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About: The Municipality of Cainta is a first-class urban municipality in the Province of Rizal, Philippines. It is one of the oldest (originally founded in August 15,1571) and is the town with the second smallest land area of 26.81 km2 next to Angono with 26.22 km2. With a population of 311,845 inhabitants, Cainta is the second most populous municipality in the Philippines, per the 2010 Census of Population conducted by the National Statistics Office. Cainta serves as the secondary gateway to the rest of Rizal Province from Metro Manila. It became one of the most urbanized towns due to its proximity to Manila.
The Municipality is also known as Your Gateway to the East, Information Technology Capital of the Province of Rizal and Bibingka Capital of the Philippines Historical Background: Was once a barrio of Binangonan; created as a pueblo in 1766 and became an independent Municipality in 1935 by the virtue of Executive Order 158, signed by then President Manuel L. Quezon, effective on January 1, 1935.
Was believed to be the cradle of mythical beings such as nuno, sirena that underscore the rich history and culture of the town. Then, was aptly named as “Angono”, said to be linked to “Ang Nuno”, a small-long bearded man living in the old balete tree situated in the town’s poblacion.
It is home to the Angono Petroglyphs, the oldest known work of art in the Philippines. The birthplace of two great Filipino National Artists, Carlos “Botong” V. Francisco and Maestro Lucio D. San Pedro, National Artists for Visual Arts and Music, respectively. Geographic Location: The Municipality of Cainta is one of the fourteen municipalities of the Province of Rizal which is found east of Metro Manila. It is located in the Western confines of Rizal Province with the grids 14°31’28” to 14°38’38.5” north latitude and 121°05’36” to 121°09’08” east longitude.
It shares boundaries with Marikina in the north, Antipolo in the east and Taytay in the south. The Municipality is sited to the east of Pasig City and to the north of Laguna Lake. Among all the municipalities of Rizal, Cainta has at present the smallest land area among the fourteen with only 1,019 hectares based on the National Statistics Office. Cainta is currently entangled in a boundary dispute battle in court involving the Municipalities of Antipolo and Taytay and Pasig City. Cainta is trying to reclaim a total land area of 4,299 hectares. Major Income Sources: Native Delicacies, Manufacturing, Services Tourist Destinations: Our Lady of Light Parish Church Special Events/Festivals: Cenakulo and Penetencia during lenten season Contact Information: Address: Municipal Hall, A. Bonifacio Avenue, Rosepack Compound, Brgy.
Cainta Location within the Philippines Coordinates:: (Region IV-A) Founded November 30, 1571 7 Government • Mayor () • Vice Mayor Sofia Velasco () Area • Total 42.99 km 2 (16.60 sq mi) Elevation 37 m (121 ft) Population (2015 census) • Total 322,128 • Rank 2 out of 1,489 • Density 7,500/km 2 (19,000/sq mi) () 1900: +63 (0)2 1st class;urban Website The Municipality of Cainta (: Bayan ng Cainta) is a first-class urban in the of,. It is one of the oldest (founded on August 15, 1571), and has a land area of 4,299 hectares (10,620 acres). Cainta serves as the secondary gateway to the rest of Rizal province from. With the continuous expansion of Metro Manila, Cainta is now part of Manila's, which reaches in its westernmost part, and is therefore one of the most urbanized towns. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 322,128 people, making it the second most populous municipality in the Philippines (after ), although there are efforts underway to convert it into a city.
Its income of Php 1,251,517,325.79 makes it the richest municipality in the country. In 2016, the National Competitiveness Council awarded Cainta as the Most Competitive Municipality (1st & 2nd Class) in the Philippines. It was also awarded with 1st Place in Infrastructure, 1st Place in Government Efficiency, and 2nd Place in Economic Dynamism. Cainta faces different challenges especially with its boundary disputes with (Greenpark Village, Karangalan Village, St. Joseph Subdivision, Villarica Subdivision, Riverside, and Midtown Village), (Greenland and eastern part of Cainta), and (Valley Golf and Country Club, Valley View, and Palmera Heights). Don Post-Spanish era [ ] In 1913, under the American rule, Cainta and were consolidated with Taytay as one government entity.
On January 1, 1914, it once again became an independent municipality and remained so to this day. Cainta is one of fourteen (14) municipalities of Province after the inclusion of other towns of what are now referred to as,, and. In 1942, Japanese Occupation troops entered Cainta. In 1942 to 1944, local guerrilla groups of the Hunters ROTC was the four-year main invasions in Cainta against the Japanese, when the guerrillas was they retreating by the Japanese before the liberation. In 1945, local Filipino troops of the 4th, 42nd, 45th, 46th, 47th and 53rd Infantry Division of the Philippine Army and 4th Infantry Regiment of the Philippine Constabulary was started the liberated and captured in Cainta and helping the guerrilla resistance fighters of the Hunters ROTC Guerrillas to fought against the Japanese and ended World War II. Liberation of Cainta [ ] During World War II under the Allied Liberation, the some of all stronghold of local Filipino soldiers of the Philippine Commonwealth Army 4th, 42nd, 45th, 46th, 47th and 53rd Infantry Division and the Philippine Constabulary 4th Constabulary Regiment was sending the local military operations and liberated in all municipal town of Cainta and aided the local guerrilla groups of the Hunters ROTC Guerrillas against the Japanese Imperial armed forces and begins the Liberation of Cainta on 1945 and arrvial by the American liberation forces enters the town. The General Headquarters, Camp Bases and Garrisons of the Imperial Japanese Armed Forces in Cainta and inside of all Japanese soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army was invaded the battles and captured of all the local Filipino soldiers of the Philippine Commonwealth Army and Philippine Constabulary and the local guerrillas of the Hunters ROTC Guerrillas after the fighting.
After the war, the local casualties was over 3,810 Filipino troops of the Philippine Commonwealth Army and Philippine Constabulary killed in action and 12,400 wounded in action, the local guerrillas of the Hunters ROTC was over 200 killed in action and 700 wounded in action and over 15,000 Japanese troops of the Imperial Japanese Armed Forces was killed in action, 36,000 wounded in action and over 3,400 captured in action. Conversion to Cityhood [ ] In late 2003, former Cainta mayor Nicanor Felix, with the rest of its Sannguniang Bayan members, unanimously approved a resolution for Cainta's cityhood bid. On that same year, on its annual fiesta, the Municipality had its theme 'Cainta: Lungsod 2004', promoting its bid for cityhood. But, on the contrary, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan ng Rizal denied the resolutiuon stating that 'it must resolve first its boundary disputes with, and '.
However, in January, 2010, current Rizal Governor Jun Ynares III now pushes the cityhood of Cainta and Taytay, due to the overabundance of jobs, amenities, and its people. In turn, incumbent Congressman Joel Duavit of the 1st District filed and passed a Bill effectively creating a district composed of Cainta and Taytay. The Bill is now up at the committee level in the Senate. Demographics [ ] Population census of Cainta Year Pop.
1903 1,761 — 1918 2,686 +2.85% 1939 3,075 +0.65% 1948 3,692 +2.05% 1960 6,803 +5.22% 1970 20,714 +11.76% 1975 36,971 +12.32% 1980 59,025 +9.80% 1990 126,839 +7.95% 1995 201,550 +9.07% 2000 242,511 +4.05% 2007 304,478 +3.19% 2010 311,845 +0.87% 2015 322,128 +0.62% Source: In the 2015 census, the population of Cainta, was 322,128 people, with a density of 7,500 inhabitants per square kilometre or 19,000 inhabitants per square mile. In the 2007 census, it had a population of 304,478. Its population consists of 70% Christians, 15% Non-Catholic (including,,,, and others), 10%, 3% Chinese, and 2%. The people of Cainta are mostly -speaking Filipinos. A considerable number of the population are descended from soldiers who mutinied against the British Army when the British briefly occupied the Philippines in 1762 to 1763. These Indian soldiers called were from and settled in town and intermarried with native women.
The Sepoy ancestry of Cainta is still very visible to this day, particularly in Barrio Dayap near Brgy. Local government [ ].
Puregold Cainta Cainta has a robust economy as evidenced by several commercial and industrial establishments that have sprouted. Cainta is the richest municipality in the country with respect to Income Revenue growth.(based on 2010 COA Report). The town continues to attract businesses because of its proximity to and the town's burgeoning population which mostly consists of hard-working and hospitable people. Cainta is the 'richest municipality in the Philippines as evidence of numerous manufacturing firms here like Motors Philippines, the largest car manufacturer in the country, the Monde M.Y. San Corporation, one of the nation's leading biscuit manufacturers, BF Construction Philippines, Ford Philippines,, Fortune Tobacco Corporation, Honda Cars Philippines, Hyundai Cainta, Rockbuilt Manufacturing Corporation, Cathay Pacific Steel Corporation, South Pacific Chemical Industry, The House Printers Corporation, and more. Native delicacies [ ] The most common livelihood in Cainta is the making of native delicacies, a tradition inherited from Antipolo, which is largely a cottage industry. Its native desserts are among the nation's best.
Dating back to the 15th century, it became the town's principal source of income for more than four centuries. Suman (rice cake wrapped in banana leaf), latik (boiled down coconut milk used for glazing), and the famous bibingka, are but a few of the sweet delights that lure many visitors to this town. During the 20th century, Cainta dazzled the whole country when it baked the biggest rice cake ever and the town became known as the 'Bibingka Capital of the Philippines'. Bibingka is believed to have been adapted from the Indian cuisine, an influence from its Sepoy population. It comes from the Indian word also known as bibik, a dessert made of flour, coconut milk, and egg.
The Philippine version is made of rice flour, coconut milk and salted duck eggs. Butter and sugar are used for glazing after cooking and before serving. Landmarks [ ]. See also: Every 1 December, the town celebrates its foundation and feast of (Ina ng Kalinawagan). It is usually celebrated with its own festival, ( of,, and ), which started around 2014.
The week long celebration consists of various activities such as paintball tournament,, and Miss Cainta, which started on 2014. The first Miss Cainta title holder is Seika Santos and the current title holder is Kassandra Ebol. One of the much awaited event of the festival is the caindakan sa kalsada, a streetdance parade joined by various schools and organization of cainta. The current champion is San Juan national high school. It is also comes with the Sumbingtik King and Queen, the current title holders are Jamil Labay and Grace Buenconsejo respectively both from San Juan National High school.
Utilities [ ] Water [ ] In past decades Cainta had been suffering a lack of potable surface water supply, with only deepwell water source available. Today, almost the entire municipality of Cainta is supplied 24 hours a day with potable water from the Manila Water Company Inc., MWSS concessionaire for East Zone, along with several towns in Rizal Province. Private [ ] • Cainta Wesleyan Academy • Dayspring Academy Greenland Academy Cainta • Faith Christian School • Greenland Academy • Greenland Academy Cainta • Greenpark High School • Hope Academy of Rizal • Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila School • • Roots of Learning Center • Saint Francis of Assisi Montessori School of Cainta • Scholastica De San Alfonso Inc. • Valley View Academy • Agapeland Christian Academy Public [ ] • • Governor Isidro Rodriguez Memorial National High School • San Juan National High School Tertiary [ ] • ABE - Felix Avenue • Cainta Catholic College • College of Saint John Paul II Arts and Sciences (Formerly SJB IAS Cainta) • - Cainta Campus (Main Campus) • - Sumulong Campus • Informatics - Cainta Brickroad Campus • • St. John Bosco Institute of Arts and Sciences • STI - Academic Center - Ortigas Avenue Extension • University of Rizal System - Cainta Campus (Public) See also [ ]. Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC).
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