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  South Cotabato - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
South Cotabato is a province of the Philippines located in the SOCCSKSARGEN region in Mindanao.
Its capital is Koronadal City and borders Sultan Kudarat to the north and west, Sarangani to the south and east, and Davao del Sur to the east.
Ilonggos from Panay and Negros in the Visayas settled the municipalities of Norala, Banga, Surallah, Sto.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/South_Cotabato   (589 words)

  
 Cotabato province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cotabato, formerly North Cotabato, is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in the SOCCSKSARGEN region in Mindanao.
Its capital is Kidapawan City and borders Lanao del Sur and Bukidnon to the north, Davao del Sur and Davao City, Sultan Kudarat to the south, and Maguindanao to the west.
Cotabato is subdivided into 17 municipalities and 1 city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cotabato_province   (158 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South Cotabato is endowed with numerous natural sceneries that have a great potential as tourist attractions, and is blessed with creative people who maintain and develop the beauty of these places.
South Cotabato’s population was registered at 690,728 as of the 2000 census.
South Cotabato is a typhoon-free province where rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year while air humidity generally follows the rainfall pattern.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=64   (418 words)

  
 SOCCSKSARGEN, Philippines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Philippine province of Cotabato, like the rest of southern and western Mindanao, was part of the Maguindanao Sultanate, which established its freedom from Spain by treaty in 1645 under Sultan Mohammed Kudarat.
General Santos City, though not the capital (that is Koronadal), is South Cotabato's most populous subdivision (411,800 of the province's 1,102,550 inhabitants by the 2000 census) and an active port.
North of the Philippine Province of South Cotabato is Sultan Kudarat in Region XII, Central Mindanao.
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 The Diocese of Marbel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South Cotabato occupies the southern portion of what used to be the entire province of Cotabato.
South Cotabato is where the rim of Mt. Parker broke off in September of 1995, inundating surrounding areas with mud and water from its interior lake, causing heavy casualties in life and property.
The vision of the Church in South Cotabato is a community of Christ's disciples living the Kingdom values, and journeying forward to the Kingdom of God.
www.cbcponline.net /marbel   (489 words)

  
 Overview of Sultan Kudarat
Because they felt they were not adequately represented in the local government, the people of South Cotabato, then part of Cotabato province, made countless appeals and petitions to the government to separate from the mother province and to enable themselves to run their own affairs in their own territory.
South Cotabato is located in the southern part of the island of Mindanao.
South Cotabato belongs to the fourth type of climate, that is rainfall is more or less evenly distributed throughout the year.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru12/OVERVIEW/So_Cotabato.HTM   (1143 words)

  
 GENERAL SANTOS CITY
South Cotabato belongs to the fourth type of climate, i.e., rainfall is more or less evenly distributed throughout the year.
The province is considered to be the breadbasket of the South, owing to its fertile agricultural lands that yield rich harvests of various crops both for local and foreign consumption.
South Cotabato boasts of a vast array of sights to visit and enjoy with its verdant mountains, inactive volcanoes, cool mountain lakes, waterfalls, springs, and caves.
www2.mozcom.com /~gemgsc/gem_ssg/South_Cotabato.html   (1933 words)

  
 Sun.Star General Santos - 3 perish in South Cotabato
This developed as South Cotabato Gov. Daisy Avance-Fuentes ordered heightened monitoring on the water level of the critical Lake Holon (formerly Lake Maugan), also in T'boli town, due to the possible swelling of the lake's waters.
South Cotabato Provincial Disaster Coordinating Council (PDCC) reported that a couple drowned in a flashflood while a farmer was buried in a landslide at the height of the heavy rains in the area late Friday afternoon.
She said the provincial government of South Cotabato has already extended assistance to affected families and dispatched needed equipment to repair damaged roads.
www.sunstar.com.ph /static/gen/2003/12/23/news/3.perish.in.south.cotabato.html   (324 words)

  
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It is the capital of the province of South Cotabato.
Koronadal became the capital of South Cotabato when the province was separated from the Empire Province of Cotabato by virtue of RA-4849 on July 18, 1966.
South Cotabato produces 29.4 percent of the country’s yearly corn crop and 20 percent of rice yield.
www.mb.com.ph /issues/2004/04/19/TOUR200404197552.html   (1676 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South Cotabato is a very young province that, in only almost three decades, has attained phenomenal progress.
Before the turn of the 20th century, the area to which South Cotabato would be carved was sparsely inhabited.
It is a new challenge, and South Cotabateños, with their indomitable spirit, will prove more than able to keep up with the demands of the times.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=history&province=64   (477 words)

  
 Koronadal City, South Cotabato Mindanao koronadal tourist destination
Koronadal is situated in the northeastern part of the province of South Cotabato lying between 6 degrees 24 minutes to 6 degrees and 34 minutes north and longitude 124 degrees and 47 minutes to 124 degrees and 58 minutes east.
The city is bounded in the northwest by the municipality of Tantangan, South Cotabato and the municipality of Lutayan, Sultan Kudarat in the northeast; on the southwest, by the municipality of Banga and on the southeast, by the municipality of Tupi and Tampakan, South Cotabato.
Being the capital town of South Cotabato, it is the center of the province in terms of political, cultural and socio-economic activities.
www.lakbaypilipinas.com /travel_koronadal.html   (833 words)

  
 Official Website of a General Santos City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Centuries ago, the area that would be South Cotabato was sparsely inhabited by Malay pioneers which later evolved into various ethnic groupings that still exist in the province today.
Cotabato's vast lands and rich natural resources caught the attention of pioneers from four corners of the Philippine archipelago who later came and tilled the fertile and vast land of South Cotabato.
The "Golden Fields" of the province, it is the Rice Granary of South Cotabato.
www.gensantos.gov.ph /tourism/sotcot.php   (298 words)

  
 .:Mindanews -- 1 January 2006:.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He cited such scenic attractions as the white sand beaches in Glan, Sarangani; the scenic Lake Sebu in South Cotabato; Kablon fruit farms in Tupi, South Cotabato; the world-class golf course in Kalsangi in Polomolok, South Cotabato; and the tuna industry of General Santos.
Tourism figures show that there were 349,093 South Koreans who visited the Philippines in the first three quarters of 2005, or about 18.3 percent of tourist arrivals.
Central Mindanao -- composed of the provinces of South Cotabato, North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat and Sarangani and the cities of General Santos, Koronadal, Tacurong, Kidapawan and Cotabato -- has five travel and tour operators.
www.mindanews.com /2005/12/31nws-koreans.htm   (437 words)

  
 NSCB RU 11 2001 Stat News - South Cotabato Leads in Incidence of Underweight Pre-schoolers
For the years 1998-2000, South Cotabato had the highest incidence of underweight pre-school children in Region XI.
While there were more underweight children in South Cotabato, General Santos City had the highest incidence of overweight pre-schoolers over the same three-year period.
In 2000, over one-third of pre-school children (34.1%) weighed by the DOH in South Cotabato were underweight.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru11/statnews/2001/sn007.htm   (165 words)

  
 bayanihan.org - 25 - South Cotabato notes rising cases of child trafficking
The provincial government of South Cotabato will launch a massive crackdown against suspected syndicates that are reportedly behind the rising cases of child trafficking in the province and the neighboring areas.
Bella Lechonsito, South Cotabato social welfare and development officer, said they are finalizing the activation of an inter-agency body that will monitor and lead the operations against syndicates that were recruiting minors from the province and employing them as workers or prostitutes in Metro Manila and other urban areas.
Region XII or the Soccsksargen Region covers the provinces of South Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, Cotabato and the cities of General Santos, Koronadal, Kidapawan, Tacurong and Cotabato.
www.bayanihan.org /html/article.php/20051025223539823   (487 words)

  
 HSRA Convergence Sites - South Cotabato   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South Cotabato is a land-locked province located in Region 11 in the southern part of the island of Mindanao.
It is bounded in the south by General Santos City and the Sarangani Province, and in the northwest, by the province of Sultan Kudarat.
The first Advocates’ meeting in South Cotabato last November 20 did not touch on the problems but on the activities yet to be undertaken.
www.doh.gov.ph /hsra/hsra-south_cot2.htm   (2124 words)

  
 NEDA Knowledge Emporium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
North Cotabato is the top producer of rice while South Cotabato is the highest producer of corn in the region.
It should also be noted that South Cotabato is the second highest producer of corn in Mindanao with Bukidnon as the top producer.
Among the alliances established in North Cotabato are: PALMA which consists of the municipalities of Pigcawayan, Alamada, Libungan, Midsayap and Aleosan; Arakan Valley Development Complex which is composed of Arakan, Antipas, Pres.
www.neda.gov.ph /Knowledge-Emporium/details.asp?DataID=203   (2086 words)

  
 Sarangani - Echo - Newsletter of the LEDF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The province is bounded on the north by South Cotabato and Davao del Sur, on the east also by Davao del Sur, on the west by Sultan Kudarat, and on the south by the Celebes Sea.
The mountains of the western municipalities form part of the Alip mountain range that connects the provinces of South Cotabato and Davao del Sur.
Earlier, the old province of Cotabato had been subdivided into the four provinces of North Cotabato, (now known simply as Cotabato), Maguindanao, Sultan Kudarat, and South Cotabato.
www.care2x.us /echo/sarangan.php   (504 words)

  
 The Manila Times Internet Edition | REGIONS > Gov opposes coal power plants in South Cotabato   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato: Gov. Daisy Avance-Fuentes of South Cotabato has vowed to oppose the construction of any coal-fired power plant in the province.
The Department of Energy said the coal-mining firm Daguma Agro-Minerals Inc. is exploring potential coal-mining sites in South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat, which supposedly have a combined coal reserves of about 200 million metric tons.
The energy department’s Geothermal and Coal Resources Development Division is exploring coal areas in South Cotabato, Sarangani, Sultan Kudarat, Bukidnon and Maguindanao, which supposedly has a total coal resource potential of about 809 million metric tons.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2005/may/26/yehey/prov/20050526pro4.html   (354 words)

  
 Accomplishments
In the health sector, 2 DOH-retained hospitals and 2 provinces (South Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat), and 2 municipalities in Sultan Kudarat are provided with low-cost imported medicines under the government’s GMA Pharma 50 Program with an average price savings of 52.9%.
Likewise, a total of 3,778,065 textbooks were procured for Region 12 from June 2001 to June 2003 resulting in a 1:1 textbook-pupil ratio in Grades 1 to 6, and in the 1st and 2nd Year High School, except for Filipino 3 and English 3 (Grade 3).
The Sarangani Economic Development Zone in Polomolok, South Cotabato was proclaimed on 29 April 2002 to respond to demands for ready-to-occupy locations for investments and has employed a total of 8,128 workers.
www.kgma.org /acc/reg12.html   (610 words)

  
 Cotabato on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Des soldats philippins installent une position d'artillerie à Cotabato Les combats entre l'armée et la guérilla séparatist.
Des soldats philippins installent une position d'artillerie à Cotabato A une soixantaine de kilomètres au sud, près de la.
PHILIPPINES : SULTAN KUDARAT Portrait of the Director of the Islamic Center IBN TAIMIYAH (financed by Saudis) near Cotabato.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/C/Cotabato.asp   (466 words)

  
 Welcome to Fresh Plaza
Southwestern Mindanao is composed of South Cotabato, North Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat and Sarangani and the cities of General Santos, Koronadal, Tacurong, Kidapawan and Cotabato.
Non said the bags of salt intended for cloudseeding in South Cotabato are already in their office.
But Non noted that while the heavy rainfall could affect mango growers whose plants are in their flowering stage, the downpour is a blessing to farmers who grow other fruit trees and other agricultural crops in the province.
www.freshplaza.com /2005/10mrt/1_ph_rains.htm   (528 words)

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