It is a First Class urbanized municipality in the province of Laguna, Philippines.
Lies for about 43 kilometers southeast of Metro Manila
and is located at the western portion of Laguna. It is bordered by the Laguna de Bay, the country's largest lake, to the north, Calamba City to the east, some portion of Silang, Cavite
to the south and by the Santa Rosa City to the west. Cabuyao is approximately 54 kilometers away from Santa Cruz, the provincial capital, and 9 kilometers from the city proper of Calamba City, the chartered city and regional center of CALABARZON region. According to the 2007 Census, it has a population of 205,376 Inhabitants (106,630 people in 22,552 households in census 2000).
Cabuyao is currently the fastest-growing municipality in Laguna, as evidenced with a large populace of migrants working in the town's industrial estates.
Since the town of Cabuyao was founded by Miguel Lopez de Legaspi on January 16, 1571, the Municipal Government of Cabuyao celebrates "Cabuyao Day" every 16th day of January. It consists a week long celebration starting from a Parade of Floats of each barangay, in which the decorations of each float feature and showcase the way of living of the community of each barangay of Cabuyao. Followed by Street Dancing Competition at the Town Proper, in which all College and High Schools compete for the said competition. The celebration also includes different amateur shows like Orchestra, Music Band and Celebrity shows at the Town Plaza. And the highlights of the whole celebration is the official beauty pageant of the municipality, the "Mutya ng Cabuyao" and "Lakan ng Cabuyao" pageants.