Maddela, Quirino

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Municipality of Maddela
Aerial view of Maddela
Aerial view of Maddela
Official seal of Maddela
Map of Quirino with Maddela highlighted
Map of Quirino with Maddela highlighted
Maddela is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°21′N 121°42′E / 16.35°N 121.7°E / 16.35; 121.7Coordinates: 16°21′N 121°42′E / 16.35°N 121.7°E / 16.35; 121.7
Country Philippines
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
DistrictLone District
Barangays32 (see Barangays)
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorRenato G. Ylanan
 • Electorate21,359 voters (2016)
 • Total918.57 km2 (354.66 sq mi)
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total38,499
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
IDD:area code+63 (0)78
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class1st municipal income class
Revenue (₱)204,299,488.70 (2016)
Native languagesIlocano

Maddela, officially the Municipality of Maddela, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Quirino, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 38,499 people.[3]

Maddela is the commercial hub of the province. It is located between the provinces of Isabela and Aurora.

Just recently, Maddela has been known as having some of the tourist attraction that made it famous.

The most famous Governors Rapid now can be found only here in Maddela particularly in the Barangay of Divisoria Sur. It started to be known most and it attracted too many tourist when Rated K of ABS-CBN featured it along with the Siitan of Nagtipunan, one of the Municipality of Quirino Province. At the moment, Maddela gladly smiles at improvement it receive.

Maddela is also known for its festival which is the "Panagsasalog". It is an Ilocano term depicting the farmers when they were on their way to farm. The Panagsasalog Festival is yearly celebrated on the month of July 10–12. The festival is also celebrated with the yearly Search for Mutya ng Maddela along with some of the contested activities featured on that days. And on the last day, there would be a parade of the reigning beauties, municipal officials, barangay officials and with the drum and lyre corps of the near elementary and high schools.


Maddela is politically subdivided into 32 barangays.

  • Abbag
  • Balligui
  • Buenavista
  • Cabaruan
  • Cabua-an
  • Cofcaville
  • Diduyon
  • Dipintin
  • Divisoria Norte
  • Divisoria Sur (Bisangal)
  • Dumabato Norte
  • Dumabato Sur
  • Lusod
  • Manglad
  • Pedlisan
  • Poblacion Norte
  • Poblacion Sur
  • San Bernabe
  • San Dionisio I
  • San Martin
  • San Pedro
  • San Salvador
  • Santo Niño
  • Santo Tomas
  • Villa Gracia
  • Villa Hermosa Sur
  • Villa Hermosa Norte
  • Ysmael
  • Villa Agullana
  • Villa Jose V Ylanan
  • Jose Ancheta
  • Santa Maria


Population census of Maddela
YearPop.±% p.a.
1939 3,923—    
1948 2,520−4.80%
1960 7,920+10.01%
1970 14,976+6.57%
1975 20,016+5.99%
1980 23,686+3.42%
1990 25,268+0.65%
1995 28,645+2.38%
2000 32,236+2.56%
2007 33,647+0.59%
2010 35,634+2.11%
2015 38,499+1.48%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]


  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Quirino". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Quirino". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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