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Land Area


55,556 hectares


: Wet Season (April - September), Dry Season (October - March)
Political Subdivision : Sixteen (16) Barangays

Labor Force Participation

Employment Rate : No Data
Unemployment Rate : No Data
Minimum Wage : Regular (Php 266.00), Casual (Php 204.00)


Electricity : Davao Oriental Electric Cooperative (DORECO)
Water : Cateel Water Supply System (CWSS)
Gasoline Station : CPM, Petron, Uni-Oil, Shell, and Caltex


Telephone Line : PLDT Telecom
Cellular Site : Smart and Globe
Internet Providers : Smart Broad Band


Land : Bus, Van, Jeepney's and Motor Cycle, Floremel Express, Bachelor Express, AB Express, Mallen, and Lyra
Sea : M/V Emelia
Financial Institution : Bay Bank, Ad Jesum, Enterprise, and PCCI
Priorities Investment : Coconut Processing Plantation (Proposed)

: Rubber-Based Development Project (Ongoing)

: Oil Palm Production Plantation (Proposed)

: Banana Industry (Ongoing)

: Agri Industrial Zone (Proposed Barangay Maglahus)
Industrial Zone Light : Rice and Corn Mill, Mini Hydro, Machine Shop, and Farm Machinery Shop
Micro Cottage Industry : Merchandising, Wood Furniture Making, Nipa Shingling, and Blacksmith
Industries : Virgin Coconut Oil Processing and Primary Hospital
Sport Complex : Basketball, Badminton, Volleyball, and Tennis Court
Inn and Lodging House : OAR Inn, River View, Kusina, and Consesa
Home Stay : Enriquez and Edar Residence
Beaches : Sta. Felomina, Little Boracay, Banahaw and Lodging House, Rosalinda and Lyra Beach Resort, Mahuc, Mahan-ob Cove, and San Antonio-Baybay Cream Sand Long Beach
Dining Facilities : C&M Lechon Haus, Honey Bee, Racianth Bakeshope, Losentes Carenderia, Kusina atbp., Olarte's, Emmie's, JS Haus, and Double R
Religious Group : Roman Catholic, Islam, Seventh Day Adventist, Church of Christ, One Way Outreach, Good News Church, Iglesia Ni Cristo, Four Square, Jehova's Witnesses, and First Baptist Church
Bounties Delicacies : Saug-non, Crab, Lobster, Shrimp, and Upland Rice
Dialect : Dabawe├▒o and Bisaya
Tribe : Mandaya
Educational Institution : Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology (DOSCST), East Coast College (ECC), Cateel Vocational High School (CVHS), Cateel National Agricultural High School (CNAHS), Maryknoll Academy School (CCES), and DepEd Elementary Cateel District
Fiesta / Festivals : St. James Parish Fiesta (July 24-25), Araw ng Cateel (October 29), Kutoo Festival (October 29), and Barangay Fiesta's
Falls and Rivers : Cateel Riverine System, Aliwagwag, Mabuyong, Lapinigan, Sungkoan/Trees Maria's, and Pangitgan Falls
Caves : Langyawan, Simsimon, and Gikub Cave


The municipality of Cateel is politically subdivided into 16 Barangays Regions.

  • Abijod
  • Alegria
  • Aliwagwag
  • Aragon
  • Baybay
  • Maglahus
  • Mainit
  • Malibago
  • San Alfonso
  • San Antonio
  • San Miguel
  • San Rafael
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Filomena
  • Taytayan
  • Poblacion

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Cateel is a municipality in the province of Davao Oriental, Philippines which rank's as a 3rd class Municipality in the Philippines. According to the early 2000 census, it has a population of 28,655 people in 5,731 households.

The Municipality of Cateel is also the home of the Aliwagwag Falls, one of the most famous tourist destinations in the South Eastern Mindanao.The Aliwagwag Falls was named after the barangay which this falls is situated the barangay Aliwagwag. It is a towering waterfalls considered by hydraulic engineers as the highest in the country and regarded as one of the most beautiful falls in Mindanao. It is a series of 84 falls appearing like stairway to heaven with various heights among the steps ranging from 6 to 110 feet (34 m). One step is measured 72 feet (22 m) and another is 67 feet (20 m). Overall Aliwagwag Falls is 1,110 feet (340 m) of cascading energy and 20 meters in width. All these in the midst of virgin forest. River at the foot of the falls. 13 rapids to cross.


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