Davao City

What is Davao City known for?


high range

City and Naga City. Economy Monkayo is predominantly an agricultural town, with vast tracks of land planted to rice and banana. The municipality is also host to the gold-rich barangay of Mt. Diwata, popularly known as "Diwalwal" (which in the local dialect means one's tongue is hanging out due to exhaustion), a 1,000-meter high range known worldwide for its rich gold ore deposit. Its seat of government is located in Barangay Poblacion, a highly-developed rural town center


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Life is Here image_skyline 250px (File:Victoria Plaza Davao.JPG) image_caption J.P. Laurel St., Davao City image_flag flag_size 120x80px image_seal map_caption Map of Davao City and the province of Davao del Sur pushpin_map Philippines pushpin_label Davao City

pushpin_label_position right pushpin_map_caption Location within the Philippines coordinates_region PH subdivision_type Country subdivision_name subdivision_type1 Region (Regions of the Philippines) subdivision_name1 Davao Region (Region XI) subdivision_type2 Province (Provinces of the Philippines) subdivision_name2 Davao del Sur (geographically only) subdivision_type3


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content davao-city-population-expected-double-24-years-results-2000-census-population-and-housing Real social stability in the city, however, began in the earnest when Rodrigo Duterte first assumed office as the city mayor in 1988. The city was still considered that time as the country's murder capital. Zabriskie, Phil: ''The Punisher'', '' Time (magazine) Time

is noted for transforming the city from the murder capital of the nation Zabriskie, Phil: ''The Punisher'', ''Time (Time (magazine))'' magazine (Asia edition), June 24, 2002. to what tourism organizations there now call "the most peaceful city in Southeast Asia". He's been suspected of being involved with the vigilante outfit

Davao Death Squad (Davao death squads) and has been criticized by human rights groups and by Amnesty International for tolerating extrajudicial killings of alleged criminals. ''Time'' magazine has dubbed him "The Punisher". *Formed since 2000, Ranch Rescue is a still functioning organization in the southwest United States ranchers call upon to forcibly remove illegal aliens and squatters off their property. Its numbers have slowly


gold rich

City and Naga City. Economy Monkayo is predominantly an agricultural town, with vast tracks of land planted to rice and banana. The municipality is also host to the gold-rich barangay of Mt. Diwata, popularly known as "Diwalwal" (which in the local dialect means one's tongue is hanging out due to exhaustion), a 1,000-meter high range known worldwide for its rich gold ore deposit. Its seat of government is located in Barangay Poblacion, a highly-developed rural town center


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controls traffic signals in the city.top-stories 2013 06 07 davao-goes-high-tech-on-public-safety-security-efforts Education thumb alt Front of glass-walled building, with trees Ateneo de Davao University (File:Finster Hall, Ateneo de Davao University (2007).jpg) The city government provides free education at the primary (grade school) and secondary (high school) levels at public institutions. Currently, as sanctioned by the Department


fishing activities

-scale fishing activities and provides facilities such as cold storage. Air thumb alt White air-traffic control tower Davao International Airport's air traffic control (Image:Davao International Airport.jpg) tower is considered the most advanced ATC in the Philippines. "Upgraded Davao City International Airport Is Ready for More Passengers and Bigger Aircraft"<


largest local

Foundation, based in London and Freiburg, Germany. According to the foundation, the city has a projected average annual growth of 2.53 percent over a 15-year period; Davao was the only Philippine city to reach the top 100. Davao is world's 87th top city - Sunstar Davao As the largest economy outside Metro Manila, the city also serves as the largest local economy in southern


largest religious

Hiligaynon is spoken by residents who came from Iloilo (Iloilo City) and Bacolod (Bacolod City) cities and Hiligaynon-speaking areas of North (North Cotabato) and South (South Cotabato) Cotabato provinces. Religion thumb 250px The city's San Pedro Cathedral (File:San Pedro Cathedral Davao front.jpg) The largest religious group is Roman Catholic, comprising about 80 percent of the population. Other Christian groups, such as the Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ


medical documentary

Medical Documentary and it was the finalist in the New York Film Festival Awards for Best Humanitarian Documentary. The documentary titled The Facemakers: Operation Smile is a co-production by British television BBC 1 and American Cable the Discovery Channel in conjunction with Century Films and it documents the remarkable changes that occurred in the lives of three children as a result of Operation Smile's visit to Davao City in the Philippines in 1999. ref>


rich gold

City and Naga City. Economy Monkayo is predominantly an agricultural town, with vast tracks of land planted to rice and banana. The municipality is also host to the gold-rich barangay of Mt. Diwata, popularly known as "Diwalwal" (which in the local dialect means one's tongue is hanging out due to exhaustion), a 1,000-meter high range known worldwide for its rich gold ore deposit. Its seat of government is located in Barangay Poblacion, a highly-developed rural town center

Davao City

'''Davao City''' ( people, making it the fourth-most-populous city in the Philippines (Cities of the Philippines) and the most populous in Mindanao. It is the center of Metro Davao, the third most populous metropolitan area in the Philippines (as of 2010 Census with a population of 2.26 million, after Metro Manila's 11.86 million and Metro Cebu's 2.55 million). With a total land area of 2,444 square kilometers, the city is the largest in the country in terms of land area. The city serves as the main trade, commerce, and industry hub of Mindanao and the regional center of Davao Region. Davao is home to Mount Apo, the highest mountain in the Philippines. Davao is also known as the "Durian Capital" of the Philippines.

For geographical and statistical purposes, Davao City is grouped with the province of Davao del Sur but is governed independently from it. The city is divided into three congressional districts, which are subdivided into 11 administrative districts with a total of 182 barangays.

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