Located at the southern foothills of the country's highest peak, Mount Apo,
Digos is a coastal city fronting Davao Gulf in the east. It is bounded on the north by Sta. Cruz town, on the south by Hagonoy, and on the west by the
towns of Matanao and Bansalan. The city is now considered as a suburb of Davao City. Terrain is defined by the mountainous north and the lowland in the southern part
where the city center is located. This lowland is part of the broad Padada Valley, the food basket of Davao Del Sur Province.
Cebuano is the primary dialect used in Digos City. Other dialects used are Ilonggo, Ilocano, Bagobo, and Tausug.
Tagalog and English are widely used in schools, business and government offices.
Digos City has 26 barangays spread in 287.1 square kilometers. Most of the barangays are in rural areas
where agriculture is the main economic activities. Rice, corn, suagar, coconut, fruits, vegetables, livestock and poultry
are the main products. Fishing is done mostly in the coastal areas. Cottage industries produce coconut by-products, nata de
coco, kaong, and handicratfs.
Being the largest urban center in Davao Del Sur, the city offers great investment opportunities in the following areas:
- Mass housing projects
- medium-size commercial complexes
- hotels, resorts and amusement parks
- demonstration farms
- food establishments
- commercial poultry and hog raising
- production of dairy products
- food processing
- fish canning and deboning
- consumer chemicals such as detergents and personal care products
- essential oil and fragrances
- Clothing and fashion accessories
- furniture and fixture
- electronics and electrical appliances
- technology-related ventures like business process outsourcing, graphic design, and software development
- financial services
Places of Interest/ Tourist Spots in Digos City
- Digos Church
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