Located 126 kilometers south of Manila, the town of Bauan is bounded on the north by the municipalities of
San Luis and Alitagtag, on the east by San Pascual town, on the south by Batangas Bay and the town of Mabini,
and on the west by Balayan Bay. It is composed of 40 barangays, of which 36 are considered rural. It has a total land
area of 53.3 square kilometers. The town is part of the second congressional district of Batangas Province. Terrain is flat to hilly. The town is accessible
from any of its neighboring towns but the best way to reach it from Metro Manila is through the South Luzon Expressway, then through Southern Tagalog access Road (STAR)
and then through the National Road from Batangas City which is only around 6 kilometers away.
Although agriculture remains an important bedrock of the local economy, the town has several large industries owing
to its advantageous location on the shoreline of Batangas Bay which is a deep natural harbor. Among its industries are chemicals, steel
fabrication, and shipbuilding.
Bauan has the potential to become a premier industrial town. In fact it is strategically located on the Batangas
southern industrial corridor which extends from Batangas City westward to Balayan town. There are business opportunities in agribusiness
particularly food, feed, and fertilizer manufacturing, chemical, metal fabrication, machine-building, and real estate.