Iloilo Province

Guide to the Province of Iloilo

Province of Iloilo

The Province of Iloilo, nestled at the center of the Philippine archipelago, comprises the southeastern part of Panay Island. It is divided into five legislative districts.

First District of the Province of Iloilo

The first congressional district is one of the five congressional districts of the province of Iloilo in the Philippines. It is composed of the following municipalities: Guimbal, Igbaras, Miagao, Oton, San Joaquin, Tigbauan, and Tubungan. The district has been represented in the House of Representatives of the Philippines since 1916 and earlier in the Philippine Assembly from 1907 to 1916. Click here for more information.

  • Municipality of Guimbal
  • Municipality of Igbaras
  • Municipality of Miagao
  • Municipality of Oton
  • Municipality of San Joaquin
  • Municipality of Tigbauan
  • Municipality of Tubungan

Second District of the Province of Iloilo

The second congressional district is composed of the following municipalities: Alimodian, Leganes, Leon, New Lucena, Pavia, San Miguel, Santa Barbara, and Zarraga. The district has been represented in the House of Representatives of the Philippines since 1916 and in the Philippine Assembly from 1907 to 1916. Click here for further information.

  • Municipality of Alimodian
  • Municipality of Leganes
  • Municipality of Leon
  • Municipality of New Lucena
  • Municipality of Pavia
  • Municipality of San Miguel
  • Municipality of Sta. Barbara
  • Municipality of Zarraga

Third District of the Province of Iloilo

The third congressional district is composed of the following municipalities: Badiangan, Bingawan, Cabatuan, Calinog, Janiuay, Lambunao, Maasin, Mina, and Pototan. It has been represented in the House of Representatives of the Philippines since 1916 and earlier in the Philippine Assembly from 1907 to 1916. Click here for further information.

  • Municipality of Badiangan
  • Municipality of Bingawan
  • Municipality of Cabatuan
  • Municipality of Calinog
  • Municipality of Janiuay
  • Municipality of Lambunao
  • Municipality of Maasin
  • Municipality of Mina
  • Municipality of Pototan

Fourth District of the Province of Iloilo

The fourth congressional district is composed of the City of Passi, and adjacent municipalities: Anilao, Banate, Barotac Nuevo, Dingle, Duenas, Dumangas, and San Enrique. It has been represented in the House of Representatives of the Philippines since 1916 and in the Philippine Embassy from 1907 to 1916.

  • City of Passi
  • Municipality of Anilao
  • Municipality of Banate
  • Municipality of Barotac Nuevo
  • Municipality of Dingle
  • Municipality of Duenas
  • Municipality of Dumangas
  • Municipality of San Enrique

Fifth District of the Province of Iloilo

The fifth congressional district is composed of the northern municipalities, namely: Ajuy, Balasan, Barotac Viejo, Batad, Carles, Concepcion, Estancia, Lemery, San Dionisio, San Rafael, and Sara. It has been represented in the House of Representatives of the Philippines since 1916 and in the Philippine Assembly from 1907 to 1916.

  • Municipality of Ajuy
  • Municipality of Balasan
  • Municipality of Barotac Viejo
  • Municipality of Batad
  • Municipality of Carles
  • Municipality of Concepcion
  • Municipality of Estancia
  • Municipality of Lemery
  • Municipality of San Dionisio
  • Municipality of San Rafael
  • Municipality of Sara

Iloilo Provincial Government

With the vision of “a robust, progressive, and globally competitive and resilient Iloilo”, the Iloilo Provincial Government is “committed to providing an equitable distribution of resources and opportunities through good governance.”

The Iloilo Province is committed to the following goals: to increase investment and employment opportunities, attain food security, provide access to health and social service, protect and sustain resources, and provide efficient and efficient government service.

On its website, the province shares its provincial development thrust: to maximize agricultural production, develop growth areas for investment, and create a strong middle class for the province’s commercial establishments and service industry.

Governor Arthur R. Defensor Jr.
Vice Governor Christine S. Garin

First Congressional District of Iloilo

Sangguniang Panlalawigan Members
Marcelo Valentine S. Serag and Jo Ann Basco Germinanda

Municipality of Guimbal
Mayor: Janette G. Colada

Municipality of Igbaras
Mayor: Vicente E. Escorpion, Jr.

Municipality of Miagao
Mayor: Oscar S.Garin, Jr.

Municipality of Oton
Mayor: Sofronio L. Fusin, Jr.

Municipality of San Joaquin
Mayor: Ninfa S. Garin

Municipality of Tigbauan
Mayor: Virgilio T. Teruel

Municipality of Tubungan
Mayor: Roquito G. Tacsagon

Second Congressional District of Iloilo

Sangguniang Panlalawigan Member
Rolito C. Cajilig and Jason R. Gonzales

Municipality of Alimodian
Mayor: Ian Kenneth A. Alfeche

Municipality of Leganes
Mayor: Vicente P. Jaen II

Municipality of Leon
Mayor: Malin Cabana-Holipas

Municipality of New Lucena
Mayor: Liecel Mondejar-Seville

Municipality of Pavia
Mayor: Laurence Anthony G. Gorriceta

Municipality of San Miguel
Mayor: Marina Luz S. Gorriceta

Municipality of Sta. Barbara
Mayor: Dennis S. Superficial

Municipality of Zarraga
Mayor: Ma. Jofel M. Soldevilla

Third Congressional District of Iloilo

Sangguniang Panlalawigan Members:
Jason R. Gonzales and Matt P. Palabrica

Municipality of Badiangan
Mayor: Suzette A. Mamon

Municipality of Bingawan
Mayor: Mark P. Palabrica

Municipality of Cabatuan
Mayor: Elizalde G. Pueyo

Municipality of Calinog
Mayor: Francisco L. Calvo

Municipality of Janiuay
Mayor: Paulino M. Parian

Municipality of Lambunao
Mayor: Reynor R. Gonzales

Municipality of Maasin
Mayor: Francis A. Amboy

Municipality of Mina
Mayor: Lydia E. Grabato

Municipality of Pototan
Mayor: Rafael Enrique P. Lazaro

Fourth Congressional District of Iloilo

Sangguniang Panlalawigan Members:
Domingo B. Oso and Rolando B. Distura

City of Passi
Mayor: Stephen A. Palmares

Municipality of Anilao
Mayor: Nathalie Ann F. Debuque

Municipality of Banate
Mayor: Peter Paul T. Gonzales

Municipality of Barotac Nuevo
Mayor: Bryant Paul Q. Biron

Municipality of Dingle
Mayor: Rufino P. Palabrica III

Municipality of Duenas
Mayor: Robert Martin U. Pama

Municipality of Dumangas
Mayor: Braeden John Q. Biron

Municipality of San Enrique
Mayor: Rosario Mediatrix P. Fernandez

Fifth Congressional District of Iloilo

Sangguniang Panlalawigan Members:
Carol V S. Espinosa-Diaz and Binky April M. Tupas

Municipality of Ajuy
Mayor: Jett C. Rojas

Municipality of Balasan
Mayor: Filomeno V. Ganzon

Municipality of Barotac Viejo
Mayor: Bryant Paul Q. Biron

Municipality of Batad
Mayor: Elvira P. Alarcon

Municipality of Carles
Mayor: Siegfredo A. Betita

Municipality of Concepcion
Mayor: Milliard S. Villanueva

Municipality of Estancia
Mayor: Mary Lynn N. Mosqueda

Municipality of Lemery
Mayor: Oscar C. Villegas, Jr.

Municipality of San Dionisio
Mayor: Darwin E. Bajada

Municipality of San Rafael
Mayor: Roberto T. Belleza, Jr.

Municipality of Sara
Mayor: Jon N. Aying

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