A marker affixed to the Cavite cannon in Winnetka, IL that reads "This gun was mounted on the defences of Cavite arsenal which was surrendered to Commodore George Dewey"
Detailed topographic map of Cavite
Topographic map of Cavite on 1 arc second/30-meter resolution
Our Lady of Solitude of Porta Vaga Patroness of the Province of Cavite.

Province in the Philippines located in the Calabarzon region in Luzon.

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Cities of the Philippines and de jure capital of the province of,.

The Bridge of Isabel II in Imus in 1899 with the missing northern span blown up by the revolutionaries, temporarily replaced by a wooden plank.
Imus City Plaza, view from Imus City Hall
Aerial view of Imus. Located on center right is Nueno Avenue, with the Cathedral and belfry (also on center right). In the foreground is Medicion I St. that leads to Binakayan, Kawit.
Lotus Mall
The city seal of Imus
The District Imus, a community mall
Our Lady of the Pillar Medical Center
Camp Gen. Pantaleon Garcia, the Cavite Provincial Police Office, site of the Imus Arsenal
Battle of Imus Monument
The welcome arch along Nueno Avenue
Del Pilar Academy
Imus Institute of Science and Technology (Formerly Imus Institute)

It is the de jure capital of the province of Cavite, located 20 km south of Metro Manila, when President Ferdinand Marcos decreed the transfer of the seat of the provincial government from Trece Martires on June 11, 1977.

Philippine Revolution

Revolution, a civil war and subsequent conflict fought between the people and insurgents of the Philippines and the Spanish colonial authorities of the Spanish East Indies, under the Spanish Empire (Kingdom of Spain).

Map of the Philippines at the end of the 19th century.
A sketch of a Spanish galleon during Manila-Acapulco Trade.
Leaders of the reform movement in Spain: José Rizal, Marcelo H. del Pilar and Mariano Ponce. Photo was taken in Spain in 1890.
Ilustrados in Madrid, c.1890; Standing clockwise from left: Vicente Francisco, Cajigas, José Abreu, Mariano Abella, Dominador Gómez, Francisco Tongio Liongson, Flaviano Cordecruz, a Tuazon from Malabon, Alejandro Yance de Lara, Lauro Dimayuga, Marcelo H. del Pilar, Gregorio Aguilera, José Rizal, José Alejandrino, Baldomero Roxas, Moises Salvador, Modesto Reyes, Gaudencio Juanengo, Pablo Rianzares Bautista; Seated from left: Dr. Santamaria, Candido Morada, Damaso Ponce, Ariston Bautista, Pedro Serrano Lactao, and Teodoro Sandiko
Priests Mariano Gómez, Jacinto Zamora, and José Burgos (L-R, remembered in Philippine history as Gomburza)
A copy of La Solidaridad (Solidarity)
Bonifacio's Katipunan battle flag.
Monument for the 1896 Revolution in University of the Philippines Diliman.
Katipunan supreme leader Andrés Bonifacio
Rizal's execution in what was then Bagumbayan.
Emilio Aguinaldo as a field marshal during the battle.
Inang Filipina Shrine
Panorama of the Park and the Shrine
The flag used by the Republic of Biak-na-Bato.
Battle of Manila Bay.
Thomas M. Anderson
General Gregorio del Pilar
Map of the Philippines during the inauguration of the First Philippine Republic.
Felipe Agoncillo was the Filipino representative to the negotiations in Paris that led to the Treaty of Paris (1898), ending the Spanish–American War. He has been referred to as the "outstanding first Filipino diplomat."

In particular, rebels in Cavite led by Mariano Álvarez and Baldomero Aguinaldo (who were leaders from two different factions of the Katipunan) won early major victories.

Philippine Declaration of Independence

The Proclamation of Independence on 12 June 1898, as depicted on the back of the Philippine five peso bill.
The original flag raised by President Emilio Aguinaldo in declaring independence in 1898

The Philippine Declaration of Independence (Declaración de Independencia de Filipinas) was proclaimed by Filipino revolutionary forces general Emilio Aguinaldo on 12 June 1898 in Cavite el Viejo (present-day Kawit, Cavite), Philippines.

Cavite City

Cities of the Philippines in the Philippines.

Illustration of the Port of Cavite from the Carta Hydrographica y Chorographica de las Yslas Filipinas (1734).
The Spanish shipyards and arsenal in Cavite (1899)
The Governor's Palace in the Navy Yard at the old Port City of Cavite (1899)
The skyline of the old Port City of Cavite in 1899
The San Roque causeway connecting Cavite Nuevo to San Roque town (1899)
The U.S naval base in 1941 before its destruction in 1945.
The belfry ruins of the Santa Monica Church after the city was heavily bombarded in World War II.
Samonte Park
Cavite City and peninsula (lower left) in relation to the City of Manila (upper middle)
Nuestra Señora de la Soledad de Porta Vaga
The Ermita de Porta Vaga or Porta Vaga Church, one of the churches in Cavite Puerto, where Our Lady of Solitude was enshrined with the western wall of Cavite Puerto visible to the left of the building.
The seal of Cavite City

Spanish colonizers settled in the most populated area of the place (present day Kawit), they called it Cavite.

Greater Manila Area

Contiguous urbanization region surrounding the Metropolitan Manila area.

Metro Manila (NCR) map showing its localities
Bulacan province map highlighting its capital Malolos
Cavite province map highlighting its capital Imus
Laguna province map highlighting its capital Santa Cruz
Rizal province map highlighting its capital Antipolo

This built-up zone includes Metro Manila and the neighboring provinces of Bulacan to the north, Cavite and Laguna to the south, and Rizal to the east.


Administrative region in the Philippines, designated as Region IV-A.

Aerial view of the Taal Volcano
View of the City of Calamba, Laguna
Rizal Shrine in Calamba, Laguna

The region comprises five provinces: Batangas, Cavite, Laguna, Quezon, and Rizal; and one highly urbanized city, Lucena.


Cities of the Philippines in the province of,.

Immaculate Conception Parish Church of Dasmariñas
Dasmariñas Public market
City hall plaza
De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute
Immaculate Conception Academy
Aguinaldo Highway
Governor's Drive west of Aguinaldo Highway intersection.

On April 9, 1864, a council composed of the Archbishop of Manila, the politico-military governor of Cavite, the Prior Provincial of the Augustinian Recollect Order and the parish priest of Imus met to discuss the creation of the new town and parish to separate from Imus.

Emilio Aguinaldo

Filipino revolutionary, statesman, and military leader who is officially recognized as the first and the youngest president of the Philippines (1899–1901) and the first president of a constitutional republic in Asia.

Portrait photograph, c. undefined 1919
The seal of the Magdalo faction led by Baldomero Aguinaldo, Emilio's first cousin
Aguinaldo as a field marshal, leader of Philippine forces.
Emilio Aguinaldo with the other revolutionaries on the Pact of Biak-na-Bato
Flag of the First Philippine Republic 1898–1901.
Aguinaldo's Revolutionary Flag.
Aguinaldo boarding USS Vicksburg (PG-11) following his capture in 1901
President Emilio Aguinaldo Official Portrait at Malacañang Palace
Aguinaldo and Manuel Quezon during Flag Day, 1935.
Aguinaldo (extreme left) at the inauguration of Jose P. Laurel, president of the Second Philippine Republic, October 14, 1943
General Headquarters Building of the AFP at Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City.
Aguinaldo on a 2019 stamp sheet of the Philippines.
Aguinaldo on the 5-peso coin from the BSP Coin Series (1995-2017).
Photographic portrait of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo in military uniform

Emilio Aguinaldo y Famy was born on March 22, 1869 in Cavite el Viejo (present-day Kawit) in the province of Cavite to Carlos Aguinaldo y Jamir and Trinidad Famy y Villanueva, a couple that had eight children, the seventh of whom was Emilio Sr. The Aguinaldo family was quite well-to-do, as his father, Carlos Aguinaldo, was the community's appointed gobernadorcillo (municipal governor) in the Spanish colonial administration and his grandparents Eugenio Aguinaldo y Kajigas and María Jamir y de los Santos.


Province in the Philippines located in the Calabarzon region on Luzon.

Taal Volcano eruption, January 2020.
Former official seal of Batangas Province, designed and in use since 1950. It was replaced in 2009 during Vilma Santos's tenure as governor.
Taal Volcano
STAR Tollway in Tanauan. Since 2010, STAR Tollway has been interconnected with the South Luzon Expressway to Metro Manila
Batangas Port, the starting point of the western route of the Western Nautical Highway and also a principal port.
Poles of the Batangas II Electric Cooperative in Lipa. Batangas II Electric Cooperative is one of three major power distribution utilities in Batangas, along with Batangas I Electric Cooperative and Meralco.
Basilica de San Martin in Taal

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.

Laguna (province)

Province in the Philippines located in the Calabarzon region in Luzon.

Facade of the Cathedral Parish of Saint Paul the Hermit, San Pablo, Laguna
Historical marker of the Battle of Sambat, Pagsanjan, Laguna
Aerial view of Mount Banahaw
View of Pagsanjan Falls from inside the Devil's Cave
The South Luzon Expressway connects Laguna with Metro Manila and Batangas
Laguna Provincial Capitol
Mural at the Santiago Apostol Parish Church
Rizal Shrine
Saint Gregory the Great Parish Church in Majayjay
Nuvali Wakepark
MCL Rizal Hall at Malayan Colleges Laguna
Muntinlupa-San Pedro Arch-Bridge, the boundary between Metro Manila and Laguna Province/Calabarzon.
Southwoods Mall in Biñan City, Laguna
The view of the city proper of Santa Rosa in Laguna
The St. Polycarp Parish in Cabuyao beside the city plaza
An aerial view of Calamba City
Jose Rizal Avenue in San Pablo City, Laguna

Its capital is Santa Cruz and the province is situated southeast of Metro Manila, south of the province of Rizal, west of Quezon, north of Batangas and east of Cavite.