Putatan
Manila South Road at the vicinity of Medical Center Muntinlupa
Coordinates: 14°23′54.12″N 121°2′10.96″E / 14.3983667°N 121.0363778°E / 14.3983667; 121.0363778Coordinates: 14°23′54.12″N 121°2′10.96″E / 14.3983667°N 121.0363778°E / 14.3983667; 121.0363778
CountryPhilippines
RegionNational Capital Region
CityMuntinlupa
District1st Legislative district of Muntinlupa
Government
 • TypeBarangay
 • Barangay CaptainDanilo R. Teves
Area
 • Total6.746 km2 (2.605 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total82,015[1]
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
RangeMarikina Valley Fault Ridge

Putatan is a barangay in Muntinlupa, Philippines. The total land area of the barangay is 6.746 km2. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 99,725.

Putatan is located at the south of the City of Manila. It is bounded by barangays Alabang and Bayanan on the north, the Laguna de Bay on the east, the Muntinlupa Poblacion on the south; and barangay Ayala Alabang on the west.

The barangay is also home to the city hall of Muntinlupa and its several departments.

History

A variant of the Putat Plant
A variant of the Putat Plant

Putatan got its name from a plant, the Putat a species of Barringtonia native to mangrove habitats on the tropical coasts and islands of the Indian Ocean and western Pacific Ocean from Zanzibar east to Taiwan, the Philippines, Fiji, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, the Cook Islands, Wallis and Futuna and French Polynesia.

Subdivisions

While barangays are the administrative divisions of the city, and are legally part of the addresses of establishments and homes, residents also include their subdivision. Listed below are subdivisions in this barangay.[2]


References

  1. ^ "Population Counts - National Capital Region" (PDF). 2010 Census and Housing Population. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 2015-08-21.
  2. ^ "List of Subdivisions in the City of Muntinlupa". Archived from the original on 2016-01-14.