Income Classification: 4th Class Congressional District: 7th District No. of Barangays: 13 Land Area: 3,917 has. Population (NSO, May 1, 2010): 104,559 Registered Voters (COMELEC, January 2016): 63,378
Trece Martires City is the seat of the Provincial Government of Cavite. It is considered as one of the fast growing local economy in Cavite with an average local revenue growth rate of 29% from 2012 to 2014. SM Department Store had just started its operation on May 13, 2016 and is expected to further accelerate local economic growth of the city. From 2014 to present, the city is hosting seven(7) NHA Resettlement Projects with 19,000 housing units and relocatees coming from Informal Settlers of National Capital Region( NCR). With population growth rate of 9.64%, 2016 projected population is 181,625. 2016 projected number of Households is 41,217.
What is now known as Trece Martires City was used to be Quintana. This was the largest, most remote and one of the oldest barrios of Tanza, Cavite. The city was named in the honor of Thirteen (13) martyrs of Cavite, who were sentenced to death during the Spanish regime. Surnames of the thirteen martyrs also became the names of the thirteen(13) barangays of the city. Trece Martires City was created through the enactment of Republic Act 981 on May 24, 1954. Under the city charter, the Governor of Cavite will serve as Ex Officio City Mayor of the city. Trece Martires City was inaugurated as Provincial Capital on January 1, 1956 on the same day Governor Delfin Montano was sworn into office as Cavite Provincial Governor and Trece Martires City Ex Officio City Mayor. On May 11, 1992 the first local election was held per Republic Act 7325, an Act that amend the city charter and providing for local elections of the Trece Martires City.
Trece Martires City is located at the center of Cavite Province. It is bounded on the North by the Municipality of Tanza, by the Municipalities of Amadeo and Indang on the South, Municipality of Gen. Trias on the East and Municipalities of Tanza and Naic on the West. It is accessible by land transportation from Metro Manila and the other adjoining Cities and municipalities. It has a distance of 45 kilometers from Metro Manila, 25 kilometers from Cavite City, 23 kilometers from Tagaytay City, and 13 kilometers from the City of Dasmariñas.
Major Income Sources
Commercial and Service Centers, Industrial
Thirteen Martyrs Monument
St. Jude Parish Church
Amore Recreation & Leisure Park
Sherwood Hills Golf Club
Mina Tunnel, Crocodile Farm
Queens Joy Resort
Villa Lucila Resort
Villa Inocencio Mini Resort
Special Events / Festivals
City Foundation Day(May 24)
13 Martyr’s Death Anniversary of the 13 Martyrs of Cavite(September 12)
Cavite was also hailed as one of the Regional Gawad Pamana ng Lahi 2011 Awardee – Provincial Category. Exemplary performance information is drawn from the database of the on-line LGPMS, Seal of Good Housekeeping, International Organization or National Government Agency-bestowed awards and acknowledged innovations.
The First AJA ISO 9001:2015 Certified Provincial Government in the Philippines. ISO 9001:2015 is a set of standards and requirements for the development of a quality management system commonly applied by private corporations and organizations to help ensure that the needs and expectations of customers are adequately and consistently met. These standards also enable organizations to develop mechanisms for continual improvement of products and services.
The good housekeeping seal is given to LGUs that excelled in the areas of planning, budgeting, revenue, mobilization, financial management, budget execution, procurement and resource mobilization. It also recognizes local governments that accord primacy to the principles of transparency and accountability. Recipients of the award also received one million pesos each from the DILG’s Performance Challenge Fund (PCF).
Provincial Government of Cavite Offices and Departments
PDRRMC: (046) 419-
Police Department: (046) 875-
Fire Department: (046) 471-
Address: Provincial Capitol
Building Trece Martires City, Cavite 4109
Cavite Philippines Telephone: +63 46 419-