This move has drawn much criticism from other regional groups.In 1987, a new constitution introduced many provisions for the language.Article XIV, Section 6, omits any mention of Tagalog as the basis for Filipino, and states that:...
: Bayan ng Cainta) is a first-class urban municipality in the province of Rizal, Philippines
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. It is one of the oldest (originally founded on August 15, 1571), and is the town with the second smallest land area of 26.81 km² next to Angono
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with 26.22 km².
Cainta serves as the secondary gateway to the rest of Rizal province from Metro Manila
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. Cainta became one of the most urbanized towns due to its proximity to Manila
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With a population of 289,833 inhabitants, Cainta is the second most populous municipality in the Philippines, per the 2007 Census of Population conducted by the National Statistics Office.