New Bataan

Compostela Valley

New Bataan is a first class municipality at the Compostela Valley province of the Philippines, about 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) from Compostela, 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the provincial capital Nabunturan, and 75 kilometres (47 mi) from Tagum City. The municipality was founded on June 18, 1968, through Republic Act No. 4756. It has a population of 47,470 in the 2010 census.


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s festivals include Araw Celebration, held every 18 June; Founder's Day, held every 10 August; Sal’lupongan Festival, held every 13 June. Its patron saint is San Antonio de Padua.


The municipality was one of the hardest-hit towns of Typhoon Bopha when it hit the town on December 3, 2012.


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