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  Davao province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 and Compostela Valley, together with Davao Oriental, and Davao del Sur used to be a whole province simply known as Davao.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Davao_province   (658 words)

  
 Davao del Sur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Davao del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.
Its capital is Digos City and the province borders the province of Davao to the north, and Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato, and Sarangani to the west.
Davao City, used to be a part of the province, until it was made an independent city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Davao_del_Sur   (180 words)

  
 Davao City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Davao City is the most important city on the island of Mindanao, and is the largest city in the Philippines in area.
Davao City is also one of several cities in the Philippines that are independent of any province.
The population of Davao City according to the 2000 Census is 1,147,116.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Davao_City   (184 words)

  
 Davao del Sur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Itscapital is Digos City and the province borders the province of Davao to the north, and Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato, and Sarangani to the west.
Davao City, used to be a part of the province, until it was made anindependent city.
Davao City is actually independent of the province and is only looselyassociated with it.
www.therfcc.org /davao-del-sur-59552.html   (160 words)

  
 Davao, Region XI, Philippines
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.
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 Encyclopedia: Davao City
Davao City is one of the most important cities on the island of Mindanao, and is the largest city in the Philippines in area, and the largest city in the world.
Digos City is the capital of the province of Davao del Sur in the Philippines.
Malita is a 1st class municipality in the province of Davao del Sur, Philippines.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Davao-City   (518 words)

  
 Davao Region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Davao Region, designated as Region XI, is one of the regions of the Philippines, located on the southeastern portion of Mindanao.
Davao Region consists of four provinces, namely: Compostela Valley, Davao, Davao del Sur, and Davao Oriental.
Region XI was originally called Southern Mindanao, and in addition to the three Davao provinces also included Surigao del Sur and South Cotabato.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Davao_Region   (190 words)

  
 The Provincial Profile of Davao Del Sur
The early inhabitants of Davao del Sur, were the Bagobos, and the Manobos further to the north.
Davao del Sur is accessible from the international airport in Davao City.
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)

  
 Davao del Sur Online
Davao del Sur is located in the southern part of the Philippines.
Situated in the southern tip of Mindanao, Davao del Sur is bounded by Davao City on the north; the provinces of North Cotabato, South Cotabato and Sarangani on the west; Celebes Sea on the south and Davao Gulf on the east.
Davao del Sur occupies an area of 393,401 hectares or 3,934.01 square kilometers.
www.davaosur.gov.ph /pp   (809 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Davao del Sur is home to a host of ethnic groups whose culture and way of life have been preserved.
It is bounded in the north by Davao City; in the west by Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, and Kidapawan City; in the south by the Celebes Sea, Sarangani Province, and General Santos City; in the east by the Davao Gulf.
The total population of Davao del Sur as of May 2000 is 775,000 and is growing at the rate of 2.3 percent annually.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=58   (269 words)

  
 davao del sur province info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is bounded on the north by Davao Province, on the east by davao Gulf, on the west by Cotabato Province, Sultan Kudarat and South Cotabato, and on the south by the Mindanao Sea.
Davao del Sur was created from the old province of Davao in 1967.
Because of its favorable climate and fertile soil, Davao del Sur is primarily an agricultural province.
home.online.no /~erfalch/davaodelsura.htm   (615 words)

  
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It is bounded on the north by the provinces of Surigao del Norte and Agusan del Norte; on the south by the Davao Gulf and Celebes sea; on the east by the Philippine Sea, and on the west by the provinces of Agusan del Sur, Bukidnon, North Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat.
he eastern part of Davao del Norte and Davao Oriental comprising the Diwata Range and the Pujada Peninsula to the south which form part of the Eastern Mindanao highland, is generally composed of cretaceous to paleogene volcanic arc overlain by younger sediments and limestone.
Davao Oriental has the largest hillylands of about 240,392 hectares while, the highlands or mountainuous areas are mostly found in Davao del Norte and Compostela Valley provinces comprising about 335,272 hectares.
rxi.denr.gov.ph /land.html   (1080 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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.
Davao del Sur was created by the defunct Congress on May 8, 1967 under Republic Act No. 4867.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=history&province=58   (205 words)

  
 PIA Press Release   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Davao Oriental registered the highest drop in poverty incidence of all provinces in Region XI while Davao del Norte registered the highest increase of 7 percent in the incidence of poor families.
In 2000, Davao del Sur had the lowest income gap at 22.14 percent, meaning that on the average, the annual per capita income of the 67,504 poor families in Davao del Sur is short by 22.14 percent of the poverty threshold for them to become non-poor.
The gini coefficient of Davao del Norte at 0.4014 was the smallest compared with other provinces in the region, meaning there is a more even distribution of income among the families in the province.
www.pia.gov.ph /press/p030313.htm   (2349 words)

  
 Davao on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
849,947), Davao del Sur prov., SE Mindanao, the Philippines, at the mouth of the Davao River on Davao Gulf.
Davao has a land area of 854 sq mi (2,211 sq km), making it one of the largest cities in the world.
Davao is the seat of the Univ. of Mindanao.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/D/Davao.asp   (706 words)

  
 Davao City - The Land   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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.
The city sits at the mouth of Davao Gulf, in the northeastern part of Davao Province.
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.geocities.com /davaocity2k2/land.html   (333 words)

  
 Davao Del Sur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He said the post-fingerlings, grown mostly in Davao del Norte and in Tagabuli town in Davao del Sur, are popular among Taiwanese long-line tuna fishers who...
a rift between the administration and the Church is part and parcel of the opposition’s malicious plot to oust the President,” said Davao del Sur Rep....
chambers of the cities of Tagum, Panabo, Digos and Samal and in the provinces of Davao del Norte, Compostela Valley Province, Davao del Sur and Davao Oriental...
davao-del-sur.wikiverse.org   (325 words)

  
 Sun.Star Network Online - MJ replacing corn as Davao Sur cash crop
DAVAO CITY -- Marijuana is reportedly replacing corn as the main cash crop in Davao del Sur, authorities said.
Hernando Iriberri, chief of the Army's 25th Infantry Battalion, said the drug problem in Davao del Sur has to be addressed by the government by providing farmers better livelihood programs.
Samuel Navaja, Davao del Sur provincial police director earlier told reporters that Davao del Sur is now exporting marijuana leaves and plants to neighboring countries, like Indonesia.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/net/2004/02/26/mj.replacing.corn.as.davao.sur.cash.crop.html   (343 words)

  
 Military kills 6 NPA rebels in Davao del Sur encounter - Feb. 02, 2004
Military kills 6 NPA rebels in Davao del Sur encounter - Feb. 02, 2004
AT LEAST six New People's Army rebels were killed in an encounter with the military in Davao del Sur province, GMA Network radio station dzBB reported Monday.
The report said the rest of the NPA rebels fled in the southwestern portion of Davao del Sur.
www.inq7.net /brk/2004/feb/02/brkoth_3-1.htm   (106 words)

  
 Davao del Sur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Together with his wife, Julie Tan, he instilled in the minds of his children integrity, the importance of hard work, and non-materialism, the values, which contributed much for their being down-to-earth kids and not having the impression that they are particularly privileged.
Nonetheless, putting in mind always his vision for Davao del Sur, Gov. Bautista is doing all he can to place his administration on a positive path towards improvements, making his own initial stride of bringing the province to a higher level of economy.
Focusing on a comprehensive Agricultural Development Program for the whole of Davao del Sur, the Governor believes that if only every person shall be given the chance to work appropriately with the resources around him, we could attain food security and then we can boost economic growth and prosperity in our area.
elgu.ncc.gov.ph /ecommunity/davaodelsur-prov   (2519 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition | TOP STORIES > K-4 lawmakers confident  of GMA nationwide win   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In a joint statement, representatives Prospero Nograles of Davao City, Augusto Syjuco of Iloilo, Prospero Pichay of Surigao del Sur and Robert Ace Barbers of Surigao del Norte said the poll counts would sustain the lead of the administration coalition candidates, headed by President Arroyo and vice-presidential candidate Noli de Castro.
She also leads in Digos, Davao del Sur, with 18,371 votes as against Poe’s 15,719, and in Sta.
In Surigao del Sur, Pichay said the trend is 60-35, in favor of the President, who could win by a 20,000 margin over her closest rival.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/may/12/yehey/top_stories/20040512top12.html   (620 words)

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