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Map of Compostela Valley with Maco highlighted
Map of Compostela Valley with Maco highlighted
Maco is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 07°22′N 125°51′E / 7.367°N 125.850°E / 7.367; 125.850Coordinates: 07°22′N 125°51′E / 7.367°N 125.850°E / 7.367; 125.850
Country Philippines
Region Davao (Region XI)
Province Compostela Valley
District 2nd district of Compostela Valley
Established June 17, 1967
Barangays 37
 • Mayor Alvera Veronica Rimando
 • Vice Mayor Arthur Carlos Voltaire R. Rimando
 • Total 342.23 km2 (132.14 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 72,235
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8806
Dialing code 87
Income class 1st

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.[3] It was formerly part of the Municipality of Mabini before becoming an independent municipality in June 17, 1967.[4]


Maco is politically subdivided into 37 barangays.[2]

  • 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


Population census of Maco
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 55,991 —    
1995 58,609 +0.86%
2000 65,181 +2.30%
2007 70,906 +1.17%
2010 72,235 +0.68%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

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".[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: COMPOSTELA VALLEY". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  4. ^ "Executive Order No. 128: Creating the Municipality of Maco in the Province of Davao" (PDF). Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Events and Festivals: June". Philippine Department of Tourism. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 

External links[edit]

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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 06:52:30 -0700

... 300MW SMC Davao Power Plant Project Phase II, also in Malita and 20 MW Circulating Fluidized Bed Biomass-Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant of FDC Utilities Inc. in Maco, Compostela Valley and the other one is the 2.4-MW New Bataan hydropower plant ...
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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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 ...
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:52:30 -0700

CEBU, Philippines - Ang lungsod sa Maco didto sa Compostela Valley pinaagi nilang first councilor Raul Timog-timog ug Provincial Board member Tyron Uy modalit sa mga batan-on sa ilang dapit og tulo ka adlaw nga summer basketball clinic nga gikatakda ...


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 ...
Wed, 13 May 2015 05:00:00 -0700

The other coal-fired power project is the P4.8 billion 20 MW Circulating Fluidized Bed Biomass-Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant of FDC Utilities Inc. in Maco, Compostela Valley. The project is currently waiting for approval of sale from the Energy ...
Fri, 06 Jun 2014 08:11:15 -0700

IT SEEMS that only the New People's Army (NPA) was aware that drone operations were going on in Maco, Davao del Norte, outside of those in the national office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). This much can be gleaned ...
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He said the Sasa Port is already congested and if it is no longer feasible, there is a need to expand the plans of port development to other ports like the ones in Panabo City and Tagum City, Davao del Norte and Maco, Compostela Valley. Del Rosario ...

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