Davao Oriental

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Davao Oriental (Cebuano: Sidlakang Dabaw) is a province in the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.wikipedia
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Davao Region

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Davao Oriental (Cebuano: Sidlakang Dabaw) is a province in the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.
Davao Region, formerly called Southern Mindanao (Habagatang Mindanao), is an administrative region in the Philippines, designated as Region XI. It is situated at the southeastern portion of Mindanao, comprising five provinces: Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental and Davao Occidental, the newly created province.

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Davao Oriental (Cebuano: Sidlakang Dabaw) is a province in the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.
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Compostela Valley

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Its capital is Mati, and it borders the province of Compostela Valley to the west, and Agusan del Sur and Surigao del Sur to the north.
The province borders Davao del Norte to the west, Agusan del Sur to the north, and Davao Oriental to the east.

Mati, Davao Oriental

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Its capital is Mati, and it borders the province of Compostela Valley to the west, and Agusan del Sur and Surigao del Sur to the north.
Captain Prudencio Garcia, the pioneer political-military head in 1861, and his comrade Juan Nazareno founded Mati and two other towns in Davao Oriental.

Agusan del Sur

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Its capital is Mati, and it borders the province of Compostela Valley to the west, and Agusan del Sur and Surigao del Sur to the north.
Its capital is Prosperidad and borders, from the north clockwise, Agusan del Norte, Surigao del Sur, Davao Oriental, Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte and Bukidnon.

Mount Hamiguitan

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It is also home to Mount Hamiguitan Wildlife Sanctuary, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Mount Hamiguitan is a mountain located in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines.

Caraga, Davao Oriental

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Davao Oriental is the easternmost province of the country with Pusan Point in the municipality of Caraga as the easternmost location.
The municipality is located 254 km from Davao City, the regional center of Region XI, and 84 km from Mati, the capital town of the province of Davao Oriental on the island of Mindanao.

Surigao del Sur

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Its capital is Mati, and it borders the province of Compostela Valley to the west, and Agusan del Sur and Surigao del Sur to the north.
It is bounded on the northwest by the province of Surigao del Norte, on the southeast by Davao Oriental, on the west and southwest by Agusan del Norte and Agusan del Sur.

Davao City

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An expedition was sent by the colonial government in Manila in 1847 to control the region, led by the Spaniard Jose Oyanguren, who settled in the town of Davao and organized the surrounding areas into the province of Nueva Guipozcoa in 1849.
In 1967, the Province of Davao was divided into three provinces: Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental and Davao del Sur.

Mindanao

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Davao Oriental (Cebuano: Sidlakang Dabaw) is a province in the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.
In the eastern portion of the island, from Bilas Point in Surigao del Norte to Cape San Agustin in Davao Oriental, is a range of complex mountains known in their northern portion as the Diwata Mountains.

Legislative districts of Davao Oriental

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Davao Oriental comprises 10 municipalities and 1 city, all organized into 2 legislative districts.
The Legislative Districts of Davao Oriental are the representations of the province of Davao Oriental in the various national legislatures of the Philippines.

List of Philippine laws

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On July 1, 1967, through Republic Act No. 4867, the province of Davao was divided into three independent provinces, one of which was Davao Oriental.

Davao (province)

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On July 1, 1967, through Republic Act No. 4867, the province of Davao was divided into three independent provinces, one of which was Davao Oriental.
It was divided into three provinces of Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, and Davao del Sur with the passage of Philippine Republic Act No. 4867 on May 20, 1967.

Department of Mindanao and Sulu

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The Moro province was converted in 1914 into the Department of Mindanao and Sulu, and its component districts were made into independent provinces.

Moro Province

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In 1903, the colonial American government created the Moro Province comprising several districts, one of which was Davao.

Kamayo language

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The native (and official) language spoken in the province are Kamayo and Mandaya.
Spoken by some areas of Surigao del Sur (the city of Bislig and the municipalities of Barobo, Hinatuan, Lingig, Tagbina, Lianga, San Agustin & Marihatag) and Davao Oriental, Kamayo varies from one municipality to another.

Mandaya language

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The native (and official) language spoken in the province are Kamayo and Mandaya.
Ethnologue reports that Mandaya is spoken in Manay, Caraga, Baganga, and Cateel municipalities of Davao Oriental Province, as well as in Davao del Norte Province.

Kalagan language

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Other ethnic groups include the Mandayas, Mansakas, Manobos and the Kalagans.
Davao Oriental Province highlands

Cebuano language

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Davao Oriental (Cebuano: Sidlakang Dabaw) is a province in the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.

Philippines

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Davao Oriental (Cebuano: Sidlakang Dabaw) is a province in the Philippines located in the Davao Region in Mindanao.

Philippine Sea

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The Philippine Sea, part of the Pacific Ocean, faces Davao Oriental to the east.

Pacific Ocean

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The Philippine Sea, part of the Pacific Ocean, faces Davao Oriental to the east.

Davao Gulf

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Part of the province lies on an unnamed peninsula that encloses the Davao Gulf to the west.

Coconut

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The province is the top producer of coconut and copra in the country, earning the province the title Coconut capital of the Philippines.