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City Island Garden of SAMAL
Official Website http://www.samalcity.gov.ph
Island Grouping Mindanao
Region Region XII
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The Island Garden City of Samal is a 3rd class city in the province of Davao del Norte, Philippines. The name is often abbreviated into IGaCoS. It is politically subdivided into 46 barangays.

Land Area

301.3 km²

Location

It is located in the 2nd district of the province of Davao del Norte, Region VI.Population

Population 

According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 82,609 people in 17,388 households.

Language/Dialect

Cebuano/Visayan, Filipino/Tagalog, Davaoeno, Mandaya, Mansaka, Ata-Talaingod.

Climate

The climate that pervades all over the province is generally temperate with no marked rainy or dry season except in the months of November to January when heavy rains come.

Economy

The main economic activities are agriculture, farming, tourism.

Although the province is generally an agriculture area, with bananas as its main produce for both local and international markets, a wide array of other agricultural products like coconuts, rice, corn, citrus, mangoes, durian, and other tropical fruits abound. Davao del Norte also boasts of its growing aquaculture in B.E. Dujali, a municipality touted to be the future “tilapia country" of the north. Tilapia is also known as St. Peter's Fish to food connoisseurs. With most of the municipalities situated along the coastline, Davao del Norte has an extensive mangrove area where marine resources are found.

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