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 June 17, 1967.
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".
Sun, 21 Jun 2015 06:52:30 -0700
... 300MW SMC Davao Power Plant Project Phase II, also in Malita and 20 MW Circulating Fluidized Bed Biomass-Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant of FDC Utilities Inc. in Maco, Compostela Valley and the other one is the 2.4-MW New Bataan hydropower plant ...
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 ...
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:22:30 -0800
MACO, Compostela Valley -- This town is now gearing toward becoming an investment haven following the crafting of the proposed Maco Investment and Incentive Code of 2014. Responding to the need of wooing more foreign and domestic investors, the ...
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:52:30 -0700
CEBU, Philippines - Ang lungsod sa Maco didto sa Compostela Valley pinaagi nilang first councilor Raul Timog-timog ug Provincial Board member Tyron Uy modalit sa mga batan-on sa ilang dapit og tulo ka adlaw nga summer basketball clinic nga gikatakda ...
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 ...
Wed, 13 May 2015 05:00:00 -0700
The other coal-fired power project is the P4.8 billion 20 MW Circulating Fluidized Bed Biomass-Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant of FDC Utilities Inc. in Maco, Compostela Valley. The project is currently waiting for approval of sale from the Energy ...
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 ...
Mon, 11 May 2015 06:07:30 -0700
He said the Sasa Port is already congested and if it is no longer feasible, there is a need to expand the plans of port development to other ports like the ones in Panabo City and Tagum City, Davao del Norte and Maco, Compostela Valley. Del Rosario ...
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