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Tuesday, 13 July 2010

MARAGUSAN

Summer Capital of Davao Region

Distance: 83.69 kms from Nabunturan

 

Municipal Mayor: Cesar C. Colina

No. of Barangays: 24

Population:  45,937

Land Area:  394.29 sq. km.

Climate: Tropical, no marked wet or dry season. Average Monthly Temperature 27.81◦C. April hottest month, January coolest month.

Physical Description: Surrounded by mountain ranges. Typhoon-free. Fertile valley 2,099 ft. above sea level. Highest elevation 7,880 ft.

Access: Bus, passenger jeeps, taxi, motorcar, motorcycles

Communication Services: Public calling offices (PLDT, postal services, cell sites, internet services, banks, publications)

Medical Services: private clinics, municipal health office, Maragusan Municipal Hospital

Industries (investment potentials): High-value vegetables, fresh tropical fruits. Tourism.

Destinations: Highland Lake Caampali (7,800 ft. above sea level. 0.75-hectare Enchanted Lake. Mt. Candalaga, Marangig Falls, Tagbibinta Falls. Mansaka Community. Aguacan Cold Spring Resort.

*Marangig Falls. Brgy. Albay. 13 tiers. Entrance fee: P5. Picnic cottages: P100. Part of Maragusan Tour Package. 7 km from Poblacion.

*Tagbibinta Falls. Brgy. Coronobe. 7 tiers. Entrance fee: P5. Cottages: P100. Part of the Maragusan Tour Package. 5 km from Poblacion.

*Mt. Candalaga. 7,880 ft. above sea level. Mountain climbing. Outdoor sports. 30 waterfalls. 100 cold springs. Rafflesia Watch on World’s Biggest Flower (September, October). 1998 National Mountaineering Climb and Congress. Annual mountaineering challenge on Holy Week and October.

*Mansaka Community. Composed of Christians and Mansakas. Untouched culture. Authentic native rituals, dances. Antique necklace. Mansaka musical instruments kudlong, paradag,and takol. Native antique bells, gongs. Inland Resort. Carenderias. Rural Bank, cockpit, rice-corn mills, public market.

Accomodations:

*Aguacan Cold Spring Resort. 20 rooms. Restaurant, swimming pool, function hall. Entrance fee: Adult: P20. Children: P15. Picnic huts: P40-P300. Cottages: P350-P1,500

*Maragusan Holiday Plaza. Municipal government-owned. 5 rooms. Municipal gymnasium. P150 per room. No aircon.

*Durian Inn. 5 rooms. Mahogany St. P100 up per room.

*Cabana Pension House. 5 rooms. Gumamela St. P100-P200 per room.

 

For further info contact: Provincial Tourism Office, Office of the Governor, Compostela Valley, Tel. No. (84) 3760140

 
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