Maco, Davao de Oro

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Maco
Municipality of Maco
Map of Davao de Oro with Maco highlighted
Map of Davao de Oro with Maco highlighted
Maco is located in Philippines
Maco
Maco
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°21′43″N 125°51′19″E / 7.36194°N 125.85528°E / 7.36194; 125.85528Coordinates: 7°21′43″N 125°51′19″E / 7.36194°N 125.85528°E / 7.36194; 125.85528
Country Philippines
RegionDavao de Oro
ProvinceDavao de Oro
District2nd District
FoundedJune 17, 1967
Barangays37 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAlvera Veronica R. Rimando-Arancon
 • Vice MayorArthur Carlos Voltaire R. Rimando
 • CongressmanRuwel Peter S. Gonzaga
 • Electorate51,700 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total342.23 km2 (132.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total81,277
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class1st municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence23.27% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)269,287,164.02 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8806
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)87
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesDavawenyo
Cebuano
Kalagan language
Mansaka
Tagalog
Ata Manobo
Websitewww.maco.gov.ph

Maco, officially the Municipality of Maco, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Davao de Oro, 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.[5]

Website: https://maco.gov.ph

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

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Maco
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 98
(3.9)
86
(3.4)
91
(3.6)
83
(3.3)
133
(5.2)
158
(6.2)
111
(4.4)
101
(4.0)
94
(3.7)
117
(4.6)
131
(5.2)
94
(3.7)
1,297
(51.2)
Average rainy days 16.4 14.3 16.3 18.5 25.3 25.0 23.8 21.9 20.8 24.4 24.3 18.7 249.7
Source: Meteoblue [6]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Maco
YearPop.±% 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][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, the population of Maco, Davao de Oro, 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".[10]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 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. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Executive Order No. 128: Creating the Municipality of Maco in the Province of Davao" (PDF). Retrieved 21 April 2014.
  6. ^ "Maco: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  7. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  8. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region XI (Davao Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  9. ^ "Province of Compostela Valley". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Events and Festivals: June". Philippine Department of Tourism. Retrieved 21 April 2014.

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