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 1964.
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".
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 ...
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, 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 ...
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 ...
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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