Saturday 02nd of August 2014

Tagum City
seal tagum   City of Tagum


Brief Profile

Population                     : 12,169 (as of CY 2006)

Annual Growth Rate      : 2.8%

Popluation Density        : 8 persons/ hectare

Population Distribution  : 76%-urban; 24%-rural areas

Number of Barangays    : 23 (9-urban, 14-rural)

Dominating Tribes          : 82% cebuanos; 18% other tribes from Luzon, Visayas & Mindanao


GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION

Tagum is strategically located at the southern part of Mindanao.  It is the intersection of three(3) major road network   systems namely: the Phil-Japan Friendship Highway, the Davao-Mati and the Davao-Agusan road which connect the city to other major destinations in the region and in the entire Mindanao.

The total land area of Tagum is approxiamately 19,580 hectares.  Out of the eight(8) municipalities and two(2) cities in the Province of Davao del Norte, Tagum ranks as third smallest city in terms of land area and nearly one(1) percent of the entire Davao Integrated Development (DIDP) area.


TOURIST ATTRACTION

The Giant Holiday Tree (November-January)

The New Christ the King Cathedral and the Giant Rosary Beads

Musikahan sa tagum festival, the city’s main festivals  (February 21-27)

Summer  sports festival

Durian festival atbp. Sa tagum city (august – September)

Kaimonan  festival and pakaradja festival (October)

Dance festival (December )

The new Christ holiday tree (November – January)

The new Christ the king cathedral and the rosary beads


CITY GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FACILITIES

Which turned out to be the major income-generating components of the economic enterprises and the points of interest for lakbay aral  (education tours).

     Tagum overland transport integrated terminal (TOTIT)

     Tagum city public market

     Tagum city livestock & auction center

     Tagum city slaugtherhouse

     Tagum city cultural & trade center

     Tagum city engineering & service center: motor pool, asphalt mixing plant,

     Concrete mixing plant, stone crusher, matching, fabrication center


PARKS AND SPORTS FACILITIES           

     Rotary park & plaza (beach volleyball court, lawn tennis court, volleyball court, basketball court with digital game clock

     Energy park (DepEd city division, tesda, bfad-mindanao satellite laboratory, city net house)

     Freedom park

    New la Filipina public cementery


GETTING TO AND AROUND (by Air, Sea and Land)

Tagum City is more than an hour travel from Davao City, the capital of region XI and approximately 2 hours drive from Mati City, the capital of Davao Oriental, about 2 to 3 hours travel from Digos City, Davao del Sur and about 4 to 5 hours travel from Butuan City

The major mode of local transportation in Tagum City is motorized tricycle or "pedicab" which can accomodate a maximum of 6 passengers.  The difference of the pedicabs from other areas is its aesthetic design called by the tricycle operators as "Toyota" type, manufactured right in the city.


WHERE TO STAY

MOLAVE HOTEL

Osmeña St., Tagum City

Tel.No. (084)217-3983


GOLDEN PALACE HOTEL

Diversion Road, Tagum City

Tel.No. (084)400-4783


EAGLE'S VIEW

Gante Road, Tagum City

Tel.No.(084)218-5405


CAPTAIN'S DECK

Mirafuentes St., Tagum City

Tel.No.(084)400-3848


LAKAN PAKALS

National Highway, Tagum City

Tel.No.(084)217-3792


GEORJAS PENSION HOUSE

Gante Road, Tagum City

Tel.No.(084)218-3128


CONTACT

City Tourism Office

Ground Floor, SP Legislative Bldg., Tagum City

Tel.No.(084)218-4727

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Website: www.tagumcity.gov.ph