Milagrosa, Cavite

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Barangay Milagrosa (Brgy. 12)
Carmona, Cavite Philippines
Barangay
Nickname(s): Most Populated Barangay of the Municipality
Map of Cavite showing the location of Carmona.
Map of Cavite showing the location of Carmona.
Coordinates: 14°18′16″N 121°02′40″E / 14.30444°N 121.04444°E / 14.30444; 121.04444Coordinates: 14°18′16″N 121°02′40″E / 14.30444°N 121.04444°E / 14.30444; 121.04444
Country  Philippines
Region (Region IV-A) CALABARZON
Province Cavite
Municipality Carmona
Incorporated (Barrio) February 20, 1857
Government
 • Type Sangguniang Barangay
 • Barangay Chairman Hon. Bolivar I. Babila
Area[1]
 • Total 0.70 km2 (0.27 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 22,171
 • Density 32,000/km2 (82,000/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4116
Area code(s) 46
Languages Tagalog and English
Income Class 1st Class
Classification Municipality
Website Official Website of Carmona, Cavite
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Barangay Milagrosa is one of the fourteen (14) urban barangays comprising the municipality of Carmona in the province of Cavite, Philippines. It lies for about 1 kilometer away from the town proper of Carmona, situated in the central part of the municipality. According to the 2010 Census, it has a population of 22,171 people in a land area of 70 hectares (170 acres).[2][1]

Barangay Profile[edit]

Barangay Milagrosa is located on the central part of the municipality of Carmona. Approximately 36 kilometres (22 mi) south of Manila and 38 kilometers from Trece Martires City, Cavite’s Provincial Capital. It is bounded to the north and west by Barangay Mabuhay; by Barangay Lantic to the south and east; and by Barangay Poblacion 3 to the east and northeast.

Milagrosa has a land area of 70 hectares (170 acres) occupied almost 2.3% of the total land area of the municipality of Carmona, which is 3,092 hectares (7,640 acres).[1] Carmona represents 2.17% of the total land area of the province of Cavite.

Topography[edit]

The topography of Barangay Milagrosa is generally found on the mountain foot slope. It forms the rolling tufaceous plateau. This topography includes steep hills, ridges and elevated inland valley and the rest are generally flat.

The first slope is ranging of 3-8% are gently sloping areas with land sloping, gently undulating and rolling lands sloping, this area comparises the small portion of the barangay. The middle portion of Barangay Milagrosa is ranging of 8-18% slope that forms the rolling tufaceous plateau.[citation needed]

Climate[edit]

Barangay Milagrosa has two pronounced seasons – the dry season, which usually begins in November and ends in April, and the rainy season, which starts in May and ends in October. Barangay Milagrosa is cool periods are from December to February while summer months are from April to May. March, April, May, June, and July are the warmest months with an average temperature of 28.8 °C (83.8 °F). January, February and December are cooler with an average temperature of 25.8 °C (78.4 °F).

History[edit]

There are seventy hectares of land southwest of downtown, which is the historical Barrio Milagrosa. This place was formerly part of the vast land of Yaptinchay of Binan, Laguna. The understanding by those living that the hacienda was part of Carmona before 1935. The people start to try the return to the peoples in the ownership to the Carmona. They build the organization called "Samahang Pagkakataon Na" under the leadership of then Mayor Mapanoo Marciano. There are many computation to occurred that almost feel here the disappointment of the association. But the peoples have a strong commitment. On 1938 on the led by Mayor Mapanoo and G. John Alumia, including with three truck people, they go to the Malacañang Palace to give to President Quezon to bring their permission. Well had learned carefully of the president and once again the proven his awareness of the emerging social justice. After the second world war, the land is divided and given to the landless. This area is named the "Milagrosa" because the returning of the land to the local people is "Milagro".

Landmarks[edit]

  • Miraculous Medal Chapel

Location: Barangay Proper

Economic profile[edit]

The economy of Barangay Milagrosa is generally agricultural, industrial & Commercial-Business.

Cottage industries include metal works, metalcraft, footwear industries, concrete products, tricycle assembly, rattan handicrafts and bakeries. Manufacturing firms engaged in handicraft (bags and shoes), furniture making, business retailing, personal and business services, and food based enterprises contribute to the municipality’s trade and commerce. Mercantile activities in the municipality are concentrated at the Poblacion area and along the Governor’s Drive.

Education[edit]

There are Schools that can be found in Barangay Milagrosa, some are private schools, two (2) Day Care Center and two (2) public elementary school where a big number of students are studying there.

Public (Elementary)
  • Milagrosa Elementary School (Main) - Barangay Milagrosa
  • Milagrosa Elementary School (West) - Barangay Milagrosa
Public (Pre-School / Day Care)
  • Milagrosa Elementary School (Main) (inside) - Barangay Milagrosa
  • Milagrosa Elementary School (West) (inside) - Barangay Milagrosa
  • Milagrosa Day CareCenter IV - Barangay Milagrosa
Private (Pre-School/Learning Center/Elementary/High School/College)
  • Holy Christian Academy - Carmona Townhomes Barangay Milagrosa
  • Koramfil Christian School - Barangay Milagrosa
  • Beatitudes Technological & Theological College - Phase 4 Barangay Milagrosa

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Land area". The Official Website of Carmona, Cavite, Philippines. Retrieved on 2012-08-10.
  2. ^ a b "2010 Census of Population and Housing", pg. 37. National Statistics Office of the Philippines. Retrieved on 2012-08-10.

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