is a province of the Philippine thas is located in the SOCCSKSARGEN region in Mindanao. Its capital is Koronadal City, and it borders Sultan Kudarat to the north and west, Sarangani to the south and east, and Davao del Sur to the east. To the southeast lies Sarangani Bay.
||Koronadal City, General Santos City
||1st and 2nd districts of South Cotabato
||T'boli, English, Tagalog, Hiligaynon, Cebuano
The people of South Cotabato have diverse heritages. Ilonggos from Panay and Negros in the Visayas settled the municipalities of Norala, Banga, Surallah, Sto. Niño and the province's capital, Koronadal, The major communication media of this provinces is Filipino, English or Hiligaynon. On the other hand, people from the Ilocano speaking regions of Luzon settled in Tampakan, Tantangan and Tupi, and the Ilocano language may still be heard spoken in these towns. The Visayan language, Cebuano is also the main ethnic ethnolinguistic group of the municipality of Polomolok and is one of the main ethnolinguistic groups of Tupi (along with Ilonggo and Tagalog, which slightly differs from Manila Tagalog). Both towns are near to Cebuano-speaking General Santos City.
Getting there and away_____________
The Surallah Integrated Public Terminal has trips every 30 minutes every day to Tboli, Lake Sebu and Koronadal (6:00am–7:00pm) 4x daily trip to General Santos City and for bus, there is a trip to Koronadal City every 30 minutes (6:00am–7:00pm) daily and 6x a day trip to Tacurong City with a stop to Isulan.
Allah Valley Airport serves the general area of Surallah, It is located in the Alah Valley home to the Lake Sebu. The airport is classified by the Air Transportation Office as a secondary airport, or a minor commercial domestic airport. Today, there are no commercial flights in this airport because of its obsolete facilities and Cotabato and General Santos are handling commercial flights.
Map of South Cotabato Province
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