Thursday, March 23, 2017

City Profile

LocationIligan City is situated in Northern Mindanao (Region 10). Approximately 800 kilometers southeast of Manila.
Date createdJune 16, 1950 under R.A. 525
Land area81,337 hectares (813.37 sq. km.)
ClimateShort dry season (for one to three months). Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year.
Population308,046(Aug.2007 NSO Census)
No. of barangays44
Religion Predominantly Roman Catholic
Major dialectCebuano
Cultural minorityminority Higaonons, Maranao, Kolibugan
City classificationHighly urbanized
Industries 11 Major Industries
Banks24 (4 public; 20 private)
Tourism23, waterfalls, 8 springs, 15 caves
School181 schools (106 public; 75 private; 17 madrasah) including vocational and technical schools
Literacy rate94.71
Health facilities5 hospitals (4 private; 1 public), 49 Brgy. Health centers, 1 Main Health Center
Seaports1 public port; 9 private & 2 fishing ports
Power3 hydro-electric power plants
Communication * 4 Digital Telephone Systems
* 2 Wireless Telephone Systems (Smart Comm. Inc. & Globe)
* 2 Cable Stations
* 1 TV Station
* 8 Radio Stations
* Messengerial Agencies / Cargo Forwarders
* 1 Post Office
* 4 newspaper publications
* 4 Internet Service Companies (Iligan Global Access Network, MARANET, Weblink & Philweb) & other private internet cafes located within the city
Transport Land - 2 Bus companies
Sea - 4 shipping lines