CALABARZON Region IV-A

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Which region in the Philippines is known as CALABARZON?

Region IV-A

In what year were CALABARZON and MIMAROPA separated into distinct regions?

2002

Who declared independence for the Philippines on June 12, 1898?

General Emilio Aguinaldo

Which provinces are represented by the eight sun rays on the Philippine Flag?

Batangas, Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna

Which region is the most populous in the Philippines according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)?

CALABARZON

Which region is the second most densely populated in the Philippines?

CALABARZON

CALABARZON is composed of six provinces.

False

MIMAROPA and CALABARZON were separated in 2002 by Executive Order No. 103.

True

CALABARZON is the least populous region in the Philippines.

False

Metro Manila is located north and west of CALABARZON.

False

General Emilio Aguinaldo declared independence for the Philippines on July 4, 1898.

False

The eight sun rays on the Philippine Flag represent provinces that revolted against the Spaniards for freedom.

True

José Rizal, the Philippine national hero, was born in Batangas.

False

CALABARZON served as home to some of the most important Philippine historical figures since the American colonial period.

False

Study Notes

CALABARZON Region

  • Comprises five provinces: Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon
  • Located just south and east of Metro Manila
  • Previously combined with MIMAROPA as Southern Tagalog until 2002
  • Separated by Executive Order No. 103 in 2002

Population and Density

  • Most populous region in the Philippines with over 16.1 million inhabitants in 2020
  • Second most densely populated region after the National Capital Region
  • High population density due to proximity to Metro Manila

Historical Significance

  • Played an important role in Philippine independence
  • General Emilio Aguinaldo declared independence on June 12, 1898
  • Batangas, Cavite, and Laguna were among the first to revolt against the Spaniards for freedom
  • Philippine Flag's eight sun rays represent provinces that sought independence during the 1896 Philippine Revolution

Notable Historical Figures

  • José Rizal, the Philippine national hero, was born in Calamba
  • Region has served as home to many important Philippine historical figures since the Spanish colonial period

Learn about the CALABARZON region in the Philippines, its provinces, population, and geographical location. Discover how CALABARZON was separated from MIMAROPA and its significance in the country.

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