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Cavite is one of the fastest growing provinces in the country, because of its close proximity to Metro Manila.
Cavite was one of the first sites of the Philippine Revolution[?], and is the birthplace of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo one of the leaders of the revolution.
Cavite was also the place where Aguinaldo declared the independence of the Philippines from Spain in a ceremony held in Kawit[?] on June 12, 1898.
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 Cavite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cavite is surrounded by the provinces of Laguna to the east and Batangas to the south.
Cavite is the smallest province in the CALABARZON region, having an area of 1,297.6 km².
Adventist University of the Philippines - Silang, Cavite
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 NSCB FactSheet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The city is approximately 34 kilometers south-west of Manila.
The city is also being developed as a major urban center, with plans of reclaiming part of the bays around the city for housing, and for building an economic zone and a port.
Cavite City, having a rich history anchored on the role it played in the fight for the country’s independence, has potential for promoting tourism not only for leisure but for education as well.
www.nscb.gov.ph /RU4/facts_figures/special/cavitecity.htm   (1243 words)

 About Cavite Province, Philippines
Cavite, the name of the province, is derived from "Kawit", a Tagalog word for "hook".
Cavite and its people, what they are today, and what will be tomorrow, will remain with infinity, as a place with glorious history and a people fortified with strength to live and die for a worthy cause.
Cavite Province can justifiably claim to be the birthplace of the nation, as Imus was the site of the first successful revolution.
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 Cavite City, Philippines, The
The sketch of the Royal Fort of San Felipe represents the role it played in the city and country's history being the place where the Thirteen Martyrs of Cavite were detained and the Fort where the Cavite Mutiny of 1872 took place.
Cavite City was given royal encomienda or land grant in May 1571 by the spanish conquistador Miguel Lopez de Legazpi, which was named Cavite la Punta.
By virtue of an amendment to the charter of Cavite City, the City Mayor, City Vice-Mayor and eight councilors were elected by popular suffrage.
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 The Provincial Profile of Cavite
In 1571, Spanish colonizers founded the port and city of Cavite and fortified the settlement as a first line of defense for the city of Manila.
In 1614, the politico-military jurisdiction of Cavite was established covering all the present territory except for the town of Maragondon, which used to belong to the corregimiento of Mariveles.
Cavite is the leading industrial zone outside of Metro Manila and the provincial strategy for development focuses on maintaining economic development while ensuring that all Caviteños will enjoy a better quality of life.
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 Cavite City
The transformation of Cavite City from an almost uninhabited elevated portion of swampland surrounded by navigable waters of three bays to a bustling little metropolis covers a period of almost half a century.
From the time the Spaniards built the Puerto de Cavite where it massed its frigates and fighting ships to the American occupation of Sangley Point and the Navy Yard across Cañacao Bay, Cavite City became known as a "navy town" of skilled artisans in shipbuilding and repair.
Cavite City is what it is today, rich in history, populated by warm-hearted God fearing and friendly citizens ever looking forward hopefully for more peace, progress and prosperity.
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Cavite province is rich in culture and history.
Tagaytay City is considered as the country's second summer capital next to Baguio City because of its crisp and cool climate all year round, is a treasure box of pleasure points by itself.
SIGHTSEEING - Cavite is the perfect destination for travelers wishing a glimpse of the island's historical, natural and man-made attractions nearest to the city of Manila.
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 Cavite - A Place With A Glorious Past
Cavite province lies at the southwest entrance of Manila Bay across the Bataan Peninsula, extending eastward along the shore line up to the historic Zapote Bridge, and the inland terrain in the south, to the municipality of Carmona.
It is bounded on the east by the provinces of Rizal and Laguna, on the south by the province of Batangas, on the west by the South China Sea, and on the north by Manila Bay and the city of Manila.
Cavite’s 805,800-strong labor force comprises 54.12% of the provincial household population, 15 years old and above, and most of them are in agriculture, forestry, fishing tourism, trade, and industry.
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 Cavite City
Today very few Caviteños in the city of Cavite speak the Chavacano dialect and perhaps it will come to cease of its existence or completely dissapppear in the near future.
Another example of a typical humoristic oration in Chavacano that comes from the collection of Don Eliodoro Ballesteros of the city of Cavite, a great admirer of this dialect and one of the progenitor of its conservation.
The survival of this dialect depends on their people, the Caviteños of the city of Cavite, who have inherited this dialect from their ancestors.
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Born in Cavite City on the 5th day of August, 1908, Manuel Sipriaso Rojas nicknamed "Aling", was the second child of Honorio Rojas, a Chinese meztiso from Cavite City and Maria Sipriaso of Kawit,Cavite.
Elections for mayor of Cavite City in 1971 proved to be fateful for Manuel S.Rojas.
Manuel Rojas in 1949 as congressman of Cavite.
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 Cavite Province, Cavite Hotels & Travel Guide, Cavite City, Cavite Accomdotion, Cavite Hotels
Cavite was a center of military operations during the Philippine Revolution of 1896.
A civil government was established by the Americans in Cavite in 1901, with Cavite City as provencial capital.
Under Spanish rule Cavite was a naval base and following its capture by the American admiral George Dewey in 1898, during the Spanish-American War, it became the principal base of the U.S. Asian Fleet.
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Cavite is one of the gateways to the booming business capital of the Metro Manila from the south, making it one of the, most accessible of the southern provinces.
Cavite has two pronounced seasons-the dry season, which usually begins in November and ends in April, and the rainy season, which starts in May and ends in October.
Cavite occupies land area of 142,706 hectares which is approximately 2.74% of the regional land area and 0.42% of the total land area of the Philippines.
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Cavite and its people, what they are today, and what will be tomorrow will remain their infinity, as a place with a glorious history, and a people fortified with strength to live and die for a worthy cause.
This area comprises the City of Cavite and the municipalities of Bacoor, Kawit, Gen. Trias, Imus, Noveleta, Rosario, Tanza and Naic.
Cavite has a total land area of 142,706 hectares or 1,427.06 square kilometers, municipalities of Maragondon and Silang have the biggest land areas while municipality of Noveleta with only 0.38% of the provincial total has the smallest land area.
www.cavite.gov.ph /index.php?id1=2&id2=0&id3=0   (1789 words)

 Cavite City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Virgen de la Soledad was acknowledged as the Celestial Guardian and Protectress of the entire province of Cavite and the port since her arrival in Cavite shore.
Chabacano, sometimes spelled as Chavacano, is the dialect mostly spoken by majority of the Caviteños that lived in the city of Cavite, whose origin has begun during the arrival of the first Spaniards three centuries ago.
Another example of a typical humoristic oration in Chabacano that comes from the collection of Don Eliodoro Ballesteros of the city of Cavite, a great admirer of this dialect and one of the progenitor of its conservation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cavite_City   (2834 words)

 Great City of Cavite
Cavite la Punta was christened Cavite el Puerto also known as Cavite Nuevo, when the spaniard discovered that Cavite la Punta was a suitable place for the repair and contruction of their ships and galleons.
He wrote this poem with the title, "El Chavacano Caviteño" that depict the ancestry and characteristic of the chavacanos from the city of Cavite.
He said that knowing the Chavacano dialect is continuing the tradition of countless generation of aunthentic and legitimate residents of the city of Cavite, as he calls them,"caviteños di cara y corazon".
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 STR Facts and Figures - Cavite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Cavite was established in 1614 as a politico-military province since it lies along the shoreline of Manila Bay.
On the northeast of Cavite are the provinces of Laguna and Rizal while on the southwest is Batangas.
Cavite City used to be the site of the biggest American naval base (Sangley Point) in Asia until 1970.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru4/facts_figures/calabarzon/fact_cavite.htm   (232 words)

 "Cavite"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Cavite is one of the most densely populated provinces of the country.
In 1872, the Cavite Mutiny, an abortive uprising of native workers and soldiers in the Cavite Arsenal, falsely implicated three Filipino priests, Mariano Gomez, Jose Burgos and Jacinto Zamora.
It is the original name for Cavite's old population centre: Cavite City, located on a hook-shaped peninsula.
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 CALABARZON, Region IV-A, Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In the late nineteenth century the Philippines became one of the world's leading sources of coffee, and Batangas was heavily given over to coffee cultivation, but the coffee blight of the eighteen-eighties eventually overleapt quarantine measures and devastated the Philippine crops.
The Philippine Republic's Province of Cavite abuts metropolitan Manila.
Cavite City appears to use an alternate flag (see its website), using a red-green-red horizontal triband, with an emblem near the hoist comprising some elements from the official seal.
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 Friendster - Cavite City
CAVITE CITY is simply a peninsula called "Tangway" by it's natives.
CAVITE CITY was founded as town in 1614.San Roque was added and founded as a town also in 1614.
CHAVACANO the dialect mostly spoken by majority of the Cavitenos that lived in the city of Cavite, whose origin has begun during the arrival of the first Spaniards three centuries ago.
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 Cavite - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The city, situated on a small peninsula in Manila Bay, has been important as a naval base and trade center since the days of the Spanish.
In the Spanish-American War it was captured by Dewey on May 1, 1898.
In World War II this base was bombed (Dec. 10, 1941) by the Japanese and virtually destroyed—a major blow to the defense of the Philippines.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-cavite.html   (214 words)

 TravelSmart.NET - Cavite - The Land of Heroes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Cavite City today is truly a contrast to the Cavite of a few years ago, Come, visit and see the new Cavite City.
There are many legends how the word "Cavite" came into being, the most logical of which is that it originated from the word "hook" which in Tagalog is Kalawit, having reference to the odd shape of the narrow strip between two bays.
Cavite had its own high price to pay for Filipino freedom, during the bloody years of the revolution.
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 Cavite, Region 4, Philippines
Cavite lies along the southern shore of Manila Bay.
In 1872, a mutiny at the Cavite arsenal implicated three Filipino priests: Jose Burgos, Mariano Gomez, and Jacinto Zamora, who were subsequently executed by the garrote.
A civil government was established by the Americans in Cavite in 1901, with Cavite City as provincial capital.
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 Cavite Online . Net : The First Cavite Portal : Philippine Search Engine : Cavite Search Engine : Cheap Services : Web ...
Cavite Online is determined to enjoy a reputation as the 1st Web Business Portal in Cavite.
Cavite Online’s web features is focus on developing a web site that clearly communicates and promotes your company, branding, products and services.
Cavite Online is now giving FREE Business Submission to all caviteños and caviteñas who wants to publish their business website and contact information.
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January 28, the birth anniversary of Professor Felipe was declared Special Public Holiday in the City of Cavite by virtue of Republic Act 7805 approved on July 26,1993.
By the checkpoint of Cavite City, the view offers the mountain of Bataan, the island of Corregidor, the outline of Mt. Buntis and, of course at the end of the day, the world famous Manila Bay Sunset.
Built in 1906 to honor Cavites revered martyrs.The remains of six of the martyrs are still inferred in the monument.
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