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Tigbauan is a municipality in the province of Iloilo in the Philippines. A municipality (bayan in Filipino) is a local government unit in the Philippines. ... Iloilo is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. ... The Republic of the Philippines is a country of South East Asia, located in the western Pacific Ocean some 1,210 km (750 mi) from mainland Asia. ...


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. In popular language grass means a short, green, ground covering or lawn, usually, but not necessarily comprised of a true grass or grasses, called turf. ...


Tigbauan, a coastal town, was one of the landing sites for American Forces led by General Douglas MacArthur in March 1945 for liberation of the Philippines from the Japanese in World War II. The armed forces of the United States of America consist of the United States Army United States Navy United States Air Force United States Marine Corps United States Coast Guard Note: The United States Coast Guard has both military and law enforcement functions. ... MacArthur landing at Leyte Beach in 1944. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Official language Japanese Capital Tokyo Largest City Tokyo Emperor Akihito Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 60th 377,835 km² 0. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ...

Cities and Municipalities of Iloilo
Cities: Passi City | Iloilo City
Municipalities: Ajuy | Alimodian | Anilao | Badiangan | Balasan | Banate | Barotac Nuevo | Barotac Viejo | Batad | Bingawan | Cabatuan | Calinog | Carles | Concepcion | Dingle | Dueñas | Dumangas | Estancia | Guimbal | Igbaras | Janiuay | Lambunao | Leganes | Lemery | Leon | Maasin | Miagao | Mina | New Lucena | Oton | Pavia | Pototan | San Dionisio | San Enrique | San Joaquin | San Miguel | San Rafael | Santa Barbara | Sara | Tigbauan | Tubungan | Zarraga

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Iloilo: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (567 words)
Iloilo is a major port noted for its delicate, handwoven fabrics.
Iloilo is a province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region.
Its capital is Iloilo City and is located at the southeast portion of Panay Island, bordering Antique to the west and Capiz to the north.
Tigbauan, Iloilo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (144 words)
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.
Tigbauan, a coastal town, was one of the landing sites for 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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