Mayor Joseph R. Peñas
Land Area and Political Subdivision
Digos City was created by Republic Act No. 8798 on July 26, 2001. It has a total land area of 28,710 hectare consisting of 26 barangays; nine (9) of which comprise the Poblacion or urban center.
Digos City is 56 kilometers from Davao City. It is situated in the Northern portion of the Province of Davao del Sur, where it also serves as the seat of the Provincial Government. It shares common boundaries with the municipalities of Hagonoy on the South, Bansalan on the North and Northwest by Siranagan and Miral Creek and with Sta. Cruz on the Northeast. It is bounded on the East by the Davao Gulf.
Geography and Climate
The land area of Digos City ranges from hilly to mountainous in the north-northeast portion and flat and slightly rolling at the coastal barangays while the urban area and the surrounding barangays in the south portion are generally flat. Generally. climate in Digos falls under the fourth type while wind direction is prevalent from northeast to southwest. On the other hand, rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year wherein during the period from 1995 to 2000, there was no observed extreme dry or wet season.
145,514 (2007 Census)