Maddela, Quirino

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Official seal of Maddela
Map of Quirino showing the location of Maddela
Map of Quirino showing the location of Maddela
Maddela is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°21′N 121°42′E / 16.350°N 121.700°E / 16.350; 121.700Coordinates: 16°21′N 121°42′E / 16.350°N 121.700°E / 16.350; 121.700
Country Philippines
Region Cagayan Valley (Region II)
Province Quirino
District Lone District
Barangays 32
 • Mayor Renato G. Ylanan
 • Total 918.57 km2 (354.66 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 35,634
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3404
IDD:area code +63 (0)78
Income class 1st class

The Municipality of Maddela is a first class municipality in the province of Quirino, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 35,634 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.[2]

  • 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
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 25,268 —    
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: National Statistics Office[3]


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: QUIRINO". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 19 December 2013. 
  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 19 December 2013. 

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