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Encyclopedia > Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo

Barotac Nuevo is a third-class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 45,804 people in 8,757 households. Image File history File links Ph_locator_iloilo_barotac_nuevo. ... A municipality (bayan, sometimes munisipalidad, in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... Map of the Philippines showing all the regions and their provinces. ... Iloilo is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


The town is approximately a one-hour car trip from the provincial capital of Iloilo City. The town proper is a junction to the towns of Pototan, Dingle, Anilao and Dumangas. Iloilo City is the capital city of the province of Iloilo in the Philippines. ... Pototan is a municipality in the province of Iloilo on Panay island in the Philippines. ... Dingle is a 4th class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. ... Anilao is a 4th class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. ... Dumangas is located northeast of Iloilo City on the island of Panay in the Philippines. ...

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Economy

The infrastructure, buildings and main roads to and around Barotac Nuevo are well kept and paved.

The weather is tropical, ideal for the town's agricultural production of rice, sugar cane, and spinach. Also produced in the town are marine products such as milkfish and tilapia which is harvested from brackish water fisheries. There are at the least three annual rice harvests, depending on the season, and in an area is prone to flooding, monsoons and typhoons. Image File history File linksMetadata Myhome. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Myhome. ...


Demographics

The primary language spoken in Barotac Nuevo is Ilonggo, and the population is predominantly Roman Catholic. Hiligaynon or Ilonggo is an Austronesian language spoken in Western Visayas in the Philippines. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ...


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Barangays

Barotac Nuevo is politically subdivided into 29 barangays: A barangay (Tagalog: baranggay , pronounced as ba-rang-gai, gai as in guy), also known by its former name, the barrio, is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village, district or ward. ...

  • Acuit
  • Agcuyawan Calsada
  • Agcuyawan Pulo
  • Bagongbong
  • Baras
  • Bungca
  • Cabilauan
  • Cruz
  • Guintas
  • Igbong
  • Ilaud Poblacion
  • Ilaya Poblacion
  • Jalaud
  • Lagubang
  • Lanas
  • Lico-an
  • Linao
  • Monpon
  • Palaciawan
  • Patag
  • Salihid
  • So-ol
  • Sohoton
  • Tabuc-Suba
  • Tabucan
  • Talisay
  • Tinorian
  • Tiwi
  • Tubungan

History

The name Barotac is from the Spanish word baro, which means mud, as well as the last syllables of tac and lutac. With nuevo, translated as new, added to the name, it distinguished it from another town called Barotac Viejo just north. Barotac Viejo is a 4th class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. ...


According to local folklore, Barotac Nuevo was famous for its well-bred horses. There was once a horse called Tamasak, a pure white stallion known for its strength, in the stead of one Don Simon, and who was offered much if he could sell it to Manuel Gonzales de Aguilar, the Governor General of the country at that time. Don Simon eventually sold Tamasak. But not for money, but for title, and separation from the town of Dumangas, which it was just a smaller section thereof. The barrio once known as Mulatac now stands the town of Barotac Nuevo. Binomial name Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758 The horse (Equus caballus, sometimes seen as a subspecies of the Wild Horse, Equus ferus caballus) is a large odd-toed ungulate mammal, one of ten modern species of the genus Equus. ...


Barotac Nuevo is a small town whose main industry and capital is in agriculture. The town church was built during the 16th century by Spanish missionaries. (15th century - 16th century - 17th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century was that century which lasted from 1501 to 1600. ...


Football is the most popular sport among the Barotacnons, a sharp contrast to the rest of the Philippine islands where basketball remains the undisputed most popular sport. The town has produced numerous professional players, including members of the Philippine national team. Every afternoon, people flock to the football field in the town center to play or watch the game. Kids as young as five years old start playing football as their beginning to a glorious sporting career. In light of this, FIFA has established a football training center here to develop future stars. Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... First international Philippines 2 - 1 China (Philippines; February 1, 1913) Largest win Japan 2 - 15 Philippines (Tokyo, Japan; September 10, 1917) Worst defeat Japan 15 - 0 Philippines (Tokyo, Japan; September 27, 1967) The Philippines national football team, nicknamed the Azkals (which is derived from askal, the Tagalog colloquial term for... The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, known worldwide by its acronym FIFA, is the international governing body of Football (soccer) and the largest sporting organization in the world. ...


External links

  • Philippine Standard Geographic Code
  • 2000 Philippine Census Information

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The Provincial Profile of Iloilo (1718 words)
Iloilo is a province rich in history and cultural heritage, reflected in its old churches, ancestral homes, aesthetically designed handicrafts, resplendent festivals, unspoiled coastal communities with pristine beaches and islands.
Throughout Iloilo, centuries-old churches abound, that attest to the influence of the Catholic Church in the history of the province.
Iloilo’s fishing grounds are also some of the richest in the country and teem with grouper, sea bass, tuna, blue marlin, prawn, milkfish and shrimps.
Barotac Nuevo, Iloilo Biography on DanceAge (411 words)
Barotac Nuevo is a third-class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines.
The primary language spoken in Barotac Nuevo is Ilonggo, and the population is predominantly Roman Catholic.
Barotac Nuevo is a small town whose main industry and capital is in agriculture.
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