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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 1964
Barangays 37
Government[1]
 • Mayor Alvera Rimando
 • Vice Mayor Arthur Carlos Voltaire R. Rimando
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 1964.[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". 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". Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  5. ^ "Events and Festivals: June". Philippine Department of Tourism. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 

External links[edit]


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85 news items

 
Inquirer.net
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 03:03:45 -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 ...
 
Sun.Star
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 ...

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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InterAksyon
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.
 
HydroWorld
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 13:22:30 -0800

Construction will begin on 22 new hydroelectric projects on Mindano Island this year after the Filipino Department of Energy (DOE) announced it awarded pre-development and development contracts to nine organizations on Jan. 2. Published reports ...

Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net
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 ...
 
Inquirer.net
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:37:30 -0800

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte–A former communist rebel who became a policeman before finding a job as chief of security on a banana plantation in Compostela Valley was shot dead by six suspected rebels here on Thursday, the police said Friday.
 
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:11:15 -0700

In case its power reserve is exhausted, the company has an ancillary supplier in sister company Therma Marine, Inc., operator of two power barges moored in Maco, Compostela Valley. The Mindanao Power Monitoring Committee said it has yet to receive ...
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