Calabarzon

(Reguidit frae CALABARZON)

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]

Region IV-A

CALABARZON
Location in the Philippines
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°00′N 121°30′E / 14°N 121.5°E / 14; 121.5Coordinates: 14°00′N 121°30′E / 14°N 121.5°E / 14; 121.5
KintraPhilippines
Island groupLuzon
Regional centreCalamba Ceety, Laguna
Area
 • Total16368.12 km2 (6,319.77 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total12,609,803
 • Density770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ISO 3166 codePH-40
Provinces5
Ceeties17
Municipalities129
Barangays4,011
Cong. destricts19
LeidsTagalog, English, Chavacano

The region is in soothwastren Luzon, juist 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 thay 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 indwallers.

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 diveesionsEedit

ProvincesEedit

 
Poleetical map o CALABARZON

The five provinces which compone CALABARZON are as follaes:

Banner Province/Ceety Caipital Govrenor Population
(as o 2010)[1]
Aurie
(km²)
  Cavite Trece Martires (de facto)

Imus (de jure)

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

CeetiesEedit

CALABARZON is hame tae 17 ceeties, 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 CeetiesEedit

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

Component CeetiesEedit

Name Teep Province Mayor Population
(as o 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 2nt 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 CeetiesEedit

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

ReferencesEedit

  1. a b c d e Population Counts - CALABARZON Archived 2013-10-29 at the Wayback Machine, National Statistics Office, retrieved March 10, 2013
  2. "Philippines EIA". Emb.gov.ph. Archived frae the original on 12 Mey 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2012.
  3. GRDP by Region Archived 2013-05-13 at the Wayback Machine, National Statistical Coordination Board, retrieved March 10, 2013

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