| QUICK FACTS:
A. BRIEF HISTORICAL BACKGROUND:
CAVINTI, a town in the outskirt of the Province of Laguna
and is situated in the foothills of Sierra Madre Mountain Ranges.
The town's name came from a tagalog expression, "kabit sa binti".
The Aetas, the early dwellers of the land, performed a wedding ritual,
which have the groom runs after his bride to the riverbank. The groom
will try to capture his bride to her legs ("binti", in tagalog), with
the witnesses shouting, "Kabit sa binti, kabit sa binti!" This phrase
later became "Kabinti"; hence the town's name
CAVINTI. B. LAND AREA: 126 sq.km
C. POPULATION: 20,000 (2000 census)
D. POLITICAL BOUNDARIES:
Bounded on the north and west by the Municipality of Lumban;
on the south by the Municipality of Luisiana; on the east by Mauban, Quezon; and on the west side by the Municipality of Pagsanjan. E.
Cavinti is in the Province of Laguna and it is located at 100 kilometers
southeast of Manila. It is geographically located
at 14? 14.878?N and 121? 30.048?E with an altitude of 246 (meters) or 807.09 (feet) F. BARANGAYS:
GPS reading: Taken on main road at town junction
Cavinti is composed of 20 Barangays.
Anglas, Cansuso, Labayo, Paowin, Sumucab,
Bangco, Duhat, Layasin, Poblacion, Tibatib, Bukal, Inao-Awan, Layug, Sisilmin, Udia, Bulajo, Kanluran Talaongan, Mahipon, Calminaue
and Silangan Talaongan