Maco is a first class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 72,235 people. It was formerly part of the Municipality of Mabini before becoming an independent municipality in June 17, 1967.
Maco is politically subdivided into 37 barangays.
- Elizalde (Somil)
- Pangi (Gaudencio Antonio)
- New Asturias
- San Juan
- San Roque
- New Barili
- New Leyte
- New Visayas
|Population census of Maco
|Source: National Statistics Office
Festivals and events
- Fiesta ng Maco
- is celebrated every last Saturday of the month of June honoring "Inahan sa Kanunay'ng Panabang" (Mother of Perpetual Help).
- Kaimonan Festival
- is an annual festival that starts on June 17 to the last Saturday of the same month. Kaimonan is a mansaka term for "thanksgiving".
Zamboanga Today Online
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:45:00 -0700
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ABS CBN News
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:08:57 -0700
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BusinessWorld Online Edition
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 08:51:58 -0700
... ACR shareholders will receive shares in the mining company. ACRMC has rights over a 75% interest in a joint venture that will develop a mining project in a 1,547.32-hectare site straddling Nabunturan, Davao del Norte and Maco, Compostela Valley.
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:11:15 -0700
TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, Philippines—A suspected New People's Army bomber was killed when an improvised explosive device apparently went off prematurely in a hinterland barangay (village) in Maco, Compostela Valley, early on Tuesday, military ...
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:11:15 -0700
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:03:45 -0700
DAVAO CITY – A suspected member of the New People's Army (NPA) was killed when the improvised explosive device (IED) he was carrying exploded at around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday in Purok 1, Barangay Panibasan, Maco, Compostela Valley. Captain Alberto ...
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:22:30 -0800
MACO, Compostela Valley -- This town is now gearing toward becoming an investment haven following the crafting of the proposed Maco Investment and Incentive Code of 2014. Responding to the need of wooing more foreign and domestic investors, the ...
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 03:14:43 -0800
Rey Vergel Geslaga, information officer of the Army's 1001st Infantry Brigade based in Maco, Compostela Valley. An officer from the 10th Civil-Military Operations Battalion, Lobusta and four others escorted an NPA rebel who had just surrendered when ...
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