National Capital Region
1st Legislative district of Muntinlupa
Poblacion is a barangay in the 1st District of Muntinlupa, Philippines.
- Map of Poblacion Muntinlupa Metro Manila Philippines
- NBP Reservation
- Katarungan Village
Map of Poblacion, Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, Philippines
The total land area of the barangay is 6.131 km2 of which 5.51 km2 is part of the NBP Reservation. It has a population of 103,104 which makes this the most populated barangay in the City of Muntinlupa. It is located in the southern section of the city close to Metro Manila's border with Laguna. It is bounded on the north by the Muntinlupa barangays of Putatan and Ayala Alabang, on the south by the Muntinlupa barangay of Tunasan, on the west by the Las Piñas barangay of Almanza Dos, and on the east by the Laguna de Bay.
While barangays are the administrative divisions of the city, and are legally part of the addresses of establishments and homes, residents usually indicate subdivisions. Listed below are subdivisions in this barangay.
Poblacion has several streets where people reside.
On 1936, the Commonwealth of the Philippines enacted Commonwealth Act No. 67 and a new prison was built in Muntinlupa on 551 hectares of land.
June 5, 2014, Department of Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan III, supervising official on the Bureau of Corrections and the NBP said that the National Penitentiary will be moved to Barangay San Isidro in Laur, Nueva Ecija. The Government plans to create a regional prison on Nueva Ecija through Public-Private Partnership.
There are several landmarks in the reservation where the following could be seen:
On September 5, 1991, President Corazon C. Aquino issued Presidential Proclamation No. 792, which was amended by Presidential Proclamation No. 120 on December 15, 1992, to the effect that 104.22 hectares of land be developed into housing for employees of the Department of Justice and other government agencies. This housing project is known as the Katarungan ("Justice") Village.