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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
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 +0.92%
2000 65,181 +2.15%
2007 70,906 +1.21%
2010 72,235 +0.62%
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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5 news items

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 ...

InterAksyon

InterAksyon
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:52:30 -0700

In this file photo, a power barge is moored at Barangay San Roque in Maco, Compostela Valley, an example of Mindanao's continuing power woes. Tweet. InterAksyon.com. The online news portal of TV5. MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang confirmed ...
 
Sun.Star
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:18:45 -0700

“If in full operation, TMI barges in Nasipit and Maco, Compostela Valley, combined, have a generating capacity of 200 megawatts. It serves more than 20 distribution utilities and electric cooperatives in Mindanao,” Batiquin said. Traditionally utilized ...
 
Davao Today
Sun, 29 Jun 2014 06:41:15 -0700

DAVAO CITY – The environment month of June is marred by a dispersal of 300 farmers barricading a multinational mining firm in the town of Maco, Compostela Valley. The incident occurred on June 27 as farmers and small-scale miners under the group ...
 
Davao Today
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 16:15:00 -0700

The dispute has made consumers such as college professor Leomar Del Cueva from Maco, Compostela Valley concerned that money has been wasted from both sides for their legal battles. “Our money is being wasted for their legal battle which until know ...
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