Davao Philippine is a region in south eastern Mindanao, Philippines that boast of its natural beauty and resources. Davao is composed of four provinces namely: Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley and the City of Davao. Collectively, they are designated as Region XI of the Philippines. Davao is a major producer of gold, and its mining resources include silica, silver, copper and elemental sulfur. It is where the highest peak in the Philippines is located – Mt. Apo, where only the brave dare climb.
Davao City is the most important city in Mindanao and the largest city in Asia in terms of land area – occupying more than 244,000 hectares. Its population according to the 2000 Census is 1,147,116. It’s international airport and seaport is one of the busiest cargo hubs in the southern Philippines. City of Davao Philippine is also one of several cities in the Philippines that are independent of any province. The city is also the regional center for the Davao Region as for in Davao del Sur.
Samal Island – unspoiled and pristine, the island prides itself for its white sand beaches with vacation facilities for different kinds of water sports in Davao City.
Pearl Farm Beach Resort is the most famous tourist destination in Davao del Sur.
Philippine Eagle National Center, where the endangered Philippine eagle is bread in captivity. The Center in Davao Philippine provides shelter to some 19 Philippine eagles as well as other birds, animals.
Tourist interested in local handicrafts will find artwork and various handmade products made by indigenous ethnic tribes of Davao. Their crafts can be found in local stores and museums in the Davao City.
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