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Davao refers to several closely related places in Mindanao in the Philippines:

  • Davao Region, an administrative region
  • Davao del Norte province
  • Davao del Sur province
  • Davao Occidental province
  • Davao Oriental province
  • Davao Province (1914–1967), a former province comprising what are now the provinces of Compostela Valley, Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur, Davao Occidental and Davao Oriental
  • Davao Province (1972-1998), former name of Davao del Norte, comprising what are now the provinces of Compostela Valley and the present day Davao del Norte
  • Davao City, also known simply as Davao, Mindanao's largest highly urbanized city
  • Metro Davao, a metropolitan area in the Mindanao island group, Philippines
  • Davao Gulf, a gulf found in Mindanao in the Philippines
  • Davao River, third largest river catchment on the Southern Philippines Island of Mindanao
  • Davao International Airport, the main airport serving Davao City in the Philippines
  • Davao International seaport, a seaport located at Davao City, Mindanao island in the Philippines
  • Davao Chinatown, also known as Mindanao Chinatown, Philippines' largest Chinatown
  • Davao Cathedral, the main church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Davao
Davao (province)

The Province of Dávao ( Spanish: Provincia de Dávao; Cebuano: Lalawigan sa Dabaw) was a province of the Philippines in the island of Mindanao. It was divided into three provinces of Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, and Davao del Sur with the passage of Philippine Republic Act No. 4867 on May 20, 1967. It was one of the largest, most populous and prosperous provinces in the country during its time, being settled by immigrants from the Luzon and Visayas island groups.

Usage examples of "davao".

Five provinces in central and eastern Mindanao-Cotabato, Davao, Bukidnon, Agusan, and Surigao-became one free state, with its own legislature and militia, and Samar became its first governor.

After checking that the individual consoles were working out properly, Stone assigned each staff member a section of the Davao, Celebes Sea, and Philippine Sea areas to search for Chinese ships.

The satellite was right on course, right on the same track it had been following since its launch-right over the Celebes Sea near Davao Gulf.

Then, "General Samar requests help from your government to relieve Davao on the island of Mindanao.

He is resisting the Chinese invaders but cannot hold on for much longer-Puerto Princesa and Zamboanga have fallen, and Cotabato and Davao will be next.

Samar was more than ready to continue the battle with Aquino and Mikaso of the new ruling UNIDO party, and he did stage several raids against army barracks in Cagayan de Oro and Davao, but times were changing.

My militia forces have denied the Chinese complete access to Cotabato Airport, we have continually routed them from the Cabagan, Davao, and Pulangi river valleys, and we have prepared a strong defense and a few surprises for them in Davao if they try to invade us there.

If it is not possible to contact a militia commander, attempt to travel to Davao and report to a militia outpost.

My militiamen will attempt to contact all residents of Davao, Samal, Panabo, Santo Tomas, and other towns on the Davao Gulf and take your women and children out of any known battle areas.

Do not move toward Davao, as you might move into the middle of a battle area, trapped between opposing forces.

The fortyyear-old U-2 used a new aerial camera, the CA-990, which could take high-resolution pictures from long standoff distances, but to get pictures of Davao, the U-2 had to fly as close as possible to the Mindanao coast-very close to the Chinese warships.

They had flown over a hundred miles farther west than they had planned, within thirty miles of the mouth of Davao Gulf itself.

Now, if Samar's rebel forces would give up their hold on the city of Davao and the Samar International Airport, perhaps my government would be more amenable to encouraging a dialogue with the Philippine government.

Promising not to attack Chinese forces was no problem-the President didn't want to do it in any case-but they knew that Davao was the last pin keeping the Philippines from falling apart.

When Davao has been taken, Group One and Group Two will form to oppose these task forces until additional forces arrive from the mainland.