Bacoor, Cavite

The Municipality of Bacoor (Filipino
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: Bayan ng Bacoor) is a first class urban municipality in the province of Cavite, Philippines
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. It is a lone district congressional district
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 of Cavite. A sub-urban area, the town is located approximately 16 kilometers away from Manila, on the southeastern shore of Manila Bay
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, at the northwest portion of the province with an area of 52.4 square kilometers. Bordered to the east by Las Piñas City
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 and Muntinlupa City
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 in Metro Manila
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, to the south is Dasmariñas
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, to the west are Kawit and Imus
Imus, Cavite
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 and to the north by Bacoor Bay
Bacoor Bay
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 an inlet of Manila Bay.