Your question: What is the newest Philippine province created?

What is the name of the youngest province in the Philippines?

1. Davao Occidental. Davao Occidental is the 81st and newest province of the Philippines.

Is Davao del Sur same as Davao Occidental?

Davao Occidental, carved from its mother province, Davao del Sur, is comprised of five municipalities, namely; Sta. … The province is bordered on the northwest by Davao del Sur on the west by Sarangani and northeast by the Davao Gulf. Davao Occidental covers a total area of 2,163.45 square kilometers (835.31 sq mi).

What is the name of Davao before?

Davao City

Davao City Dakbayan sa Dabaw
Province Davao del Sur (geographically only)
District 1st to 3rd Districts of Davao City
Founded 1830 (Pinagurasan) 29 June 1848 (Nueva Vergara) 1867 (renamed Davao)
Chartered 16 October 1936

Is Davao City belong to Davao del Sur?

The City of Davao became part of Davao del Sur; but no longer its provincial capital, it became a commercial center of southern Mindanao.

When did Compostela Valley became Davao de Oro?

The province was officially renamed from Compostela Valley to Davao de Oro by virtue of Republic Act 11297 approved on 17 April 2019 and ratified through a plebiscite held on 7 December 2019.

Is Bukidnon part of Davao?

Its capital is the city of Malaybalay. The province borders, clockwise from the north, Misamis Oriental, Agusan del Sur, Davao del Norte, Cotabato, Lanao del Sur, and Lanao del Norte. According to the 2020 census, the province is inhabited by 1,541,308 residents.

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