Iloilo Provincial Government website

5th District

District Representative: Raul "Boboy" C. Tupas (17th Congress (2016-2019)

Municipalities of the 5th District of Iloilo
Municipality Classification Land Area (Has.) No. of Barangays Population (2015 Census) Distance from theCity (kms)
Barotac Viejo Third 14,230 26 45,808 60.4
San Rafael Fifth 14,578 9 16,532 72.0
Lemery Fourth 11,990 31 30,851 110.7
Ajuy Second 19,346 34 52,268 91.9
Sara Second 18,300 42 52,631 97.0
Concepcion Third 9,702 25 43,159 111.4
San Dionisio Fourth 12,667 29 38,775 111.8
Batad Fifth 4,476 24 21,298 120.0
Balasan Fourth 4,100 23 33,088 134.0
Estancia Second 3,197 25 48,546 135.5
Carles Second 11,202 33 68,160 147.6
Desired for its kilometers of beautiful coastline, the northern portion ofthe province offers the best possibilities for swimming.snorkerling and scuba diving. Its island-hopping activities are serenely set in a sea whose waters range from palest aquamarine and turquoise to deepest sapphire and lapis lazuli and are treaded by an unbroken line of white sand. They are linked to the mainland by motirized banca from its municipal port.
A whole row of resorts are found in the area. One can also take a few intersted interesting day trips in the eastern central portion of Iloilo Province to see historical sites and structures such as churches as well as natural undergrund spaces such as caves. Transport connections within the northern and eastern central portions of Iloilo Province are fairky good. To get to the towns within these areas, busses and jeepneys are available daily at NORTHERN CENTRAL ILOILO TRANSPORT TERMINAL, INC in Barangay Tagbak.Jaro,Iloilo City. An air-conditioned bus (Ceres) rub daily to Barotac Viejo, Ajuy (Culasi), Ajuy , Sara , Batad, Balasan, Estancia amd Carles. A van is available to get to the towns of San Rafael and San Dionsio. The JOROSHELY NORTH BOUND TERMINAL in Barangay Tagbak , Jaro in Iloilo City has vans that run daily to the towns of Barotac Viejo and Estancia in Iloilo Province.