CALABARZON

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Region IV-A
CALABARZON
Region
Map o the Philippines showin the location o Region IV-A
Kintra Philippines
Island group Luzon
Regional centre Calamba Ceety, Laguna
Area
 • Total 16,368.12 km2 (6,319.77 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 12,609,803
 • Density 770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Provinces 5
Ceeties 17
Municipalities 129
Barangays 4,011
Cong. destricts 19
Leids Tagalog, English, Chavacano

CALABARZON (/ka-la-bar-zon/) is ane o the regions o the Philippines. It is designatit as Region IV-A an its regional centre is Calamba Ceety in Laguna. The region is componit o five provinces, namely: Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, an Quezon; whose names form the acronym CALABARZON. The region is mair formally kent as Soothren Tagalog Mainland an aw.[2]

The region is in soothwastren Luzon, just sooth an east o Metro Manila an is the seicont maist densely populatit region. CALABARZON an MIMAROPA wur previously combinit thegither as Soothren Tagalog, till they wur separatit in 2002 bi virtue o Executive Order No. 103. Executive Order No. 246, datit October 28, 2003, designatit Calamba Ceety as the regional centre o CALABARZON. The lairgest ceety o CALABARZON Region an the seicont heichlie-urbanisit ceety is Antipolo Ceety, wi Lucena Ceety bein the first. CALABARZON is the maist populatit region in the Philippines, wi a population o 12,609,803 inhabitants.

The region is hame tae a host o important Philippine historical figurs an aw, maist notable o which is the Philippines' naitional hero, Jose Rizal, who wis born in Calamba.

Poleetical diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Provinces[eedit | eedit soorce]

Poleetical map o CALABARZON

The five provinces which compose CALABARZON are as follaes:

Flag Province/Ceety Caipital Govrenor Population
(as o 2010)[1]
Aurie
(km²)
Vlag Fil Cavite.gif Cavite Trece Martires (de facto)

Imus (de jure)

Juanito Victor C. Remulla, Jr. 3,090,691 1,287.6
Vlag Fil Laguna.gif Laguna Santa Cruz Emilio Ramon P. Ejercito, III 2,669,847 1,759.7
Vlag Fil Batangas.gif Batangas Batangas Ceety Rosa Vilma Santos-Recto 2,377,395 3,165.8
Vlag Fil Rizal.gif Rizal Antipolo Rebecca A. Ynares 2,484,840 1,308.9
Vlag Fil Quezon.gif Quezon Lucena David C. Suarez 1,740,638 8,842.86

Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

CALABARZON is hame tae 17 cities, twa o which are heichly urbanisit. Antipolo, in pairticular, is kent as the seivent maist populous ceety in the Philippines. A lairge pairt o CALABARZON is considered a pairt o Greater Manila, an Batangas is hame tae the Metro Batangas metropolitan aurie. CALABARZON haes a gross regional product o 1.65 trillion (at current prices), which accoonts for 17% o the naitional GDP.[3]

Heichlie-urbanisit Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Name Teep Mayor Population
(as of 2010)[1]
Antipolo1 1st Class Casimiro “Jun” Ynares III 677,741
Lucena 1st Class Roderick A. Alcala 246,392

Component Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Name Teep Province Mayor Population
(as of 2010)[1]
Bacoor 1st Cless Cavite Strike B. Revilla 520,216
Batangas Ceety 1st Cless Batangas Eduardo Dimacuha 305,607
Biñan 1st Cless Laguna Marlyn B. Alonte-Naguiat 283,396
Cabuyao 1st Cless Laguna Isidro L. Hemedes, Jr. 248,436
Calamba 1st Cless Laguna Justin Marc SB. Chipeco 389,377
Cavite Ceety 4t Cless Cavite Bernardo Paredes 101,120
Dasmariñas 1st Cless Cavite Jennifer A. Barzaga 575,817
Imus 1st Cless Cavite Emmanuel L. Maliksi 301,624
Lipa 1st Cless Batangas Meynardo A. Sabili 283,468
San Pablo 1st Cless Laguna Loreto Amante 248,890
Santa Rosa 1st Cless Laguna Arlene B. Arcillas 284,670
Tagaytay 2nd Cless Cavite Agnes Tolentino 62,030
Tanauan 1st Cless Batangas Antonio Halili 152,393
Tayabas 4t Cless Quezon Faustino Silang 91,428
Trece Martires 4t Cless Cavite Melandres G. de Sagun Jr. 104,559

Special Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Name Teep Province Mayor Population
(as of 2010)[1]
Los Baños Special Science an Natur Ceety2 Laguna Caesar P. Perez 101,884

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Population Counts - CALABARZON, National Statistics Office, retrieved March 10, 2013
  2. "Philippines EIA". Emb.gov.ph. Retrieved 2012-10-29. 
  3. GRDP by Region, National Statistical Coordination Board, retrieved March 10, 2013

Template:CALABARZON Template:Philippine regions Template:Luzon lateral

Coordinates: 14°00′N 121°30′E / 14.000°N 121.500°E / 14.000; 121.500