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Encyclopedia > Compostela Valley province

Compostela Valley is the second newest province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao; only Zamboanga Sibugay is newer. Its capital is Nabunturan and borders Davao province to the west, Agusan del Sur to the north, and Davao Oriental to the east. To the southwest lies the Davao Gulf. The province, called Comval for short, used to be part of Davao province until it was made independent in 1998. Map of the Philippines showing all the regions and their provinces. ... Davao Region, designated as Region XI, is one of the regions of the Philippines, located on the southeastern portion of Mindanao. ... Map of the Philippines showing the island groups of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. ... Zamboanga del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Zamboanga Peninsula region in Mindanao. ... Davao, formerly Davao del Norte, is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao. ... The creationThe province of Agusan del Sur was created by virtue of Republic Act No. ... 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. ...

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Compostela Valley
Image:Ph_seal_compostela_valley.png
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: Jose R. Caballero (2004-2007)
Image:Ph_locator_map_compostela_valley.png

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Economy

Geography

Political

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


Municipalities

Compostela is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...

Physical

Tourist Attractions

  • Maragusan Falls
  • Tagbibinta and Aguacan Falls
  • New Bataan: Manurigao Falls
  • Nabunturan: Mainit Hot Spring

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. ...


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