Magsaysay

MUNICIPAL MAYOR
ARTHUR D. DAVIN, CE
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The municipality of Magsaysay is the daughter municipality of Bansalan. Magsaysay has 22 barangays. It is bounded on the north by North Cotabato, on the east by Matanao and North Cotabato, on the south by Hagonoy and on the west by Bansalan. The town is often referred to as Kialeg, a name that was derived from a native chieftain who was known for his bravery and was slained by another chieftain named Guinang in a duel. Dr. Pedro Tecala was the appointed mayor in 1965. Arceli Villafuerte Malag was the first elected mayor during the 1967 elections.

Tagline :
Magsaysay…BIDA Ka!  Kuyog Ta!

Date of Creation : June 17, 1967
Land Area : 26,899.63 hec
Population : 53,876
Number of Barangays : 22
Number of Sitios : 43

Major Products :
-Rice, Corn, Rubber, Banana (Cardava), Cacao, Coffee, Copra, Mango
-Magrice (organically grown rice)
– Cacao (Tablea of Malawanit)

Festival :
Kialegnon Festival – September 28
Town Anniversary : June 17
Patronal Fiesta : January 16

2019 National Organic Agriculture Achievers Award Nominee for Municipal category

Hall Famer on Regional Organic Agriculture Achievers Award (2016, 2017, 2018)

Hall of Famer as the Best PESO Implementer 2016, 2017, 2018

Top Implementer of Peace & Order Program in 2018

Adjudged as 3rd Placer in Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index

Top 1 in Collection Efficiency in the Entire Provinceof Davao del Sur

Website Address :

www.magsaysay.gov.ph

Contact Number :

0910 8858 406

Email Address :

magsaysayplanning@gmail.com

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