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Socio-Economic Profile

Know Davao City

Davao City is a highly-urbanized city located in the southern part of the Philippines. With the collective effort of the Dabawenyos, the city has immensely progressed throughout the years.

As the capital city of the Davao region, Davao City serves as the gateway for the entire Mindanao island. Being that, the city also serves as the entry point for the Brunei Darussalam – Indonesia – Malaysia – Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area making Davao City the center of development in Mindanao.

Home to the 11 tribes, the city is proud of its various cultures and traditions which makes it a diverse but united city for everyone to experience.