Santa Cruz, Laguna

Coordinates: 14°17′N 121°25′E / 14.28°N 121.42°E / 14.28; 121.42
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Santa Cruz
Municipality of Santa Cruz
Municipal Hall
Municipal Hall
Flag of Santa Cruz
Laguna's Capital, The Heartland of Calabarzon, Santa Cruz the Land of Star
Bayan natin, Sama-Samang Unahin, Santa Cruz, Kaya natin to! Arriba Kabisera!
("Our town, let's put it first together, Santa Cruz, we can do it! Arriba Capital!")
Anthem: Himno ng Santa Cruz
Map of Laguna with Santa Cruz highlighted
Map of Laguna with Santa Cruz highlighted
Santa Cruz is located in Philippines
Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°17′N 121°25′E / 14.28°N 121.42°E / 14.28; 121.42
RegionCalabarzon (Region IV-A)
District 4th district
FoundedSeptember 6, 1602
Barangays26 (see Barangays)
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorEdgar S. San Luis (Aksyon)
 • Vice MayorLaarni A. Malibiran (PROMDI)
 • RepresentativeMaria Jamina Katherine B. Agarao (PFP)
 • Municipal Council
  • 1st:
  • Ambiel John C. Panganiban (Aksyon)
  • 2nd:
  • Lea A. Almarvez (Independent)
  • 3rd:
  • Norman T. Tolentino (Aksyon)
  • 4th:
  • Esmeraldo C. De Las Armas Jr. (Independent)
  • 5th:
  • Rizaldy N. Kalaw (Independent)
  • 6th:
  • Mark Anthony P. Joven (PROMDI, Detained)
  • 7th:
  • Lucena R. Odejar (Aksyon)
  • 8th:
  • Alan T. Pamatmat (Aksyon, Suspended)
  • ABC President:
  • Laura P. Obligacion
  • Calios
  • SK President:
  • Mark Anthony M. Juangco
  • San Pablo Norte
 • Electorate79,938 voters (2022)
 • Total38.59 km2 (14.90 sq mi)
12 m (39 ft)
Highest elevation
54 m (177 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
 (2020 census)
 • Total123,574
 • Density3,200/km2 (8,300/sq mi)
 • Households
Demonym(s)Santa Cruzeño (masculine)
Santa Cruzeña (feminine)
 • Income class1st municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence1.98% (2018)[3]
 • Revenue₱393,292,594.10 (2020)
 • Assets₱475,945,817.59 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱408,330,516.11 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱110,094,736.45 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricityManila Electric Company (MERALCO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
IDD:area code+63 (0)49
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Native languagesTagalog
Major religions
Feast date
  • December 8 (Feast of the Immaculate Conception)
  • June 4 (Feast of the Our Lady of Maulawin)
Ecclesiastical dioceses
Patron saints

Santa Cruz is a municipality in the Philippines. It is the capital of the province of Laguna. According to the 2020 census, 123,574 people lived there.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. "2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 – Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  3. "PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.