Davao del Sur

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Davao del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao. Its capital is Digos City and the province borders the province of Davao to the north, and Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato, and Sarangani to the west. To the east lies the Davao Gulf.

Davao City, used to be a part of the province, until it was made an independent city. The city administers itself, separate from the province, and has its own Congress representatives. This article deals with the rest of the province, but includes Davao City in some sections.

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Davao del Sur
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Region: Davao Region (Region XI)
Capital: Digos City
Founded: May 8, 1967
Population:
2000 census—1,905,917 (8th largest)
Density—299 per km² (20th highest)
Area: 6,377.6 km² (10th largest)
Languages: Cebuano, Dabaweo
Governor: Reynerio E. Llanos (2001-2004)
The data above includes Davao City.
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People and Culture

Economy

Geography

Political

Davao del Sur is subdivided into 14 municipalities and 2 cities.

Davao City is actually independent of the province and is only loosely associated with it. The city residents do not vote for provincial officials and they have their own representative to the Congress of the Philippines.

Cities

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Regions and Provinces of Mindanao
Zamboanga Peninsula: Zamboanga del Norte | Zamboanga del Sur | Zamboanga Sibugay
Northern Mindanao: Bukidnon | Camiguin | Lanao del Norte | Misamis Occidental | Misamis Oriental
Davao Region: Compostela Valley | Davao | Davao del Sur | Davao Oriental
SOCCSKSARGEN: Cotabato | Sarangani | South Cotabato | Sultan Kudarat
Caraga: Agusan del Norte | Agusan del Sur | Surigao del Norte | Surigao del Sur
ARMM: Basilan | Lanao del Sur | Maguindanao | Sulu | Tawi-Tawi
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