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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
 • Vice Mayor Arthur Carlos Voltaire R. 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 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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Philippine Star

Inquirer.net
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:11:15 -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 ...

InterAksyon

InterAksyon
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:26:15 -0700

Meanwhile, an unidentified rebel was killed when the improvised explosive device has was about to plant accidentally detonated in Purok 1, Barangay Panibasan in Maco, Compostela Valley, 1001st Infantry Brigade commander Colonel Casiano Monilla said ...
 
Inquirer.net
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 07:26:15 -0700

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — Communist New People's Army (NPA) rebels burned the heavy equipment in Sitio Lumanggang and blasted the electric substation of the Apex Mining Company in Sitio Sta Clara, both of New Leyte in Maco, Compostela Valley, ...
 
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 08:53:11 -0700

Two mining companies currently operate in the Davao Region: Holcim Philippines, Inc. in Davao City, and Apex Mining Co., Inc. in Maco, Compostela Valley. Mr. Arreza said Apex Mining has two approved MPSA involving a 1,300-ha area already in the ...
 
Sun.Star
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 05:45:00 -0700

TMI also have a power barge located in Maco, Compostela Valley. The tower power barges have a combined capacity of 200MW of dependable peaking power to Mindanao during the present power crisis. A total of 23 electric cooperatives and distribution ...
 
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 ...
 
Sun.Star
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 07:22:30 -0800

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