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Written by Alicia M. Graciadas   
Tuesday, 19 April 2011
GEOGRAPHY  

  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.

  The province has a total land area of 4,666.93 square kilometers.

 

POLITICAL SUBDIVISION

  There are eleven (11) municipalities comprising Compostela Valley Province, which are grouped into two (2) legislative districts, and with a total of 237 barangays. (Table 01)

Table 01.

  Number of Barangays, and Land Area, By Municipality Compostela Valley Province, 2006

 

District/Municipality

No. of Barangays

Land Area

COMPOSTELA VALLEY

237

4,666.93

DISTRICT I



1. Compostela

16

187.50

2. Maragusan

24

394.29

3. Monkayo

21

692.89

4. Montevista

20

265.00

5. New Bataan

16

688.60

Sub-Total

97

2,228.28

DISTRICT II



1. Laak

40

947.06

2. Mabini

11

412.25

3. Maco

37

244.40

4. Mawab

11

169.52

5. Nabunturan

28

245.29

6. Pantukan

13

420.13

Sub-Total

140

2,438.65

 

Source:  * National Statistics Office

               * Department of Environment & Natural Resources