Cavite

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Cavite
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
Cities7
Municipalities16
Barangays829
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Area (2007)1,574.17 km2 (607.79 sq mi)
Population (2015)3,678,301
Density (2015)2,337 / km2 (6,052 / sq mi)

Cavite is a province in the Philippines situated in the CALABARZON region occupying the central section of Luzon. Its capital is the City of Imus.

The province has a land area of 1,574.17 square kilometers or 607.79 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,678,301. This represented 25.52% of the total population of the CALABARZON region, 6.40% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 3.64% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 2,337 inhabitants per square kilometer or 6,052 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Cavite is bordered, clockwise from the Northeast, by National Capital Region, Laguna, Batangas, and Manila Bay.

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Local government units

Cavite has 16 municipalities and 7 cities. The total number of barangays in the province is 829.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Alfonsomunicipality51,83948,5671.25%66.58 km2 (25.71 sq mi)779 / km2 (2,016 / sq mi)32
Amadeomunicipality37,64933,4572.27%36.92 km2 (14.25 sq mi)1,020 / km2 (2,642 / sq mi)26
Bacoorcity (CC)600,609520,2162.77%46.17 km2 (17.83 sq mi)13,009 / km2 (33,685 / sq mi)73
Carmonamunicipality97,55774,9865.14%40.24 km2 (15.54 sq mi)2,424 / km2 (6,278 / sq mi)14
Cavite Citycity (CC)102,806101,1200.32%10.89 km2 (4.20 sq mi)9,440 / km2 (24,478 / sq mi)84
Dasmariñascity (CC)659,019575,8172.60%90.13 km2 (34.80 sq mi)7,312 / km2 (18,937 / sq mi)75
General Emilio Aguinaldomunicipality22,22017,5074.64%9.40 km2 (3.63 sq mi)2,364 / km2 (6,121 / sq mi)14
General Mariano Alvarezmunicipality155,143138,5402.18%42.13 km2 (16.27 sq mi)3,682 / km2 (9,536 / sq mi)27
General Triascity (CC)314,303243,3224.99%81.46 km2 (31.45 sq mi)3,858 / km2 (9,994 / sq mi)33
Imuscity (CC), capital403,785301,6245.71%171.66 km2 (66.28 sq mi)2,352 / km2 (6,092 / sq mi)97
Indangmunicipality65,59962,0301.07%74.90 km2 (28.92 sq mi)876 / km2 (2,268 / sq mi)36
Kawitmunicipality83,46678,2091.25%22.86 km2 (8.83 sq mi)3,651 / km2 (9,453 / sq mi)23
Magallanesmunicipality22,72721,2311.30%73.07 km2 (28.21 sq mi)311 / km2 (806 / sq mi)16
Maragondonmunicipality37,72035,2891.28%164.61 km2 (63.56 sq mi)229 / km2 (593 / sq mi)27
Mendezmunicipality31,52928,5701.89%43.27 km2 (16.71 sq mi)729 / km2 (1,887 / sq mi)24
Naicmunicipality111,45488,1444.57%76.24 km2 (29.44 sq mi)1,462 / km2 (3,786 / sq mi)30
Noveletamunicipality45,84641,6781.83%16.43 km2 (6.34 sq mi)2,790 / km2 (7,231 / sq mi)16
Rosariomunicipality110,70692,2533.53%38.16 km2 (14.73 sq mi)2,901 / km2 (7,516 / sq mi)20
Silangmunicipality248,085213,4902.90%209.43 km2 (80.86 sq mi)1,185 / km2 (3,068 / sq mi)64
Tagaytaycity (CC)71,18162,0302.65%65.00 km2 (25.10 sq mi)1,095 / km2 (2,836 / sq mi)34
Tanzamunicipality226,188188,7553.50%95.59 km2 (36.91 sq mi)2,366 / km2 (6,128 / sq mi)41
Ternatemunicipality23,15719,2973.53%59.93 km2 (23.14 sq mi)386 / km2 (1,001 / sq mi)10
Trece Martirescity (CC)155,713104,5597.88%39.10 km2 (15.10 sq mi)3,982 / km2 (10,312 / sq mi)13
Cavite Total3,678,3013,090,6913.37%1,574.17 km2 (607.79 sq mi)2,337 / km2 (6,052 / sq mi)829

Historical population

The population of Cavite grew from 378,138 in 1960 to 3,678,301 in 2015, an increase of 3,300,163 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.37%, or an increase of 587,610 people, from the previous population of 3,090,691 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
134,779
157,3550.98%
238,5812.10%
262,5500.99%
378,1383.26%
520,1803.17%
628,3213.86%
771,3204.18%
1,152,5344.10%
1,610,3246.47%
2,063,1615.46%
2,856,7654.59%
3,090,6912.91%
3,678,3013.37%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Cavite as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Cavitex-McDonald-Aguinaldo Road
  • Dasmariñas-Carmona Road
  • Dasmariñas-Trece Martires City-Naic Road
  • Kawit-Noveleta-Diversion Road
  • Longos Coastal Flyover Plus 1st Approach Road
  • Manila-Cavite (NCR Boundary-Junction Cavite City Section)
  • Manila-Cavite Road
  • McDonald Junction-Aguinaldo Highway
  • McDonald Junction-Aguinaldo NSR to Cavitex
  • Noveleta-Naic-Tagaytay Road
  • Noveleta-Rosario Diversion Road
  • Pala-Pala Diversion Road
  • Tanza Diversion Road
  • Tanza-Trece Martires City-Indang Road

Secondary Roads

  • Carmona Diversion Road
  • Cavite-Batangas Road
  • Cavitex to Zapote-Alabang Flyover
  • Mahogany Avenue
  • Maragondon-Magallanes-Amuyong Road
  • Naic Junction-Caylabne Road
  • Santa Rosa-Ulat-Tagaytay Road
  • Tagaytay-Batangas via Tuy Road
  • Tagaytay-Cavite via Mendez Road
  • Tagaytay-Laguna via Calamba Road
  • Tagaytay-Manila via Silang Road
  • Tagaytay-Talisay Road
  • Ternate-Nasugbu Road
  • Zapote-Alabang Flyover to Cavitex

Tertiary Roads

  • Crisanto M. de los Reyes Avenue
  • Dra. Salamanca Road
  • Gen. Evangelista Road
  • Indang-Alfonso via Luksuhin Road
  • Julian Felipe Boulevard
  • Kawit Loop Road
  • Labanan sa Binakayan Diversion Road
  • M. Gregorio Road
  • Marcos Alvarez Road
  • McDonald Junction-Alido Bridge
  • Molino Boulevard.
  • Naic Diversion Road
  • Noveleta Diversion Road
  • Parkway I
  • Parkway II
  • S Dock Junction-Airfield via Malinta Road
  • S Dock Junction-Airfield via San Jose Point Road
  • S Dock Topside Diversion Road
  • S Dock Topside Road
  • Salawag-Paliparan Road
  • Silang By-Pass Road
  • Tagaytay-Batangas Arterial Highway
  • Tagaytay-Taal Lake Road
  • Tejero-Gen. Trias-Amadeo-Tagaytay Road
  • Zapote-Salawag-Salitran Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 3,678,301, ranked 1 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 607.79 square kilometers, ranked 69 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 2,337 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 2 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.37%, ranked 2 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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