Why Davao is called durian capital of the Philippines?

Durian has become almost synonymous with Davao City because of its abundance, and because of its scarcity in other parts of the Philippines, many have sought after this exotic fruit. … Davao’s rich fertile volcanic soil and climate make it most suitable for sustained production of the freshest and tastiest Durian.

What is Davao City known for?

It is the most populous city in Mindanao and the third largest city in the Philippines. Known for its bustling economic activities, urban build-up and modern amenities, Davao City is one of the most important economies in the island, and the third most important urban center in the Philippines.

Why does Mindanao specifically the Davao region is known as the fruit basket of the Philippines and why?

Hailed as the Fruit Basket of the Philippines, Davao is one of the world’s leading producers and exporters of banana, papaya, mangosteen, and even flowers. Davao’s rich fertile volcanic soil makes it most suitable for sustained production of the freshest and tastiest tropical fruits in the Philippines.

Blessed with fertile soil and good climate all year round, Davao is abundant with some of the tastiest fruits in the archipelago. Davao is also the largest city (in size) in the Philippines and hosts plentiful harvests of durian, mangosteen, pomelo, banana, lanzones, papaya among others.

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How much is durian in Davao?

Currently, Belviz said the prevailing farm gate prices of durian in the city range between P40 to P55 per kilo, depending on the variety. Puyat, the premium type of durian, is at P55, while lower varieties range from P35 to 40.

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How safe is Davao City?

Crime rates in Davao, Philippines

Level of crime 27.01 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs 33.49 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft 33.43 Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery 28.84 Low
Problem corruption and bribery 31.76 Low

What is the culture of Davao?

Like most cities in the Philippines, Christians predominate in Davao. Christian churches and chapels dot the city’s landscape along with temples, mosques and other places of worship.

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