Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
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List of Municipalities in the Iloilo Province within Region VI-Western Visayas 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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Cabatuan within Iloilo
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- Cabatuan has a total of 68 barangays
- Registered Voters of Cabatuan as of (2010) = 26,773
- Cabatuan is in the "3rd" Voting Congressional District of Iloilo.
- Population of Cabatuan (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 50,861
- Land Area of Cabatuan (as of 2007, in hectares) = 11,290
- Cabatuan is a 2nd class Municipality and Partially Urban.
- Cabatuan is in the Iloilo province and within Region_VI in the Western Visayas Area in the eastern side of the island of panay
- 1 Geography of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 2 Location of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 3 History of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 4 People of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 5 Local Government Unit LGU of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 6 Businesses in Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 7 Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 8 Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 9 Schools in Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 10 Economy of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 11 Natural Resources of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 12 Tourists Attractions of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 13 Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 14 Your Story about Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 15 The oldest man or woman in Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- 16 Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
- 17 Cabatuan, Iloilo Photo Gallery
- 18 Disclaimer
Geography of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
Cabatuan Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 11,290
Location of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
History of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- Written by Mun. Planning & Devt. Office Thursday, 20 August 2009 00:16
- Copied verbatim from: www.cabatuan.gov.ph/home-mainmenu-1/history-mainmenu-31
CABATUAN lies at the heart of the island of Panay. It is some 24 kilometers from Iloilo City to which it is connected with a national highway that passes through the towns of Pavia and Sta. Barbara. Four other national raods connect Cabatuan with its neighboring towns; to Alimodian in the south, to Maasin in the west, to New Lucena in the north-east, and to Janiuay in the north where the highway continues northward to Lambunao and Calinog and then to Tapaz, Capiz.
Available historical records say that Cabatuan was founded in 1732. The town’s founding in 1732 is further corroborated by a huge cross-made of hard thick “murawon” (molave) the base of which-still stands on Pamul-ogan Hill. On the cross was carved “1732”. Although what remains of the Cross now is only its base, old residents of the town recall that the Cross was more than four meters high, lording it over Tigum River and the plains towards the town. It is presumed that the early founding Spaniards, following their procedure of establishing a new town by first dedicating the place to Christ, had made the Cross and carved the date on it.
Cabatuan was believed originally planned by Tono, its conceded tribal leader, together with two other leaders Gomoc and Amihan. The site of the early settlement was on a level tract of land near the northern bank of the Tigum River where the poblacion is now located.
In 1733, Cabatuan was officially organized upon the installation of Rev. Fr. Antonio Lopez as its first priest and Tono as its first “gobernadorcillo”.
The town hall and the Roman Catholic Church were simultaneously built. The town was placed by the priest under the spiritual protection of Saint Nicolas de Tolentino whom Cabatuananons venerate as their Patron Saint whose feast is celebrated on September 10 every year.
HOW CABATUAN GOT ITS NAME
The name CABATUAN is suggestive of the character of its people and the nature of the locality. It may be derived from the Hiligaynon word “kabatuhan,” meaning full of stones or “bato”; from “batuan”, meaning to resist, defy, oppose, fight, or challenge. Some old folks believed that the name was derived from “batuan”, a tree whose sour fruits are used in seasoning vegetables.
An interesting version of how Cabatuan was named has been generally accepted. There was a creek running right through the heart of the poblacion. It was considered unique because its water flowed from the east to the west, “nagabatu”, in direct contrast to the usual course of creeks and rivers in town. Along the bed of the creek were plenty of stones and along the banks and their vicinity were big “batuan” trees growing among clusters of stones. When the Spaniards came to settle in town, the natives headed by Tono and other leaders suggested that the town be named CABATUAN.
People of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
- Population of Cabatuan (as of 2015) census = 58,442
- Population of Cabatuan (as of May 1, 2010) census = 54,950
- Cabatuan Population (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 50,861
- Cabatuan Registered Voters (2009) = 26,773
Local Government Unit LGU of Cabatuan, 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.
Budget of Municipalities and Cities: The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. It has been decentralized since 1991. It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!".
- Absolutely NO need for FEDERALISM. It is a ploy to give the Bangsamoro an Islamic State and finance the religion of Islam. It violates the constitution's "separation of church and state". We need a representation of a MINIMUM of one SENATOR per REGION..
- Contrary to Pres. Duterte's ranting (July 2019): Elected public officials can't be suspended by the DILG or the office of the president. Republic Act 7160 chapter 4.
- Elected Officials of Cabatuan for the term of 2016-2019
- Mayor of Cabatuan: Ronilo Caspe
- Vice-Mayor of Cabatuan: Eddie Tuares
- Councilors of Cabatuan:
- Patrick Anthony Tobias
- Doc Boboy Pueyo
- Noemi Caballero-lujan
- Fe Tobias
- Plebiscito Alfaro
- Anthony Galindo III
- Reynaldo Nandin
- Jebee Borbon
- Elected Officials of Cabatuan for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Cabatuan: Ronilo Ontanillas Caspe - UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO
- Vice-Mayor of Cabatuan: Eduardo Singelecio Tuares - INDEPENDENT
- Councilors of Cabatuan:
- MAROMA, VICTOR (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 9397 8.09%
- CABALLERO-LUJAN, NOEMI (LP) LIBERAL PARTY / UGYON 9226 7.94%
- NOLASCO, ZALDY (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE / ABYAN ILONGGO 8273 7.12%
- TOBIAS, FE (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 8019 6.91%
- CUELLO, CELSO INDEPENDENT 7808 6.72%
- PARCON, CHIEF INDEPENDENT 6546 5.64%
- CLOMA, EDUARDO (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 5690 4.90%
- BORBON, JEBEE (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 5486 4.72%
- Elected Officials of Cabatuan for the term of 2007-2010
- Mayor of Cabatuan: Ramon Cao Yee
- Vice-Mayor of Cabatuan: Ronilo Ontanillas Caspe
- Councilors of Cabatuan:
Barangay Elected Officials of Cabatuan, Iloilo for the term of 2010-2013
Businesses in Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
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Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
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Schools in Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
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School year 2018-2019 starts Monday, Monday, June 4, 2018 and ends on Friday, April 5, 2019, for public elementary and secondary schools. The School Year shall consist of 208 school days inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training and the three days for the Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTC) conducted within the school year. However, learners are expected to be in school for a total of 200 class days.
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PUBLIC NOTICE: Why pretend that the National language of the Philippines is Tagalog? It should be English. To be a Teacher, doctor, lawyer, engineer, architect, nurse, computer technician; what books do you learn from? English books of course. All your tests are in English. The constitution of the Philippines is written in English. All the laws and new laws introduced by congress are in English. For that matter, you can't be a teacher in a school system unless you know English. The "Licensure Exam for Teachers" is in ENGLISH! Who are these people forcing Tagalog down our throats? Tagalog is simply one of the many dialects of the Philippines. Keep your dialects but learn and be proficient in ENGLISH.
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Economy of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
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Natural Resources of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
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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.
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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.
- Secretary Roy Cimatu - since May 8, 2017
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
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 and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
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The cities or municipalities usually have yearly festivals where all the barangays participate. The cities or municipalities hold contests for the best floats in parades.
Your Story about Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
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The oldest man or woman in Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines
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Cabatuan, Iloilo, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
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- ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
- CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
- Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>
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