Davao Del Norte is a province of the Philippines located in Davao Region.
It is situated north of Davao Gulf, west of Compostela Valley, south of Agusan Del Sur,
north of Davao Del Sur, and southeast of Bukidnon. Terrain is characterized by the
mountainous north and the flat south. The Libuganon River bisects the province flowing from the northwest towards the
southeast and emptying into Davao Gulf. Its major tributary is Tagum River which flows from the hills of Compostela Valley. Rainfall is more or less evenly distributed throughout
Economic Profile, Products, and Industries
Davao Del Norte Provincial Capitol
Agricultural production of Davao Del Norte in 2007 are as follows (figure in thousand metric tons, rank among 79 provinces)
Animal inventory of Davao Del Norte in 2007 are as follows (figure in thousand, rank among 79 provinces)
There were 44 banks in the province in 2007 with total deposits of 7.2 billion pesos. Poverty incidence of 2006
stood at 44.8% as against the national average of 32.9%.
Its fertile agricultural lands coupled with good typhoon-free climate is ideal for high value commercial crops such
as rubber, cacao, coffee, sweet corn, other fruits and vegetables. A modern food storage terminal should be put up.
Goat and cattle raising as well as processing of halal foods have great potential not only for domestic consumption but also for export.
Its forested mountains can provide raw materials for furniture and pulp and paper industries.
Light manufacturing and industrial estates can be put up. Considering the proximity of the province to Davao City as well as the fast rising urban centers of
Tagum and Panabo, commercial complexes and mass housing can be established in the province. To lure tourist to the province, building hotels, resorts, demonstration farms
See List of Davao Del Norte Cities and Municipalities
Places of Interest/ tourist spots in Davao Del Norte
- Island Garden City of Samal - a true paradise island
- Dalisay Village
Capitol photo credit to davaonorte.gov.ph
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