Liloan is a third class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. Liloan's town center is located at the northern part of Panaon Island which is connected to the main island of Leyte by a bridge (Wawa Bridge). According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 22,817 people.
"Liloan" is derived from the local term lilo, meaning "whirlpool". Whirlpools can be seen at Panaon Strait, the narrow strait between the main island of Leyte and Panaon.
Wawa Bridge of Liloan, connecting Panaon and Leyte Islands