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Cavite Zip Codes, Schools, and Cities

July 18, 2023

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Map of Cavite province highlighting its capital Imus

If you’re looking to live in a convenient location near Manila, with a fast-growing economy, and beautiful scenery, then Cavite is perfect place for you. In this blog guide, you’ll learn about important facts and highlights that make Cavite one of the best places to live in. Learn about the cities, schools and ZIP Codes in Cavite.


Best Places to Live In Cavite

Cavite is bounded by key cities: Metro Manila in the north, Batangas in the south, and Laguna in the east. And with major highways like the Cavite Expressway (CAVITEX), NAIA Expressway, and Muntinlupa-Cavite Expressway (MCX), it is now easy to travel to Manila, Makati, and BGC.

In the bustling and ever-growing province of Cavite, just south of Metro Manila, lies a treasure trove of affordable housing options. As the demand for affordable homes continues to rise, several cities in Cavite have emerged as ideal destinations for individuals and families seeking quality living at affordable prices. 


Bacoor City

Bacoor City, known as the gateway to Cavite, is just around 15 kilometers southwest of Manila. It is also referred to as a commuter town with its proximity to Metro Manila. And is home of low and middle-income settlers who availed of various housing projects and subdivisions.

Bacoor has seen tremendous urban development in recent years. And is shifting from an agriculture-based economy to a residential/commercial urban center focused on retail, manufacturing, banking and service sectors.


Imus City

Imus City is known as the “Flag Capital of the Philippines.” It was the site where the first Philippine flag was unfurled and raised. It was also declared as the provincial capital of Cavite on June 11, 1977 thru Presidential Decree No. 1163.

The city is located just 20 kilometers south of Manila. And it is considered as the banking center of Cavite. It’s excellent banking is seen to spearhead the development of the city. 

Imus is also home to industrial estates and manufacturing factories. 


Dasmarinas City

Dasmarinas City, or Dasma, is Cavite’s largest city in terms of area and population size. It is located 30 kilometers south of Manila and has seen rapid development over the years. Its growth is evidenced by the presence of major shopping malls, hospitals, universities, banks, and industrial parks. Dasmariñas has three major industrial estates which are the First Cavite Industrial Estate (FCIE), Dasmariñas Technopark, and First Cityland Industrial Estate. It is also known as  the “University Capital of Cavite.”

To accommodate its growing population, real estate developers in the Philippines residential subdivisions in the area.


General Trias City

General Trias City, simply known as GenTri, is located 5 kilometers southwest of Manila. It has several major industrial estates including the Gateway Business Park, the New Cavite Industrial City (NCIC), The Cavite Export Processing Zone (CEPZ), and the Golden Gate Industrial Park.

Considered as one of the new frontiers of growth and development in the Calabarzon, General Trias City offers a thriving real estate market with a range of affordable housing options. It also features leisure destinations, recreational amenities, convention center, and shopping malls.


Trece Martires City

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Trece Martires City is located in the heart of Cavite. It is about 8.3 km from Manila (about an hour by car). While Imus is the provincial capital, most of the provincial offices are in Trece Martires. This includes the new Cavite Government Center. 

From what was once agriculture-based economy, Trece Martires has now evolved into an industrialized and commercialized city. But despite its robust development, Trece Martires enjoys a green landscape — being surrounded the rural municipalities of Naic and Indang. Thus, it has been a popular address for home seekers looking for an affordable house and lot for sale in Cavite that offers a serene and laid-back charm. One such community is Hiraya Homes in Brgy. Cabuco.



Tanza, a municipality poised for rapid urbanization because of the Cavite Gateway Terminal and infrastructure developments, has been gaining popularity as an affordable housing destination.

With its beautiful beaches and natural attractions, Tanza lets its residents enjoy a tranquil and relaxed lifestyle with a lower cost of living.



Naic, another coastal city of Cavite that is a key growth center in South Luzon. With the expansion of the Cavite Technopark, there are more employment opportunities and housing demand in Naic.


Cities, Municipalities and ZIP Codes in Cavite

First DistrictCavite City4100
Second DistrictBacoor4102
Third DistrictImus4103
Fourth DistrictDasmariñas4114
Fifth DistrictCarmona4116
Gen. Mariano Alvarez4117
Sixth DistrictGen. Trias4107
Seventh DistrictAmadeo4109
Trece Martires4108
Eighth DistrictTagaytay City4120
Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo4124


How to Commute from Manila to Cavite

Cavite is located near the capital city, Manila, and offers easy access to Metro Manila’s economic opportunities and attractions. This is why many people choose to live in Cavite while working or studying in the metro area, enjoying a balance between urban and suburban living.

PITX (Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange): This is the main bus terminal in Metro Manila. There are several bus companies that have terminals in PITX, including Jam Liner, Baliwag Transit, and Victory Liner.

Buendia LRT Station (Pasay): This is a LRT station that is located near the Buendia business district. There are several bus companies that have terminals near the LRT station, including DLTB and JAC Liner.

EDSA-Taft MRT Station (Manila): This is a MRT station that is located near the Taft Avenue area. There are several bus companies that have terminals near the MRT station, including Five Star and Genesis Transport.

SM Mall of Asia (Pasay): This is a large shopping mall that is located in Pasay. There are several UV Express vans that have terminals near SM Mall of Asia, and they can take you to different parts of Metro Manila.


Top Universities in Cavite

De La Salle University – Dasmariñas
This is a private university that was founded in 1987. It is one of the most prestigious universities in the Philippines, and it offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs.

Cavite State University
This is a public university that was founded in 1906. It is the oldest university in Cavite, and it offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs.

Far Eastern University – Cavite
This is a private university that was founded in 2009. It is a branch of the Far Eastern University, which is one of the largest universities in the Philippines.

Lyceum of the Philippines University – Cavite (LPU-Cavite)
LPU-Cavite, situated in General Trias, offers a diverse range of academic programs and has gained recognition for its quality education.

San Sebastian College – Recoletos de Cavite
This institution, situated in Cavite City, is part of the Recoletos educational system and is known for its strong commitment to academic and moral excellence.

Philippine Christian University – Dasmarinas (PCU-D)
PCU-D is a Christian university located in Dasmariñas City, providing excellent education and emphasizing Christian values.

Far Eastern Polytechnic College, Inc. (FEPCI)
Situated in Dasma, this technical school offers vocational and technical courses to students seeking practical skills training.

St. Scholastica’s College – Westgrove
Located in Silang, Cavite, this all-girls school is part of the St. Scholastica’s College system and provides quality education with a strong emphasis on values and character formation.


Planning to move to Cavite?

If you are looking for a nice place to settle down near Metro Manila, you should consider moving to Cavite. It is easily accessible via commute or private vehicles.  Major highways like the CAVITEX and other expressways have made it easier to travel to Manila and the south. Cavite also offers good quality education to help prepare your children for their future.

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