rice, corn, coconut, vegetables, fruits, fish and rootcrops.

Leading Cottage Industries

Known leading cottage industries of Lobo are production of sweet tamarind, bagoong, kaing and ookan.

Small Scale Industries

There is one (1) oil mill in Lobo, Perez and Sons Coconut Oil Mill. There are also numbers of copra warehouses in the area.

Existing Road Network

Asphalt - 7.004 km.
Concrete - 10.101 km.
Gravel - 0.188 km.

Municipal Road
Concrete - 3.301 km.
Barangay Road
Asphalt - 1.015 km.
Concrete - 45.981 km.
Gravel - 59.566 km.
Earth - 65.610 km.

The total length of barangay road in the municipality is 172.172 kilometers. (asphalt, concrete and gravel)

Transportation

All routes within and outside Lobo are serviced by passenger jeepneys, tricycles and other private vehicles. Ferry and other water crafts connect Lobo and Mindoro.

Communication Facilities

* Smart Telecommunications
* Globe Telecoms
* Digitel Communication Inc.

Power Supply/Electrifications
Source of Power Supply:

National Power Corporation
Implementing Agency
Batangas 2 Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Number of Power Connections

*Residential 10,085
* Barangay Power Association (BAPA) 71
* Public Buildings 55
* Commercial 99
* Irrigation / Water System 13
* Street Lights 24

Lobo Water District

4 Pumping Stations
1. PS 1 - Purok I Poblacion (Deep Well) - 10 HP
2. PS 2 - Pinagmoogan, Balatbat(Deep Well) - 10 HP
3. Malabrigo (Deep Well) - 7.5 HP
4. Malapad na Parang (Spring) - 7.5 HP

No. of Service Connections (3,363) as of July 31, 2013
Service Area (8 barangays)
* Barangay Poblacion
* Barangay Fabrica
* Barangay Masaguitsit
* Barangay Banalo
* Barangay Balatbat
* Barangay Tayuman
* Barangay Malapad na Parang
* Barangay Malabrigo

Health Facilities

* District Hospital 1

* Rural Health Unit 1

* X - ray Facility 1

* Barangay Health Stations 6

* Private Medical Clinic 2

* Private Dental Clinic 2