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Matalam

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MATALAM LOGOThe municipality of Matalam before its creation into a regular municipality the (Poblacion) which is now the set of government is just a mere Sitio of Kilada called “Crossing M’lang” within the jurisdiction of the municipality of Kabacan. Because of its strategic location coupled with the strong desire of the people through the able leadership of both civic and religious leader, petitioned the provincial and national government for its creation into a regular municipality.

Geography

Matalam is a palm shape municipality. It is centrally located right at the heart of the province of Cotabato. It is bounded on the east by the municipality of Kidapawan; on the west by Kabacan; on the south by M’lang and on the North bu Municipalities of President Roxas and Carmen. It lies along the Cotabato-Davao National Highway occupying the large portion of the famous Arakan Valley.

Natural Resources

Mineral resources is found on the mountainous portion with properties such as shale sandstone, conglomerate, limestone, igneous rock and other volcanic materials.

Investment Opportunities

The development of Matalam as municipality is greatly associated with the history of Kabacan, its mother town. Matalam was a tiny community then.

Matalam was finally recognized as developing community when it was formally separated from Kabacan and was created into a municipality in 1958. From then on, economic activity progressed.

Matalam’s market and other commercial establishments are the hub of activity in the said area. Commercial establishments in the town include the following: bakeries, gasoline dealers, copra dealers, sari-sari stores, beta houses, carenderias, hardwares, grains retailers, fish dealers, and many more.

Rice, corn and copra are commodities which are very much in demand in the local trade. Due to lack of supply, rice and corn grits are sometimes brought in from the mainland. These are retailed in the market for local consumption.

MUNICIPALITY OF MATALAM

Date of Creation: December 29, 1961

Land Area (Has): 47,600 (NAMRIA)

Income Classification:    1st Class

Population:  74,034 (2010 NSO Survey)

Population Density (2010): 155.53 (Persons/sq.km.)

Registered Voters (2010): 38,224

No. of Barangays: 34

 

Hon. Oscar M. Valdevieso
Municipal Mayor

Hon. Cheryl V. Catamco
Vice Mayor

                                      MUNICIPAL COUNCILORS
Hon.  Fredrick S. Macapas                                    Hon. Rolando C. Nonesa, Sr.

Hon. Rolando M. Parreñas                                    Hon. Rogelio M. Cristobal

Hon.  Leocadia C. Valdez                                      Hon.  Christopher M. Barraca

Hon. Federico L. Dinsay                                        Hon. Carmencita V. Martinez

 
BARANGAYBARANGAYÿCAPTAINNSO POPULATION (2010)
1. ARAKANHARON S. MANTAWIL1,590
2. BANGBANGADRIANO S. NECOR1,325
3. BATODANILO L. ANGCANAN, SR. 806
4. CENTRAL MALAMOTEAMELODIN A. GANION2,736
5. DALAPITANANTONIO G. VILLAROSA3,017
6. ESTADOERNESTO T. DOONG1,705
7. ILIANKAMPAD S. PANDIAN1,176
8. KABULACANDIOSDADO C. CAGUD2,157
9. KIBIAEBENEZER G. FEOLOG4,274
10. KIBUDOCEDUARDO A. ANCHETA, JR.1,416
11. KIDAMAFELIPE S. MALUENDA1,672
12. KILADAROWENA A. DE LEON4,301
13. LAMPAYANWOODROW B. QUIRANTE3,057
14. LATAGANJESSIE C. HORBEDALLA1,818
15. LINAONERIO J. CABUNDOCAN4,302
16. LOWER MALAMOTEERICKSON P. JAYLON1,073
17. MANUBUANMELECIO O. OPINALDO, JR. 2,610
18. MANUPALTEOFILA G. ENATE1,096
19. MARBELROXAS M. BALACANAN3,671
20. MINAMAINGJULIUS S. CABILLAN1,666
21. NATUTUNGANESRAEL G. BALAH1,167
22. NEW ABRASERGIO A. BULOSAN, SR. 1,312
23. NEW ALIMODIANGERONIMO A. CAPILITAN, SR.2,171
24. NEW BUGASONGRODOLFO S. BALDESTAMON, JR.1,653
25. NEW PANDANELADIO R. DIOCALES, JR.1,673
26. PINAMATONRALPY B. ROQUERO1,002
27. POBLACIONARIEL T. VALDEVIESO6,033
28. SALVACIONFIDEL A. DURAN1,532
29. STA. MARIAJOSE C. NONESA, SR. 1,931
30. SARAYANROGER N. ASENETA791
31. TACULENLOLITA B. BERNARDINO791
32. TAGURANAOROMEL C. DEOCAMPO3,925
33. TAMPEDZALDY S. ALMARINES1,978
34. WEST PATADONTINGKUA P. SALAPUDIN755

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