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Maco
Municipality
Map of Compostela Valley with Maco highlighted
Map of Compostela Valley with Maco highlighted
Maco is located in Philippines
Maco
Maco
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
Government[1]
 • Mayor Alvera Veronica R. Arancon M.D (Liberal)
 • Vice Mayor Arthur Carlos Voltaire R. Rimando (Liberal)
Area[2]
 • 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]

Barangays[edit]

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

Demographics[edit]

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]

References[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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