Fourth District: Historical – Adventure Destination

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Iloilo is awash in ancient history, scenic landscapes, beautiful culture, and non-stop fun. There are sides of the province is perfect for every traveller like caves waiting to be explored and along the way, reminders our colonial past dot the landscape. For the adventurous in spirit, the time of your life awaits down here. All you have to do is find it.

The Fourth Congressional District is also known as the HISTORICAL-ADVENTURE DESTINATION of the province comprising the towns of Dumangas, Dingle, Duenas, Passi City, San Enrique, Barotac Nuevo, Anilao and Banate.  It is the third largest in terms of land area and population in the province.

The area is also filled with mystery, tradition and outdoor adventures in abundance. There is so much to see from the windswept national parks of Bulabog Puti-an National Park in Dingle, not forgetting the city of Passi with 16 caves. Underwater lovers will also thrill at the diversity of corals in Hobtkan Rok Marine Sanctuary in Banate. Explore the colonial Spanish towns of Dumangas, Duenas and Barotac Nuevo.

There are 16 accommodation establishments in the district offering 100 air-conditioned rooms and 66 fan rooms. The district ranked the fifth biggest contributor of tourist arrivals for the province.

To get to Dumangas, visitors can take a van at Baldoza Transport Terminal at Zone 3, Barangay Baldoza, Lapaz, Iloilo City. For those going to Passi City, busses are available at North Central Iloilo Transport Terminal in Barangay Tagbak, Jaro, Iloilo City.

Municipality Classification Land Area
(Ha.)
No. of Barangays Distance from the city
(km)
Anilao Fourth 7,538 21 45.3
Banate Fourth 11,886 18 50.0
Barotac Nuevo Second 9,449 29 30.0
Dingle Third 7,750 33 37.0
Dueñas Fourth 9,05225 47 46.1
Dumangas First 11,677 45 30.0
Passi City Fourth
Class City
25,068 51 50.0
San Enrique Third 8,772 28 54.0