Panabo City is a coastal city in the province of Davao del Norte, located in the southern part of the Philippines. It is situated on the northeastern coast of the Island of Mindanao, facing the Davao Gulf. The city has a land area of approximately 25,123 hectares and a population of around 190,000 people as of the 2020 census.

Panabo City is known for its agricultural products, particularly its bananas, as well as its eco-tourism destinations. It is also home to various industries, including manufacturing, commerce, and agribusiness.

The city is accessible by land transportation via the Pan-Philippine Highway and is also served by the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in nearby Davao City. Panabo City celebrates its annual fiesta on January 25 in honor of its patron saint, the Conversion of Saint Paul.


Panabo City is divided into 40 barangays, namely:

  • A. O. Floirendo
  • Datu Abdul Dadia
  • Buenavista
  • Cacao
  • Cagangohan
  • Consolacion
  • Dapco
  • Gredu (Poblacion)
  • J.P. Laurel
  • Kasilak
  • Katipunan
  • Katualan
  • Kauswagan
  • Kiotoy
  • Little Panay
  • Lower Panaga (Roxas)
  • Mabunao
  • Maduao
  • Malativas
  • Manay
  • Nanyo
  • New Malaga (Dalisay)
  • New Malitbog
  • New Pandan (Pob.
  • New Visayas
  • Quezon
  • Salvacion
  • San Francisco (Poblacion)
  • San Nicolas
  • San Pedro
  • San Roque
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santo NiƱo (Poblacion)
  • Sindaton
  • Southern Davao
  • Tagpore
  • Tibungol
  • Upper Licanan
  • Waterfall


  • Davao Del Norte State College (DNSC)
  • University of Mindanao – Panabo Campus
  • ACES Polytechnic College, Inc.
  • Maryknoll College of Panabo, Inc (MCPI)
  • North Davao Colleges
  • NorthLink Technological College, Inc.
  • Valiant Technological College
  • Northern Paramedical and Technological College, Inc.
  • The Leores Training Academy Inc.


  • North Davao Colleges – High School Department
  • Maryknoll College of Panabo, Inc (MCPI)
  • Davao del Norte State College Laboratory School
  • Francisco Adlaon Learning Institute
  • Panabo SDA Learning Center
  • Panabo Christian School
  • Panabo City Senior High School
  • Panabo Achievers Academy
  • Panabo City National High School
  • Little Panay National High School
  • Colegio de Davao – Panabo Campus
  • Good Shepherd Baptist School (Church School)
  • A. O. Floirendo National High School
  • Cagangohan National High School
  • Don Manuel A. Javellana Memorial National High School
  • Kasilak National High School
  • Kauswagan National High School
  • Mabunao National High School
  • Malativas National High School
  • Manay National High School
  • Quezon National High School
  • San Vicente National High School
  • Sindaton National High School
  • Southern Davao National High School


  • Panabo Central Elementary School Sped Center
  • Rizal Elementary School Panabo
  • Sta. Cruz Elementary School
  • San Vicente Elementary School
  • Glecerio L. Dondoy Central Elementary School
  • Salvacion Elementary School
  • Nanyo Central Elementary School
  • Tibungol Elementary School
  • San Francisco Elementary School
  • San Francisco Elementary School
  • New Visayas Elementary School



Jose Relampagos


Janrey Gavina

City Council Members

  • Janno Paolo P. Gentiles
  • Gregorio U. Dujali III
  • Devona H. Jumamil
  • Emeterio E. Blase
  • Flopone Royle A. Catalan
  • Wendel M. Enad
  • Emmanuel G. Pamisaran
  • Dizon P. Namuag
  • Renante F. Bangoy
  • Wahid B. Ranain