Tanza, Cavite

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Tanza
Municipality
Historical Santa Cruz Parish
Historical Santa Cruz Parish
Flag of Tanza
Flag
Official seal of Tanza
Seal
Map of Cavite showing the location of Tanza
Map of Cavite showing the location of Tanza
Tanza is located in Philippines
Tanza
Tanza
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°23′40″N 120°51′11″E / 14.39444°N 120.85306°E / 14.39444; 120.85306Coordinates: 14°23′40″N 120°51′11″E / 14.39444°N 120.85306°E / 14.39444; 120.85306
Country Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Cavite
District 6th district of Cavite
Incorporated 1760 and 1917
Barangays 41
Government[1]
 • Mayor Yuri A. Pacumio (UNA)
 • Vice Mayor Marcus Ashley C. Arayata (LP)
Area[2]
 • Total 95.59 km2 (36.91 sq mi)
 • Land 78.24 km2 (30.21 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 226,188
 • Rank 8 out of 1,489 Municipalities
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4108
IDD:area code +63 (0)46
Website www.tanza.gov.ph
Aerial view of Tanza, with Gen. Trias in the background.

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,[3] in a land area of 78.24 square kilometres (30.21 sq mi) with a first-class income classification.

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.

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

History[edit]

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.

Barangays[edit]

Tanza is politically subdivided into 41 barangays.[2]

  • Amaya 1
  • Amaya 2
  • Amaya 3
  • Amaya 4
  • Amaya 5
  • Amaya 6
  • Amaya 7
  • Bagtas
  • Biga
  • Biwas
  • Bucal
  • Bunga
  • Calibuyo
  • Capipisa
  • Daang Amaya 1
  • Daang Amaya 2
  • Daang Amaya 3
  • Halayhay
  • Julugan 1
  • Julugan 2
  • Julugan 3
  • Julugan 4
  • Julugan 5
  • Julugan 6
  • Julugan 7
  • Julugan 8
  • Lambingan
  • Mulawin
  • Paradahan 1
  • Paradahan 2
  • Poblacion 1
  • Poblacion 2
  • Poblacion 3
  • Poblacion 4
  • Punta 1
  • Punta 2
  • Sahud Ulan
  • Sanja Mayor
  • Santol
  • Tanauan
  • Tres Cruses

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tanza
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 23,169 —    
1995 77,839 +25.49%
2000 110,517 +7.80%
2007 171,795 +6.27%
2010 188,755 +3.49%
2015 226,188 +3.50%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4]

In the 2015 census, the population of Tanza, Cavite, was 226,188 people,[3] with a density of 2,400 inhabitants per square kilometre or 6,200 inhabitants per square mile.

Religion[edit]

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.[citation needed]

Economy[edit]

Income

  • 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[edit]

Day care centers

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

Elementary schools
  • Alonzo's Learning Center
  • Amaya Elementary School
  • Apostle's Creed learning school ( ACLS )
  • Bagtas Elementary School
  • Bienvenido R. Fojas Memorial Elementary School
  • Bea-Therese School
  • Bunga Elementary School
  • Capipisa Elementary School
  • Carissa Grace Mission School
  • Carissa Homes PS
  • Dawn Kiddie School of Cavite
  • De Roman Montessori School (DRMS)
  • Dei Gratia Learning Center
  • Del Carmen School
  • Deo Roma College of Tanza
  • Don Crispin Yumol Elementary School (Punta Elementary Elementary School)
  • Dona Perpetua A. Yumol (Bagtas PS)
  • Felipe G. Calderon Elementary School (Tanza Elementary School/Central)
  • Florentino Joya Elementary School
  • Francisco Lopez Mariano Academy
  • G. Fabillar Learning Center
  • Golden Heart Pre-school
  • Good Tree International School (GTIS)
  • Gregorio B. Fojas Memorial School(Calibuyo Elementary School )
  • Halayhay Elementary School
  • Holy Nazarene Christian School
  • Holy Trinity School of Tanza
  • Inigo de Loyola Academy
  • Julugan Elementary School
  • Little Footprints to Jesus School
  • Little Minds Development Center
  • Lycee D' Tanza Inc.
  • Maddalena Starace School
  • Our Lady of the Holy Rosary School (OLHRS)
  • Paradahan Elementary School
  • Pedro M. Gimenez Academe
  • Hillcrest Periwinkle Montessori School
  • Sahud Ulan PS (Halayhay Annex)
  • Saint Augustine School
  • Saint Mary of the Woods Academy
  • Saint Thomas Moore Academy
  • Sanja Mayor Elementary School
  • Santol Elementary School
  • Sawyer Integrated School
  • Sta. Cruz (Bucal) Elementary School
  • Sto. Niño de Lebelle Academy
  • Tanza Child Development Center(TCDC)
  • The International School for Children (TISC)
  • Tres Cruses Elementary School
Tanza National Comprehensive High School
High schools
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

Events[edit]

[citation needed]

  • 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[edit]

Images[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 24 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Cavite". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 

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