Cavite

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Cavite (Lalawigan ng Kabite;, or ; Chabacano: Provincia de Cavite) is a province in the Philippines located on the southern shores of Manila Bay in the Calabarzon region on Luzon island.wikipedia
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Calabarzon

Region IV-AIV-ACALABARZON Region
Cavite (Lalawigan ng Kabite;, or ; Chabacano: Provincia de Cavite) is a province in the Philippines located on the southern shores of Manila Bay in the Calabarzon region on Luzon island.
The region comprises five provinces: Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon, and one highly urbanized city, Lucena.

Provinces of the Philippines

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Cavite (Lalawigan ng Kabite;, or ; Chabacano: Provincia de Cavite) is a province in the Philippines located on the southern shores of Manila Bay in the Calabarzon region on Luzon island.
Exceptions are provinces with more than five congressional districts, such as Cavite with 14 regularly elected SP members, and Cebu, Negros Occidental and Pangasinan which have twelve each.

Manila Bay

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Cavite (Lalawigan ng Kabite;, or ; Chabacano: Provincia de Cavite) is a province in the Philippines located on the southern shores of Manila Bay in the Calabarzon region on Luzon island. The name "Cavite" comes from the Hispanicized form of kawit or it may be a corruption of kalawit, Tagalog words for "hook", in reference to the small hook-shaped peninsula jutting out to Manila Bay.
With an area of 1994 km2, and a coastline of 190 km, Manila Bay is situated in the western part of Luzon and is bounded by Cavite and Metro Manila on the east, Bulacan and Pampanga on the north, and Bataan on the west and northwest.

Philippine Revolution

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It became the cradle of the Philippine Revolution, which led to the renouncement of Spanish colonial control, finally culminating in the Philippine Declaration of Independence on June12, 1898 in Kawit, Cavite.
In particular, rebels in Cavite led by Mariano Álvarez and Emilio Aguinaldo (who were from two different factions of the Katipunan) won major early victories.

Cavite City

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The old provincial capital, Cavite City also hosted docks for the Manila galleon, becoming an essential part of commerce between Asia and Latin America.
Spanish colonizers settled in the most populated area of the place (present day Kawit), they called it Cavite.

Cavite Peninsula

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The name "Cavite" comes from the Hispanicized form of kawit or it may be a corruption of kalawit, Tagalog words for "hook", in reference to the small hook-shaped peninsula jutting out to Manila Bay.
The Cavite Peninsula is a peninsula extending northeast into Manila Bay from the coastal town of Noveleta in Cavite province in the Philippines.

Philippines

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Cavite (Lalawigan ng Kabite;, or ; Chabacano: Provincia de Cavite) is a province in the Philippines located on the southern shores of Manila Bay in the Calabarzon region on Luzon island.
The Manila galleons, the largest wooden ships ever built, were constructed in Bicol and Cavite.

British occupation of Manila

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In 1672, the British occupied the port during their two-year control in the Philippines.
The British occupation of Manila was an episode in Philippine colonial history when the British Empire occupied the Spanish colonial capital of Manila and the nearby principal port of Cavite for twenty months between 1762 and 1764.

Batangas

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Cavite is surrounded by Laguna province to the east, Metro Manila to the northeast, and Batangas province to the south.
Its capital is the city of Batangas and is bordered by the provinces of Cavite and Laguna to the north and Quezon to the east.

Emilio Aguinaldo

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Led by Emilio Aguinaldo, Caviteños made lightning raids on Spanish headquarters, and soon liberated the entire province through the Battle of Alapan.
Emilio Famy Aguinaldo Sr. was born on March 22, 1869 in Cavite el Viejo (present-day Kawit), in Cavite province, to Carlos Jamir Aguinaldo and Trinidad Famy-Aguinaldo, a Tagalog Chinese mestizo couple who had eight children, the seventh of whom was Emilio Sr. The Aguinaldo family was quite well-to-do, as his father, Carlos J. Aguinaldo was the community's appointed gobernadorcillo (municipal governor) in the Spanish colonial administration and his grandparents Eugenio K. Aguinaldo and Maria Jamir-Aguinaldo.

Greater Manila Area

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It is located within the Greater Manila Area, not to be confused with adjacent Metro Manila, the defined capital region.
The built-up area surrounding Manila, which is constantly being developed. (It can be seen by air or satellite and does not fit neatly into provinces, or even city limits). To disambiguate from the two above terms which are in common use, it may be deemed Greater Manila Area. This article is about this contiguous built-up zone. The built-up zone covers Metro Manila as well as parts of the neighboring provinces of Laguna, Cavite, Rizal, Bulacan, Pampanga, Batangas, Tarlac and Nueva Ecija. Though sprawl continues to absorb new zones, some urban zones (notably Angeles and San Fernando of Pampanga) are independent clusters of settlements surrounded by non-urban areas; Manila's belt of urbanization has yet to absorb them.

Tagalog language

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The name "Cavite" comes from the Hispanicized form of kawit or it may be a corruption of kalawit, Tagalog words for "hook", in reference to the small hook-shaped peninsula jutting out to Manila Bay.
The Tagalog homeland, Katagalugan, covers roughly much of the central to southern parts of the island of Luzon—particularly in Aurora, Bataan, Batangas, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Metro Manila, Nueva Ecija, Quezon, Rizal and Zambales.

Metro Manila

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Cavite is surrounded by Laguna province to the east, Metro Manila to the northeast, and Batangas province to the south. It is located within the Greater Manila Area, not to be confused with adjacent Metro Manila, the defined capital region. Situated 21 km southwest of Metro Manila, it is one of the most industrialized and fastest growing provinces in the Philippines.
Its total urban area, composed of the urban agglomeration which refers to the continuous urban expansion of Metro Manila into the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Batangas has an estimated population of as of 2015.

Philippine Declaration of Independence

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It became the cradle of the Philippine Revolution, which led to the renouncement of Spanish colonial control, finally culminating in the Philippine Declaration of Independence on June12, 1898 in Kawit, Cavite.
190 municipal presidents of different towns from 16 provinces—Manila, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Bulacan, Bataan, Infanta, Morong, Tayabas, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Mindoro, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, La Union and Zambales—ratified the Proclamation of Independence in Bacoor, Cavite.

Indang

Indang, Cavite
The third topography type is the central hilly area, generally found on the mountain foot slope. It forms the rolling tuffaceous plateau. This topography includes steep hills, ridges and elevated inland valley. The plateau is characterized with ground elevation ranging from 30 m to nearly 400 m. Its ground slope ranges from 0.5 to 2%. The cities of Trece Martires and Dasmariñas and the municipalities of General Emilio Aguinaldo, General Mariano Alvarez, western part of Ternate, northern parts of Amadeo, Indang, Silang, Magallanes and Maragondon have this kind of topography. The last topography type is upland mountainous area, found in the city of Tagaytay and the municipalities of Alfonso, Mendez, southern parts of Amadeo, Indang, Silang, Magallanes and Maragondon. They are situated at a very high elevation above 400 m with slopes of more than 2%. The Tagaytay ridge has an average elevation of 2000 ft with Mount Sungay at 14.14214°N, 121.02195°W, the highest elevation in the province at 716 m. The mountain was much higher before with an elevation of 752 m, topped by rock formations that resembled horns (Sungay in Tagalog) hence the name. The prominence of the mountain was leveled in half during the construction of People's Park in the Sky during the Marcos administration.
The municipality is situated in the central part of Cavite Province approximately 12 km from Tagaytay Ridge.

Noveleta

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The municipalities of Maragondon and Silang have the biggest land areas, comprising 165.49 km2 and 156.41 km2 respectively, while the municipality of Noveleta has the smallest land area as indicated by 5.41 km2 or 0.38 percent of the provincial total and area.
Noveleta is the smallest municipality of the Cavite province.

Mount Sungay

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The last topography type is upland mountainous area, found in the city of Tagaytay and the municipalities of Alfonso, Mendez, southern parts of Amadeo, Indang, Silang, Magallanes and Maragondon. They are situated at a very high elevation above 400 m with slopes of more than 2%. The Tagaytay ridge has an average elevation of 2000 ft with Mount Sungay at 14.14214°N, 121.02195°W, the highest elevation in the province at 716 m. The mountain was much higher before with an elevation of 752 m, topped by rock formations that resembled horns (Sungay in Tagalog) hence the name. The prominence of the mountain was leveled in half during the construction of People's Park in the Sky during the Marcos administration.
Mount Sungay, also known as Mount Gonzales, is a mountain in the province of Cavite in the Philippines.

Mount Marami

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The park lies at the border of Cavite and Batangas and encompasses three peaks, Palay-Palay, Pico de Loro and Mataas na Gulod.
Mount Marami, or Mataas na Gulod Boulders, is a cliff at the southern portion of Mount Mataas na Gulod in Cavite province on the island of Luzon, Philippines.

Manila galleon

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The old provincial capital, Cavite City also hosted docks for the Manila galleon, becoming an essential part of commerce between Asia and Latin America.
"From 1729 to 1739, the main purpose of the Cavite shipyard was the construction and outfitting of the galleons for the Manila to Acapulco trade run."

Spanish–American War

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During the Spanish–American War, American forces attacked the Spanish squadron in Cavite.
By June 9, Aguinaldo's forces controlled the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Bataan, Zambales, Pampanga, Pangasinan, and Mindoro, and had laid siege to Manila.

People's Park in the Sky

The last topography type is upland mountainous area, found in the city of Tagaytay and the municipalities of Alfonso, Mendez, southern parts of Amadeo, Indang, Silang, Magallanes and Maragondon. They are situated at a very high elevation above 400 m with slopes of more than 2%. The Tagaytay ridge has an average elevation of 2000 ft with Mount Sungay at 14.14214°N, 121.02195°W, the highest elevation in the province at 716 m. The mountain was much higher before with an elevation of 752 m, topped by rock formations that resembled horns (Sungay in Tagalog) hence the name. The prominence of the mountain was leveled in half during the construction of People's Park in the Sky during the Marcos administration.
The People's Park in the Sky, often simply called People's Park and originally named Palace in the Sky, is a historical urban park in Tagaytay, Cavite, Philippines.

Corregidor

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Corregidor
Corregidor and the other fortified islands of Manila Bay fall under the jurisdiction of the City of Cavite, Cavite province.

General Mariano Alvarez

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The third topography type is the central hilly area, generally found on the mountain foot slope. It forms the rolling tuffaceous plateau. This topography includes steep hills, ridges and elevated inland valley. The plateau is characterized with ground elevation ranging from 30 m to nearly 400 m. Its ground slope ranges from 0.5 to 2%. The cities of Trece Martires and Dasmariñas and the municipalities of General Emilio Aguinaldo, General Mariano Alvarez, western part of Ternate, northern parts of Amadeo, Indang, Silang, Magallanes and Maragondon have this kind of topography.
General Mariano Alvarez was formerly a part of Carmona, Cavite.

Mount Pico de Loro

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The park lies at the border of Cavite and Batangas and encompasses three peaks, Palay-Palay, Pico de Loro and Mataas na Gulod.
Mount Palay-Palay,also known as Mount Pico de Loro, is a dormant volcano in Cavite province on the island of Luzon, Philippines.

Mounts Palay-Palay–Mataas-na-Gulod Protected Landscape

Mounts Palay-Palay–Mataas-na-Gulod
A total of 4000 ha are located within the Mounts Palay-Palay–Mataas-na-Gulod Protected Landscape, a protected area in Ternate and Maragondon created by Proclamation Number 1594 on October 26, 1976.
The park is the last remaining lowland rainforest in the province of Cavite and is well known for Mount Pico de Loro, a popular destination for mountaineers and hikers from Metro Manila.