About the Municipality of Liloan

Liloan (Alternate spelling: Lilo-an) is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 92,181 people.

Liloan is part of a metropolitan area informally called Metro Cebu.

The Bagacay Point Lighthouse

One of the best known landmarks in Lilo-an is its historic lighthouse at Bagacay Point. The original lighthouse was built in 1857 by the Spanish. However, the current tower was constructed in 1904 by order of William Howard Taft [1], the first Governor-General of the Philippines and later the President of the United States. The tower is 72 feet tall and remains in active use today.


Liloan is administratively subdivided into 14 barangays.

  • Cabadiangan
  • Calero
  • Catarman
  • Cotcot
  • Jubay
  • Lataban
  • Mulao
  • Poblacion
  • San Roque
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Cruz
  • Tabla
  • Tayud
  • Yati

from Wikipedia.org

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