Davao City

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Davao del Sur

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Administrative boundary of the city or capital including barangays

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WGS 1984, Lat/Long

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0.9 (2008?)

Description: 
Davao City is approximately 588 miles (946 km) southeast of Manila over land, and 971 kilometres (524 nmi) by sea. The city is located in southeastern Mindanao, on the northwestern shore of Davao Gulf, opposite Samal Island. The economic activities in the city is Agriculture and Commerce. Davao City is named as a "Fruit Basket of the Philippines" the products are mangoes, pomeloes, bananas, coconut products, pineapples, papayas, mangosteens and cacao. The Davao Gulf provides a living for many fishermen. Some of the fish products include yellow fin tuna, brackish water milkfish, mudfish, shrimp and crab. Most of the fish catches are discharged in the fishing port in Barangay Toril, which are then sold in the numerous markets within the city. One Network Bank is one of rural bank that has the largest assets (including 17 locations where it is the only financial-services provider) in the Philippines.