Amadeo, Cavite

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Amadeo
Municipality
Amadeo Municipal Hall
Amadeo Municipal Hall
Official seal of Amadeo
Seal
Nickname(s): Coffee Capital of the Philippines
Motto: Better Amadeo For Victory! (Onward Amadeo!)
Map of Cavite showing the location of Amadeo
Map of Cavite showing the location of Amadeo
Amadeo is located in Philippines
Amadeo
Amadeo
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°10′N 120°55′E / 14.167°N 120.917°E / 14.167; 120.917Coordinates: 14°10′N 120°55′E / 14.167°N 120.917°E / 14.167; 120.917
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Cavite
District 6th District of Cavite
Incorporated July 15, 1872
Barangays 26
Government[1]
 • Mayor Benjarde A. Villanueva
 • Vice Mayor Elpidio D. Bawalan
Area[2][3]
 • Total 46.90 km2 (18.11 sq mi)
 • Land 36.92 km2 (14.25 sq mi)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Total 33,457
 • Density 710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Demonym Amadean
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4119
Dialing code 46

The Municipality of Amadeo (Filipino: Bayan ng Amadeo) is a fourth class municipality in the province of Cavite, Philippines. It is nicknamed the "Coffee Capital of the Philippines". According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 33,457 people.[4]

Named after King Amadeo I of Spain, the town is best known for their Pahimis Festival, which showcases the town's coffee industry. It is usually held on the last weekend of February and its town fiesta is held on the last Sunday of April.

Barangays[edit]

Amadeo is politically subdivided into 26 barangays (12 urban, 14 rural).[3]

  • Banaybanay
  • Bucal
  • Dagatan
  • Halang
  • Loma
  • Maitim I
  • Maymangga
  • Minantok Kanluran
  • Pangil
  • Barangay I (Pob.)
  • Barangay X (Pob.)
  • Barangay XI (Pob.)
  • Barangay XII (Pob.)
  • Barangay II (Pob.)
  • Barangay III (Pob.)
  • Barangay IV (Pob.)
  • Barangay V (Pob.)
  • Barangay VI (Pob.)
  • Barangay VII (Pob.)
  • Barangay VIII (Pob.)
  • Barangay IX (Pob.)
  • Salaban
  • Talon
  • Tamacan
  • Buho
  • Minantok Silangan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Amadeo
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 21,022 —    
1995 22,728 +1.47%
2000 25,737 +2.70%
2007 31,705 +2.92%
2010 33,457 +1.98%
Source: National Statistics Office[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Amadeo, Cavite - Quick Facts". Cavite Official Provincial Website. Retrieved on 2012-06-12.
  3. ^ a b "Province: CAVITE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 

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