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Planning a trip? Those who love to travel know the essence of all travel is about you and your enjoyment. Travelers know that the destination is a major part in planning a trip, experiencing and delving deeper into unfamiliar places, people and culture is paramount.

Expand your horizons and set your sight to the Philippines, an off the beaten path travel site! An undiscovered paradise made of thousands of islands and white sand beaches all around! A tiny dot in the map of the world, and yet a haven for travelers, backpackers, retirees and even passersby.

It offers awesome tourist attractions, magnificent beaches, hot spring resorts, colorful festivals, hundreds of scenic spots and world-class hotels and facilities. Not to mention the tropical climate, the affordable prices as well as the friendly and hospitable, English-speaking people! You will be glad you came, and we’re sure, you WILL come back for more FUN in the Philippines!


DAVAO DEL NORTE

 

By Eugene Alvin Villar (seav) – English Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=612977

 

Davao del Norte is a province in the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao. Its capital is Tagum City. Davao del Norte also includes Samal Island to the south in the Davao Gulf.

Before 1967, the five provinces — Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Davao del Sur, Davao Occidental and Compostela Valley—were once a single province named Davao. The Davao Region covers this historic province.

Davao del Norte is also known as “the banana capital of the Philippines.

 

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Davao del Norte covers a total area of 3,426.97 square kilometers (1,323.16 sq mi) occupying the north-central section of the Davao Region. The province borders Agusan del Sur to the north, Bukidnon to the west, Compostela Valley to the east, and Davao City to the south.

Davao del Norte is a primarily agricultural, but also engages in mining, forestry, and commercial fishing.

The principal crops of the province include rice, maize, banana, coconut, abacá, ramie, coffee, and a variety of fruit and root crops. Davao del Norte is the country’s leading producer of bananas, with many plantations run by multinationals Dole and Del Monte, and local producers such as Lapanday, TADECO, and Marsman. Davao del Norte is also one of Mindanao’s leading producer of rice.

 

Photo from:  http://www.philippines-travels.com/index.php/places/mindanao/davao-del-norte/
 

Davao Gulf, to the south of the province, provides a living for many fishermen. Some of the fish products include milkfish, shrimp, and crab; and freshwater catfish and tilapia.

Davao del Norte is a major producer of gold, and its mining resources include silica, silver, copper and elemental sulfur. Small-scale gold mining activities thrive in several areas. There are also numerous active quarries of commercial quantities of gravel, sand, and pebbles for construction.

Tourism is also a major part of the economy of Davao del Norte. There are a lot of beaches on Samal Island, the most famous of which is Pearl Farm Beach Resort. Banana Beach Resort is the most famous beach outside of Samal Island.

 

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

Davao del Norte – Banana Capital of the Philippines

How to Get to Davao del Norte

Top Tourist Attractions in Davao del Norte

Watch the Colorful Festivals of Davao del Norte

Amazing Beaches of Davao del Norte

How to Have a Lot of Fun in Davao del Norte

Davao del Norte Photo Gallery

Davao del Norte Video Collection

 

 





 

 

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