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Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

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List of Municipalities in the Iloilo Province within Region VI in the Republic of The Philippines
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
Cities in the province of Iloilo: Iloilo City (Capital) | Passi City

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Batad,
Iloilo Province, Philippines

  • Batad has a total of 24 barangays
  • Registered Voters of Batad as of (2010) = 11,003
  • Batad is in the "5th" Voting Congressional District of Iloilo.
  • Population of Batad (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 18,298
  • Land Area of Batad (as of 2007, in hectares) = 5,310
  • Batad is a 5th class Municipality and Partially Urban.
  • Batad is in the Iloilo province and within Region_VI in the Western Visayas Area in the eastern side of the island of panay

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Geography of Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

Batad Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 5,310

Location of Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

The municipality of Batad is located in the northern tip of Iloilo Province, about 120 kilometers from the City of Iloilo. Prior to its becoming a municipality on October 30, 1949, Batad was an arabal of Balasan. Batad is composed of 24 barangays, 19 are inland while 5 are coastal area. It is bounded on the North by the municipalities of Balasan and Estancia on the West by the municipality of Pilar Capiz, on the south by the municipality of San Dionisio and by the Visayan Sea on the East.

History of Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

The word Batad is a hiligaynon term for a sundial shell, which is abundant in several Philippine shores including Embarcadero a Barangay of Batad located along the seashore that was originally called "Dulangan". It must have been the first barangay discovered by Spanish explorers having given its Spanish name Embarcadero, a derivation from the Spanish word "EMBARCAR", or to embark. The name of Batad is derived from this small and beautiful sundial shell "BATA".

People of Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

  • Batad Population (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 18,298
  • Batad Registered Voters (2009) = 11,003

Elected government Officials of Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


  • Elected Officials of Batad for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Batad: Pedro Arevalo Alarcon - UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO
  • Vice-Mayor of Batad: Harnie Barde Estebal Sr. - UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO
  • Councilors of Batad:
  1. BALIDA, ESTONG (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO 3400 7.99%
  2. ESPINOSA, ARCLOYD (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO 3198 7.51%
  3. MACHAN, TING (LP) LIBERAL PARTY / UGYON 2988 7.02%
  4. ARCOSA, CRESENCIO (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO 2960 6.95%
  5. VARGAS, EDGAR (LP) LIBERAL PARTY / UGYON 2909 6.83%
  6. ASONG, RONALD (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO 2764 6.49%
  7. ARGEL, ROB (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO 2612 6.14%
  8. BALETE, SANTOS JR. INDEPENDENT 2567 6.03%

Barangay Elected Officials of Batad, Iloilo for the term of 2010-2013

Businesses in Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

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Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

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Schools in Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

The name of your school in Batad can be listed here. You can list it like this:

  • Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
    • Address of your school
    • Telephone Number
    • Principal of the school

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Economy of Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

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Natural Resources of Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

Every city has some sort of a festival or tradition that is celebrated every year. In the Philippines almost all barangays that are predominantly populated by Christians celebrate fiesta. Tell us about the festivals, fiestas and traditions of Batad.

Your Story about Batad, Iloilo, Philippines

Tell your story about Batad. You can talk about the good things in Batad or simply talk about the past. You can talk about the eco-system of Batad. What is the local LGU doing about the preservation of your natural resources? The topic can start here and once it gets bigger it can have a page of its own in Z-Wiki. It's all up to you.

Batad, Iloilo, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In
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Batad, Iloilo Photo Gallery

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