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. ...
Categories: Municipalities in the Philippines A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino) is a tier of local government 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. ... Iloilo City is the capital of Iloilo province in The Philippines. ... Barotac Nuevo is a municipality in the Iloilo province on the island of Panay, located in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. ... Dumangas is located northeast of Iloilo City on the island of Panay in the Philippines. ... Leganes is a municipality in the province of Iloilo in the Philippines. ... Miagao, or Miag-ao, while having the distinction of being the largest municipality in the Philippines with a total of 119 barangays, it is very remote, being approximately 40 km southwest of Iloilo City. ... Pototan is a municipality in the province of Iloilo on Panay island in the Philippines. ...
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