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La Paz, Iloilo City

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Country  Philippines
City  Iloilo City
Time zone  PST (UTC+8)
Area code  33
Province  Iloilo
Incorporated (as a district of Iloilo City)  July 16, 1937
Area  14 km²
La Paz, Iloilo City
Region  Western Visayas (Region VI)
Colleges and Universities  West Visayas State University, Western Institute of Technology

La Paz is one of the seven districts of Iloilo City, in the Philippine, on the island of Panay, in Western Visayas. It was formerly known as Ilawod or "sea/wet land" together with Jaro which was referred to as Ilaya or "mountain/dry land".

Map of La Paz, Iloilo City, Iloilo, Philippines

Before it became a district of Iloilo City, La Paz was at different times a separate town and a part of Jaro City, now the district of Jaro.

Its name, which translates from Spanish as "peace", is derived from its patron saint, Nuestra Señora de la Paz y Buen Viaje in Spanish; in English Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage.

La Paz Batchoy is dish named after the district.

References

La Paz, Iloilo City Wikipedia


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