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Encyclopedia > Davao Oriental

Davao Oriental is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao. Its capital is Mati City and borders Compostela Valley to the west, and Agusan del Sur and Surigao del Sur to the north. Davao Oriental is the easternmost province of the country with Pusan Point as the easternmost location. The Philippine Sea, part of the Pacific Ocean, faces Davao Oriental to the east. Part of the province lies on an unnamed peninsula that encloses the Davao Gulf to the west. 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. ... Mati is a 1st class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. ... Compostela Valley is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao. ... Agusan del Sur is a landlocked province of the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao. ... Surigao del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Caraga region in Mindanao. ... The Philippine Sea is a part of the western Pacific Ocean bordered by the Philippines and Taiwan to the west, Japan to the north, the Marianas to the east and Palau to the south. ... Davao Gulf is a gulf found in Mindanao in the Philippines. ...

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Davao Oriental
Region: Davao Region (Region XI)
Capital: Mati City, Davao Oriental
Founded: May 8, 1967
Population:
2000 census—446,191 (23rd smallest)
Density—86 per km² (12th lowest)
Area: 5,164.5 km² (18th largest)
Languages: Dabaweño, Cebuano, English
Governor: Ma. Elena T. Palma-Gil (2004-2007)
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Image File history File links Ph_seal_davao_oriental. ... 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. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 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 Sugbuanon, is an Austronesian language spoken in the Philippines by about 18,000,000 people and is a subgroup or member of Bisaya, Visayan and Binisayâ. The name came from the Philippine island of Cebu, with the Spanish suffix -ano meaning native, of a place, added... Look up English, english in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ...

People and culture

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Political

Davao Oriental is subdivided into 10 municipalities and 1 city city. A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino) is a tier of local government in the Philippines. ...


Municipalities and city

Baganga is a 1st class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. ... Banaybanay is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. ... Boston is a 4th class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. ... Caraga is a municipality located in Davao Oriental, Philippines. ... Cateel is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. ... Governor Generoso is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. ... Lupon is a 1st class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. ... Manay is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. ... San Isidro is a municipality in the province of Davao Oriental in the Philippines. ... Tarragona is a 4th class municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines. ...

Physical

Tourist attractions

Tagtalisay Beach, Masao Beach Resort, Botona Beach Resort, Dahican Beach, People's Park, Capitol Hills, Buso Hot Spring, Pujada Bay, Pujada Island, Sleeping Dinosaur, Dao Beach Club, Waniban Island, Gregorio Masao Beach Resort, Philppine Eagle Sanctuary,


History

External links

  • Davao City Travel and Tourism Guide
  • theMindanao.com

  Results from FactBites:
 
Davao province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (658 words)
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.
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