Last Updated on Monday, 16 February 2015 03:58Written by roseTuesday, 27 November 2012 08:03
Iligan City has a population of about 308,046.
Cebuano is the major language. Tagalog and English are also widely understood.
Iligan falls within the third type of climate wherein the seasons are not very pronounced. Rain is more or less evenly distributed throughout the year. Because of its tropical location the city does not experience cold weather. Neither does it experience strong weather disturbances due to its geographical location (being outside the typhoon belt).
Philippine Standard Time is eight hours ahead of Greenwich Meantime.
With the city’s fair climate, loose and comfortable clothes are advised.
The city uses the Philippine peso. US dollar is also accepted, but it's good to have it changed to peso (at the banks or authorized money changers). For foreigners, it would be wise to always have Philippine bills and coins (for convenience).
• Government agencies and offices: 8am to 5pm (Monday
• Banks: 9am to 3pm (Monday to Friday)
• Business establishments: 9am to 7pm, Monday to
Saturday (others are open on Sundays)
• Taxi are available anytime of the day
• Jeepneys or jeeps are the most common public transport
in the city with a minimal fare of P 7.00, P 5.50 for students/
Senior Citizens and Persons with disabilities (PWD)
• Habal-habal or motorcycles are the common transport
going to the outskirts and hinterlands.