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CULTURE & TRADITION A FASCINATING CITY

The essential components of "HEART OF THE


Ilonggo culture are language,
"Immerse oral literature (epics, myths,
legends, proverbs, etc.), songs PHILIPPINES"
and dances, handicrafts, old
yourself in churches and houses, and
famous delicacies. The Ilonggo
ILOILO PROVINCE

language is basically
beauty and Hiligaynon and Kinaray-a, the
latter with its numerous
variations in the interior
culture as you sections of the province.

explore the
ECONOMY
marvelous Iloilo takes pride in being the
Food basket and Rice Granary
of the Region owing to its
glamor of fertile lands and seas that
yield plentiful harvest. Rice is
the major crop in the province
Iloilo." of Iloilo. Fish and marine
products are considered the
main source of livelihood in
the southern and northern
Iloilo.
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ILOILO CITY
ILOILO PROVINCE TRAVEL GUIDE BROCHURE
TOURISM DELICACIES FESTIVALS GEOGRAPHY
GIGANTES LA PAZ DINAGYANG Iloilo City is located in the
ISLAND BATCHOY FESTIVAL southern shores
of Panay Island. The city
faces Iloilo Strait
and Guimaras Island across
it, making it a natural harbor
and a safe anchorage for
ships. The city lies on a flat
alluvial plain, reclaimed
mostly from the swampy
areas due to urbanization
GUIMARAS BAKED PINTADOS and industrialization in the
ISLAND TALABA FESTIVAL late 19th century until the
present.

TOPOGRAPHY
Iloilo covers a total area of
5,000.83 square kilometres
(1,930.83 sq mi) occupying
the central and eastern
Iloilo is habituated section of Panay island in the
Aside from enticing
with captivating Entertaining and fun Western Visayas region. The
beauty of nature, Iloilo is
natural wonders. Iloilo
also the home of
celebrations can only province is bordered by
serves as the gateway be found in Iloilo. Be province of Antique to the
delectable delicacies. In
to the region. It is a amaze and experience
Iloilo, you can experience west, Capiz to the north, the
stopover for tourists the different colorful
heading to the beaches
savory dishes that will festivals in Iloilo. Jintotolo Channel to the
make you want more. northeast, the Guimaras
of Boracay and
Palawan and the Strait to the east, and the
nearby provinces of Iloilo Strait and Panay Gulf
Guimaras, Antique, to the southwest.
Capiz, and Aklan.
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