Digos, officially the City of Digos, (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Digos; Filipino: Lungsod ng Digos), or simply referred to as Digos City, is a 2nd class city and capital of the province of Davao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 169,393 people.
The city lies on the western shores of the Davao Gulf and southern foothills of Mount Apo on the island of Mindanao, centrally located between the two major cities in Mindanao, Davao City and General Santos City.
It is considered as part of Metropolitan Davao.
It is known for its sweet-juicy ‘carabao variety mango,’ sold locally and exported abroad, thus being dubbed as the Mango Capital City of the Philippines. It is also considered as The Gate City Of The South.
On 8 September 2000, Digos was converted into a city.
Digos City is known as:
Clay Capital of Mindanao
Champion City of Good Governance
Gate City of the South