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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 Rimando- Arancon M.D (Aksyon Demokratiko)
 • Vice Mayor Arthur Carlos Voltaire R. Rimando (Aksyon Demokratiko)
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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Rappler

Rappler
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).
 
Inquirer.net
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 ...

Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net
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.
 
Sun.Star
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, ...

Manila Bulletin

Manila Bulletin
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 ...
 
Inquirer.net
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 ...

InterAksyon

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.

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 ...
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