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THE PEOPLE

Population

Dasmariñas has the biggest population in the entire Cavite with over 700,000 residents. The town has 75 barangays and has more than 170 subdivisions. >

The Dasmarineños>

Most affluent families from Metro Manila and nearby towns and provinces has 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. >

Languages Spoken

Filipino (Tagalog) and English are widely spoken. >

Religion>

Majority of the people are Roman Catholics but there is a fast-growth of Protestant/Christian Churches throughout Dasmariñas. Iglesia ni Cristo, Baptist, Adventist, Jehovah's Witness, Mormon Churches and Islam are established in the area.
 
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