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    Cavite Province Luzon Philippines

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Cavite Province includes the southern coastal area of Luzon in the Philippines bordering Manila Bay and offshore islands. Borders Laguna Province to the east, Manila is roughly 30km to the northeast, Batangas Province to the south, Manila Bay to the north and the South China Sea to the west. Cavite Province includes the islands of Corregidor Island.

Manila Bay
Corregidor and the other islands in Manila Harbor fall under the jurisdiction of the Cavite Province (not Bataan or Manila as many believe) the island are also tagged as a Military Reservoir Zone and partly under the jurisdiction of the Navy and Marines.

Corregidor Island (Fort Mills, The Rock)
Island fortress guarding the entrance to Manila Bay fortified with gun batteries

Caballo Island (Fort Hughes)
Another fortified island, off limits to visitors today

El Fraile (Fort Drum)
Small island developed into a fortress, shaped like a battleship guarding the southern entrance of Manila Harbor closest to Cavite.

Carabao Island (Fort Frank)
Island with fortress, closest to Cavite on the southern entrance to Manila Harbor

Cavite
Borders the southern edge of Manila Bay. Cavite Naval Base, Sangley Point and Canacao.

Ternate
Inland from the the southern edge of Manila Bay.

Tagaytay
On February 3, 1945, the 11th Airborne Division parachuted at Tagaytay Ridge

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Last Updated
September 10, 2018

 

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