Place:Davao, Philippines

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NameDavao
Alt namesDavaosource: Family History Library Catalog
Department of Mindanao & Sulusource: Family History Library Catalog
Region XIsource: Wikipedia
TypeRegion
Located inPhilippines
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Davao Region or Southern Mindanao (Filipino: 'Kadabawan') is one of the regions of the Philippines, designated as Region XI. It is located on the southeastern portion of Mindanao, and consists of five provinces, namely: Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, Davao Oriental, and the newly created, Davao Occidental. The region encloses the Davao Gulf and its regional center is Davao City. Davao is the Hispanicized pronunciation of daba-daba, the Bagobo word for "fire" (the Cebuano translation is "kalayo").

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