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Encyclopedia > Compostela Valley
REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Compostela Valley
Region: Davao Region (Region XI)
Capital: Nabunturan
Founded: January 31, 1998
Population:
2000 census—580,244 (44th largest)
Density—124 per km² (19th lowest)
Area: 4,667.0 km² (24th largest)
Languages: Cebuano, Dabaweño
Governor: Arturo "Chiongkee" T. Uy

Vice Governor: Ramil L. Gentugaya Image File history File links Provincial seal of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and their provinces (click for larger version). ... Davao Region, designated as Region XI, is one of the regions of the Philippines, located on the southeastern portion of Mindanao. ... Nabunturan is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ... is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino and Tagalog) is a tier of local... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino and Tagalog) is a tier of local... A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... A barangay (Tagalog: baranggay , pronounced as ba-rang-gai, gai as in guy), also known by its former name, the barrio, is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village, district or ward. ... Type Lower house Houses House of Representatives House Speaker Jose De Venecia, Jr. ... Cebuano, also known as Sugboanon, is an Austronesian language spoken in the Philippines by about 20,000,000 people (according to Ethnologue). ...


Congressmen Manuel "Way Kurat" Zamora (District I), Bobong Amatong (District II)


Board Members:


District I: Maricar Zamora-Apsay, Villamor, Paul "Toto" Galicia, Atty. Dexter Lopoz, Neri Barte


District II:

(2007-2010)
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Compostela Valley is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao. The province, called Comval for short, used to be part of Davao del Norte until it was made independent in 1998. It is the fourth newest province of the Philippines, behind Dinagat Islands, Shariff Kabunsuan and Zamboanga Sibugay. Its capital is Nabunturan. The province borders Davao del Norte to the west, Agusan del Sur to the north, and Davao Oriental to the east. To the southwest lies the Davao Gulf. Image File history File links Map of the Philippines showing the location of Compostela Valley. ... Map of the Philippines showing the regions and provinces (click for larger version). ... Davao Region, designated as Region XI, is one of the regions of the Philippines, located on the southeastern portion of Mindanao. ... Mindanao is the second largest and easternmost island in the Philippines. ... Davao, formerly Davao del Norte, is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Dinagat Island. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Shariff Kabunsuan Region: Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Capital: Kabuntalan Founded: Population: 2000 census— () Density— per km² () Area: km² () Divisions: Highly urbanized cities—0 Component cities—0 Municipalities—10 Barangays— Congressional districts— Languages: Maguindanaoan Governor: (2004-2007) Shariff Kabunsuan is the newest province... Zamboanga del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Zamboanga Peninsula region in Mindanao. ... Nabunturan is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Agusan del Sur Region: Caraga (Region XIII) Capital: Prosperidad Founded: June 17, 1967 Population: 2000 census—559,294 (45th largest) Density—62 per km² (7th lowest) Area: 8,966. ... Davao Oriental is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao. ... Davao Gulf is a gulf found in Mindanao in the Philippines. ...


(contents updated by: Ramon B. Bonzo, III, Volunteer Coordinator, Compostela Research Center for Social Development, Inc.)

Contents

People and culture

Economy

The main source of livelihood this province is agri products. Like rice, coconuts, and banana. Some residents have fishponds and culture their own fish like tilapia, milkfish and a lot more.


Geography

Political

Compostela Valley is subdivided into 11 municipalities. A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ...


Municipalities

Compostela is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ... Laak is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ... Mabini is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ... Maco is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ... Maragusan is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ... Mawab is a 4th class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ... Monkayo is a 1st class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ... Montevista is a 4th class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ... Nabunturan is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Pantukan is a 1st class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ...

Physical

Tourist Attractions

  • Maragusan: Aguacan Inland Resort, Tagbibinta Falls, Mt. Candalaga
  • New Bataan: Manurigao Falls, White Peak, Andap Inland Resort
  • Nabunturan: Mainit Hot Spring, San Vicente Caves, Toyuzu Inland Resort
  • Magnaga, Pantukan Beach Resorts and Hotels
  • Mabini: Manaklay Beach Park and Resort, Pindasan, Mabini
  • Mabini: Beach View Resort, Pindasan, Mabini
  • Mabini: Bern's Beach Resort, Pindasan, Mabini

History

Created by Republic Act No. 8470 on March 7, 1998. Republic Acts are laws in the Philippines, created by the Congress and signed by the president. ... is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ...


Festivities

  • Simballay Festival

-celebrated every 3rd week of December, Simballay Festival showcases different cultures in the capital municipality Nabunturan

  • AniBina Bulawanon Festival

-showcases the culture of Compostela Valley. This event is celebrated from March 1 to 8 which is also the founding anniversary of the province.

  • Buganihan Festival

-celebrated every June 19 to 23, culminating on the 23rd - the Founding day of the Municipality of Compostela

  • Liwanag Festival

-celebrated every December showcasing lighted booths and barangay corners within the Poblacion of the Municipality of Montevista.


Events

  • Joint Oathtaking Ceremony of Provincial elected Officials, June 30, 2007 at 4:00pm at the Provincial Capitol grounds, Cabidianan, Nabunturan, Compostela Valley Province. Theme: "Compostela Valley... a new era of unity and good governance."

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NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Compostela Valley (0 words)
Compostela Valley is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.
Compostela • Laak • Mabini • Maco • Maragusan • Mawab • Monkayo • Montevista • Nabunturan • New Bataan • Pantukan A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines.
Compostela is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines.
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