LOCATION

 

 

Cavite City is a peninsula that is geographically located 8 nautical miles across the bay at 14o 29.04’ latitude, and 120o 54.02’ longitude. It is bounded on the West and Southwest by ManilaBay, on the Northeast by Cañacao Bay, on the Southeast by Bacoor Bay and on the South by the Municipality of Noveleta.

It is located at the northern tip of the Province of Cavite and lies approximately 34 kilometers southwest of Manila.

 

1. AREA

Base on the Development and Land Use Plan, the total area of CaviteCity is 1,238.63 hectares, broken down as follows:

DESCRIPTION AREA(in hectares)
City Proper  338.04 ha.  (27%) 
Road Network   61.27 ha. (5%) 
Sangley Point 136.791 ha. (11.04%) 
Fort San Felipe  93.159 ha. (7.5%) 
Corregidor and Adjacent Islands  609.37 ha. (49%) 

 

2. POLITICAL SUBDIVISION

Cavite City is divided into five districts namely: San Antonio on the north, including Sangley Point reservation, Caridad at the Center, San Roque at the east including Philippine Naval Reservation of Fort San Felipe, Sta. Cruz on the southwest and Dalahican on the south towards the Municipality of Noveleta.  

There are eight (8) Barangay Zones composed of eighty-four (84) barangays, to wit;

ZONE BARANGAY ZONE BARANGAY

Zone 1 – 8 

Barangays (Bgy. 1- Bgy. 8)

Zone 5 – 7 

Barangays (Bgy. 37- Bgy. 41)

Zone 2 – 12 

Barangays (Bgy. 9- Bgy. 18)

Zone 6 – 12 

Barangays (Bgy. 42-.Bgy. 47-B)

Zone 3 – 11 

Barangays (Bgy. 19- Bgy. 28)

Zone 7 – 10 

Barangays (Bgy. 48-.Bgy. 53-B)

Zone 4 – 10 

Barangays (Bgy. 29- Bgy. 36-A)

Zone 8 – 14

 Barangays (Bgy. 54- Bgy. 62-B)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.    TOPOGRAPHY

4.1 Slopes

The entire city has an almost flat surface, the slope ranges from zero to three percent (0 – 3%) with no rugged features and rural sections.

 

4.2 Bodies of Water

Three bodies of water; Bacoor Bay on the East, Cañacao Bay on the Northeast portion and ManilaBay on the West bound CaviteCity.

 

4.    CLIMATE

The City’s climate is similar to most of the areas in the country.  It is dry from the months of February to April and rainy from May to January.

  5.    LANGUAGES/DIALECTS

Filipino (Tagalog dialect) and English are the languages spoken commonly.  The native dialect, Caviteño or Chabacano, is only spoken in some areas of the city.

 

6.    RELIGIOUS SECTORS

Roman Catholics are predominant in the city.  Aglipayans, Protestants, Iglesiani Kristo and Jehovah Witnesses are also represented in their order based on the number of their respective adherents.