The locale is situated in southwestern Luzon, simply south and east of Metro Manila and is the second most thickly populated district .
CALABARZON and MIMAROPA were beforehand consolidated together as Southern Tagalog, until they were isolated in 2002.
Calabarzon is the second biggest donor to the national GDP, representing 17% of the total national output. The locale brags a 2.1% expansion rate, lower than the national normal of 3%. The locale has a 9.2% unemployment rate which is higher than the national normal of 7%. Calabarzon, much like whatever remains of the nation, is gotten trying to being a modern and a rural economy.