|Region||Region 11 (Davao Region)|
|General Description||The Province of Compostela Valley lies in the mid-eastern portion of Mindanao Island approximately within 125° 40’ to 126°17’ East Longitude. It is bounded by Agusan Del Sur on the north; Davao Oriental on the east and south; Davao Gulf on the southwest; and Tagum City, New Corella, Asuncion, San Isidro and Kapalong, all of Davao Del Norte on the west portion.
There are 11 Municipalities comprising the Province of Compostela Valley, which are grouped into two districts. There are District I Monkayo, Montevista, Maragusan, New Balaan and Compostela and District 2 – Laak, Mawab, Nabunturan, Maco, Mabini and Pantukan. The Municipality of Nabunturan was named capital town of the province.
|Creation||The approval of the Republic Act No. 8470 on January 30,1998 which wits ratified through a plebiscite held on March 7, 1998 marks the birth of Compostela Valley Province. This new province was carved out from the mother province of Davao del Norte. Classified as a first class province. The first elected Governor is Atty. Jose R. Caballero.
The origin of the province’s inhabitants came from the ethnic tribes of the Mansaka, Mandaya, Manobo, Mangguangan, Dibabawon, Aeta, Kamayo, Davaweño and Kalagan. Similar to the history of other Mindanao provinces, most of the present population of the province are descendants of migrants who came from Luzon and Visayas islands during the pre-war and post war eras.
|Total Land Area||Total Land Area: 466,693 ha
|Income Class||1st Class|
|District||2 congressional district|
|Climate||Temperature- Average monthly temperature of the province is at 27.4°C. The warmest occurred in April 28.80°C while the coolest is in January at 24.38°C.
Rainfall- In 2007, the heaviest rainfall occurred in January at 35.30 millimeters and the lightest happened in October at 3.61 millimeters.
Relative Humidity- The highest relative humidity of the province is at 92% while the lowest ranged from 69% to 84%.
Wind Direction- The wind is usually blowing to the north specially during June, July and September; to the north-northeast during August, October, November and December; to the south during April and May; and to the south-southwest in January and February.
|Total Population||736,107 (PSA, 2015 Census)|
|Ethnicity||Majority of the population descended from Visayan Migrants. Cebuano is most the widely spoken language.
Other prominent migrant groups are Ilocanos, Tagalogs, and Ilonggos.
Indigenous Ethnic groups: Ata-talaingod, Dibabaonan,Mangungawan
|No. of Household||169,477 (2015 estimate)|
|Local Dialects||Cebuano, Ilocano, Ilonggo|
|Poverty Incidence||22.0%(PSA, 2015 estimate)|
|Magnitude of Poor||31,608 (among families)|
|Annual per Capital Poverty Threshold (2015)||Php 22,740 poverty threshold (PSA, 2015 estimate)|
|Land Area Devoted for Agriculture||229,909 hectares.|
|Land Area Harvested, ha||Volume of production, mt||Land Area Devoted to SAAD|
|Volume of production, mt||No. of Heads provided by SAAD|
|Year||Intervention||Municipality||Number of Beneficiaries|
|2018||Upland rice production||Monkayo||126|
|Native chicken raising|