Mariveles, Bataan

Mariveles, Bataan
—  Municipality  —
Mariveles as seen from Manila Bay
Official seal of Mariveles
Nickname(s): Sulong Mariveles
Map of Bataan showing the location of Mariveles.
Mariveles is located in Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°26′N 120°29′E / 14.433°N 120.483°E / 14.433; 120.483Coordinates: 14°26′N 120°29′E / 14.433°N 120.483°E / 14.433; 120.483
Country  Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Bataan
District 2nd District
Founded 1754
Barangays 18
 - Mayor Jesse I. Concepcion (Lakas Kampi CMD)
 - Vice Mayor Victoriano C. Isip (Lakas Kampi CMD)
 - Total 153.90 km2 (59.4 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 - Total 102,844
 - Density 668.3/km2 (1,730.8/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2105
Income class 1st class
Population Census of Mariveles
Census Pop. Rate
1995 76,626
2000 85,779 2.45%
2007 102,844 2.53%

Mariveles is a 1st class municipality in the province of Bataan, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 102,844 people in 19,460 households. Population growth rate per annum is 4.71%, twice that of the province itself.



Mariveles can also be reached through jet ferry plying the Mariveles to Manila route that has an approximate travel time of 40 minutes. The Bataan Provincial Expressway, also called Roman Super-Highway, is a limited-access toll expressway that connects Bataan to the provinces of the Central Luzon region in the Philippines. Mariveles is on Exit 55.


Mariveles is divided into 18 Barangays.

  • Alas-asin
  • Alion
  • Balong Anito
  • Baseco
  • Batangas II
  • Biaan
  • Cabcaben
  • Camaya
  • Lucanin
  • Ipag
  • Malaya
  • Maligaya
  • Mt. View
  • Poblacion
  • San Carlos
  • San Isidro
  • Sisiman
  • Townsite

Geographical Background

Mariveles is located in a cove at the southern tip of the Bataan Peninsula. It is about 173 kilometers from Manila via the North Luzon Expressway, Gapan-Olongapo Road and Roman Highway. It has a total land area of 153.9 km² representing 12% of the total land area of Bataan. Of this, about 69% consist of the pastureland, 19% of forestland, 6% agricultural lands and the remaining 6% for residential and industrial use. It is home to an Aeta community speaking a Sambalic language called Mariveleño.

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