Compostela Valley Province, Philippines
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Compostela Province, Philippines
- Compostela Valley has 11 Municipalities and 0 Cities, and 237 barangays. The barangays of Compostela Valley are listed within each municipality. Each barangay and municipality has an interactive webpage of its own.
- Compostela Valley Registered Voters as of (2010) = 297,595
- Compostela Valley Population (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 637,366
- Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares) = 447,977
- Compostela Valley is a 1st class province.
- The province of Compostela Valley is in Region XI - Davao Region and in the island of mindanao.
- Capital of the province is Nabunturan
Geography of Compostela Valley, Philippines
- source: verbatim from http://ecomval.gov.ph
The province of Compostela Valley lies in the mid-eastern portion of Mindanao Island, approximately within 125o40’ east longitude and 7o4’ to 8o00’ north latitude. It is bounded by Agusan Del Sur on the North, Davao Oriental on the East and South, Davao Gulf on the Southwest, and Davao Del Norte on the West and Northwestern portion.
Location of Compostela Valley, Philippines
History of Compostela Valley, Philippines
- Source verbatim: http://www.ecomval.gov.ph/tourist/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=172&Itemid=100
- Written by delight
- Thursday, 15 July 2010
Compostela Valley officially became the 78th province of the Philippines on March 8, 1998 by virtue of Republic Act No. 8470 signed into law by President Fidel V. Ramos on January 30, 1998.
Congressman Lorenzo S. Sarmiento, Sr. filed in 1967 the bill that eventually became Republic Act. No.4867. The Act subdivided the massive Davao Province into Davao Oriental, Davao del Norte, and Davao del Sur. His next step was to create another province from Davao del Norte but he died before it materialized.
His son, Rogelio M. Sarmiento, who succeeded him as congressman of the then 1st district of Davao del Norte, pursued the plan with the support of then governor of Davao del Norte, Hon. Prospero S. Amatong, the province’s other two legislators - Congressman Rodolfo P. del Rosario of the 3rd district, and Congressman Baltazar A. Sator of the 2nd district.
The said officials expanded the coverage of the proposed new province to include the municipalities of Maco, Mabini, Pantukan, and Laak with Nabunturan as capital town because of its strategic location.
The name originally proposed for the new province was Davao del Norte but it was not carried because of technical and legal issues. The issues were resolved when the lawmakers and the House of Representatives Research Bureau agreed on the name Compostela Valley because of the land’s vast fertile plain.
The province of Compostela Valley is composed of eleven municipalities politically-grouped into two legislative districts: District I – Compostela, Maragusan, Monkayo, Montevista, and New Bataan; and District II – Laak, Mabini, Maco, Mawab, Nabunturan, and Pantukan. The province has a total land area of 4,666.93 square kilometers and is classified as a First Class Province.
At least nine ethnic tribes - Mansaka, Mandaya, Manobo, Mangguangan, Dibabawon, Aeta, Kamayo, Davaweño, and Kalagan – originally inhabited the province. Today, the major tribes are the Mansaka, Kalagan or Ka’gan, Mandaya, Mangguangan, and Dibabawon.
The demography of Mindanao as well as Compostela Valley shifted significantly at the turn of the 20th century with the influx of migrants from Luzon and the Visayas in the pre-world war and post-world war years. The bigger wave of immigrants arrived during the time of President Ramon Magsaysay in the 1950’s and early 60’s.
The logging boom by big-time concessionaires attracted additional thousands of migrants that eventually changed the demographic landscape of the province. Most of the ethnic tribes withdrew to the highlands and others inter-married and assimilated the culture and religion of the waves of people from Luzon, the Visayas, and parts of Mindanao.
Today, Compostela Valley is a virtual melting pot of ethnic groups dominated by a mostly Cebuano-speaking population and descendants of past migrants.
People of Compostela Valley, Philippines
- Compostela Valley Registered Voters as of (2010) = 297,595
- Compostela Valley Population (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 637,366
- Elected officials of Compostela Valley for the term of 2013-2016
- Provincial Governor of Compostela Valley: Arturo Tao Uy - LIBERAL PARTY
- Provincial Vice-Governor of Compostela Valley: ZAMORA, MANUEL - LIBERAL PARTY
- House Representatives of Compostela Valley:
- Elected officials of Compostela Valley for the term of 2010-2013
- Provincial Governor: Arturo Tao Uy
- Provincial Vice-Governor: Ramil Lao Gentugaya
- House Representatives:
- Provincial Board Members:
- 1st District:
- Joselito Belenson Brillantes
- Arvin Dexter Monforte Lopoz
- Paul Pregua Galicia
- Neri Rapista Barte
- Heracleo Codog Codilla
- 2nd District:
Barangays Elected Officials of Compostela Valley
Businesses in Compostela Valley, Philippines
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Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Compostela Valley, Philippines
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Compostela Valley, Philippines
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Schools in Compostela Valley, Philippines
School year 2013-2014 starts June 3 and ends March 31, 2014, for public elementary and secondary schools. The school year will have 201 school days, of which 180 days are “nonnegotiable” student-teacher contact time.
The multisectoral Brigada Eskwela to prepare schools for the students’ return will be on May 21-26. Oplan Balik Eskwela will be from May 28 to June 8 while orientation on K to 12 for parents and other stakeholders will be on June 9.
Although private schools may deviate from the Department of Education (DepEd) calendar, they are enjoined not to start before June 3 and later than Aug 31.
School Year 2013-2014 in public elementary and high schools will start on June 3 and end on March 31, 2014 The name of your school in Compostela Valley can be listed here. You can list it like this:
- Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
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- Telephone Number
- Principal of the school
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Economy of Compostela Valley, Philippines
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If you have a job available and that job is within the Province of Compostela Valley, Philippines, you may post it here.
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Natural Resources of Compostela Valley, Philippines
- Protect the environment
It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.
Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!
Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.
The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More
We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
- Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Compostela Valley, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Compostela Valley, Philippines
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- PSEi rises on Wall Street gains
- Wednesday, July 23, 2014 6:12 pm
- MANILA, Philippines — The local stock index firmed up on Wednesday, tracking an overnight gain on Wall Street following a favorable US inflation report.
- The Philippine Stock Exchange index gained 22.98 points or 0.33 percent to close at 6,892.92, in line with the upswing seen in most markets across the region ........................ Full Story»
- World Bank Group head hails Pinoys’ resiliency to cope with disasters
- Tuesday, July 22, 2014
- MANILA, July 22 -- Filipinos are known to be resilient, possessing the ability to readily bounce back after experiencing disasters.
- This was affirmed by World Bank Group (WBG) President Jim Yong Kim during the meeting of various civil society organizations (CSOs), international humanitarian organizations, non-government organizations (NGOs), and local stakeholders held recently in this town ........................ Full Story»
- 2,000 jins compete in Smart nat’l meet
- Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:00 am
- MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Taekwondo Association stages its biggest annual event – the SMART National Championships – on July 26-27 at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium.
- Around 2,000 athletes, including members of the Philippine team, are expected to see action in the two-day tournament sponsored by SMART Communications Inc., PLDT, Meralco, TV5, Milo, Philippine Sports Commission and MVP Sports Foundations ........................... Full Story»
Compostela Valley Zip Codes
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Compostela Valley, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In
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