Mataas na Kahoy is a 4th class municipality in the Province of Batangas, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has 25,400 people in 3,918 households. Mataas na Kahoy was created by virtue of Executive Order No. 308 signed by George Butte, acting Governor General of the Philippines on March 27, 1931 effective January 1, 1932. It has 16 barangays (smallest political unit)and its total land area is 2,376 hectares.