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".
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 22:38:45 -0800
There is also a rookie striker for coach Kim, Dave Deloso from Maco, Compostela Valley, where Amita is from. Deloso proved his worth with a goal in the Ang Liga league final last season. (READ: Green and Gold Glory: Dissecting FEU's football dominance).
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:12:59 -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 ...
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 19:36:33 -0700
TAGUM CITY – At least four people were killed when a passenger jeepney packed with mourners slammed into a concrete center island along the Tagum-Mati highway in Maco, Compostela Valley on Monday evening, police and local officials said Tuesday.
Fri, 11 Dec 2015 08:18:45 -0800
WORK on one engine of the AboitizPower's Therma Marine Inc. (TMI) mobile one in Maco, Compostela Valley, a 100-megawatt(MW) power barge, has been completed adding 50MW power supply to the Mindanao grid. "Two mobiles of TMI in Maco, ...
Sat, 03 Oct 2015 09:07:30 -0700
New Leyte, Maco, Compostela Valley – Nestled on the fertile highlands of the municipalities of Maco, Mawab and Maragusan in the province of Compostela Valley is Lake Leonard, 132 hectares of tranquility and bounty, teeming with tourism potential and ...
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 ...
Fri, 30 May 2014 17:58:17 -0700
... 12:39PM) Unidentified armed men abducted Friday six subcontractors of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) from Manila doing work for the National Greening Program in Barangay New Leyte, Maco, Compostela Valley.
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 02:08:40 -0700
TAGUM CITY, Philippines—Communist rebels burned two buses owned by a mining company in Maco, Compostela Valley, on Friday, police said. The newly acquired vehicles, used to ferry employees and workers of Apex Mining Co., were seized by an ...
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