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  Archdiocese of Davao
Davao City used to be the capital of the entire Davao Province until it became a chartered city on October 16, 1936.
Davao City is situated in the province of Davao del Sur.
The Prelature Nullius of Davao was established on December 17, 1949.
www.cbcponline.org /jurisdictions/davao.html   (502 words)

  
 Welcome to the Province of Davao Oriental
Early Spanish exploration of Davao area can be traced back to 1528 when Saavedra visited the Sarangani islands in the southwestern entrance to the Davao Gulf He coasted along the shores of Davao Oriental where he established the first settlement, that of Caraga.
From the political subdivision of Davao in 1967 emerged the provinces of Davao del Norte with Tagum as its capital, Davao del Sur with Digos as capital, and Davao Oriental with Mati as its capital.
Davao Oriental Province comprises the eastermost portion of Mindanao, of which Pusan Point of Santiago, Caraga is the eastermost vantage point of the Philippines.
www.davaooriental.gov.ph /website/history.html   (0 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Davao province
Davao, formerly Davao del Norte, is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.
Its capital is Tagum City and borders the province of Agusan del Sur to the north, Bukidnon to the west, Compostela Valley to the east, and the city of Davao to the south.
Davao is the country's leading producer of bananas, with many plantations run by multinationals Dole and Del Monte, and local producers such as Lapanday, TADECO, and Marsman.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Davao_Province   (798 words)

  
 Davao
Davao's claim to culinary fame is grilled "bariles" (tuna) jaw dipped in soy sauce and "kalamansi" (native lemon).
The province of Davao Oriental is a peninsula that separates the Davao Gulf from the Pacific Ocean and has at least 40 places of tourist interest.
Davao City is located in Davao del Sur Province which is bounded on the north by Davao Province, on the east by Davao Gulf, on the west by Cotabato Province, and on the south by the Mindanao Sea.
www.dotpcvc.gov.ph /Destinations/davao.htm   (1622 words)

  
 Davao, Region XI, Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Philippine Province of Davao del Sur in Region XI, Southern Mindanao, occupies the western shore of the Gulf of Davao.
Davao is the only city in the Philippine Republic outside the National Capital Region that is not part of a province - but it is also the only city in the republic outside the NCR that has a population of more than a million (1,147,000 by the 2000 census, to 758,000 for Davao del Sur).
The Philippine Province of Davao Oriental in Region XI, Southern Mindanao, occupies the eastern flank of the Davao Gulf.
flagspot.net /flags/ph-xi.html   (620 words)

  
 DAVAO DEL SUR TRAVEL INFORMATION, PHILIPPINES
It is bounded by the province of Davao (formerly Davao del Norte) to the north; the Celebes Sea to the south; North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat and South cotabato to the west ; and Davao Gulf to the east.
Davao City, the premiere city of Mindanao, is located in the northeastern part of the province, at the head of the gulf.
Davao del Sur is an ethnic mix of Muslims, Visayans, Tagalogs, Chinese, Japanese and Spanish with a number of indigenous tribes scattered in the central plains and the western shores of the Davao Gulf.
www.asiatravel.com /davaoinfo.html   (1413 words)

  
 The Provincial Profile of Davao Del Sur
The province's western coast is lapped by the waters of the Davao Gulf.
The early inhabitants of Davao del Sur, were the Bagobos, and the Manobos further to the north.
Davao City, in the north, and General Santos City, in the south, are important growth centers that hem in the province of Davao del Sur.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/davaosur.htm   (1364 words)

  
 General Background - Physical Features   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Situated in the southern tip of Mindanao, Davao del Sur is bounded by Davao City on the north, the provinces of Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat and South Cotabato on the west, Celebes Sea on the south and Davao Gulf on the east.
The soil of Davao del Sur are classified into types based on different characteristics such as color, texture, depth, drainage, relief, permeability, fertility and others which have bearing on the productivity of the soil, the ease of cultivation and their adaptability.
The province falls south of the typhoon belt and is therefore not normally affected by the incidents of tropical depressions.
www.davaosur.gov.ph /features.html   (1303 words)

  
 General Background - History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Prior to this period, the history of the undivided province of Davao was its history including that of Davao City, the capital of old Davao.
Davao del Sur was created by the defunct Congress on May 8, 1967 under Republic Act No. 4867.
The early inhabitants of the area now called Davao del Sur were the Bagobo-Guinggas who occupied the places at the foot of Mt. Apo, the Bilaans of the Hagonoy Valley, the Manobos in Malita and Jose Abad Santos and other primeval tribes.
www.davaosur.gov.ph /history.html   (592 words)

  
 DDN SEP 2006 HISTORY OF THE PROVINCE OF DAVAO DEL NORTE
Davao del Norte was among the local government units that experienced a change of officials.
Prospero S. Amatong was appointed as the OIC-Governor of Davao del Norte on April 4, 1986.
  Davao del Norte was one of the pilot provinces for the decentralization program which were granted financial assistance by the national government termed as Block Grant in the amount of P120 Million for social, agricultural and infrastructure development.
www.davaonorte.gov.ph /sep2006/history.htm   (0 words)

  
 Davao City - The Land
Davao is located in the southeastern corner of the island of Mindanao, in a region that also comprises the provinces of Davao, Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental, South Cotabato, Sarangani and General Santos City.
A well-endowed land, the province is bordered by swamps, jungles, sandy beaches, and high mountain ranges, most significant of which is Mount Apo, the country's highest peak at 10,311 feet above sea level.
Davao's fine natural harbor, sheltered by Samal Island, makes it an international port where the region's agricultural, marine and manufacturing products are shipped.
www.clickdavao.com /land.html   (333 words)

  
 Davao City Tourist Spots, Davao city interesting destinations, durian, pomelo, mount apo, davao pearl farm, davao hotels
Davao is also the biggest cutflower producer in the country and a major exporter of tropical fruits.
Cruz, Davao del Sur; on the East by the Gulf of Davao and on the West by Mt. Apo and the province of North Cotabato; and on the North West by the province of Bukidnon.
Davao is certainly the shopping capital of the south as it prides itself in having the most number of malls and department stores this side of the archipelago.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /travel_davao.html   (702 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This province is famous for waterfalls, white-sand beaches, historical attractions, and the Mandaya Tribe, whose unadulterated culture and traditions are still very evident in their day-to-day lives.
Its boundaries are defined on the north by Agusan del Sur, on the south by Davao Gulf, on the east by the Pacific Ocean, and on the west by Davao province.
The province does not have a pronounced dry season although rainfall is at its maximum from November to January.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=59   (196 words)

  
 Davao travel guide
Davao City is located deep in the heart of the Philippines' exotic south, in the southeastern portion of Mindanao Island.
The city which falls nominally under the province of Davao del Sur Province, is bounded on the north by Davao and Compostela Valley provinces, on the east by Davao Gulf, on the south by Davao del Sur, and on the west by North Cotabato province.
Davao serves as the gateway to the island of Mindanao, being serviced by several national as well as international air and sea carriers.
www.world66.com /asia/southeastasia/philippines/davao   (466 words)

  
 The Provincial Profile of Compostela Valley
One of the newest Philippine province occupies a picturesque valley carved by the tributaries of the mighty Agusan River.
It is flanked by Davao and the Davao Gulf on the west, Agusan del Sur on the north and by Davao Oriental on the east and south.
The region was made part of the jurisdiction of the district of Davao in 1860 and in 1903, it became part of the Moro Province.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/compostela.htm   (645 words)

  
 Welcome to FreshPlaza
AFTER the closure of banana chips processing plants in Davao del Norte province due to the lack of export market two years ago, plant owners and cardava farmers are beginning to gain back the confidence on their product.
Faustino Salting, president of the Davao del Norte Fruits and Vegetables Council, said this is due to the increased investors' confidence on the banana chips supply from the province.
The province of Davao del Norte is proud to be exporting flavored banana chips like peanut, pineapple, jackfruit, etc. Foreign buyers said to have loved the different varieties of banana chips produced from the said province.
www.freshplaza.com /2007/0214/2_ph_banana.html   (308 words)

  
 Davao - Window to the island of Mindanao
A predominantly mountainous region marked with rolling hills and fertile valleys, Davao is home to a fantastic array of flora and fauna from the famous waling-waling orchid to the the endangered Philippine Eagle.
Davao is also blessed in the diversity of the peoples which have embraced the province as their home.
Davao's great weather is conducive to the cultivation of orchids as well as number of fruit varieties like pomelos, mangosteens, bananas, durian and citrus fruits.
www.emailpinoy.com /travel/davao.shtml   (952 words)

  
 Sun.Star Davao - Davao provinces are top banana producers
THE regional office of Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS) reported that three provinces in Davao Region are the top banana-producing provinces in the country in the last five years.
Data obtained from BAS showed that Compostela Valley Province, Davao del Norte, and Davao del Sur occupied the top three spots as the highest producers of banana from 2000 to 2005.
Other provinces in the country that produced banana (according to rank) are: North Cotabato, which is next to Davao del Sur, Lanao del Norte, Maguindanao, Davao City, Oriental Mindoro, South Cotabato, and Bukidnon.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/dav/2006/12/05/bus/davao.provinces.are.top.banana.producers.html   (283 words)

  
 Davao Tourist Information
One of the most "Alluring Gateways" to the Philippines and the window to the island of Mindanao, Davao is a province bursting with life and color.
A predominantly mountainous region marked with rolling hills and fertile valleys, Davao is home to a fantastic array of flora and fauna from the famous and rare waling-waling to the endangered Philippine Eagle.
Davao's great weather is conducive to the cultivation of orchids as well as a number of fruit varieties like pomelos, mangosteens, bananas, durian andcitrus fruits.
www.asianinfo.org /asianinfo/philippines/davao_tourist_information.htm   (1065 words)

  
 "Region XI"
Both Davao and Davao del Sur are separated from the surrounding provinces on the west by the Central Mindanao Highlands.
Davao Oriental is the easternmost province among the Davao provinces.
Both Davao and Davao del Sur are separated from the provinces that bound them on the west by the Central Mindanao Highlands.
www.livinginthephilippines.com /region11.html   (1553 words)

  
 Davao Today -- News, commentary, analysis, reports from Davao City, Mindanao, the Philippines
Davao del Norte Vice Governor Antonio Rafael “Anthony” del Rosario praised the plan of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to lump provinces and regions into mega- or  supra-regions as an economic and development strategy,  a concept which the province of Davao del Norte implemented during the time of former Rodolfo del Rosario.
DAVAO CITY —; The New People’s Army (NPA) in Southern Mindanao has denied the accusation made by the police that it was behind the murders this week of George and Maricel Vigo, development workers and former journalists in Kidapawan City.
DAVAO CITY – This city’s notoriety as the “salvage” capital of the Philippines did not prevent the Southern Mindanao region, where other cities also emulate Davao in dealing with suspected criminals, from getting the award for the “Best in Regional Peace and Order Council” for the year 2004.
davaotoday.com /2006/06/24   (3341 words)

  
 TravelSmart.NET - Davao - Most Colorful and Cosmopolitan of all Cities   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The name Davao was derived from the word Daba-daba hich evoked images of fire-breathing mythical figures and rituals of fire set before tribal wars.
Davao even had a section of the city which was known as "Japantown".
Davao became a haven for the underground movement and became the laboratory for urban guerilla warfare.
www.travelsmart.net /ph/resorts/Davao   (472 words)

  
 Davao Travel Tips and Information - Davao Travel Hotels Resorts Lodging Discounts Philippines
At the end of the Spanish rule, Davao was one of the seven districts under the political military government of Mindanao.
In 1903, the Moro province was organized and Davao became a district of the province.
Davao City assumed a stature all its own apart from the three provinces, proud of its past and confident of its future.
alltravelnetwork.com /philippines/travelinfo/davaoinfo.html   (2334 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Prior to this period, the history of the undivided province of Davao was its history, and the history of Davao City, the capital of the old Davao, was the history of Davao del Sur.
The early inhabitants of the Davao provinces, particularly the area now called the province of Davao del Sur, were the Bagobo-Guianggas who occupied the places at the foot of Mt. Apo, the B’laans of Hagonoy Valley, the Manobos in Malita and Jose Abad Santos, and other primeval tribes.
These aboriginal tribes are believed to belong to the second wave of Indonesians who came to the island from Southeast Asia years before the birth of Christ, probably between 1,000 and 2,500 years ago.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=history&province=58   (205 words)

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