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Maco
Municipality
Map of Compostela Valley showing the location of Maco
Map of Compostela Valley showing the location of Maco
Maco is located in Philippines
Maco
Maco
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°22′0″N 125°51′0″E / 7.36667°N 125.85000°E / 7.36667; 125.85000Coordinates: 7°22′0″N 125°51′0″E / 7.36667°N 125.85000°E / 7.36667; 125.85000
Country  Philippines
Region Davao Region (Region XI)
Province Compostela Valley
Barangays 37
Government[1]
 • Mayor Alvera Rimando
Area
 • Total 342.23 km2 (132.14 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 72,235
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8806
Dialing code 87
Income class 1st
Population census of Maco, Compostela Valley
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 55,991 —    
1995 58,609 +0.92%
2000 65,181 +2.15%
2007 70,906 +1.21%
2010 72,235 +0.62%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

Maco is a 1st class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 72,235 people in 15,872 households. It was formerly part of the Municipality of Mabini before becoming an independent municipality in 1964.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Maco is politically subdivided into 37 barangays.

  • Anibongan
  • Anislagan
  • Binuangan
  • Bucana
  • Calabcab
  • Concepcion
  • Dumlan
  • Elizalde (Somil)
  • Pangi (Gaudencio Antonio)
  • Gubatan
  • Hijo
  • Kinuban
  • Langgam
  • Lapu-lapu
  • Libay-libay
  • Limbo
  • Lumatab
  • Magangit
  • Malamodao
  • Manipongol
  • Mapaang
  • Masara
  • New Asturias
  • Panibasan
  • Panoraon
  • Poblacion
  • San Juan
  • San Roque
  • Sangab
  • Taglawig
  • Mainit
  • New Barili
  • New Leyte
  • New Visayas
  • Panangan
  • Tagbaros
  • Teresa

Festivals and Events[edit]

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".[4]

Establishments in Maco[edit]

BAMBOO dealer And Buyer LANGAHIN BAMBOO SUPPLY, C.O.Dandoy Enterprises, Dandoy precision recording studio, Bornok siopao and mani

GAS STATIONS Flying V, Shell

FUNCTION HALL MADECO Function Hall

RESTAURANTS and BARS Popskoys' Balbacua, Esing Eatery, Cose Bar

BAKE SHOPS Panaderia de Davao Poblacion Branch, PAnaderia de Davao San Juan Branch, Granada Bakery, Maratas Bakeshoppe, Sto. Nino Bakery, Cyrecil Bakeshoppe Public Market Branch, Cyrecil Bakeshoppe Sto. Nino Branch,

INTERNET CAFE Yehey Internet Cafe, Norjak Dota House, Harry's Web Catcher Internet Cafe, Diaz Internet Cafe, Rasonabe Internet Cafe, R n S Internet Cafe, SwitchBin Internet Cafe, Allera's Hulog-hulog Piso

MEDICAL CLINIC ALO Medical Clinic, DIAZ Medical Clinic, SEBUMPAN Medical and Acupuncture Clinic

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ [2]

External links[edit]


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Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:37:09 -0700

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte, Philippines—Communist rebels on Thursday attacked a big mining firm in Maco, Compostela Valley, burning vehicles and equipment, police and local officials said. Senior Superintendent Camilo Cascolan, Compostela Valley ...
 
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