Los Baños, Laguna

Los BañosLos BanosTrace CollegeLos Banos, LagunaTrace Aquatics CentreTrace College Los Baños
', officially the ', is a province of,.wikipedia
267 Related Articles

Bay, Laguna

BayBae, Laguna
It has a total land area of 56.5 square kilometers and is bordered on the south and south-west by Mount Makiling, on the north by Laguna de Bay, on the north-west by Calamba and on the east by the town of Bay.
It is also located at the east of Los Baños, west of Calauan, northeast of Santo Tomas and northwest of Alaminos.

Calamba, Laguna

CalambaCalamba CityCalamba City, Laguna
It has a total land area of 56.5 square kilometers and is bordered on the south and south-west by Mount Makiling, on the north by Laguna de Bay, on the north-west by Calamba and on the east by the town of Bay.
The city is bordered by Cabuyao to the north, Los Baños to the east, by the province of Batangas to the south, specifically the city of Tanauan, the municipalities of Santo Tomas and Talisay, and by the province of Cavite to the west, with Tagaytay and Silang.

International Rice Research Institute

IRRIInternational Rice Research Institute (IRRI)International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) and the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS),
Los Baños also hosts two constituent universities of the University of the Philippines System: the University of the Philippines Los Baños and University of the Philippines Open University, along with other foreign and local and international research centers, such as the International Rice Research Institute, the ASEAN Center for Biodiversity, the Philippine Rice Research Institute, Philippine Carabao Center at UPLB, and SEAMEO-SEARCA, making the town a temporary home for tens of thousands of both local and foreign undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and support staff.
The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) is an international agricultural research and training organization with headquarters in Los Baños, Laguna in the Philippines and offices in seventeen countries with ~1,300 staff.

University of the Philippines Open University

UPOUUP Open UniversityUniversity of the Philippines, Open University
Los Baños also hosts two constituent universities of the University of the Philippines System: the University of the Philippines Los Baños and University of the Philippines Open University, along with other foreign and local and international research centers, such as the International Rice Research Institute, the ASEAN Center for Biodiversity, the Philippine Rice Research Institute, Philippine Carabao Center at UPLB, and SEAMEO-SEARCA, making the town a temporary home for tens of thousands of both local and foreign undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and support staff.
The University of the Philippines Open University (also referred to as UPOU, UP Open University, or UP OpenU) is a public research university and distance learning institution headquartered in the town of Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines.

University of the Philippines

UPUniversity of the Philippines SystemUniversity of the Philippines Theater
Los Baños also hosts two constituent universities of the University of the Philippines System: the University of the Philippines Los Baños and University of the Philippines Open University, along with other foreign and local and international research centers, such as the International Rice Research Institute, the ASEAN Center for Biodiversity, the Philippine Rice Research Institute, Philippine Carabao Center at UPLB, and SEAMEO-SEARCA, making the town a temporary home for tens of thousands of both local and foreign undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and support staff.
Together with the College of Fine Arts and the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Medicine occupied buildings distributed along Padre Faura Street (Ermita district) and R. Hidalgo Street (Quiapo district) in Manila, while the School of Agriculture was in Los Baños, Laguna.

Laguna de Bay

Laguna LakeLaguna de BaýLake of Ba-i
It has a total land area of 56.5 square kilometers and is bordered on the south and south-west by Mount Makiling, on the north by Laguna de Bay, on the north-west by Calamba and on the east by the town of Bay.
Remnants of its volcanic history are shown by the presence of series of maars around the area of Tadlac Lake and Mayondon hill in Los Baños, Laguna, another maar at the southern end of Talim Island, and a solfataric field in Jala Jala.

Buko pie

bukoCoconut pie
Tourists who visit Los Baños also come to the several native delicacies stores in the town to buy the town's famous Buko pie (coconut meat pie) as well as a home-grown brand of chocolate cake.
It is considered a specialty in the city of Los Baños, Laguna located on the island of Luzon.

Mount Makiling

Mt. MakilingMakiling Forest ReserveMakiling Forest Reservation
It has a total land area of 56.5 square kilometers and is bordered on the south and south-west by Mount Makiling, on the north by Laguna de Bay, on the north-west by Calamba and on the east by the town of Bay.
Maria Makiling was the protector and guardian of Mount Makiling located in Los Baños, Laguna.

10th World Scout Jamboree

10th
In 1959, the 10th World Scout Jamboree was held in Los Baños, with the theme "Building Tomorrow Today" with an attendance of 12,203 Scouts.
The 10th World Scout Jamboree was held 17–26 July 1959 and was hosted by the Philippines at Mount Makiling, Los Baños, Laguna.

Raid on Los Baños

Raid at Los BañosLos Baños internment campLos Baños
On 23 February 1945, US forces of the First Battalion, 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the Eleventh Airborne Division led a combined amphibious and airborne raid against the prison camp, rescuing over 2,000 Allied nationals.
In Los Baños, Laguna, at the UP College of Agriculture and UP College of Forestry, now the University of the Philippines Los Baños, which was located on a 60 acre site, was the POW and civilian concentration camp, wedged between the foothills of Mount Makiling and the northern shore of Los Baños facing Laguna de Bay.

2005 Southeast Asian Games

20052005 SEA Games23rd Southeast Asian Games
During the 2005 Southeast Asian Games, Los Baños played host to the aquatics events, with the newly built Trace Aquatic Center at Trace College serving as the venue.

Tadlac Lake

Alligator LakeAlligator
Another notable geological feature is Tadlac Lake, a maar lake whose almost perfectly round shape and uncharted waters have led some locals to call it "the enchanted lake."
Tadlac Lake, also colloquially known as Alligator Lake, is a freshwater volcanic crater lake located in Barangay Tadlac, in the municipality of Los Baños of Laguna province in the Philippines.

Maar

maar lakemaarsdry maar
Another notable geological feature is Tadlac Lake, a maar lake whose almost perfectly round shape and uncharted waters have led some locals to call it "the enchanted lake."
The Crocodile Lake in Los Baños in the Philippines was originally thought of as a volcanic crater is also a maar.

Ferdinand Marcos

Ferdinand E. MarcosMarcosPresident Marcos
In 1979, the evolution and development of academic excellence in Los Baños moved the people of Los Baños to request then president Ferdinand Marcos to declare the municipality as "A Special University Zone", granted on 15 June 1982 by virtue of letter of instruction No.
By 1960 the Rockefeller and Ford Foundations had worked with the Garcia administration and the UP College of Agriculture to establish the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in Los Baños, Laguna, signaling the rise of the Green Revolution (industrialized, chemical agriculture) to the Philippines.

Molawin River

Molawin CreekMolawin
The Molawin River, also referred to as the Molawin Creek, is one of the many low volume flowing rocky streams crisscrossing the campus of the University of the Philippines Los Baños and some areas of the town of Los Baños.

University of the Philippines Los Baños

UP Los BañosUniversity of the Philippines, Los BañosUPLB
Los Baños also hosts two constituent universities of the University of the Philippines System: the University of the Philippines Los Baños and University of the Philippines Open University, along with other foreign and local and international research centers, such as the International Rice Research Institute, the ASEAN Center for Biodiversity, the Philippine Rice Research Institute, Philippine Carabao Center at UPLB, and SEAMEO-SEARCA, making the town a temporary home for tens of thousands of both local and foreign undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and support staff.
The University of the Philippines Los Baños (also referred to as UPLB, UP Los Baños, or colloquially, Elbi) is a public research university located in the towns of Los Baños and Bay in the province of Laguna, some 64 kilometers southeast of Manila.

Baker Memorial Hall

Baker Hall
Only Baker Hall, the university gymnasium until 2010, remained intact.
During World War II, Japanese soldiers occupied Los Baños including the UPLB Campus.

Philippine High School for the Arts

Its campus is located in the National Arts Center in Mount Makiling, Los Baños, Laguna.

UAAP Season 76 swimming championships

UAAP Season 76
Los Baños also plays host to the UAAP, as the Trace Aquatics Center has served as the venue for the league's swimming competitions since UAAP Season 70 until UAAP Season 76.
The swimming championships of Season 76 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines were held at the Trace Aquatic Center, Los Baños, Laguna with the University of the Philippines (UP) as event host, from September 19 to 22, 2013.

Boy Scouts of the Philippines

Boy ScoutsChief ScoutPresident
In 1959, the 10th World Scout Jamboree was held at the National Scout Reservation, University of the Philippines, Los Baños, at the foot of Mount Makiling, in the province of Laguna.

National Arts Center

Philippine High School for the Arts
The National Arts Center is a building complex situated in Mount Makiling, Los Baños, Laguna, the Philippines.

Immaculate Conception Parish Church (Los Baños)

Immaculate Conception ParishChurch of Los BañosImmaculate Conception Parish Church
The Immaculate Conception Parish Church (Filipino: Simbahan ng Parokya ng Immaculada Concepcion) is the oldest Roman Catholic church in the municipality of Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines.

List of ZIP codes in the Philippines

ZIP codeZip codes3903
Usually, more than one code is issued for areas within Metro Manila, and provincial areas are issued one code for each municipality and city, with some rare exceptions such as Dasmariñas in Cavite, which has three ZIP codes (4114, 4115, and 4126), Los Baños in Laguna, which has two ZIP codes (4030 and 4031 for the University of the Philippines Los Baños), and Angeles, which has two ZIP codes (2009 and 2024 for Barangay Balibago).

UAAP Season 70

20072007–08Season 70
Los Baños also plays host to the UAAP, as the Trace Aquatics Center has served as the venue for the league's swimming competitions since UAAP Season 70 until UAAP Season 76.
The UAAP Season 70 Swimming Championships was held on September 20–23, 2007 at the Trace Aquatics Centre in Los Baños, Laguna.