City of Dasmariñas
Lungsod ng Dasmariñas
—  Component City  —

Nickname(s): University City of Cavite
Industrial Giant of the CALABARZON
Melting Pot of Cavite
Motto: Sulong na, Sulong pa Lungsod ng Dasmariñas!
(Onward, Forward City of Dasmariñas!)
Map of Cavite showing the location of Dasmariñas.
City of Dasmariñas is located in Philippines
City of Dasmariñas
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°19′35″N 120°56′10″E / 14.32639°N 120.93611°E / 14.32639; 120.93611Coordinates: 14°19′35″N 120°56′10″E / 14.32639°N 120.93611°E / 14.32639; 120.93611
Country  Philippines
Region CALABARZON (Region IV-A)
Province Cavite
District Lone District of the City of Dasmariñas (4th District of Cavite)
Incorporated (Municipality) 1867
Renamed 1917*
Cityhood November 25, 2009
Barangays[1] 75
 – Mayor Jennifer A. Barzaga (NUP)
 – Vice-Mayor Valeriano S. Encabo (NUP)
 – Councillors
 – LNB President Antonio L. Ferrer
 – SK Federation President Jerome Menguito(Sampaloc 3)
 – Total 90.1 km2 (34.8 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 – Total 556,330
 – Density 6,175/km2 (15,993.2/sq mi)
Demonym Dasmariñeños
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4114,
except the Resettlement Area (4115) &
the First Cavite Industrial Estate (4126)
Area code 46
Philippine Standard Geographic Code 042106000
Income class 1st class
Urban/Rural Urban
Website City of Dasmariñas
* 1917 was the year when Perez Dasmariñas became a town again from Imus and the name "Perez" had been dropped.
Population Census of Dasmariñas City
Census Pop. Rate
1995 262,406
2000 379,520 8.24%
2007 556,330 5.42%

The City of Dasmariñas (Filipino: Lungsod ng Dasmariñas) is a first class city in the province of Cavite, Philippines. It is located approximately 30 kilometers south of Manila. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 556,330 people, making it before the most populous municipality in the Philippines before it was converted into a city.[2] Dasmariñas is now the 11th largest city in the country in terms of population. It has a land area of 90.1 square kilometers (34.8 sq mi).

Dasmariñas City used to be part of Cavite's second congressional district until June 30, 2010. The city has now its own legislative district, although that district is still part of the representation of Cavite (Cavite's 4th legislative district will also be known as the Legislative District of Dasmariñas. It is also the second largest component city in terms of population (556,330 as of 2007), next only to Antipolo. Such population is enough to warrant Dasmariñas another congressional district, and by then deem it independent from the representation of Cavite if the move prospers.

Dasmariñas is the wealthiest local government unit in the province of Cavite according to the 2006 Commission on Audit report. In addition, prior to its conversion into a city, Dasmariñas was the only municipality in the Philippines that had both an SM and Robinsons Mall.


Built up area

With the continuous expansion of Metro Manila, the city is now included in Manila built up area which reaches Lipa City in its southernmost part.

People and Culture


Dasmariñas has the biggest population in the entire province with over 700,000 people within its borders during the day. The city has 75 barangays, has more than 170 subdivisions and the biggest resettlement area in the Philippines, Dasmariñas Bagong Bayan(DBB).[3]

Most affluent families from Metro Manila and nearby towns and provinces have chosen Dasmariñas to be their home due to its proximity to the National Capital Region. The mass exodus of people here in Dasmariñas is also brought about by the industrial boom which brought about more jobs. There are also a big number of foreign residents such as Koreans, Chinese, Japanese, American, Hindu, etc. Because of this, Dasmariñas can be also considered as the "Melting Pot" of Cavite.[4]


Christianity is the predominant religion, and the majority of the people are Roman Catholics. Other prominent religious groups include the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), The United Methodist Church, Salitran Covenant Bible Church, Presbyterian Churches, Baptist and Bible Fundamental churches, Seventh Day Adventist Churches, Iglesia ni Kristo, and other denominations. A considerable percentage of the population are also composed of Muslims. Religious tolerance exists among members of different sects.


SM City Dasmariñas, the biggest mall in Cavite and one of several large shopping malls in the province.

The city of Dasmariñas is one of the fastest growing local government units in the province of Cavite. Numerous commercial establishments, which include major shopping malls, fast foods, groceries, convenient stores, restaurants and other service-oriented businesses, are mostly concentrated in the town proper. Industrial establishments are located in the outskirts of the municipality. It has the greatest number of universities in the province.

From an agricultural-based economy, the town of Dasmariñas has evolved into a highly urbanized and industrial city. It now boasts of three industrial estates, namely: First Cavite Industrial Estate (FCIE) in Barangay Langkaan, Dasmariñas Technopark located in Barangay Paliparan I and NHA Industrial Park in Bagong Bayan. Aside from these industrial areas, there are 240 other factories/business establishments scattered in the different barangays that sum up to a total of 309 operational industries in the city. Dasmariñas is home to hundreds of thousands of residents who occupy the more than 70 residential subdivisions in the city. It also serves as a haven to investors with its industrial estates and diverse pool of manpower. The rapid growth of the city's population near universities, industrial estates and factories provides a ready market for real estate ventures such as subdivisions, apartments and other support services. Its infrastructure projects involving major road construction and widening support the city in its functional role as one of the residential, commercial, industrial and university centers of Cavite. To protect its environment, Dasmariñas has adopted its Luntiang (English: Green) Dasmariñas program, which is envisioned to plant 100,000 seedlings planted over the town during the year 2000.



Dasmariñas City is about 8,234 hectares, 12 kilometers from Metro Manila or the National Capital Region and 27 kilometers south of the center of the City of Manila. It is bounded by the municipalities of Imus and Silang, both in Cavite at the north and south respectively, at the east by the towns of San Pedro and Biñan by the side of Laguna and Carmona and at the west, it is bounded by General Trias, also in Cavite and a little further from this boundary is Trece Martires City.[5]

It is strategically located at the intermediate zone of the Metropolitan Manila area. With adequate accessibility, Dasmariñas is within the urbanizing development influence of Metro Manila area.

It is composed of the Poblacion and the barangays. The Poblacion which is now divided into four zones is on the westernmost section of the municipality, Sabang, Salawag and Salitran are to the north and to the south are San Agustin, Langkaan and Sampaloc. Burol, Paliparan, and the Resettlement Area are on the eastern side of the municipality.

The city of Dasmariñas is landlocked. However, it is not too far from the coastal towns of Rosario, Kawit, Bacoor, Noveleta and Cavite City whose average distance from Poblacion is less than 30 kilometers. It is about the same distance from Laguna de Bay and about 27 kilometers from the resort city of Tagaytay and the famous Taal Lake.

At present, Dasmariñas is served by corridors traversing the central areas which provide linkages to the Metropolitan Manila area core in the north and the developing nodes of Laguna and Batangas.


Dasmariñas is partly lowland and partly hill. The Poblacion itself is elevated. From an elevation of 80 meters at the Poblacion, the land rises to 250 meters towards Silang. Generally, land near rivers and creeks are rugged. Dasmariñas is outside the typhoon belt and has no fault line constraints. Further, it is served by natural drainage system since it is traversed by several rivers and water tributaries draining to the Manila Bay. The town has yet to experience floods.[5]


Strongly sloping to elevated areas cover approximately 1,532.16 hectares or 18.61% of the total area. These are dispersed among Burol, Langkaan, Paliparan, Salawag, Sampaloc and San Agustin. Areas with slopes 10.1 to 18% cover about 575.72 hectares of land in portions of Salawag, Salitran, Burol, and other parts.

On the other hand, gently sloping or undulating areas comprise merely 710.4 hectares or 8.62% of the total land area while undulating areas with a slope of 2.6 to 5% account for the biggest percentage of 50.59% of the total land area equivalent to 4, 165.64 hectares of land which are dispersed over the municipality except Sabang and San Jose.[5]


Two pronounced seasons: wet season and dry season. Wet season covers the period from May to December of each year and dry season covers the period from January to April.

The temperature in Dasmariñas has been noted to range from below 60 F to about 90 F. Further, south, however, where there is a higher elevation, the temperature becomes as cool as 50 F during the Christmas season.[5]


Dasmariñas is politically subdivided into 75 barangays.

  • Burol Main
  • Burol I
  • Burol II
  • Burol III
  • Emmanuel Bergado I
  • Emmanuel Bergado II
  • Fatima I
  • Fatima II
  • Fatima III
  • H2 (Saint Claire)
  • Langkaan I
  • Langkaan II
  • Luzviminda I
  • Luzviminda II
  • Paliparan I
  • Paliparan II
  • Paliparan III
  • Sabang
  • Saint Peter I
  • Saint Peter II
  • Salawag
  • Salitran I
  • Salitran II
  • Salitran III
  • Salitran IV
  • Sampaloc I
  • Sampaloc II
  • Sampaloc III
  • Sampaloc IV
  • Sampaloc V
  • San Agustin I
  • San Agustin II
  • San Agustin III
  • San Andres I
  • San Andres II
  • San Antonio De Padua I
  • San Antonio De Padua II
  • San Dionisio (Barangay 1)
  • San Esteban (Barangay 4)
  • San Francisco I
  • San Francisco II
  • San Isidro Labrador I
  • San Isidro Labrador II
  • San Jose
  • San Juan
  • San Lorenzo Ruiz I
  • San Lorenzo Ruiz II
  • San Luis I
  • San Luis II
  • San Manuel I
  • San Manuel II
  • San Mateo
  • San Miguel I
  • San Miguel II
  • San Nicolas I
  • San Nicolas II
  • San Roque
  • San Simon
  • Santa Cristina I
  • Santa Cristina II
  • Santa Cruz I
  • Santa Cruz II
  • Santa Fe
  • Santa Lucia
  • Santa Maria (Barangay 20)
  • Santo Cristo (Barangay 3)
  • Santo Niño I
  • Santo Nino II
  • Sultan Esmael (Bago-a-ingud)
  • Victoria Reyes
  • Zone I (Poblacion)
  • Zone I-A (Poblacion)
  • Zone II (Poblacion)
  • Zone III (Poblacion)
  • Zone IV (Poblacion)



The origin of the name "Dasmariñas" is "Gómez Pérez Dasmariñas", the Spanish governor-general of the Philippines from 1590 to 1593. After his death, his son Luis Pérez Dasmariñas became the governor-general from 1593 to 1596. Pérez Dasmariñas came from San Miguel das Negradas, Galicia (Spain).

Dasmariñas literally means "from the marines" in the Galician language (NW of Iberian Peninsula).

According to Agustin de la Cavada in his Historia Geografica, Geologica y Estadistica de Filipinas, this town started as a barrio of Imus and it was made into an independent municipality in 1867. The Spanish government named the town of Perez Dasmariñas in honor of Don Perez Dasmariñas who was the Governor General of the Islands from 1590 to 1593. Chinese oarsmen whom he had hired murdered him. His son, Don Luis Perez Dasmariñas also lost his life in the hands of the Chinese in 1603. Don Gomez Dasmariñas was well remembered because he was the one who ordered complete fortification of Intramuros and the construction of Fort Santiago.

On April 9, 1864, a council made of the Archbishop of Manila, the politico military governor of Cavite, the Prior Provincial of the Augustinian Recollect Order and the parish priest of Imus met to discuss the creation of a new town and parish separated from Imus, which eventually became the town of Perez Dasmariñas. On May 12, 1864, the Gobierno Civil Superior of the Islands approved the creation of the new town while Her Most Catholic Majesty Queen Isabela II signed the Royal Order creating the new parish of Perez-Dasmariñas on October 21, 1866. The town of Perez Dasmariñas was founded by the Recollect Fathers in the year 1867 under the patronage of the Immaculate Conception whose feast day is celebrated on December 8. Perez Dasmariñas was formerly a "visita" of Imus that was also founded by the Recollect Fathers in 1795. According to records, the first settlers must have arrived in 1861 and were believed to be the families of Gil Tirona, Vicente Guevarra, Eleuterio Geda and Eustaquio Paulino.

Philippine Revolution against Spain & the American Colonial Era

The Spanish government in Cavite had become suspicious of the activities of the locals going on the town in June 1896. In September 1896, Don Placido Campos, the current gobernadorcillo at the time, and Don Francisco Barzaga, the secretario municipal, gathered the people to liberate their town from Spanish control.

On February 25, 1897, the Spanish forces came and brought destruction to the town and its people. Almost fifty percent of the population was wiped out during the attack and almost all buildings were burned down except the Roman Catholic Church which remained undamaged. The Spaniards utilized it as their garrison. This was known as Battle of Perez Dasmariñas.

At the coming of the American fleet of Admiral Dewey and the famous naval battle of Manila Bay in May 1898, which defeated the Spanish forces under Admiral Montojo, the people of Dasmariñas under the leadership of Placido Campos, fought and drove away the Spaniards occupying the town. Noted Filipino generals like Flaviano Yengko and Crispulo Aguinaldo (elder brother of Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo) died in action in Dasmariñas during the encounters.

The people who resettled back thereafter rebuilt the town that was heavily devastated. So sooner was it rehabilitated, then in the late 1800s, the Filipinos were again up in arms, this time against the Americans. Then again, Dasmariñas was annihilated and identity was lost in a heap of rubble. Two years later, the American regime took over and in 1904, the town was again reverted to its former distinction as part of Imus. In 1917, however, Dasmariñas re-gained its recognition as a separate municipality. Consequently, provincial Governor A. Soriano along with leading officials of the town particularly Placido N. Campos, Francisco Barzaga, Felipe Tirona and many others, convened and voted to drop the name "Perez" and retain "Dasmariñas" as its official name.

Japanese Occupation & Allied Liberation Period

On December 17, 1944, zonification was conducted by the Imperial Japanese Army in the town proper. The church was used as garrison and all male residents suspected of involved in partisan activity were brought to the back of the Dasmariñas Elementary School where they were tortured and murdered.

In 1945, Filipino troops of the 4th and 42nd Infantry Divisions of the Philippine Commonwealth Army liberated the town of Dasmariñas and aided the local Caviteño resistance in their fight against the Imperial Japanese Army, marking the end of the Second World War.


Dasmariñas Bagong Bayan (DBB), also known as Dasmariñas Resettlement Area, was established in 1975 by Letter of Instruction No. 19 issued by the then President Ferdinand Marcos.

As of 2007, Cis has a population in excess of over 556,000. Dasmariñas served as a catalyst for major economic development and sustained growth for the Metro Manila urban area since the 1990s. The influx of industries, academia, and real estate developments is significant of in a town outside of a major financial district. Located at Dasmariñas are the First Cavite Industrial Estate with 81 foreign and domestic corporations employing 20,000, [3] and the University Town in Cavite, with a student population of 15,000 centered on the De La Salle University-Dasmariñas.[3]

Since 1892, when Don Placido N. Campos became the first mayor, there have been 23 mayors of the city. The current mayor, Jennifer A. Barzaga, as of her election in 2007 is both the first woman mayor and first city mayor since Dasmariñas was incorporated as a city.[6]

Incorporation as a City


HB08931[7] was filed by Congresman Renato P. Dragon with other cityhood bills of Imus (HB 08960)[8] and Bacoor (HB 08959).[9] It was filed last February 11, 1997 and read last February 13, 1997. Committee Report N0. 01361 was submitted on December 17, 1997. It was approved on the third reading by the House last January 10, 1998. It did not push through as a Republic Act and no plebiscite happened.


HB099883[10] was filed by Congressman Erineo Maliksi last March 13, 2000. It was first read last March 13, 2000. It was approved on the Second and Third reading of House last March 15, 2000 and March 27, 2000. It was transmitted to the senate on March 28, 2000 and received on March 31, 2009. It did not push through as a Republic Act and no plebiscite happened.


The idea of converting Dasmariñas into a component city was again proposed after failure in 1997 and 2000. Recent unofficial surveys have shown that the municipality's inhabitants are now willing to push forward with cityhood.

House Bill no. 5258 converting the municipality of Dasmariñas into a component city was filed by Congressman Pidi Barzaga last October 3, 2008. It was read last October 6, 2008. It was approved by the House on Second and Third Reading on October 7 and November 17 of 2008. It was transmitted and received by the Senate last November 17 and 20 of 2008. It was passed by the senate on Second and Third Reading last October 28 and November 5 of 2009. It is received by the President of the Philippines last October 14, 2009 and signed as Republic Act 9723 last October 15, 2009.[11][12]

COMELEC Resolution No. 8682 in connection with the November 25, 2009 plebiscite to ratify the conversion of the municipality of Dasmariñas province of Cavite into a component city pursuant to Republic Act 9723 dated October 15, 2009.[13]

Republic Act No. 9723 was ratified by the registered voters of Dasmariñas through a plebiscite conducted last November 25, 2009, converted the municipality of Dasmariñas in the Province of Cavite into a component city to be known as the City of Dasmariñas. There were about 44,000 voters who cast the plebiscite ballot in the town’s 1,508 polling precincts. The yes votes won overwhelmingly. The yes votes got 36,559 while the no votes got 8,141.[14][15][16]

Lone District of the City of Dasmariñas (4th District of Cavite)

Main Article: Lone District of the City of Dasmariñas

City Logo/Seal

The city government and the Dasmariñeños commonly called it logo rather than a seal.

The seal was the winner of the City Logo making competition sponsored by the City Government.The competition from started February 26, 2010 until March 26 of the same year.[17] A Skyscrapercity forumer and graphic designer named Ryan Suarez created the city seal.[18] The winning seal underwent minor revisions and for the celebration of the 1st Cityhood Anniversary and the 143rd Feast of the Immaculate Conception, from November 25 - December 8, the new city logo was unveiled on November 26, 2010 in the City Quadrangle.[19]


The buildings, houses and the gear is comes from the old seal. The church symbolizes the historical Immaculate Conception Church located in the Poblacion. The sun is from the flag of the Philippines wherein one of the rays represent the province of Cavite. The people represents the family and the people of the Dasmariñas.

The two rice stalks and the farmer represents agriculture that reminds us that the city was once a farming community before evolving into a urbanized city. The globe symbolizes the global competitiveness of the city. The green leaf represents the city's environmental advocacy.


Dasmariñas is the site of several high schools, universities, colleges, and technical/vocational institutions, thus bestowing to the town the nickname "The University Town of Cavite."

Universities and Colleges

De La Salle Health Sciences Institute

Private Schools

  • Academia de Maria Mediatrici
  • Academia de San Rafael
  • Academia Trinitas
  • Asian Trinity School
  • Baptist Heritage Academy of Dasmariñas, Cavite, Inc.
  • Beatitudes Technological and Theological College Foundation Inc.
  • Blaze School of Science and Technology
  • Blessed Mary Academy
  • Blessed School of Salitran
  • Brentwood Academy of Dasmariñas, Inc.
  • Brightways Academy
    • Guevarra Campus
    • Langkaan Campus
  • Brooke's Point Academy
  • Calvary Baptist Academy
  • Castilla de San Jose Academy, Inc.
  • Christ Life Academy Foundation, Inc.
  • Christ the King College of Cavite Foundation
  • Christar Academy, Inc.
  • Colegio de la Estrella, Inc.
  • Colegio de Salitran
  • Corinthian Institute of Cavite
  • Cowry Abalone Institute of Cavite
  • Danhill Academy, Inc.
  • Dansart Angels Academy
  • Dasmariñas Academy, Inc.
  • Divine College
  • Divine Grace School of Dasmariñas
  • Divine Saviour Smart Child School
  • Escuela de Leonora
  • Fiat Lux Academe
  • Gift of Wisdom Christian Institute, Inc.
  • Glenridge School
  • God The Almighty Academy, Inc.
  • Grace Baptist Academy of Dasmariñas, Inc.
  • Great Mercy Academy of Cavite
  • Holy Blessing Montessori
  • Holy Child Jesus Montessori School of Dasmariñas Inc.
  • Holy Redeemer School of Dasmariñas
  • Humayao Christian Academy
  • Immaculate Conception Academy
    • Plaza Campus (CITY PROPER)
    • West Campus (IBAYO)
    • South Campus (LANGKAAN)
    • North Campus (SALITRAN)
  • Infant Jesus Colleges Cavite Inc.
  • Infant Jesus Montessori Center
  • Islamic Studies Call and Guidance School
  • Jabez Christian School
  • Jesus Christ King of kings and Lord of lords Foundation School, Inc.
  • Jesus Emmanuel School
  • Jesus Son of Mary Academy
  • Jesus the Heart of God Christian Academy
  • Jogen Andrilla Academy
  • Kin Yang Academy
  • La Escuela del Intelligencia Montessori, Inc.
  • Lancaan Learning Center
  • Legacy of Wisdom
  • Mahonri Academy and Science High School
  • Maria Ausiliatrice Montessori Inc.
  • Marvelous Light Christian Academy
  • Mary Auxillium Academy
  • Mary Help of Christians School Inc.
  • Marymel Academy, Inc.
  • Metonoiah Academy of Dasmariñas, Inc.
  • Minaog Academy
  • Mt. Carmel School of Cavite
  • North Eastern Institute of Dasmariñas
  • Oxford Philippines International School, Inc.
  • Philippine Cambridge School of Law
  • Philippine Christian Science University
  • Plainview Academy, Inc.
  • Prince Aris Christian School, Inc.
  • Queen Anne School of Dasmariñas
  • Queen of Hearts Academy, Inc.
  • Salawag Merryhills School of Dasmariñas, Inc.
  • Scoula Sorelle Faioli, Inc.
  • Shalom Learning Center, Inc.
  • Southern Luzon College of Business, Maritime, Science, and Technology
  • St. Aloysius Academy of Dasmariñas
  • St. Angela Merici Montessori
  • St. Anthony Montessori Integrated School
  • St. Francis of Assisi School
  • St. John Fisher School of Dasmariñas
  • St. Joseph Academy of Dasmariñas, Inc.
  • St. Jude Academy of Dasmariñas, Inc.
  • St. Jude College of Dasmariñas
  • St. Mary's Academe
  • St. Nicholas de Myra School
  • St. Paul College Island Park, Inc.
  • The First Uniting Christian School
  • Vel Maris School, Inc.
  • Westhill International School, Inc.
  • Whiz World Montessori School, Inc.

Source: Status of Secondary Private Schools City Division of Dasmariñas Cavite SY 2010-2011

Public schools

Dasmariñas City is divided in two public school districts: Dasmariñas I and II. School districts apply only in elementary schools.

Dasmariñas I

  • Bucal ES
  • Dasmariñas ES
  • Francisco E. Barzaga MS
  • Humayao ES
  • Langkaan ES
  • Malinta ES
  • New Era ES
  • Paliparan ES
  • Paliparan III ES
  • Piela ES
  • Ramona S. Tirona MS
  • Sabang ES
  • Salawag ES
  • Vicente P. Villanueva MS
  • Zenaida H. Gana MS

Dasmariñas II

  • Bautista ES
  • Burol ES
  • Pintong Gubat ES
  • Salitran ES
  • Sampaloc ES
  • Sultan Esmael ES
  • Victoria Reyes ES

BBES stands for Bagong Bayan Elementary School (Their former names)

  • Dr. Jose P. Rizal ES (Dasmariñas BBES A-1)
  • San Miguel ES (Dasmariñas BBES A-3)
  • Dasmariñas II CS (Dasmariñas BBES B)
  • Sta. Cristina ES (Dasmariñas BBES C)
  • San Nicolas ES (Dasmariñas BBES D)
  • Sta. Cruz ES (Dasmariñas BBES E)

High Schools

  • Congressional National High School
  • Dasmariñas National High School
  • Dasmariñas North National High School
  • Dasmariñas West National High School
  • Dasmariñas East National High School
  • New Era National High School
  • Pag-Asa National High School
  • Paliparan National High School
  • Paliparan II National High School (Congressional NHS - Paliparan II Annex)
  • Langkaan II National High School (Congressional NHS - Langkaan II Annex)

Source: Department of Education website: Masterlist of Schools [2]

See also


  1. ^ Philippine Standard Geographic Code listing for Dasmariñas - National Statistical Coordination Board
  2. ^ 2007 Census table for Cavite - National Statistics Office
  3. ^ a b c "Jumpstarting Electronic Governance in Local Government Units- Dasmariñas (Home)". Municipality of Dasmariñas. Archived from the original on September 9, 2006. http://replay.waybackmachine.org/20060909164735/http://elgu2.ncc.gov.ph/dasmarinas/index.php?5. Retrieved September 10, 2006. 
  4. ^ "Jumpstarting Electronic Governance in Local Government Units- Dasmariñas (People and Culture)". Municipality of Dasmariñas. Archived from the original on September 9, 2006. http://replay.waybackmachine.org/20060821023425/http://elgu2.ncc.gov.ph/dasmarinas/index.php?id1=6. Retrieved August 21, 2006. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Jumpstarting Electronic Governance in Local Government Units- Dasmariñas (Geography & Climate)". Municipality of Dasmariñas. Archived from the original on August 21, 2006. http://replay.waybackmachine.org/20060821023359/http://elgu2.ncc.gov.ph/dasmarinas/index.php?id1=4. Retrieved August 21, 2006. 
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ http://www.congress.gov.ph/bis/hist_show.php?save=1&journal=1&switch=0&bill_no=HB08931
  8. ^ http://www.congress.gov.ph/bis/hist_show.php?save=1&journal=1&switch=0&bill_no=HB08960
  9. ^ http://www.congress.gov.ph/bis/hist_show.php?save=1&journal=1&switch=0&bill_no=HB08959
  10. ^ http://www.congress.gov.ph/bis/hist_show.php?save=1&journal=1&switch=0&bill_no=HB07478
  11. ^ http://www.congress.gov.ph/bis/hist_show.php?save=1&journal=1&switch=0&bill_no=HB05258
  12. ^ http://www.senate.gov.ph/lis/bill_res.aspx?congress=14&q=HBN-5258
  13. ^ http://www.comelec.gov.ph/resolutions/2010natl_local/res_8682.html
  14. ^ http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/231329/dasmari-now-cavites-4th-city
  15. ^ Republic Act No. 9723, "Charter of the City of Dasmariñas"./
  16. ^ http://www.comelec.gov.ph/results/Plebiscite/2009_mun_dasma.html
  17. ^ http://greenpatriots.multiply.com/reviews/item/18
  18. ^ "Cavite Province and Corregidor Island - Compiled Threads (Page 154)". SkyscaperCity. http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=508918&page=154. Retrieved January 26, 2011. 
  19. ^ "I'm proud to be a Dasmarineño! - Dasmariñas City is my Home (143rd Feast of Immaculate Conception {Announcement})". Jhong Medina's Life in Dasmariñas. http://qlickblogs.blogspot.com/2010/11/im-proud-to-be-dasmarineno-dasmarinas.html. Retrieved December 1, 2010. 

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  • Dasmariñas Resettlement Area — For other uses, see Dasmariñas (disambiguation). Dasmariñas Resettlement Area, also locally known as Dasmariñas Bagong Bayan (DBB), is a resettlement area located in the City of Dasmariñas. It is the largest resettlement area in the country. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Gómez Pérez Dasmariñas — y Ribadeneira (sometimes das Mariñas ) (b. Betanzos, d. October 25, 1593 [Some sources say October 19 or October 23] , Caca, the Philippines) was a Spanish politician, diplomat, military officer and colonial official. He was the seventh governor… …   Wikipedia

  • De La Salle University-Dasmariñas — Infobox University name = De La Salle University Dasmariñas native name = Pamantasang De La Salle Dasmariñas motto = Faith, Service, Communion established = 1987 type = Private affiliation = Roman Catholic, Lasallian president = Br. Augustine L.… …   Wikipedia

  • Luis Pérez Dasmariñas — was a Spanish soldier and governor of the Philippines from December 3, 1593 to July 14, 1596. In 1596 he sent unsuccessful expeditions to conquer Cambodia and Mindanao.Pérez Dasmariñas was a knight of the Order of Alcántara. His father, Gómez… …   Wikipedia

  • SM City Dasmariñas — infobox shopping mall shopping mall name = SM City Dasmariñas caption = We ve got it all for you! location = Governor s Drive, Brgy. Pala Pala, Dasmariñas, Cavite opening date = May 21, 2004 developer = SM Prime Holdings manager = SM Prime… …   Wikipedia

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