Tigbauan, Iloilo

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Tigbauan is a 4th class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 50,446 people in 9,779 households.

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Barangays

Tigbauan is politically subdivided into 52 barangays.

  • Alupidian
  • Atabayan
  • Bagacay
  • Baguingin
  • Bagumbayan
  • Bangkal
  • Bantud
  • Barangay 1 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 2 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 3 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 4 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 5 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 6 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 7 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 8 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 9 (Pob.)
  • Barosong
  • Barroc
  • Bayuco
  • Binaliuan Mayor
  • Binaliuan Menor
  • Buenavista
  • Bugasongan
  • Buyu-an
  • Canabuan
  • Cansilayan
  • Cordova Norte
  • Cordova Sur
  • Danao
  • Dapdap
  • Dorong-an
  • Guisian
  • Isawan
  • Isian
  • Jamog
  • Lanag
  • Linobayan
  • Lubog
  • Nagba
  • Namocon
  • Napnapan Norte
  • Napnapan Sur
  • Olo Barroc
  • Parara Norte
  • Parara Sur
  • San Rafael
  • Sermon
  • Sipitan
  • Supa
  • Tan Pael
  • Taro

History

It acquired its name, like the majority of town centers, after a topographical distinction unique to the region — in this case after the Tigbao, a local name for a type of grass that used to swarm the countryside.

Tigbauan, a coastal town, was one of the landing sites for United States armed forces|American Forces led by General Douglas MacArthur in March 1945 for liberation of the Philippines from the Japanese in World War II.

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