Maco, Compostela Valley

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Maco
Municipality
Map of Philippines with Maco highlighted
Map of Philippines with Maco highlighted
Maco is located in Philippines
Maco
Maco
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°22′N 125°51′E / 7.37°N 125.85°E / 7.37; 125.85
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 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 81,277
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8806
IDD:area code +63 (0)87
Income class 1st municipal income class
PSGC 118204000
Electorate 45,772 voters as of 2016

Maco is a 1st class municipality in the province of Compostela Valley, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 81,277 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.
1970 29,693 —    
1975 32,562 +1.87%
1980 41,017 +4.72%
1990 55,991 +3.16%
1995 58,609 +0.86%
2000 65,181 +2.30%
2007 70,906 +1.17%
2010 72,235 +0.68%
2015 81,277 +2.27%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Maco, Compostela Valley, was 81,277 people,[3] with a density of 240 inhabitants per square kilometre or 620 inhabitants per square mile.

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".[8]

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. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Executive Order No. 128: Creating the Municipality of Maco in the Province of Davao" (PDF). Retrieved 21 April 2014. 
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Compostela Valley". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Events and Festivals: June". Philippine Department of Tourism. Retrieved 21 April 2014. 

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