Mindanao

Davao City Guide

by Jose Marc Castro on August 15, 2007

Davao is an expansive, bustling city located at the southeastern part of Mindanao, the second largest island in the Philippine archipelago.  It is the largest city in the Philippines in terms of land area with its span of 2,443.61 sq km.  Davao is also considered as the de facto capital of Mindanao, serving as the region’s center for trade, commerce, services, and tourism.  Situated on the Asia Pacific Rim, Davao serves as the Philippines’ gateway to the world in the south, with its international seaports of Sasa Wharf and Sta. Ana Wharf.  Export cargos of abaca, coconuts, rice, fruits, spices, and pearls pass through these cargo ports everyday. [click to continue…]

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