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Barangays of Tagaytay City, in the Cavite Province within Region 4-A in the Republic of The Philippines
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List of Municipalities in the Cavite Province within Region IV-A in the Republic of The Philippines
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Cities in the Province of Cavite: Bacoor City | Cavite City | Dasmariñas City | Imus City | Tagaytay City | Trece Martires City (Capital)


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Tagaytay City,
Cavite Province, Philippines

  • Tagaytay City has a total of 34 barangays.
  • Registered Voters of Tagaytay City as of (2010) = 34,836
  • Tagaytay City is in the "3rd" Voting Congressional District of Cavite.
  • Population of Tagaytay City (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 61,623
  • Land Area of Tagaytay City (as of 2007, in hectares) = 6,500
  • Tagaytay City is a 2nd class Component City and Urban.
  • Tagaytay City is in the Cavite province and within Region IV-A – Calabarzon Region in the island of luzon

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Geography of Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

Tagaytay City Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 6,500

Location of Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

History of Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

article copied verbatim from the Tagaytay LGU

Legendarily, the word Tagaytay came from “TAGA” meaning to cut and “ITAY” which means father. A father and son were said to be on a wild boar chase when the animal they were pursuing suddenly turned and attacked them. Fearing for his father’s safety as the boar violently charged the old man, the son cried out “TAGA, ITAY!” which means “cut him down, father!” The son’s exhortation and shouts reverberated in the valleys of the ridge and were heard by the residents, wood gatherers, hunters and kaingeros in the forests. Thus, the shout and the words “Taga, Itay” became the subject of conversation among the people in the countryside for several days. In time, the place from where the shouts came began to be known as the beautiful southern city of Tagaytay.

During the Philippine Revolution of 1896, Tagaytay became a place of refuge and hideaway for revolutionaries from the nearby provinces of Batangas and Laguna and other neighboring towns of Masilao (now Amadeo), Malabon Grande (now Gen. Trias), Silang, Dasmariñas, Mendez and Indang. Its central location amidst these towns and provinces, the wild preponderance of forests on its ridges and the vast undulating topography of its lands characterized by wide stretches of cogon offered a ready sanctuary and haven from pursuit of the Katipuneros. As a passageway for the revolutionary activities in the said provinces, the natives and revolutionaries described movement to and from the towns via Tagaytay with the word “MANANAGAYTAY,” which means traversing the ridges of Tagaytay.

At the outbreak of the Second World War, the 11th Ariborne Division of Lieutenants General William Krugers 8th Army airdropped military supplies and personnel on the Tagaytay ridge, prior to the Liberation of Manila from the Japanese on February 3, 1945. To commemorate this event, the city officials, in coordination with the Philippine Historical Institute installed a marker at the junction of the Silang-Canlubang-Nasugbu roads.

On June 21, 1938, Tagaytay became a chartered city with the passage and signing by the late President Manuel L. Quezon of Commonwealth Act No. 338, a bill authored by Rep. Justiniano S. Montano of Cavite. Among the city’s past mayors were Arsenio Natividad, Mariano Bondoc, Melchor Benitez, Miguel Taña, Isaac Tolentino, Hilarion Maglabe, Benjamin Erni, and Francis Tolentino. The incumbent City Mayor is Hon. Abraham N. Tolentino.

Today, the City of Tagaytay is identified as one of the priority areas for tourism development of the Department of Tourism. Likewise, the city has been identified in the CALABARZON as a tourist center.

People of Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

  • Tagaytay City Population (as of Aug 1, 2007 Census) = 61,623
  • Tagaytay City Registered Voters (2009 COMELEC) = 37,650

Elected Government Officials of Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


  • Elected Government Officials of Tagaytay City for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Tagaytay City: TOLENTINO, AGNES (LP) LIBERAL PARTY
  • Vice-Mayor of Tagaytay City: Celso Parra De Castro - LIBERAL PARTY
  • Councilors of Tagaytay City:
  1. AMBION, MOK (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 18471 7.00%
  2. Fredlander Valencia Bay LIBERAL PARTY 16946 6.42%
  3. Esteban Miranda Mendoza LIBERAL PARTY 16780 6.36%
  4. Violeta Castillo Parra LIBERAL PARTY 16181 6.13%
  5. Doroteo Ner Marasigan Jr. LIBERAL PARTY 16082 6.09%
  6. PELLO, TISYO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 15969 6.05%
  7. BATINO, SONNY (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 15819 5.99%
  8. ZAIDE, BOYET (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 15241 5.77%
  9. JAVIER, NONOY (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 15133 5.73%
  10. Gener Malabanan Vergara LIBERAL PARTY 14623 5.54%

  1. Gener Malabanan Vergara
  2. Eliseo Baybay Javier
  3. Romeo Daguro Mariano
  4. Alexander Tolentino Zaide
  5. Violeta Castillo Parra
  6. Doroteo Ner Marasigan Jr.
  7. Lorna Sarabia Toledo
  8. Fredlander Valencia Bay
  9. Esteban Miranda Mendoza
  10. Reymond Ambata Ambion

Barangay Elected Officials of Tagaytay City, Cavite

Businesses in Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

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Businesses in Tagaytay City
  • Auto and Motorcycle dealers
  • Banks and Financial Institutions in Tagaytay City
  • Clinics and Hospitals
  • Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores
  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses and Boarding
  • Pharmacies or Drug Stores
  • Repair Shops
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops and Resorts in Tagaytay City
  • Salons and Barber Shops
  • Supermarket, wet market
How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

Sports News of Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

Every community has its sports hero. Who is the sports hero of Tagaytay City? Are there any basketball courts, tennis courts, volleyball courts, baseball fields, softball fields, or any type of sports area or arena in Tagaytay City? Go ahead and list any upcoming sports events in Tagaytay City.

  • Army awards medals to 'world's fastest dragon boat crew'
  • Monday, September 22, 2014 3:14 pm
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Army on Friday conferred military merit medals to the members of its Dragon Boat Team, considered the fastest in the world.
In a statement Monday, the Philippine Army said the recent win of the team at the 9th International Boat Federation Club Crews World Championships in Standiana Bacin, Italy earlier this month was particularly notable ............................. Full Story»

Real Estate for Sale or lease in Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

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Schools in Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

School year 2014-2015 starts June 2, 2014 and ends March 27, 2015, for public elementary and secondary schools. The school year will have 201 school days, of which 180 days are “nonnegotiable” student-teacher contact time.


The name of your school in Tagaytay City can be listed here. You can list it like this:

  • Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
    • Address of your school
    • Telephone Number
    • Principal of the school

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Economy of Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

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article below copied verbatim from: May 29th, 2010 by infoWeb: http://www.tagaytay.nfo.ph/economy/

The City of Tagaytay has no defined central business district. Instead, commercial activities tend to conglomerate at four (4) different parts of the city namely: Barangays Mendez Crossing East and West; Silang Crossing East, City Market at Barangay Tolentino East and the Mahogany Beef Market at Barangay Kaybagal South.

There are 3,121 commercial establishments situated at Tagaytay City based on the record from the License Office for businesses with more than Php50,000.00 Gross Receipts or Initial Capital and establishments with below Php50,000.00 Initial Capital or Gross Receipts that are registered at the barangays. These consist of 144 restaurants, 429 carinderia / canteens / refreshment parlor, 16 coffee shops, 8 fastfood establishments, 15 pharmaceutical stores, 691 retailers and dealers, 15 Spa and wellness center, 24 water refilling stations, 31 medical/dental/veterinary/optical establishments, 35 bakeries, 21 grocery stores, 169 pasalubong and souvenir shops, 29 construction supply/hardware and lumber, 19 banks, 7 gasoline filling stations, 19 auto mechanics shops, 34 hotels, motels, lodging facilities and inns, 73 houses and rooms for rent, 25 lending and pawnshops, 18 real estate developers and offices, 38 insurance agencies, 9 financial/investment offices, 14 money changers, 11 travel agencies, 335 sari-sari stores and 892 other establishments.

Tagaytay City, being basically an agricultural area has relatively few industries within its vicinity. There are on 11 industries found in the city, Two (2) of which are agro-based,three (3) are manufacturing oriented and the remaining are cottage/livelihood industries.

Jobs in Tagaytay City

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Natural Resources of Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

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Featured News of The Philippines

  • President Aquino to promote Philippine manufacturing sector in the US
  • Monday, September 22, 2014
BOSTON, Massachusetts, Sept. 22 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III will promote the country's manufacturing sector when he delivers messages at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University here in Massachusetts and at Columbia University in New York, Ambassador Jose Cuisia said.
"As you know, we’re trying to promote the manufacturing sector," Ambassador Cuisia said in an interview here on Saturday (Boston time) ........................ Full Story»

  • President Aquino sees 2015 a banner year for Philippine economy
  • Sunday, September 21, 2014
PARIS, France, Sep 21 -- Given the unprecedented investor confidence enjoyed by the Philipppines, President Benigno S. Aquino III on Thursday said he expects 2015 to be a banner year for the country.
Speaking before a forum organized by the French Institute for International Relations here, President Aquino said all the factors needed to allow the country to build the momentum are already in place ........................ Full Story»

  • Carabao Festival
Date: May 14 - Location: Angono, Rizal
Farmers pay tribute to their patron saints; a procession of carabao carts bearing a myriad local produce is held; prizes are awarded to the strongest and most beautifully decorated carabaos.
Date: May 14 Location: Pulilan, Bulacan
Hundreds of festively adorned carabaos are paraded by their farmer-owners on the street leading to the church; there the carabaos are made to kneel down as a homage to San Isidro de Labrado, the patron saint of farmers.

Your Story about Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

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The oldest man or woman in Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines

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Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In
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