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Subject: Muntinlupa, Muntinlupa Poblacion, Calumpang, Marikina, Upper Bicutan, San Isidro, Parañaque
Collection: Barangays of Metro Manila, Muntinlupa
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Country  Philippines
Region Metro Manila
City Muntinlupa
Congressional district Legislative district of Muntinlupa
 • Barangay Chairman Walter Arcilla
 • Total 9.596 km2 (3.705 sq mi)
Population (2010 Census[1])
 • Total 51,033
 • Density 5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
ZIP code 1773
Dialing Code +63 (0)02

Tunasan is a barangay in Muntinlupa, Philippines. It is the southernmost barangay of Metro Manila located in the southern section of the city bordering the province of Laguna. The total land area of the barangay is 9.596 km2, largest in the city. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 51,033.

Tunasan is located 27 kilometers south of the City of Manila. It is bounded by Muntinlupa Poblacion on the north, the Laguna de Bay on the east, the San Pedro barangays of San Antonio and Cuyab on the south; and the Bacoor barangay of Molino IV, province of Cavite, on the west.


  • History 1
  • Subdivisions 2
  • Laguerta Compound 3
  • Tunasan Baywalk 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7


Tunasan got its name from a medicinal plant, the Opuntia tuna variety of prickly pears, which the Spanish imported from Mexico and the West Indies when they colonized the Philippines.[2]


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.[3]

  • Abbey Place
  • Aguila Village
  • Camella Homes 3
  • City Estate
  • JPA Subdivision
  • Lake Shore Subdivision
  • Lodora Subdivision
  • Midland II Subdivision
  • Parkhomes Subdivision
  • Ridgeview Subdivision
  • Sto. Nino Village
  • Susana Heights
  • Teosejo Industrial Complex
  • Teosejo Subdivision
  • Victoria Homes Subdivision
  • Villa Carolina I
  • Carolina II

Laguerta Compound

SM Development Corporation donated a 8,348 sqm property in Laguerta, Barangay Tunasan for residential use .[4] Several government offices and buildings are also planned in this area.[5]

  • Department of Education - Muntinlupa
  • Tunasan High School
  • Muntinlupa City Health Office
  • Muntinlupa City Police headquarters

Tunasan Baywalk

The Tunasan Baywalk is a reclaimed area behind the Muntinlupa Science High School where the Muntinlupa Sports Complex is located.

See also


  1. ^ "Population Counts - National Capital Region" (PDF). 2010 Census and Housing Population. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 2015-08-21. 
  2. ^  
  4. ^ Gamil, Jaymee. "Low-cost homes set for Muntinlupa gov’t workers, squatters". 
  5. ^ Hicap, Jonathan. "Earthquake-proof, self sustaining city government building rises in Muntinlupa". Manila Bulletin. Retrieved August 24, 2015. 

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