Sultan Kudarat

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Dataset Description Data Format Projection Information Data Source Version

Administrative Boundaries

Includes provincial, municipal, and barangay boundaries

ESRI Shapefile (.shp)

WGS 1984, Lat/Long

GADM

2 (2011)

Landsat 7 ETM+  (Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus)

15-m spatial resolution panchromatic band, 3 spectral bands

ERDAS Imagine (.img)

WGS 1984, UTM Zone 51N

NASA

2000

ASTER GDEM (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer – Global Digital Elevation Model)

30-m spatial resolution of province’s bounding box

GeoTIFF

WGS 1984, Lat/Long

ASTER GDEM

2 (2011)

Municipality of Bagumbayan

Assorted files

Shapefile (.shp)

WGS 1984, UTM 51

Courtesy of Xavier Fuentes

2013

Municipality of Columbio

Assorted files

Shapefile (.shp)

WGS 1984, UTM 51

Courtesy of Xavier Fuentes

2013

Sultan Kudarat is situated on the southwestern section of central Mindanao. It is bounded on the north by the provinces of Maguindanao and North Cotabato; on the south by South Cotabato and Sarangani; on the east by Davao del Sur; and on the west by the Moro Gulf and the Celebes Sea. The province's total land area is 5,298.34 square kilometres (2,045.70 sq mi). The province economic activity is agriculture. The leading crops produced in the province are rice, corn, coconut, coffee, banana, mango, durian and African palm. Fishing is an industry in the three coastal towns of the province (Kalamansig, Lebak and Palimbang). Tuna caught along the coasts along the Celebes Sea are exported to Japan and Europe. Other economic activities include cottage industries, which include crafts made of rattan and other types of wood. Metallic minerals, which include copper, gold and silver, are found within the mountainous areas of Isulan, Bagumbayan, Sen. Ninoy Aquino, Palimbang and Columbio. Non-metallic minerals which include sand, gravel and marbleized limestone are also found in the province.