Metro Davao

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Metro Davao, officially called Metropolitan Davao (Kaulohang Dabaw), is a metropolitan area in the Mindanao island group, Philippines.wikipedia
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Davao City

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It includes the cities of Davao City, Digos in Davao del Sur province; Tagum, Panabo and Samal in Davao del Norte province.
Davao City is the center of Metro Davao, the third-most populous metropolitan area in the Philippines (as of the 2015 census with a population of 2.5 million, after Metro Manila's 12.8 million and Metro Cebu's 2.8 million).

Panabo

Panabo CityPanabo, Davao del Norte
It includes the cities of Davao City, Digos in Davao del Sur province; Tagum, Panabo and Samal in Davao del Norte province.
Bordering Davao City to its northeast, Panabo is a part of Davao Metropolitan Area.

Samal, Davao del Norte

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It includes the cities of Davao City, Digos in Davao del Sur province; Tagum, Panabo and Samal in Davao del Norte province.
Samal is a part of the Metropolitan Davao area and is two kilometers away from Davao City, the largest city and the primary economic center of Mindanao.

Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur

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The metropolitan area also encompasses the two municipalities of Carmen in Davao del Norte and Santa Cruz in Davao del Sur.
The Municipality of Santa Cruz is part of Metropolitan Davao.

Digos

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It includes the cities of Davao City, Digos in Davao del Sur province; Tagum, Panabo and Samal in Davao del Norte province.
It is considered as part of Metropolitan Davao.

List of metropolitan areas in the Philippines

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Metro Davao is one of three metropolitan areas in the Philippines.
Metro Cebu, located in the Visayas, is the Philippines' second largest urban area, while Metro Davao, which is located in Mindanao, is the country's third largest metropolitan area.

Tagum

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It includes the cities of Davao City, Digos in Davao del Sur province; Tagum, Panabo and Samal in Davao del Norte province.
Tagum, from being a predominantly agricultural area, has become Mindanao's fastest-rising urban city due to its strategic location, being in the crossroads between the rural areas of Davao del Norte and Compostela Valley and the urban Metro Davao.

Mindanao

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Metro Davao, officially called Metropolitan Davao (Kaulohang Dabaw), is a metropolitan area in the Mindanao island group, Philippines.
There are 2 defined growth corridors in the island namely Metro Davao and Metro CDO.

Carmen, Davao del Norte

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The metropolitan area also encompasses the two municipalities of Carmen in Davao del Norte and Santa Cruz in Davao del Sur.
Carmen is also a part of Davao Metropolitan Area.

Cebu Pacific

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This international facility is one of the domestic hubs of Philippines AirAsia, Cebu Pacific Air, and Philippine Airlines.
It initially started with 24 domestic flights daily among Metro Manila, Metro Cebu and Metro Davao.

Davao Region

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Davao Metropolitan Area, the primary economic and urban build-up area in the region, is also the most populous in the island and the third most populous in the country, with about 2,274,913 inhabitants in that year.

Port of Davao

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Sasa International Container Port, also located in the Davao International Seaport, is one of the busiest in the entire Visayas-Mindanao region.
Metro Davao

Cities of the Philippines

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The largest city in Mindanao by population. Historically centered near where the Davao River exits into the Davao Gulf, the city also encompasses expanses of wilderness, including part of the Mount Apo Natural Park, making it the largest city in the Philippines by land area. Regional center of the Region XI, and core of the third-largest metropolitan area in the country, Metro Davao.

Metropolitan area

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Metro Davao, officially called Metropolitan Davao (Kaulohang Dabaw), is a metropolitan area in the Mindanao island group, Philippines.

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Metro Davao, officially called Metropolitan Davao (Kaulohang Dabaw), is a metropolitan area in the Mindanao island group, Philippines.

Davao del Sur

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It includes the cities of Davao City, Digos in Davao del Sur province; Tagum, Panabo and Samal in Davao del Norte province.

Davao del Norte

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It includes the cities of Davao City, Digos in Davao del Sur province; Tagum, Panabo and Samal in Davao del Norte province.

Congress of the Philippines

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The agglomeration of Metro Davao has no formal legal framework early on its initial stage of development process either by an act of Congress, by an executive declaration of the President or by a formal agreement among component cities and municipalities of the metropolitan area.

President of the Philippines

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The agglomeration of Metro Davao has no formal legal framework early on its initial stage of development process either by an act of Congress, by an executive declaration of the President or by a formal agreement among component cities and municipalities of the metropolitan area.

Ferdinand Marcos

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In the case of Metro Manila, the component cities and municipalities were grouped into a province through a [decree issued by then-President Ferdinand Marcos, and designated the then First Lady Imelda Marcos as governess.

Imelda Marcos

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In the case of Metro Manila, the component cities and municipalities were grouped into a province through a [decree issued by then-President Ferdinand Marcos, and designated the then First Lady Imelda Marcos as governess.

Metropolitan Manila Development Authority

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To formalize its juridical identity, Congress passed into law Republic Act No. 7924, instituting the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority.

Central Visayas

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Metro Cebu is a concept created in the 70's and formally adopted by the Regional Development Council of Central Visayas as a platform for integrating parallel development in the metropolitan area.

Rodrigo Duterte

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Although Metro Davao was formed in 1995 by Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, the mayor of Davao City at that time, it does not have the birth perspective of either Metro Cebu or Metro Manila.