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DAVAO REGION

PRESENTED BY:
JOJIE G. GILE
RHENZO B. GALPA
BEED-II

Soc. Stud10
PRESENTED TO: MS. JELEN DOLOSA

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DAVAO REGION

  1. 1. VERITAS COLLEGE OF IROSIN IROSIN, SORSOGON MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATION IN SOC. STUD -10 (BASIC GEOGRAPHY) PRESENTED BY: JOJIE G. GILE RHENZO B. GALPA BEED-II PRESENTED TO: MS. JELEN DOLOSA INSTRUCTRESS
  2. 2. DAVAO REGION
  3. 3. HISTORY  Many historians believe that the name "Davao" is actually the mixture of the three names that three different tribes, the earliest settlers in the region, had for the Davao River.  The Manobos, an aboriginal tribe, referred to the Davao River as Davohoho. Another tribe, the Bagobos, referred to the river as Davohaha, which means "fire", while another tribe, the Guiangan tribe, called the river as Duhwow.  The history of the region dates back to the times when various tribes occupied the region.  It is believed that the Manobos, Mandayasand the Bagobos actually occupied the area. These are the same tribes that created the small settlements and communities that eventually became Mindanao.
  4. 4.  Davao Region or Southern Mindanao (Filipino: Kadabawan) is one of the regions of the Philippines, designated as Region XI.  It is located on the southeastern portion of Mindanao, and consists of four provinces, namely: Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, and Davao del Sur.  Davao is the Hispanicized pronunciation of daba-daba, the Bagobo word for "fire" (the Cebuano translation is "kalayo"). Davao City is not only the third largest city in the country (next to Cebu and Manila). The fact that a significant part of the land is perfect for agriculture have led to the development of plantations and industries dedicated to the growth and nurturing of coconuts, coffee, pineapple and other fruits
  5. 5. RELIGION  Roman Catholic, comprising about 80 percent of the population.  Iglesia ni Cristo (Church of Christ),  Evangelicals, the Jesus Miracle Crusade  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) comprise eight percent.  Seventh-day Adventists and Baptists are other Christian denominations.  Others (Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and animism).
  6. 6. DIALECTS The People Major Dialects:  Cebuano  Hiligaynon Minor Dialects:  English  Waray  Maguindanao  Tagalog  Manobo  Mandaya
  7. 7. ECONOMY  it is now developing into a center for agro-industrial business, trade and tourism.  Its competitive advantage is in agri-industry as its products, papayas, mangoes, bananas, pineapples, fresh asparagus, flowers, and fish products are exported internationally.  The region can be a vital link to markets in other parts of Mindanao, Brunei Darussalam and parts of Malaysia and Indonesia.  Other economic activities are mining, fishery, forestry and agriculture.  Both private and foreign investors and businessmen are putting up huge business centers in the region, fueling up its commercial growth rate.
  8. 8. PRODUCTS AND INDUSTRY  Durian has become almost synonymous with Davao City because of its abundance, and because of its scarcity in other parts of the Philippines, many have sought after this exotic fruit.  Durian is widely known as the “King of Fruits”, and is abundant in Davao. Davao's rich fertile volcanic soil and climate make it most suitable for sustained production of the freshest and tastiest Durian. Durian
  9. 9.  In the entire country, Davao Region has been known as the “Banana Capital”, with the province of Davao del Norte being the top producer. Per data of the Bureau of Agricultural Statistics (BAS), banana production in Davao Region reached 4.3 million metric tons in 2004.  This is 76% of the total Philippine production. BANANA
  10. 10.  Davao Oriental is the leading coconut producer in the Philippines.  It produces an average of one billion nuts annually covering a total crop area of 156,837 hectares.  The major products exported by the province through the International Copra Export Corporation are crude oil and copra pellets.  Records show that export of 816,863 metric tons of crude oil and pellets from 1997 to 2001 is valued at $ 185.7 million. COCONUT
  11. 11. MANGOSTEEN  Among the major fruit crops of the Davao Region is the Mangosteen.  Every street corner of Davao City is abundant of this sweet "citrusy" fruit that is widely known for its health benefits.  The fruit is said to be effective in the treatment of diarrhea.
  12. 12. COCOA  Cocoa or Cacao(Theobroma cacao) is an important commodity in the world today and offers a good source of income for small-holder farmers in the Philippines.  The country has cultivated cacao since the 17th century. Per the Department of Agriculture statistics, in 1990, the area of cocoa planted was about 18,377 hectares (ha), with most of this growing in Davao,
  13. 13.  Davao is one of the top producers of pineapples in Asia.  Davao Pineapples are bright orange in color and not the usual pale yellow.  They are small but sweet, and are exported in countries such as Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Middle East, and and New Zealand. PINEAPPLE
  14. 14.  Marang is an exotic fruit akin to a jackfruit and breadfruit, and is very abundant in Davao.  While it usually gives off a pungent odor, especially when ripe, the fruit is delicious, soft flavoured and is considered superior in flavour to both Jackfruit and breadfruit MARANG
  15. 15. PROVINCES OF DAVAO REGION
  16. 16. DAVAO DEL NORTE
  17. 17. DAVAO DEL NORTE  Davao del Norte (Tagalog: Hilagang Dabaw), and once known simply as Davao, is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.  Its capital is Tagum City. Davao also includes Samal Island to the south in the Davao Gulf  Davao del Norte was originally composed of thirteen municipalities, namely: Asuncion, Babak (now in Samal City),Compostela, Kapalong, Mabini, Mawab, Monkayo, Nabunt uran, Panabo, Pantukan, Samal, Santo Tomas and Tagum.  Davao del Norte is a primarily agricultural, but also engages in mining, forestry, and commercial fishing.  Davao del Norte has a population of 910,784 as of 2010 Census. The population density is 248 per km². Main languages spoken are Bisaya and Davaoeño.
  18. 18. TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
  19. 19. PEARL FARM BEACH RESORT Pearl Farm Beach Resort in Davao, Philippines is your ultimate vacation destination with its secluded location in a quiet cove on Samal Island and charming cottage accommodations. Surrounded by pristine white beaches and unspoiled exotic splendor teeming with life, our resort beckons you to experience a different kind of pampering with its signature hospitality. Formerly an actual farm where thousands of pink, white, and gold pearls were cultivated, we still discover new and unique ways to surprise you and make each stay unforgettable.
  20. 20. HAGIMIT FALLS
  21. 21. FAMOUS FOODS
  22. 22. KINILAW NA TUNA
  23. 23. DINUGUAN
  24. 24. BINIGNIT
  25. 25. DURIAN PIE
  26. 26. PUSO
  27. 27. FESTIVALS
  28. 28. KADAYAWAN FESTIVAL  The Kadayawan Festival is an annual festival in the city of Davao in the Philippines.  Its name derives from the friendly greeting "Madayaw", from the Dabawenyo word "dayaw", meaning good, valuable, superior or beautiful.  The festival is a celebration of life, a thanksgiving for the gifts of nature, the wealth of culture, the bounties of harvest and serenity of living.
  29. 29. KAHAYAG FESTIVAL  Discover Davao: Kahayag Festival 2012 in Carmen ,Davao del Norte  The Municipality of Carmen, Davao del Norte is celebrating its second Kahayag Festival this year.  Participating organizations (LGUs, schools, etc) showcase their skills and creativity in the Christmas Tree and Belen making contest.  Looking at the well lighted festival area, I felt so proud of my hometown.
  30. 30. BANANA FESTIVAL  Davao del Norte on the other hand celebrates this event every first week of July in time for the founding anniversary of the province.  The festival pays tribute to the largest economic contributor and the province’s number one export - bananas.  It showcases the different varieties of banana like the Senorita, the Latundan, the Lacatan and the Saba.  It also features a banana cookfest and a "saba"-inspired street dancing competition and beauty pageant..
  31. 31. TABANOGAN FESTIVAL Tabanogan Festival: the feast of St Peter is celebrated in Davao with a number of festivities, among the most notable being the kite flying competition in which locals showcase their talents in this age-old activity.
  32. 32. DURIAN FESTIVAL It is a month long celebration showcasing the delectable fresh durian produced by the Plant Now Pay Later (PNPL) beneficiaries and other durian growers in the city. The Festival highlights also include culinary competitions that feature durians as the main component. The various events showcase the talents and creativity of the students and F&B professionals. From cakes, pastries and bread, to coffee, cocktails and mock tails.
  33. 33. DAVAO DEL SUR
  34. 34. DAVAO DEL SUR  Davao del Sur (Filipino: Timog Dabaw) is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.  Its capital and largest city is Digos City.  The province is bordered by Davao City to the north, the new province of Davao Occidental to the south and Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato and Sarangani to the west  The province of Davao del Sur is subdivided into 9 municipalities and e 1 component city The early inhabitants of the Davao provinces, particularly the area now called the province of Davao del Sur, were the Bagobo- Guianggas who occupied the places at the foot of Mt. Apo, the B’laans of Hagonoy Valley, the Manobos in Malita and Jose Abad Santos, and other primeval tribes
  35. 35. TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
  36. 36. MT. APO Mount Apo is a large potentially-active stratovolcano in the island of Mindanao, Philippines. With an elevation of 2,954 metres (9,692 ft) above sea level, it is the highest mountain in the Philippines and is located between Davao City and Davao del Sur province in Region XI and Cotabato province in Region XII
  37. 37. TUDAYA FALLS Deeply hidden within the mountains near the Mount Apo National Park in Sitio Tudaya of Barangay Sibulan, at Sta Cruz, Davao Del Sur lies a towering majestic beauty called Tudaya Falls -. Considered as one of the highest and beautiful waterfalls in the Philippines, this single tiered waterfalls is definitely a most welcome oasis right in the middle of thick bushes and huge towering ferns and cogons amid a trail of sharp rock formations
  38. 38. CHINA TOWN OF DAVAO  Located on the busy street of Ramon Magsaysay, formerly called Don Jose Uyanguren St., it’s one of the oldest streets of Davao, also if you’re looking for business,  China Town is a wide variety of dried goods store for the consumers to choose, not only homes for Filipino-Chinese families but business surrounds here.
  39. 39. PHILIPPINE EAGLE CENTER Philippine Eagle Center The Center is home to 36 Philippine Eagles, 18 of which are captive-bred. It also houses 10 other species of birds, 4 species of mammals and 2 species of reptiles. Simulating a tropical rain forest environment, the Center offers the visitor a glimpse into the country’s forest ecosystem. Although the exhibits are used primarily to help educate the Filipino people on conservation, the facility is also considered a major tourist attraction in Davao City.
  40. 40. FESTIVALS
  41. 41. BANSAULOG FESTIVAL The term ‘Bansaulog’ is a combined word for Bansalan and saulog, which is the visayan translation for celebration. More than a few activities and programs are annually held by the private sectors and local government. These activities and programs consist of lyre and drum presentation, street dancing presentation, cheerdance presentation, Hiphop Dance Competition, street dancing presentation showcasing the place’s cultural heritage, and Agri Day giving value to the Municipality’s agricultural products.
  42. 42. DORONG FESTIVAL
  43. 43. KAPYAAN FESTIVAL
  44. 44. SINAB BADAN FESTIVAL Festival of oneness among the different tribes of the municipality showcasing indigenous art, music and dances.
  45. 45. DAVAO ORIENTAL
  46. 46. DAVAO ORIENTAL Davao Oriental (Tagalog: Silangang Dabaw, Cebuano: Sidlakang Dabaw) is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.  Its capital is Mati 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. Its major industries includes agriculture, fishing, small and medium cottage industries, and tourism. This province is famous for waterfalls, white-sand beaches, historical attractions, and the Mandaya Tribe, whose unadulterated culture and traditions are still very evident in their day-to-day lives.
  47. 47. TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
  48. 48. ALIWAGWAG FALLS The Aliwagwag Falls is a series of more than 130 cascading waterfalls located in Barangay Aliwagwag, about 30 minutes drive from the town’s Poblacion.  It a unique waterfalls blessed with different rock formations, shapes and various heights.  It ranges from 6 to 110 feet. There is one measured at 72 feet and another is at 67. Overall, Aliwagwag Falls is 1,110 feet of cascading energy and 20 meters in width.
  49. 49. MENZI CITRUS PLANTATION MEPCO Plantation Located in Mati, a citrus plantation within the 1,000 hectare Menzi Plantation. They produced fresh and processed citrus product.
  50. 50. DAVAO CROCODILE PARK The Davao Crocodile Park is an establishment that showcases a ‘state of the art’ crocodile farming system in the Philippines. It has the most recent crocodile farm design equipped with modern facilities and equipments. We Educate people about the natural world of the crocodiles and their connections with nature, not only the crocodile but also the wildl animals inside Davao Crocodile Park. We Inspire people to respect and appreciate nature and share their knowledge and enthusiasm with others.
  51. 51. FESTIVALS
  52. 52. SAMBUAKAN FESTIVAL
  53. 53. MANDAKA FESTIVAL
  54. 54. FAMOUS FOODS
  55. 55. CROCODILE ICE CREAM
  56. 56. CROCODILE LETCHON
  57. 57. CROCODILE HAMBURGER
  58. 58. COMPOSTELA VALLEY
  59. 59. COMPOSTELA VALLEY Compostela Valley (Cebuano: Kawalogang Kompostela) 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, Zamboanga Sibugay and Davao Occidental. 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. The main sources of livelihood are agricultural products such as rice, coconut, cacao, coffee, papaya, mango, pineapple, durian and banana. It has been projected that by 2030 the province will be one of the richest provinces in the country because of its rich natural resources and hardworking people. Some residents have fishponds and culture their own fish like tilapia and milkfish. The province is also rich with gold ore.
  60. 60. TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
  61. 61. Mt. CANDEALAGA
  62. 62. MAINIT HOT SPRING
  63. 63. FESTIVALS
  64. 64. BULAWAN FESTIVAL
  65. 65. SANDUROT FESTIVAL
  66. 66. MALLS OF DAVAO
  67. 67. ABREEZA MALL Abreeza Mall is a shopping mall complex located at J.P. Laurel Avenue, in Davao City, Philippines. It is the first Ayala Shopping Center located in Mindanao. It opened on May 12, 2011. It is owned by Accendo Commercial Corporation, a joint venture company of Ayala Land and Anflocor.
  68. 68. SM CITY ECOLAND Quimpo Boulevard, Davao City SM City Davao is a shopping mall owned and developed by SM Prime Holdings, the largest mall developer and owner in the Philippines. SM City Davao, the pioneer SM Mall in the Mindanao region, opened to the public on November 17,2001 with a gross floor area of 78,735 sqm and a land area of 132,000 square meters efficiently designed retail space to relax, explore and enjoy with the entire family
  69. 69. SM CITY LANANG SM City Lanang or SM City North Davao is a mall owned and operated by SM Prime Holdings, the largest mall operator in the Philippines. The mall is located at J.P. Laurel Avenue, Lanang, Davao City, and it will be the second SM Mall in the city. SM City North Davao will be erected within the land area of 640,000 sq.m. and the mall itself will have a Gross floor area of 175,000sq.m.;It is twice the size of SM City Davao which only has a land area of 132,000sq.m. and gross floor area of 75,440 sq.m. The Mall is expected to open in 2012.
  70. 70. THE END…
  71. 71. THINK PIECE #_17_  What is the reason why Davao city is considered one of the largest cities of the Philippines?

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