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Tanza, Cavite

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Country  Philippines

Area  95.59 km2
Tanza, Cavite in the past, History of Tanza, Cavite

Mayor  Marcus Ashley C. Arayata (LP)

Map of Tanza, Cavite

Tanza, formerly known as Santa Cruz de Malabon, is a municipality in the province of Cavite, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 226,188 people, in a land area of 78.24 square kilometres (30.21 sq mi) with a first-class income classification.


Tanza, Cavite in the past, History of Tanza, Cavite

Tanza was awarded the "Seal of Good Housekeeping" in 2011 and 2012 and "Seal of Good Local Governance" in 2016 by the Department of Interior and Local Government. The municipality was named 2014 most competitive in economic dynamism by National Competitiveness Council, 8th most populous municipality (2015 NSO Census) and 20th largest Municipality Revenue Earner based on 2015 Bureau of Local Government Finance Financial Report.

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Tanza is the home of Cavite Gateway Terminal, the first roll-on, roll-off barge terminal in the Philippines.

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Originally a part of San Francisco de Malabon called Estancia, Santa Cruz de Malabon became a separate town in 1770, and then again as an independent municipality in 1910. The name was changed to Tanza by virtue of Act No. 2390 by Cavite Representative Florentino Joya (1912-1916).

Tanza is the place where Emilio Aguinaldo took oath as the first president of the revolutionary government of the Philippines. It is also the hometown of Felipe G. Calderon, the man who drafted the first Philippine constitution.

Tanza is the second Local Government Unit in the province which banned the use of plastic bags and polystyrene. This ordinance took effect on January 1, 2012.


Tanza is politically subdivided into 41 barangays.


In the 2015 census, the population of Tanza, Cavite, was 226,188 people, with a density of 2,400 inhabitants per square kilometre or 6,200 inhabitants per square mile.


The majority of the people of Tanza are Roman Catholics, but there has been fast growth of other denominations in the region, including Iglesia Ni Cristo, Protestant, Baptist, 7th Day Adventist, Jehovah's Witnesses, Ang Dating Daan and Mormon.



  • 2009: Php212,579,603.00
  • 2010: Php218,498,618.00
  • 2011: Php256,163,447.00
  • 2012: Php259,927,915.00
  • 2013: Php307,370,004.00
  • 2014: Php369,906,390.54
  • 2015: Php386,511,600.00
  • Education

    Day care centers

    There are 32 government-owned daycare centers in Tanza, which is being managed by the MSWD.

    Elementary schools
    High schools
  • Saint Augustine School (SAS)
  • Tanza National Comprehensive Highschool (TNCHS)
  • Amaya School of Home and Industries (ASHI)
  • Tanza National Trade School (TNTS)
  • Our Lady of the Holy Rosary School (OLHRS)
  • Tanza Child Development Center (TCDC)
  • Hillcrest Periwinkle Montessori School (HPMS)
  • Holy Nazarene Christian School (HNCS)
  • De Roman Montessori School (DRMS)
  • Dei Gratia School, Inc. (DGSI)
  • Deo Roma College of Tanza (DRCT)
  • Maddalena Starace School (MSS)
  • Good Tree International School (GTIS)
  • Sawyer Integrated School (SIS)
  • The International School for Children (TISC)
  • Colleges
  • Cavite State University - Tanza Campus
  • Far East Asia Pacific Institute of Tourism Science and Technology (FEAPITSAT-main)
  • POWER School of Technology
  • Saint Joseph College - Tanza
  • PNTC Colleges Multi-Training Facility
  • Magsaysay Training Center
  • Sto. Niño Festival - 2nd Week of January
  • Araw ng Tanza - February 28
  • Hijas de Marias - Whole Month of May
  • Feast of San Juan - June 24
  • Feast of St. Augustine - August 28
  • Feast of the Holy Cross. - September 14
  • Feast of the Resurrection - Easter Sunday
  • Rosario Festival - October 5–7
  • The Voice of Postema
  • Notable people

  • Lyca Gairanod - Grand Champion; The Voice Kids Philippines
  • Felipe Calderón y Roca - National hero; Father of the Malolos Constitution.
  • Epimaco Velasco - DILG Secretary; Governor.
  • Justiniano S. Montano - Senator; Congressman.
  • Jose P. Santillan - 1971-1973 Constitutional Convention Delegate; Assistant Fiscal, Cavite.
  • Antero Soriano - Senator; Governor.
  • Mars Ravelo - Graphic novelist (famous for his novels of hero-icons such as Darna, Dyesebel, Captain Barbell).
  • Jasmine Trias - American Idol (3rd runner-up)
  • Louise delos Reyes - Actress, Student, Model
  • Josefino Cenizal - composer ("Ang Pasko ay Sumapit", "Hindi Kita Malimot")
  • Olivia Cenizal - Actress
  • Ranidel de Ocampo - PBA Player; plays for Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters
  • Yancy de Ocampo - PBA Player; plays for San Miguel Beermen
  • Aleona Denise "DinDin" Santiago-Manabat - SVL/PSL player, formerly played for the University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses and the National University Lady Bulldogs in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines
  • Alyja Daphne "Jaja" Santiago - - SVL/PSL player, also played for the National University Lady Bulldogs in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines
  • Julius Segovia - former TV Reporter
  • References

    Tanza, Cavite Wikipedia

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