Digos is a 2nd class coastal city and the capital of Davao del Sur Province in Region 11, Philippines.
Profile of Digos City (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Mindanao Island, Southern Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Davao City and Santa Cruz (north), Hagonoy (south), Matanao
Area –> 287.10 km2 (110.85 sq mi)
Population –> 169,393 (2015 Census)
No. of Barangays –> 26
Revenue (2016) –> 728,768,279.59
Terrain –> Coastal plain with mountains in the north
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Coconut, Sugarcane, Mango, Banana, Fish, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Dabawenyo, Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> Lone
Go here to see the elected city officials of Digos.
History of Digos City
Digos was founded on July 19, 1949. It was elevated as a city on September 8, 2000 by virtue of Republic Act 8798 signed by then President Joseph Estrada.
Economy, Business and Investment in Digos City
Digos is the commercial, financial and transportation hub of Davao del Sur Province. Still, agriculture plays a very important role in the local economy where coconut, sugarcane, mango and banana are the most important products.
Tourist Spots in Digos City
Mary Mediatrix Cathedral
Kublai Art Garden
Festivals in Digos City
Sinulog sa Digos – every January 15
San Isidro Labrador Festival – every May 15
Padigosan Festival – every July 19
Mary Mediatrix Day – every August 22
Araw ng Digos (Digos Day) – every September 8
Map of Digos City