Davao del Norte is a province located in the Davao Region of the Philippines. It is situated in the northeastern part of Mindanao, the country’s second-largest island. The province shares borders with the provinces of Davao de Oro (formerly Compostela Valley) to the southeast, Agusan del Sur to the west, and Bukidnon to the northwest.
Davao del Norte is known for its diverse natural places, including fertile plains, mountains, and coastal areas. It is home to the majestic Mount Apo, the highest peak in the Philippines, which is a popular destination for hikers and nature enthusiasts.
The province’s capital is Tagum City, which serves as its political and economic center. Other key municipalities in Davao del Norte include Panabo City, Island Garden City of Samal, and the towns of Carmen, Kapalong, and New Corella, among others.
Davao del Norte’s economy primarily relies on agriculture, with major crops including bananas, coconut, rice, corn, and various fruits. The province also has a growing tourism industry, attracting visitors with its beautiful beaches, waterfalls, hot springs, and cultural heritage. Davao del Norte is a province located in the Davao Region of the Philippines.
Here are some key details about the province:
- Area: Davao del Norte has a total land area of approximately 3,426 square kilometers (1,323 square miles).
- Population: As of the 2020 census, the population of Davao del Norte was estimated to be around 1,125,057 people.
- Barangays: Davao del Norte has a total of 223 barangays, each with its own unique characteristics and local governance.
- Municipalities: Davao del Norte is divided into 8 municipalities, each with its own local government and administration.
These municipalities are:
- Tagum City (capital)
- Panabo City
- Island Garden City of Samal
- New Corella
- San Isidro
These municipalities offer different attractions, economic activities, and cultural heritage, contributing to the overall diversity and development of Davao del Norte.
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