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Digos City, Davao del Sur, Philippines

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Digos City is the capital city of Davao del Sur province and is within Region XI–Davao Region in the island of mindanao. Digos City is a 2nd class Component City and Partially Urban.

Barangays of Digos City, in the Davao del Sur Province in Region XI in the Republic of The Philippines

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List of Municipalities in the Davao del Sur province within Region XI in The Republic of The Philippines
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Digos City,
Davao del Sur Province, Philippines

  • Digos City has a total of 26 barangays.
  • Registered Voters of Digos City as of (2010) = 95,060
  • Digos City is in the "1st" Voting Congressional District of Davao del Sur.
  • Population of Digos City (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 145,514
  • Land Area of Digos City (as of 2007, in hectares) = 28,710
  • Digos City is a 2nd class Component City and Partially Urban.
  • Digos City is in the Davao del Sur province and within Region XI–Davao Region in the island of mindanao
  • Digos City is the capital city of Davao del Sur

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Location of Digos City, Philippines

  • 6.7600° N, 125.3500° E - Digos, Coordinates

Digos City lies between 6o 43' - 6o 59' latitude and 125o 15' - 125o 25' longitude. It is bounded to the North by the Municipality of Sta. Cruz, and Hagonoy to the South. To the east of the city is Davao Gulf, and the Municipality of Bansalan to the west. It is approximately 56 kilometers south of Davao City, 95 kilometers to General Santos and 170 kilometers to Cotabato City.

The 1995 urbanized area covers about 917.18 hectares. The residential, commercial and industrial areas increase while the memorial park allocation decreased by –22.08%. The residential, commercial, industrial and institutional developments are concentrated in the city proper.

  • Digos City is in Davao del Sur which is located the island of Mindanao and part of Region XI

History of Digos City, Philippines

September 8,2000 as referenced within the seal of Digos City is the date when Digos became a component City by way of a plebisite.

In the early days, Digos was watercourse meeting place of inhabitants belonging to the Indonesian-Malay tribes settled along the southern foothills of Mt. Apo. The Digos River meets the Davao Gulf and is ideal for fishing and bathing.

During the Spanish era, a group of natives carrying bows and arrows were approached by some Spaniards traversing the very fertile tracks of land in Davao. One Lopez Jaena Pacheco, a conquistador during the administration of Governor Claveria serving as the head of the group, inquired about the name of the place from the barefooted natives. Believing that the Spaniards were asking where they were bound to, the natives answered: “padigos” which means “to take a bath”. Since then the place was identified as Digos.

People of Digos City, Philippines

  • 2007 census, it has a population of 145,514 people in 26,306 households.
  • Registered Voters per comelec as (2010): 93,801

Elected Government Officials of Digos City, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


  • Elected Officials of Digos City for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Digos City: Joseph Peñas - LIBERAL PARTY
  • Vice-Mayor of Digos City: Reynaldo S. Hermosisima - LIBERAL PARTY
  • City Councillors of Digos City:
  1. CAGAS, JOSEF (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 13222 6.77%
  2. CADILIG, EDDIE SR. (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 12846 6.58%
  3. BAÑA, JOHARI (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 10184 5.22%
  4. LATASA, MICHAEL (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 10174 5.21%
  5. CADUNGOG, CHING (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 9763 5.00%
  6. LLANOS, MILAGROS (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 9132 4.68%
  7. AYO, REY (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 9006 4.61%
  8. TONGCOS, FRANK (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 8800 4.51%
  9. BALAZO, VICENTE JR. (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 8626 4.42%
  10. SENAJON, SERAFIN JR. (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 8349 4.28%

Barangay Elected Officials of Digos City, Davao del Sur

Businesses in Digos City, Philippines

  • Take a picture of your Business in Digos City. Upload that picture here in zamboanga.com and that picture can immediately be your business webpage. It is that easy.
  • Businesses in Digos
    1. San Vali,Resort
      • Riverside,Datoc,Digos City
      • Contact # : (082)-553-5218
    2. Claire-John Beach Resort
      • Address : Punta Biao,Digos City
      • Contact : (082)-553-3314
    3. Yncierto's Beach Resort
      • Address : Dawis,Digos City
      • Contact : (082)-553-3314
    4. Blue Bayo Beach Resorts
      • Address : Bolinao,Dawis,Digos City
      • Contact : (082) - 553 - 2591
    5. Llaban's Beach Resorts
      • Address : Bolinao,Dawis,Digos City
      • Contact : (082)-553-3314
    6. Baby Italiano Beach Resorts
      • Address : Aplaya,Digos City
      • Contact : (082)-553-3314
    7. RJJ Beach Resorts
      • Address : Aplaya,Digos City
      • Contact : (082)-553-3314
How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

Real Estate for Sale in Digos City, Philippines

  • If you have real estate property for sale in Digos City, you can list that property for free.
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Digos City, Philippines

The name of your church, mosque, or place of worship can be listed here. We can even provide you with a free webpage for you. We can help you.

Schools in Digos City, Philippines

School year 2014-2015 starts June 2, 2014 and ends March 27, 2015, for public elementary and secondary schools. The school year will have 201 school days, of which 180 days are “nonnegotiable” student-teacher contact time.


The name of your school in Digos can be listed here. You can list it like this:

  • Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
    • Address of your school
    • Telephone Number
    • Principal of the school

You can also create a webpage for your school. We can help you.

Economy of Digos City, Philippines

  • If you have an article that talks about the improvement of the economy of Digos you can post that article here. If you come across any news items that talk about the economy of Digos, you may post it here. Of course you have to reference the writer of the article. Any improvement to transportation, power and service usually improves the economy of the community, so go ahead and report that too.

Jobs in Digos City

If you have a job available and that job is within Digos City, Philippines, you may post it here.
Remember to be as descriptive as possible and to post your Company name, Contact person, physical address, email address and Phone number.
Post expiration of Job Application. Go ahead and Click HERE to Insert your job offer in the "Jobs in Digos City" page.

Natural Resources of Digos City, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

Sports News of Digos City, Davao del Sur, Philippines

Every community has its sports hero. Who is the sports hero of Digos City? Are there any basketball courts, tennis courts, volleyball courts, baseball fields, softball fields, or any type of sports area or arena in Digos City? Go ahead and list any upcoming sports events in Digos City.

  • PH shuttlers win Swiss title
  • Saturday, October 25, 2014 12:01 am
PETER Gabriel Magnaye and Paul Jefferson Vivas showed impressive teamwork to pocket the men’s doubles title of the Swiss International Badminton Championship 2014 at the Centre Sportif Arena in Yverdon-Les-Bains in Switzerland recently.
The PBA-Smash Pilipinas pair played true to form in the last two crucial sets to turn back their top-seeded French rivals Baptiste Careme and Ronan Labar, 6-11, 11-9, 10-11, 11-6, 11-10, and win the men’s doubles open crown. .............................. Full Story»

News and Events

  • President Aquino vows to address business sector’s concerns on energy, port congestion
  • Saturday, October 25, 2014
MANILA, Oct. 25 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday vowed to address the concerns of the business sector, especially those on power supply and port congestion, to achieve the country's goal of inclusive growth.
Speaking before hundreds of the country’s top business executives and entrepreneurs during the 40th Philippine Business Conference and Expo held at the Manila Hotel, the President thanked the business sector for coming up with resolutions that will help the government pinpoint areas that need to be improved ........................ Full Story»

  • Philippines ranked as one of the 'best countries to visit in 2015'
  • Friday, October 24, 2014 4:54 pm
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines has been named as one of the "best countries to visit in 2015" by the Lonely Planet, the largest travel book guide publisher in the world.
The countries were chosen by the travel book guide’s staff, bloggers who have been to the Philippines and in-house travel experts. They judged the countries based on the fun and excitement that each can offer to its visitors. As per the ranking, the Philippines ranks 8th worldwide ........................ Full Story»

Tourists Attractions of Digos City, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Digos City, Philippines

  • Padigosan :a yearly celebration in commemoration of Digos as Municipality on July 19,1949
  • Araw ng Digos City :a yearly celebration in commemoration of the conversion of Digos from a Nunicipality into a Component City on September 08,2000.

Featured News of The Philippines

  • President Aquino vows to address business sector’s concerns on energy, port congestion
  • Saturday, October 25, 2014
MANILA, Oct. 25 -- President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday vowed to address the concerns of the business sector, especially those on power supply and port congestion, to achieve the country's goal of inclusive growth.
Speaking before hundreds of the country’s top business executives and entrepreneurs during the 40th Philippine Business Conference and Expo held at the Manila Hotel, the President thanked the business sector for coming up with resolutions that will help the government pinpoint areas that need to be improved ........................ Full Story»

  • Philippines ranked as one of the 'best countries to visit in 2015'
  • Friday, October 24, 2014 4:54 pm
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines has been named as one of the "best countries to visit in 2015" by the Lonely Planet, the largest travel book guide publisher in the world.
The countries were chosen by the travel book guide’s staff, bloggers who have been to the Philippines and in-house travel experts. They judged the countries based on the fun and excitement that each can offer to its visitors. As per the ranking, the Philippines ranks 8th worldwide ........................ Full Story»

  • Carabao Festival
Date: May 14 - Location: Angono, Rizal
Farmers pay tribute to their patron saints; a procession of carabao carts bearing a myriad local produce is held; prizes are awarded to the strongest and most beautifully decorated carabaos.
Date: May 14 Location: Pulilan, Bulacan
Hundreds of festively adorned carabaos are paraded by their farmer-owners on the street leading to the church; there the carabaos are made to kneel down as a homage to San Isidro de Labrado, the patron saint of farmers.

  • PH shuttlers win Swiss title
  • Saturday, October 25, 2014 12:01 am
PETER Gabriel Magnaye and Paul Jefferson Vivas showed impressive teamwork to pocket the men’s doubles title of the Swiss International Badminton Championship 2014 at the Centre Sportif Arena in Yverdon-Les-Bains in Switzerland recently.
The PBA-Smash Pilipinas pair played true to form in the last two crucial sets to turn back their top-seeded French rivals Baptiste Careme and Ronan Labar, 6-11, 11-9, 10-11, 11-6, 11-10, and win the men’s doubles open crown. .............................. Full Story»

Your Story about Digos City, Philippines

Tell your story about Digos. You can talk about the good things in Digos or simply talk about the past. You can talk about the eco-system of Digos. What is the local LGU doing about the preservation of your natural resources? The topic can start here and once it gets bigger it can have a page of its own in Z-Wiki. It's all up to you.

Digos City, Davao del Sur, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In
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Digos City, Philippines Photo Gallery

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