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Latuan

Distance from the City Proper 52.80 kms
Political District District II
Historical Background

Latuan was earlier inhabited by chavacanos. They occupied the area on their own. They cultivated and transformed these areas into a coconut producing land and other crops.

When the Spaniards came to this place they were enthusiastic to see the cave. When they got inside the cave, they found out that there plenty of lusay plant at the mouth of the cave. This lusay plant looks like the latu-latu or latu in Chavacano and from this word Latuan was derived.

As years went by, migration rate was also increasing along with the influence of their own land and make their own land more progressive and they found it suitable in their own barrios for their livelihood hence, making this a permanent place for residence.

Description
Barangay Fiesta March 20
Total Population (2007 Census) 1,819
Number of Households 310
Punong Barangay Rosita C. Macarandan
Barangay Kagawad Cipriano A. Angeles
Jimmy B. Acosta
Anastacio S. Vidad, Jr.
Araceli D. Jalon
Alberto E. Jalon
Vincent R. Espejo
Anelie T. Napolereyes
Secretary
Treasurer