Trece Martires City

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City of Trece Martires
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Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Cavite
Mayor Melandres de Sagun- PMP(Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino)
Barangays 13
Physical characteristics
Area 49.10 km²
Total (2000) 41,653
Density 848/km²

The City of Trece Martires (Filipino: Lungsod ng Trece Martires) is a fourth class city in the province of Cavite, Philippines. It is the capitol city of Cavite since the capital is declared the Municipality of Imus but somehow, it is said to be the province' capital because the provincial activitied and transactions and the capitol is in the said city. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 41,653 people in 8,761 households.

It is named after the Thirteen Martyrs of Cavite who were executed by the Spaniards on September 12, 1896.

It was first a remote barrio of Santa Cruz de Malabon(Tanza, Cavite). Thru the power of Senator Justiniano Montano and the approval of Former President Ramon Magsaysay in 1954, the city held its cityhood. It was first a grazing yards for cows, goats, and carabaos. And it is also a farming grounds for native Cavitenos. When times goes by, recidents made a comunity that grows bigger and bigger and made into a good city. Until now, its government's mission is to develop the city's economy.



Trece Martires City is politically subdivided into 13 barangays (3 urban and 10 rural).

  • Cabezas (Palawit)
  • Cabuco (Canggahan)
  • De Ocampo (Quintana)
  • Lallana (Panuka)
  • San Agustin (Poblacion)
  • Osorio (Project)
  • Conchu (Lagundian)
  • Perez (Lucbanan)
  • Aguado (Piscal Mundo)
  • Gregorio (Aliang)
  • Inocencio (Bagong Pook)
  • Lapidario (Bayog)
  • Luciano (Bitangan)

2010 Elections

  • Mayor: Melandres De Sagun(son of Former Mayor, Melencio "Jun" L. De Sagun)PMP party
  • Vice Mayor: Alexander Lubigan- PMP party

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