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Malaysia Brunei Indonesien Indonesien Ilocos-Region Cagayan Valley Central Luzon Metro Manila CALABARZON Bicol-Region Western Visayas Eastern Visayas Central Visayas MIMAROPA Zamboanga Peninsula Northern Mindanao Caraga Davao-Region SOCCSKSARGEN Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Cordillera Administrative RegionLocation of the CALABARZON district within the Philippines
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Regional center Calamba
Residents 14,414,774
- population density 738.2 per km²
surface 16,873 km²
- provinces 5
- cities 13
- Municipalities 129
- Barangays 4.011
languages Tagalog , Filipino ,

English , others

CALABARZON or Region IV-A is a Philippine region . The administrative center of the region has been the city ​​of Calamba City since October 23, 2003 . The region has the highest population density next to Metro Manila .

CALABARZON and MIMAROPA were once merged as Southern Tagalog and were separated in 2002.

CALABARZON is an acronym made up of the names of the provinces in the region: CA (vite), LA (guna), BA (tangas), R (izal), (Que) ZON.

Political structure

Province / cities Provincial
( km² )
Population density
(per km²)
Batangas Batangas City 2,694,335 3,119.75 863.64
Cavite Trece Martires City 3,678,301 1,574.17 2,336.66
Laguna Santa Cruz 3,035,081 1,917.85 1,582.54
Quezon Lucena City 2,122,830 9.069.60 234.54
Rizal Antipolo City 2,884,227 1,191.94 2,419.77
Lucena City ¹ - 196.075 - -

Other cities

National parks and nature reserves


The earliest artistic representations in the Philippines are in the administrative region. They have come to be known as the Angono petroglyphs . The largest church building in the administrative region is the Basilica of St. Martin von Tur , it is considered the largest church in Southeast and East Asia . Another minor basilica is the Basilica of St. Michael Archangel in Tayabas.

Individual evidence

  1. 2015 Population Counts Summary. In: Retrieved June 4, 2016 .

Coordinates: 14 ° 0 ′  N , 121 ° 30 ′  E