Passi is considered to be one of the oldest Spanish settlements in Iloilo. It was organized as a pueblo (community settlement of natives) in 1766 with Don Martin Saligumba as its first gobernadorcillo. It was settled by three Malay brothers named Dig-on, Tokiab and Umawang long before the arrival of the Spaniards. Their first formal community was continue reading : History

Historical Notes About Passi

Passi was the pre-war capital of Iloilo Province in January 1942 to April 16, 1942 until the landing of Japanese Occupation Force. Passi was made the quartermaster depot of United States Army Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) for the food of the army that resisted in Bataan through Capiz. All her building in the central school continue reading : Historical Notes About Passi


The City of Passi is situated on the heart of Panay and can be reached via the New Iloilo-Capiz Highway which starts from Iloilo City up to Roxas City, and goes all the way to Kalibo and Caticlan Jetty Port at Malay, Aklan. It is 50 kilometres (31 mi) from Iloilo City and 66 kilometres (41 mi) from Roxas City. The City of Passi is continue reading : Geography