Liloan, Southern Leyte

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Liloan
Municipality
Wawa Bridge of Liloan, connecting Panaon and Leyte Islands
Wawa Bridge of Liloan, connecting Panaon and Leyte Islands
Map of Southern Leyte with Liloan highlighted
Map of Southern Leyte with Liloan highlighted
Liloan is located in Philippines
Liloan
Liloan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°09′N 125°08′E / 10.150°N 125.133°E / 10.150; 125.133Coordinates: 10°09′N 125°08′E / 10.150°N 125.133°E / 10.150; 125.133
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Southern Leyte
Congr. district Lone district of S. Leyte
Barangays 24
Government[1]
 • Mayor Shirlita Y. Chong
Area[2]
 • Total 50.30 km2 (19.42 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 22,817
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6612
Dialing code 53

Liloan is a third class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. Liloan's town center is located at the northern part of Panaon Island which is connected to the main island of Leyte by a bridge (Wawa Bridge). According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 22,817 people.[3]

"Liloan" is derived from the local term lilo, meaning "whirlpool". Whirlpools can be seen at Panaon Strait, the narrow strait between the main island of Leyte and Panaon.

Barangays[edit]

Liloan is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.[2]

  • Amaga
  • Anilao
  • Bahay
  • Cagbungalon
  • Cali-an
  • Fatima
  • Caligangan
  • Catig/Caritas Village
  • Candayuman
  • Estela
  • Gud-an
  • Guintoylan
  • Himayangan
  • Ilag
  • Magaupas
  • Malangza
  • Pres. Quezon (Maugoc)
  • Molopolo
  • Pandan
  • Poblacion
  • President Roxas (Nailong)
  • San Isidro
  • San Roque
  • Tabugon

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Liloan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 18,383 —    
1995 17,160 −1.28%
2000 19,838 +3.16%
2007 22,203 +1.57%
2010 22,817 +1.00%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Population per barangay:

Barangay Population (2010 NSO)[3]
Poblacion
3,626
San Roque
2,234
Himay-angan
1,873
Ilag
1,285
Fatima
1,186 *
Caligangan
1,092
Anilao
1,057
Guintoylan
1,003
San Isidro
967
Estela
911
Calian
901
Molopolo
862
Magaupas
860
Pres. Quezon
757
Tabugon
722
Pres. Roxas
629
Pandan
600
Bahay
468
Cagbungalon
466
Candayuman
394
Amaga
379
Gud-an
319
Malangza
209 *
Catig
17 *
  • The upsurge of the population of Brgy. Fatima is due to the relocation of almost all residents of Malangza and Catig because of the frequent threats of landslides.

Places of interest[edit]

  1. Bitoon Beach, 500 meters from the Wawa Bridge
  2. Molopolo Beach
  3. Tagbak Beach
  4. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cross
  5. Anilao Hidden Valley
  6. Duwangan Beach
  7. Liloan Lighthouse
  8. Liloan Ferry Terminal
  9. Pres. Quezon (maugoc) Rossete Adventure Park
  10. Ollie's Wall (Dive Site) @ Gud-an
  11. Washing Machine Dive @ Wawa channel

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Southern Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 15 July 2013. 

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