Classification: Fourth Class
Annual income 2006: P 344,486,184.46
Enabling law: RA 9015
Date of creation: March 31, 2001
No. of barangays: 40 Barangays
Total land areas (Has.): 25,123 hectares
Key Economic Activities: Agricultural & Fishery
-Small & Medium Enterprise Development
-Panabo Mariculture Park
EXPERIENCE THE WONDERS
Mother nature’s gift are among the best assets of the city , an area of incredible natural and man Made beauty, with a unique mega diversity so rich of natural resources. Birds sanctuary will give fresher outlook of the city.Blessed with dazzling stretches of garden resorts with an idyllic tropical atmosphere.
FESTIVAL THE ENERGY COLOR AND MUSE
Festival are the bright flecks in the life of panaboan. There are religious and folk celebrations rolled into one enabling visitors a glimpse of panabo’s rich history and tradition. The pagdayeg sa dalan of sto Niño parochial parochial fiesta, the paskuhan sa panabo the araw ng panabo, the mutya ng panabo, the horse fighting, the Philippine independence, carabao racing and colorful display of banana float.
The areas raw materials such as natural fibers of banana, abaca and cogon grass are utilized to produced some of the country’s finest artisan designs like the KATAKUS handmade paper and tadeco’s paper products with various textures and colors. The paper are made into cards, album, lampshade, boxes, posters, conference envelope/folders, certificate holders and other novelty items. These attract local and foreign tourists and thus made panabo well-know for its craftsmanship and artistry.
HOW TO GET THERE
1 hour and 30 minutes Manila to Davao International Airport. 45 minutes to 1 hour or 32 kms. land travel from airport to city proper .
Telefax (+63 84)822-2179 or (+63 84)628-5284
City Tourism and Information Office
Tel.No. (+63 84)822-5156