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".
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 ...
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:29:41 -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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 02:00:00 -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 ...
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 03:15:00 -0800
Clara Power Corporation has five projects in its pipeline, which are all located in Maco, Compostela Valley, with a potential capacity of 16 MW -- the 4 MW Upper Maco HEPP, 2 MW Mt. Leonard HEPP, 4 MW Tagum River HEPP, 3 MW Hijo River 1 HEPP, and ...
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