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REGION 11: DAVAO REGION

SOUTHERN MINDANAO'S HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, CULTURE AND TOURISM *If you want the Ms Powerpoint Presentation of it just email me at gepfelaire@gmail.com

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REGION 11: DAVAO REGION

  1. 1. DAVAO REGION REGION 11 • Davao Region is the 11th region of the Philippines that is situated at the South- Eastern part of Mindanao. • It comprises of 5 provinces; 1. Compostela Valley 2. Davao Del Norte 3. Davao Des Sur 4. Davao Oriental 5. Davao Occidental • And a highly urbanized city 1. Davao City
  2. 2. DAVAO REGION REGION 11 • Regional Center: Davao City • Population (2015): 4,893,318 • Land Area: 20,357.42 sq.km • Component Cities: 5 • 1. Digos City • 2. Mati City • 3. Panabo City • 4. Samal City • 5. Tagum City
  3. 3. DAVAO REGION REGION 11 • Municipalities: 43 • Barangays: 1162 • Cong. District: 11 • Dialects: Cebuano, Mandaya, Dibabawon, Hiligaynon, Tagabawa, Giangan.
  4. 4. DAVAO REGION REGION 11 • DAVAO is the Hispanicized pronunciation of daba – daba, the Bagobo word for “Fire” (Cebuano translation ; kalayo)
  5. 5. DAVAO REGION REGION 11 • Historians believed that the name DAVAO is a mixture of 3 names of the 3 earliest tribes of region for the Davao river; 1. The Manobos – an aboriginal tribe, referred the Davao river as “Davohoho”. 2. The Bagobos – referred the river as “Davohaha” meaning “Fire”. 1. The Guiangan – called the river as “Duhwow”.
  6. 6. THE 11 TRIBES OF DAVAO
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  18. 18. BRIEF HISTORY • The region was believed to be occupied by Manobos, Mandayas, Kalagans, Mansakas and Bagobos. • During the Pre-colonial period, the Davao Gulf was already in contact with the Europeans as early as 16th century and later was preceded by the Spaniards who colonized the region.
  19. 19. BRIEF HISTORY • January 1546 – Francis Xavier, a Jesuit priest preached the Catholic Gospel to the region for a year and a half. It is confirmed by some of the writers of the 17th century and in the Bull of canonization issued in 1623. It is also said that he is the one who have preached the Gospel in Mindanao. St. Francis Xavier
  20. 20. BRIEF HISTORY • 1847 – an adventurous Spanish businessman named Don Jose Oyanguren arrived in the region and attemptedto conquer the region which Datu Bago is the ruler.
  21. 21. BRIEF HISTORY • Datu Bago - successfully intercepted the Don Oyanguren but chieftain eventually evacuated his people near the areas of Apo. • This is the time the town of Davao, then called Nueva Vergara by the Spaniards, was established in the year 1848.
  22. 22. BRIEF HISTORY • By the time Americans defeat the Spaniards, they subsequently developed the region. During this period, farm ownership grew and Japanese migrations began in Davao as two entrepreneurs Kyosaburo Ohta(left image) and Yoshizo Furokawa(right image) were finding better agricultural lands in the area.
  23. 23. BRIEF HISTORY • 1903 – 1914 – the Davao region was a district of the former Moro Province, which was replaced by an American Colonial Agency called Department of Sulu and Mindanao. • 1942 – during the Japanese occupation in the country, Davao region was one of the first subjected by the invaders. The Japanese immigrants in Davao enacted as the Fifth Column, welcoming the Japanese during World War II.
  24. 24. BRIEF HISTORY • 1945 – the Battle of Davao took place, the fight for freedom of the Philippine and American forces. • Before the Philippine independence in 1946, Davao was only a single province and May 1967 it was separated into 3 province; Davao Del Norte, Davao Del Sur and Davao Oriental which Davao City as the regional center. • 1990 – the Port of Davao was opened and became the first Philippine international port to be established. • September 2001 – Executive Order No. 36 was enacted for the formation of the present region 11 and the provinces of South Cotabato and Saranggani were to Region 12.
  25. 25. ECONOMY • The region’s economy is predominantly agri-based. • It is now developing into agro-industrial business, trade and tourism. • Produced products like papayas, mangoes, bananas, pineapples, fresh fresh asparagus, flowers and fish products are exported internationally. • Private and foreign investors and businessmen are putting up huge business centers fueling the regions economic growth.
  26. 26. DI UMANO…
  27. 27. The only Philippine eagle foundation can be found in Davao region. They protect and study our nearly-extinct national animal.
  28. 28. AT DI UMANO…
  29. 29. The “King of Philippine Fruits” which is Durian can be found in Davao Region. This stinky but flavorful fruit is abundant in the area and can be bought with a very cheap amount!
  30. 30. AT DI UMANO ULI…
  31. 31. Davao Region is the home of the 16th President of the Philippines, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.
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  34. 34. DAVAO DEL NORTE • Known as the “Banana Capital of the Philippines”. • Capital: Tagum City • Population(2015): 1,016,332 • Land Area: 3,426.97 sq.km • Component Cities: Panabo, Tagum and Samal. • Municipalities: 8
  35. 35. HISTORY OF DAVAO DEL NORTE • Republic Act 6430 on June 17, 1972 – the “Davao Del Norte” was changed to “Davao”. • Republic Act 8470 on Jan. 31, 1998 – signed by President Fidel V. Ramos which splitted the province into two creating the Compostela Valley and “Davao” was renamed again as “Davao Del Norte”.
  36. 36. ECONOMY • Davao del Norte’s economy is primarily agricultural but also engages in mining, forestry and commercial fishing. • Major Crops; rice, banana, coconut, abaca, ramie, coffee and variety of fruits and root crops. • The province is the country’s major producer of Banana and also the Mindanao’s leading producer of rice.
  37. 37. ECONOMY • Fish Products; milkfish, tilapia, shrimp and crab, and freshwater catfish and tilapia. • Mining resources; silica, silver, copper, gold. • Tourism and Commerce.
  38. 38. FESTIVALS OF DAVAO DEL NORTE BANANA FESTIVAL KAHAYAG FESTIVAL
  39. 39. FESTIVALS OF DAVAO DEL NORTE PANAGTABU FESTIVAL PANGAPOG FESTIVAL
  40. 40. Where to go at Davao Del Norte ?
  41. 41. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO DEL NORTE WORLD’S LARGEST ROSARY TAGUM NIGHT MARKET
  42. 42. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO DEL NORTE HAGIMIT FALLS TAGBAOBO FALLS
  43. 43. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO DEL NORTE KAPUTIAN BEACH VANISHING ISLAND
  44. 44. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO DEL NORTE MONFORT BAT CAVE
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  46. 46. DAVAO DEL SUR • Most Competitive Province of the Country (2015, National Competitiveness Council) • Capital: Digos City • Population(2015): 632, 588 • Land Area: 2, 163.98 sq.km • Component Cities: Digos City • Municipalities: 9
  47. 47. HISTORY OF DAVAO DEL SUR • October 28, 2013 – a plebiscite was held to create a new province Davao Occidental, formed out of the southern part of Davao Del Sur. • By the virtue of Republic Act 10360 on July 23, 2013 – the Davao Occidental was ratified out of Davao Del Sur.
  48. 48. ECONOMY • Primarily an agricultural province. • Crops: bananas, cacao, ramie, coffee, fruits and vegetables. • Populary known as Coconut Country since coconut is its major commercial crop. • Its rice and corn production is more than sufficient for its population.
  49. 49. FESTIVALS OF DAVAO DEL SUR DORONGAN FESTIVAL KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL
  50. 50. FESTIVALS OF DAVAO DEL SUR PADIGOSAN FESTIVAL
  51. 51. Where to go at Davao Del Sur ?
  52. 52. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO DEL SUR PHIL. EAGLE CENTER EDEN NATURE PARK
  53. 53. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO DEL SUR JAPANESE TUNNEL MT. APO
  54. 54. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO DEL SUR MUSEO DABAWENYO
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  56. 56. DAVAO ORIENTAL • Known as the “Coconut Capital of the Philippines”. • Capital: Mati • Population(2015): 558, 958 • Land Area: 5, 679.64 sq.km • Component Cities: Mati • Municipalities: 10
  57. 57. HISTORY OF DAVAO ORIENTAL • 1942 – Davao Oriental was occupied by the Japanese Imperial forces. The Battle of Davao took place to free the area from the invaders. • July 1, 1967/Republic Act No. 4867 – the province of Davao was divide into three independent province which include the Oriental.
  58. 58. ECONOMY • The province is the top producer of coconut and copra in the country. It is also a major producer of abaca and exports crude oil and copra pellets.
  59. 59. FESTIVALS OF DAVAO ORIENTAL BALDAYAWAN FESTIVAL BANAYAN FESTIVAL
  60. 60. FESTIVALS OF DAVAO ORIENTAL SAMBUOKAN FESTIVAL
  61. 61. Where to go at Davao Oriental?
  62. 62. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO ORIENTAL ALIWAGWAG FALLS CAPE OF SAN AGUSTIN
  63. 63. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO ORIENTAL MT. HAMIGUITAN – BONSAI FOREST DAHICAN BEACH
  64. 64. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO ORIENTAL LAKE CAROLINA WANIBAN ISLAND
  65. 65. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO ORIENTAL SUBANGAN MUSEUM
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  67. 67. DAVAO OCCIDENTAL • 81st and the newest province of the Philippines. • Capital: Malita • Population(2015): 316, 342 • Land Area: 2, 163.45 sq.km • Component Cities: 0 • Municipalities: 5
  68. 68. HISTORY OF DAVAO OCCIDENTAL • Davao Occidental was created through Republic Act 10360 enacted on July 23, 2013 signed by President Benigno Aquino III. • The motive of creating the province was to boost the economic condition and social progress of the municipalities because this province was far-off to acquiring basic needs and as well as the access to government offices.
  69. 69. ECONOMY • Since this province was only new, the government initiate a project (Under the Build, Build, Build Project of Duterte Administration) that will boost the economy of the province. This is the 2,000 hectare industrial park in Malita, Davao Occidental that will serve as an engine for the economic growth of the province.
  70. 70. FESTIVALS OF DAVAO OCCIDENTAL GAGINAWAY FESTIVAL KAPYAAN FESTIVAL
  71. 71. Where to go at Davao Occidental?
  72. 72. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO ORIENTAL BALUT ISLAND BOLAE CAVE
  73. 73. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO ORIENTAL TUKE MAKLANG
  74. 74. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO ORIENTAL TUKE NONSUL
  75. 75. ATTRACTIONS OF DAVAO ORIENTAL SABANG HOT SPRING
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  77. 77. COMPOSTELA VALLEY • 4th newest province of the Philippines • The name Compostela Valley refers to great fertile plain in the heartland of the province.. • Capital: Nabunturan • Population(2015): 736, 107 • Land Area: 4,479.77 sq.km • Component Cities: 0 • Municipalities: 11
  78. 78. HISTORY OF COMPOSTELA VALLEY • Compostela Valley was carved out of Davao Del Norte by the virtue of Republic Act No. 8470 signed by President Fidel V. Ramos on January 30, 1998. • A senate bill officially renaming Compostela Valley to Davao De Oro is already on second reading. Its purpose is to clear up confusion with its geographic location with the province’s name sometimes associated Cagayan Valley and town of Compostela in Cebu.
  79. 79. ECONOMY • The province was billed as the 2nd richest province of the Philippines by the Commission on Audit by year 2017, which posted a record high of P 18.75 billion worth of assets, the largest in whole mindano. • It is caused by numerous business establishments, banana plantations and vast gold and silver mines across the province. • 10 of its 11 town are having one or more gold mines.
  80. 80. ECONOMY • It is also the home of the biggest ring in the Philippines, “The Solidarity Ring”. • Main sources of livelihood are agricultural products such as rice, coconut, cacao, coffee, papaya, mango, pineapple, durian and banana.
  81. 81. FESTIVALS OF COM.VAL BUGANIBAN FESTIVAL BULAWAN FESTIVAL
  82. 82. FESTIVALS OF COM.VAL DIWANAG FESTIVAL KARIYAWAN FESTIVAL
  83. 83. FESTIVALS OF COM.VAL P’YAGSWITAN FESTIVAL SAL’LUPONGAN FESTIVAL
  84. 84. FESTIVALS OF COM.VAL SIMBALLAY FESTIVAL
  85. 85. FESTIVALS OF COM.VAL KAIMUNAN
  86. 86. Where to go at Compostela Valley?
  87. 87. ATTRACTIONS OF COM.VAL AWAO FALLS
  88. 88. ATTRACTIONS OF COM.VAL TAGBIBINTA FALLS
  89. 89. ATTRACTIONS OF COM.VAL KUMBILAN CAVE
  90. 90. ATTRACTIONS OF COM.VAL SAN VICENTE CAVE
  91. 91. ATTRACTIONS OF COM.VAL MAINIT SULFURIC HOT SPRING

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