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About Bacoor

Bacoor


Bacoor, officially the City of Bacoor (FilipinoLungsod ng Bacoor), is a first-class urban componentcity in the province of CavitePhilippines. It is a lone congressional district of Cavite and is the province's gateway to Metro Manila.


Bacoor
 
Component City


City of Bacoor
Lungsod ng Bacoor

 
Aerial view of Bacoor with SM City Bacoor in the foreground
Aerial view of Bacoor with SM City Bacoor in the foreground
 
Official seal of Bacoor
Seal
 
Nickname(s): 
Cavite's Gateway to the Metropolis
Marching Band Capital of the Philippines
City of Transformation

 
Map of Cavite showing the location of Bacoor
Map of Cavite showing the location of Bacoor




History

 

Bahay Tisa (Cuenca Ancestral House) served as the headquarters of the Philippine revolutionary government in 1898.

 
Zapote Bridge in 1899, site the historic battle in 1897 which killed Gen.Edilberto Evangelista.

 
City Hall

Spanish period
 

Some accounts indicate that the city of Bacoor, also namedBakood or Bakoor was founded as pueblo or town in 1671. When Spanish troops first arrived in Bacoor, they met some local inhabitants in the process of building a bamboo fence (bakod in Filipino) around a house. The Spaniards asked the men what the name of the village was but because of the difficulties in understanding each other, the local inhabitants thought that the Spaniards were asking what they were building. The men answered "bakood". The Spaniards pronounced it as "bacoor" which soon became the town's name.[4]

Revolutionary period
 

During the Philippine Revolution against Spain in 1896, Bacoor is one of the first towns in Cavite to rise up. AKatipunan chapter, codenamed Gargano, led by Gil Ignacio from barrio Banalo, started the hostilities in Bacoor on 2 September 1896, three days after the revolution began.[5]

On 17 February 1897, General Emilio Aguinaldo's 40,000-strong force confronted a 20,000-strong Spanish reinforcement at the Zapote River. The Katipuneros reinforced the southern bank of the river with trenches designed by Filipino engineer Edilberto Evangelista. They also blew up the Zapote Bridge with explosives which killed several Spaniards crossing it and thereby preventing them from reaching Cavite and forcing them to retreat toMuntinlupa. Despite the Filipino victory, they lost the brilliant Evangelista who was killed in action.[5][6]

However, after the Spanish counteroffensive in May 1897, Bacoor and the rest of Cavite finally fell to the Spaniards, forcing Aguinaldo and his men to retreat to Biak-na-Bato.[5]

American period
 

Main article: Battle of Zapote River

With the Philippine declaration of independence from Spain on 12 June 1898, hostilities reignited in Cavite and Bacoor was designated as the first capital of Emilio Aguinaldo's revolutionary government until it was transferred to Malolos, Bulacan in 1899.[5] The Zapote Bridge became the site once again of another battle on 13 June 1899, this time between Philippine and American troops. An American force of 1,200 men supported by naval gunfire from the American squadron in Manila Bay crushed a 5,000-strong Filipino force led by General Pío del Pilar.[7][8] Zapote Bridge's special place in Philippine history is depicted today in Bacoor's city seal.

Japanese occupation
 

During World War II, in 1942, Japanese occupation forces entered Bacoor and other towns of Cavite province. From 1942 to 1945, many Caviteños joined the Cavite Guerrilla Unit (CGU), a recognized guerrilla group headed by Colonel Mariano Castañeda. This group would eventually become the Filipino-American Cavite Guerrilla Forces (FACGF). Colonel Francisco Guerrero and the FACGF's 2nd Infantry Regiment was put in charge of Japanese resistance in Bacoor. The FAGCF, together with Filipino soldiers under the 41st, 4th, and 42nd Infantry Division of the Philippine Commonwealth Army liberated and recaptured Bacoor and defeated the Japanese Imperial Army forces from January to August 1945, during theAllied liberation of the Philippines.[9]




Geography
 

The Molino Dam was built during the Spanish period to divert water for farm irrigation.

 

Physical

 

Bacoor is strategically located at the gateway to Metro Manila. A sub-urban area, the city is located approximately 15 kilometers southwest of Manila, on the southeastern shore of Manila Bay, at the northwest portion of the province with an area of 52.4 square kilometers. It is bordered to the east by Las Piñas Cityand Muntinlupa City, to the south by Dasmariñas City, to the west by Kawit and Imus, and to the north byBacoor Bay an inlet of Manila Bay. Bacoor's is separated from Las Piñas by the Zapote River and from Imus and Kawit by Bacoor River.

Most of the city is composed of flat, formerly agricultural lands, with some areas such as the coastal barangays of Zapote, Talaba, Niog, and Panapaan lying below sea level. Some barangays such as Molino and Queens Row are situated on the hills that form valleys along the upstream portion of Zapote River.



Religion

 

Roman Catholicism is the dominant religion in Bacoor, which part of the Diocese of Imus. The city is the seat of the Vicariate of St. Michael, the Archangel and the Vicariate of Sto. Niño de Molino. One of Bacoor's notable parish priests is Fr. Mariano Gómez, one-third of the GomBurZa triumvirate implicated in the Cavite Mutinyand then parish priest of the Bacoor Cathedral.

During the Philippine Revolution, some of Bacoor's inhabitants became members of the Philippine Independent Church also known as the Aglipayan Church, the religious arm of General Emilio Aguinaldo'sgovernment. The Aglipayan church has a long and colorful history in the city. It is one of the first Catholic congregations in the Philippines to join the new movement and then Catholic priest Fr. Fortunato Clemena became the first Aglipayan priest, as well as the first Aglipayan Bishop of Cavite, during the Aglipayan Schism period. Most of the first members were Katipuneros headed by General Mariano Noriel who is also the first president of the laymen organization.

A significant population of Muslims (mostly middle-class Maranao traders and stall owners) is located around Zapote and Molino where local mosques are located. A number of Protestant Christian denominations such as United Methodist Church, Jesus Is Lord Church, and Lighthouse Worship Center can also be found in the city.




 

Facade of the St. Michael the Archangel Parish Church of Bacoor


Economy
 

SM City Bacoor was opened on July 25, 1997, becoming the first SM Mall outside of Metro Manila and in Cavite.

 
Mussels and oysters are two of Bacoor's main products

 
Bamboo is another common product in Bacoor

 

Commerce

 

Bacoor is currently experiencing a rapid shift from an agriculture-based economy to a residential/commercial urban center. Nowadays, retail, manufacturing, banking and service sectors are Bacoor's primary income earners. Commercial activities are sporadic throughout the city ranging from wholesale to retail establishments, restaurants and eateries, hardware and construction supplies and other service-related industries, especially those located in SM City Bacoor where it serves as the city's main income earner. The mostly residential area of Molino is also home to SM Center Molino at the corner of Molino Road and Daang Hari. The entrance area from the Coastal Road to Aguinaldo Highway in Talaba and the area surrounding the Zapote Public Market (now the Bacoor Public Market) are other commercial centers. Bacoor has branches of 11 different commercial banks all over the city.

Meanwhile, agricultural area has lessened to only 100 hectares while fishponds which likewise decreased to almost half of the original 760 hectares. Salt production, fishing, oyster and mussel culture, which are now being threatened to near extinction because of pollution and overpopulation, are the other sources of income of the residents. These industries are also threatened by the construction of the Cavite Coastal Road Extension which will directly affect the Bacoor shoreline.[16]


Land use

 

Land use developments in Bacoor include a proposed industrial village in Barangay Niog which will include light cottage industries with supporting residential and commercial facilities. A vast tract of land in Molino area, on the other hand, is envisioned to host residential, institutional and commercial facilities. Dubbed as the New Bacoor, the land use plan in Molino seeks to utilize the area not only as a dormitory for individuals who work in Metro Manila but also for people who have migrated to Bacoor in search of economic advancement.

 

Tourism

 

Bacoor also touts itself as a tourism and recreational center with reach of Metro Manila residents. Aside from its numerous shopping malls, the city offers visitors a taste of history, culture, and local cuisine through various resorts, restaurants, and other places of interest.


Places of Interest
 

  • Bahay Tisa (Cuenca Ancestral House)
  • Battle of Zapote Bridge site
  • Bacoor Cathedral
  • Bacoor Ecopark
  • St. Ezekiel Moreno Park (Prinza Dam)
  • Bacoor Public Market

     

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Infrastructure
 

Tricycle terminal in front of SM City Bacoor
Aguinaldo Highway in Bacoor


 

Transportation

 

Bacoor is described as a bedroom community with most of its citizens commuting to and from Metro Manila to work. The city is the connected to Metro Manila by major thoroughfares: CAVITEX and Quirino Avenue in the north, Daang Hari in the south, and Marcos Alvarez Avenue in the east. It is also the terminus of theAguinaldo Highway and Tirona Highway which connects the city to the rest of Cavite. Common forms of transportation are buses, mini-buses, public utility vans, jeepneys.

Due to the congestion of Bacoor's major thoroughfares and overpopulation, the city suffers from daily heavy traffic. This hoped to be eased in the future as the city will become the terminus of the Manila Light Rail Transit System once its southern extension has been completed. However, the project has been further delayed and is still in the bidding process. Bacoor is also part of two proposed highway systems, the Cavite-Laguna Expressway (CALEX) and the Bulacan-Rizal-Manila-Cavite Regional Expressway.

 



SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacoor


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