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  3. 3. CALABARZON CALABARZON is one of the regions of the Philippines. It is also designated as Region IV-A and its regional capital is Calamba City in Laguna. The region is composed of five provinces, namely: Cavite ,Laguna ,Batangas ,Rizal , and Quezon. The region's name is an acronym of the names of these provinces. • The region is located in southwestern Luzon, just south and west of MetroManila and is the second most densely populated region. • CALABARZON and MIMAROPA were previously combined together as Southern Tagalog, until they were separated in 2002.
  5. 5. CAVITE • CAVITE is a province of the Philippines located on the southern shores of Manila Bay in the CALABARZON region in Luzon, just 30 kilometers south of Manila. • Its capital is the city of Trece Martires. Cavite is surrounded by the provinces of Laguna to the east and Batangas to the south. • The province has 4 component cities and 19 municipalities. LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON TAGAYTAY
  6. 6. CAVITE Cavite is the birthplace of General Emilio Aguinaldo. The main attractions include several first class resorts like the Island Cove Resort and Leisure Park. Historical sites include the Aguinaldo Shrine and Museum in Kawit, Andres Bonifacio House in General Trias, Battle of Alapan and Battle of Julian Bridge Markers, Fort San Felipe and the House of Tirona. Churches include the Imus Cathedral, and the Shrines of Our Lady of La Sallette in Silang. Natural sites include Cabag Caves, and Malibedibic and Balite Falls. LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  8. 8. CAVITE • Religion • In line with national statistics, the majority (70%) of the population are Roman Catholic while adherents of the Aglipayan Church account for 20% and the Iglesia ni Cristo account for 4% of the population. Other Christian sects and Muslims comprise the remainder. LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  9. 9. CAVITE • Languages • The main languages spoken are Tagalog, Chabacano and English. Due to the province's proximity to Metro Manila a large number of people migrated to Cavite from farther provinces, resulting in a significant usage of Bikol, Cebuano and Ilokano. LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  10. 10. CAVITE • Culture and traditions • Aside from the celebrations of town fiestas, the province of Cavite celebrates festivals as forms of thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest. Some of these festivals are also observed in honor of the historical legacies passed from one generation to another generation. In fact, the province fetes the renowned Kalayaan Festival which is given a great social importance in commemoration of the heroism of its people. • The annual "Fiesta de la Reina del Provincia de Cavite is a grandiose fiesta celebration in honor of the patroness of the province, the Nuestra Señora de la Soledad de Porta Vaga. The image is enshrined at San Roque Church in Cavite City. Her feastday is celebrated every 2nd and 3rd Sunday of November. LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  11. 11. CAVITE • Traditions and fiesta celebrations include Mardicas, a war dance held in Ternate town. Karakol street dancing with a fluvial procession is usually held in coastal towns. There is also a pre-colonial ritual called the Sanghiyang as a form of thanksgiving and to heal the sick. Another cultural tradition is the Live via Crucis or Kalbaryo ni Hesus held during Holy Week. The Maytinis or word prayer that is annually held in Kawit every December 24 before the beginning of the midnight Mass. LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  12. 12. Tourist Attractions LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON Emillio Aguinaldo Mansion Emillio Aguinaldo Statue
  13. 13. Tourist Attractions LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON Tagaytay Taal Volcanoe
  15. 15. Batangas • is a province of the Philippines located on the southwestern part of Luzon in the CALABARZON region. Its capital is Batangas City and it is bordered by the provinces of Cavite and Laguna to the north and Quezon to the east CAVITE LAGUNA RIZAL QUEZON
  16. 16. Batangas • got its name from the term batangan meaning raft, which the people used so that they could fish in the nearby Taal Lake. Long before the arrival of the Spaniards in the Philippines, large centers of population already thrive in Batangas. CAVITE LAGUNA RIZAL QUEZON
  17. 17. Batangas Batangas is known as the birthplace of many leading nationalists in the country, thus many historical attractions are found there including the General Malvar Museum and Library in Santo Tomas, the Apolinario Mabini Shrine in Tanauan and the Jose P. Laurel Memorial Library in Tanauan. Beautiful churches include the Basilica of San Martin de Tours, the Church of Our Lady of Caysasay, Lipa Cathedral, and the Church of San Jose, built in 1788 by Augustinian Friars. Batangas is also home to the Taal Volcano, believed to be the smallest active volcano in the world. Beaches include the Gerthel Hugon, Matabungkay and Nasugbu beaches, while Anilao is best known for its dive spots. CAVITE LAGUNA RIZAL QUEZON
  19. 19. Batangas • The dialect of Tagalog spoken in the province closely resembles the Old Tagalog spoken before the arrival of the Spanish. Hence the Summer Institute of Linguistics called this province the Heartland of the Tagalog Language. A strong presence of the Tagalog culture is clearly visible to the present day. • Linguistically Batangueños are also known for their unique affectation of often placing the particles eh or ga (equivalent of particle ba Filipino), usually as a marker of stress on the sentence, at the end of their spoken sentences or speech; for example: "Ay, oo, eh!" ("Aye, yes, indeed!"). Some even prolong the particle 'eh' into 'ala eh', though it really has no meaning in itself. CAVITE LAGUNA RIZAL QUEZON
  20. 20. Batangas • Language • Although much can be said about the way a Batangueño speaks his or her Tagalog, the high literacy of the locals means English is also widely spoken in the province. Spanish is also understood up to some extent. In fact, some towns like Nasugbu, Taal and Lemery still have a significant minority of Spanish speakers. Visayan is also spoken by a significant minority due to the influx of migration from the Southern Philippines CAVITE LAGUNA RIZAL QUEZON
  21. 21. Tourist Attractions Taal Volcano Alinao Reef CAVITE LAGUNA RIZAL QUEZON
  22. 22. Tourist Attractions Beaches San Juan Church CAVITE LAGUNA RIZAL QUEZON
  24. 24. Laguna Laguna is considered the resort capital of the Philippines for its lakes, hot springs, white water, waterfalls and Mt. Makiling. Among them include Laguna de Bay, Lake Caliraya, Pagsanjan Falls and Hidden Valley. Historical sites include the Rizal Shrine in Calamba. Other points of interest include the National Arts Center in Los Baños that has an auditorium, seminar and convention facilities, a ballet studio and a library. Churches include St. Gregory, Majayjay, San Santiago Apostol, Paete, Mabitac Church and the San Pedro de Alcantara Church, Pakil. CAVITE BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  25. 25. Laguna • Laguna is a province of the Philippines found in the CALABARZON region in Luzon. Its capital is Santa Cruz and the province is located southeast of Metro Manila, south of the province of Rizal, west of Quezon, north of Batangas and east of Cavite. CAVITE BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  26. 26. Laguna • Laguna almost completely surrounds Laguna de Bay, the largest lake in the country. • The province got its name from the Spanish word lago, which means lake. CAVITE BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  28. 28. Laguna Laguna is a major contributor to the development of arts in the Philippines. Paintings and sculptures from Paete, which is the Woodcarving Capital of the Philippines, which was made by artists from Laguna won national and international awards. Famous artists include Manuel Baldemor, Fred Baldemor and Dominic Rubio. CAVITE BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  29. 29. Laguna Laguna is notable as the birthplace of Jose Rizal, the country's national hero. It is also famous for attractions like Pagsanjan Falls, the University of the Philippines Los Baños campus, the hot spring resorts of Los Baños and Calamba on the slopes of Mount Makiling, Pila historic town plaza, Taytay Falls in Majayjay, the wood carvings and papier-mâché created by the people of Paete, the annual Sampaguita Festival in San Pedro, theturumba of Pakil, the tsinelas footwears from Liliw, the Pandan Festival of Luisiana, the Seven Lakes of San Pablo (the first city in the province), and the Hidden Valley Springs in Calauan. CAVITE BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  30. 30. Tourist Attractions Pagsanjan River Crocodile Lake CAVITE BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  31. 31. Tourist Attractions Pagsanjan Falls Mount Makiling CAVITE BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  33. 33. Rizal Rizal Province, named after the national hero, Jose Rizal, is known for its large unspoiled forests and impressive views of Metro Manila and Laguna de Bay. It also has a strong artistic tradition with galleries that include the Rafael Pacheco Finger Painting Gallery, Nemiranda Arthouse Artelier Gallerie, Angono Artist Village and Tiamson and Blanco Art Galleries. Religious sites include the St. Jerome Church and Our Lady of Antipolo Shrine. Another interesting site is a cave in Angono and Binangonan containing petroglyphs carved during the Stone Age. CAVITE LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  35. 35. Rizal • Rizal is bordered by Metro Manila to the west, the province of Bulacan to the north, Quezon to the east and Laguna province to the south. The province also lies on the northern shores of Laguna de Bay, the largest lake in the country. CAVITE LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  36. 36. Rizal • Rizal is a mountainous province perched on the western slopes of the southern portion of the Sierra Madre mountain range. Antipolo boasts of a wonderful view of Metro Manila and it is where Hinulugang Taktak, a waterfall popular with tourists, can be found. CAVITE LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  37. 37. Rizal The Rizal Province will be accessed by the future C-6 Road connecting the provinces of Bulacan and Cavite and cities of Taguig (beside Laguna de Bay), Parañaque and Muntinlupa which are located within Metro Manila. CAVITE LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  38. 38. Tourist Attractions Daranak Falls CAVITE LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  39. 39. Tourist Attractions Hinulugang Taktak CAVITE LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON
  41. 41. Quezon Quezon Province was named after the late Philippine President Manuel Quezon. Its natural attractions include Mt. Banahaw, Puting Buhangin Beach and Baluti Island. Historical landmarks include shrines of National Heroes Claro M. Recto and Hermano Pule, the San Diego de Alcala Fortress, Alitao Bridge and Quezon Museum in Lucena City. Churches include the St. Michael Archangel Minor, Tayabas and the Church of St. Louis of Toulouse, Lucban. CAVITE LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON TAGAYTAY
  43. 43. Quezon • is a province of the Philippines in the CALABARZON region of Luzon island. The province was named afterManuel L. Quezon, the second President of the Philippines, and its capital is Lucena City. CAVITE LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON TAGAYTAY
  44. 44. Quezon • Quezon is southeast of Metro Manila and is bordered by the provinces of Aurora to the north, Bulacan, Rizal, Laguna and Batangas to the west and the provinces of Camarines Norte and Camarines Sur to the east. Part of Quezon lies on an isthmus connecting the Bicol Peninsula to the main part of Luzon. The province also includes the Polillo Islands in the Philippine Sea. CAVITE LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON TAGAYTAY
  45. 45. Quezon A major tourism draw to the province is Mount Banahaw. The mountain is surrounded by spiritual mysticism with many cults and religious organizations staying on the mountain. Numerous pilgrims visit the mountain especially during Holy Week. CAVITE LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON TAGAYTAY
  46. 46. Quezon Quezon is the country's leading producer of coconut products such as coconut oil and copra. A large part of the province is covered in coconut plantations. Other major crops are rice, corn, banana, and coffee. Fishing is also a large part of the province's economy. CAVITE LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON TAGAYTAY
  47. 47. Quezon The inhabitants are mostly Tagalogs. The population is concentrated in the flat south-central portion which includes Lucena City, Sariaya, and Candelaria. After World War II, the Infanta area received migrants from Manila, Laguna and Batangas. People from Marinduque moved to the southern part of the Tayabas Isthmus and the Bondoc Peninsula. And people from Bicol Region migrated to Southern Towns of Calauag andTagkawayan. CAVITE LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON TAGAYTAY
  48. 48. Tourist Attractions Puting Bato CAVITE LAGUNA BATANGAS RIZAL QUEZON