Distance: 29 km. from Nabunturan, 120 kms from Davao City.
Municipal Mayor: Manuel B. Brillantes , Jr.
No. of Barangays: 21
Population: 85,830. About 46% Cebuanos. The rest Mandaya, Mansaka, Manguangan, Dibabawon, and other Filipino Christian and Muslim ethnic groups
Land Area: 692.89 sq. km.
Climate: Tropical, no marked wet or dry season. Pronounced rainfall from Nvember to January.
Physical Description: Extensive mountain ranges and vast rolling areas with uneven lowland distribution.
Access: Bus, passenger jeeps, taxi, motorcar, motorcycles
Communication Services: Public calling offices (PLDT, postal services, Smart communication, Globe Telecom, internet services, banks, publications)
Medical Services: private clinics, municipal health office
Industries (investment potentials): An emerging growth centre for mineral, agricultural resources, primarily agricultural. Hardwood lumber—lauan, apitong, yakal, mahogany, toog, gmelina, bagrasses, ipil-ipil. Rattan. Minerals: gold, silver, copper from Mt. Diwalwal. Diverse crops. Lanzones. Durian.
Destinations: Kumbilan cave, Casoon. Pasian Caves. Inland Resort of Maite, Sagay Falls of Salvacion. Pasian Falls. Magdagandang Falls, Seven Waterfalls of Awao. Kasiyawan Festival (July 31) Gold mining in Diwalwal. Upper Ulip Hot Spring. Buenas Creek Inland Resort (Mt. Diwata). Lantawanan Inland Resort (Union).
*Kumbilan cave. Brgy. Casoon. Tunnel-like features. Fruit bats (kabyaw) lairs. To get there, take a bus to Monkayo. From highway, ride a motorcycle for P10. Rsgitration required by barangay hall. Reservations: Municipal tourism coordinator (0927) 4217548.
For further info contact: Provincial Tourism Office, Office of the Governor, Compostela Valley, Tel. No. (84) 3760140